Job Overview

Summary

Reclamation is a contemporary water management agency. Reclamation is best known for Hoover Dam on the Colorado River, Grand Coulee Dam on the Columbia River and Folsom Dam on the American River. Today we are the largest wholesaler of water in the country and the second largest producer of hydroelectric power in the western United States. Visit: http://www.usbr.gov

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Position is being advertised concurrently under BR-LC-13-25 for current Federal employees serving under a career or career-conditional appointment in the competitive service; and those eligible under the following: former Federal employees with reinstatement eligibility; CTAP/ICTAP applicants; and Veteran's Employment Opportunities Act (VEOA). If you are interested in applying under both announcement numbers, you must submit application packages for each.

Reclamation is seeking a career professional looking for an opportunity to capitalize on his/her expertise in monitoring and managing habitat studies, and leading a team as the Wildlife Group Manager for the Multi Species Conservation Program (MSCP). The MSCP covers areas up to, and including, the full-pool elevations of Lakes Mead, Mohave and Havasu and the historical floodplain of the Colorado River from Lake Mead to the United States-Mexico Southerly International Boundary. You can make a difference in the West by assisting in meeting increasing water demands while protecting the environment.  

LOCATION: Lower Colorado Region, Office of the Regional Director, LC River MSCP Office, Wildlife Group, Boulder City, NV. 

Boulder City is a short drive from the Las Vegas Metropolitan area. For living conditions visit:
Boulder City, NV: http://www.bcnv.org
Henderson, NV: http://www.hendersonchamber.com/ 
Las Vegas, NV: http://www.lvchamber.com/  

First-post-of-Duty relocation expenses are authorized for new appointees or reinstatement eligibles.

Duties

-Responsible for supervision, direction, oversight, control and coordination of group programs.
-Develops the strategic intent for the office with the other Group Managers and the Program Manager; provides a vision for the Group's work and how this relates to the Region/LCR MSCP goals; and provides initial direction boundaries, constraints, priorities, and framework for the Group's work.
-Manages Group's involvement and technical input to support major and complex environmental and ESA consultations; represents and coordinates Reclamation's input to, and review of, MSCP conservation strategies and alternatives.
-Develops and maintains close and cooperative working relationships with MSCP partner agencies, land owners, land managers, Federal, State, and local governments, conservation organizations, and regulatory bodies, on the lower Colorado River.
-Develops and tracks detailed budgets for the Group.
-Provides general management and oversight related to human resources, procurement, use of government equipment, training, staff development, safety awareness, and Equal Employment Opportunity initiatives.