Job Overview


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: View our DVD titled "Traditions, Talent, and Teamwork" at:

This announcement has been extended an additional week and will close on Friday, July 19, 2013.

Position is being advertised concurrently under BR-PN-VA-SRA-13-121 for current federal employees serving under a competitive service career or career-conditional appointment or reinstatement eligible. 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 as a Supervisor II, Power Plant Maintenance. You can make a difference in the West by assisting in meeting increasing water demands while protecting the environment. Serve as a supervisor for hydroelectric power plants, as well as overseeing operation and maintenance of water storage facilities.

Here is an opportunity to join a great organization with excellent growth potential! Location: Palisades, ID .

Relocation expenses are authorized with the exception of the Guaranteed Home Sale Provision. First-post-of-Duty relocation expenses are authorized for new appointment or reinstatement eligibles.

Additional vacancies may be filled from this vacancy announcement.

Reclamation has determined that the duties of this position are suitable for telework and the selectee may be allowed to telework with supervisory approval. 


-Possesses extensive knowledge in the operation and maintenance of storage dams, hydroelectric power plants, and associated facilities and equipment

-Effectively communicates with management, peers, subordinates, water and power customer representatives, contractors, state and other Federal agency representatives, and members of the public

-Supervises a diverse group of bargaining board craftspeople are responsible for the day-to-day operation and maintenance

-Plans and schedules routine and corrective maintenance and non-routine work activities such that the assigned facilities safely and reliably provide their respective authorized benefits and in a manner that ensures personnel safety

-Manages all field work pertaining to facility operations and maintenance program accomplishments.

-Organizing, conducting, and documenting all phases of North American Electricity Reliability Corporation and Western Electricity Coordinating Council (NERC/WECC)related work.