Job Title: Area Manager (DEU-HH)Job Announcement Number: BR-LC-DE-13-23
Department: Department Of The Interior
Agency: Bureau of Reclamation
This position is closed and no longer accepting online applications through USAJOBS.
The contents of the announcement can still be viewed.
/ Per Year
Monday, July 01, 2013 to
Monday, July 22, 2013
SERIES & GRADE:
1 vacancy in the following location:
Yuma, AZ, USView Map
WHO MAY APPLY:
All United States Citizens and Nationals.
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.
View our DVD titled "Traditions, Talent, and Teamwork" at: http://www.usbr.gov/pmts/hr/video/
Position is being advertised concurrently under BR-LC-13-38 for status applicants. 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. You can make a difference in the West by assisting in meeting increasing water demands while protecting the environment.
Would you enjoy ensuring the safe and efficient operation of Government facilities? The Area Manager of the Yuma Area Office (YAO) is responsible for planning, directing, monitoring and evaluating the operations of the Yuma Area Office. LOCATION: Lower Colorado Region, Regional Office, Yuma Area Office, Yuma, AZ.
Relocation expenses are authorized with the exception of the Guaranteed Home Sale Provision. First-post-of-Duty relocation expenses are authorized for new appointments or reinstatement eligibles.
- U.S. Citizenship or National;
- Suitable for Federal employment, determined by a background investigation;
- You must apply online to be considered for this position;
- You must meet specialized experience requirements; (See Qualifications)
- Position requires filing a financial disclosure report.
DUTIES:Back to top
-Oversee the delivery of Colorado River water to agriculture and municipal users in California, Arizona and Mexico.
-Maintain the Colorado River from Davis Dam to the Mexico border. Develop partnerships with local, state, federal agencies, Indian Tribes and water users.
-Provide strategic planning and supervision to subordinate organizational units in the execution of program objectives.
-Serve as the advisor to the Regional Director on activities and relationships within the jurisdiction of the YAO including matters of confidential nature, congressional inquiries or other special interests.
-Ensure effective operation and maintenance of reserved and transferred works facilities is carried out.
QUALIFICATIONS REQUIRED:Back to top
GS-15: In order to qualify for the GS-15 grade level, your resume must reflect one year of specialized experience.
Specialized Experience for GS-15: Defined as experience working in water resource management or operations and maintenance in order to plan, organize, coordinate and direct a large organization in their distribution of water to water users. Experience should also demonstrate the ability to provide supervision, leadership, guidance, and direction through subordinate supervisors and staff on operations and maintenance activities.
Supervisory Competencies: Applicants should possess proficiency or the potential to develop proficiency in the following competencies for successful performance of Federal supervisory work: accountability, customer service, decisiveness, flexibility, integrity/honesty, interpersonal skills, oral communication, problem solving, resilience, and written communication. Additional information on supervisory competencies: http://www.opm.gov/qualifications/standards/Specialty-Stds/GS-SUPV.asp
You must meet all qualification requirements, by the closing date of this announcement.
HOW YOU WILL BE EVALUATED:
Category rating and selection procedures will be used for evaluating this position. If you meet the basic qualification requirements, your on-line responses to the vacancy assessment questionnaire will be used to determine the quality and extent of your experience, education, training, etc., for placement in one of the following categories: 1) Best Qualified, 2) Well Qualified and 3) Qualified. Qualified candidates will be assigned a numerical score on a scale of 70-100 and Veterans with preference will be placed at the top of their respective category. The assessment questionnaire will take you approximately 30 minutes to complete. To preview questions please click here.
Applicants will be further evaluated on the following “Knowledge, Skills and Abilities (KSAs)” through your resume and responses to the online questions.
KSA 1. Ability to manage the program and operations of an organization and to supervise subordinate staff.
KSA 2: Ability to represent an organization concerning its programs and activities during contact with representatives of outside organizations.
KSA 3. Knowledge of water resource management, and operations and maintenance factors in order to plan, organize, coordinate and direct work.
Be sure that your resume clearly supports your responses to the online assessment questions by addressing experience, education and/or training relevant to this position. Applicants must make a fair and accurate assessment of their qualifications. If a determination is made that you have rated yourself higher than is apparent in your description of experience, competencies, skills, and/or education/training OR that your resume/application is incomplete, you may be rated ineligible or your score may be lowered.