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:

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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.


-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.