Job Overview


About the Agency

Position is being advertised concurrently under BR-PN-VA-GC-14-121 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.

The Grand Coulee Dam is a complex multipurpose project providing hydropower, flood control, recreation, and fish and wildlife enhancement and irrigation water to more than 600,000 acres in the Columbia Basin. The position is responsible for the overall management of the facility which includes 500 employees and is a massive industrial complex in the throes of substantial upgrades and equipment overhaul. This world-class facility on the Columbia River is the largest hydropower producer in the United States, generating more than 21 billion kilowatt-hours of electricity each year used in eleven western states and parts of Canada.

Check out this video about revitalizing and managing Grand Coulee Dam’s Third Powerplant:

Here is a great opportunity to join a great organization with excellent growth potential. Great Benefits Package: paid vacation, sick days, holidays, health and life insurance and an excellent retirement package.

Duty Location: Grand Coulee Dam, Grand Coulee, WA

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


The incumbent of this position is responsible for overall management of the Power Office. Provides managerial leadership, oversight, and direction for conservation and judicious management of land, water, and other related natural and energy resources through development, execution, and coordination of programs for planning, science and engineering, water and land operations, asset management, trust responsibilities, construction, general administration, and environmental compliance of Reclamation projects under the jurisdiction of the Grand Coulee Power Office.

Travel Required

  • 25% or Greater
  • Travel will be required.

Relocation Authorized

  • Yes
  • 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.