Job Overview


About the Agency

Want to work for a contemporary water management agency whose mission is to assist in meeting the increasing water demands of the West while protecting the environment and the public's investment? Join the staff of the Bureau of Reclamation as an Executive Assistant, performing a wide variety of administrative duties in support of the Regional Director's daily activities.

This position is located with the Bureau of Reclamation, Office of the Regional Director, in Sacramento, CA. For more information on the Sacramento area, visit:

Additional vacancies may be filled from this vacancy announcement.


Serves as an Executive Assistant to the Regional Director's (RD) Office performing a wide variety of executive support and administrative duties and responsibilities.
-Provides executive support by managing the RD’s daily activities; reviewing and disseminating both incoming and outgoing correspondence; and responding to various inquires, requests and administrative concerns directed to the RD.
-Performs a variety of reviews and studies to identify, analyze, and recommend solutions to issues or problems impacting administrative and clerical activities.  
-Develops specialized sources of information, conducts interviews, and researches files to gather pertinent data.
-Employs an extensive use of office automation software, spreadsheets, and databases to track and manage data; and prepare daily, weekly and monthly status reports of ongoing regional activities.
-Retrieves updated status information, notes deviations from previous information, and creates and maintains information.
-Determines necessity for, develops, and updates and customizes informational materials.
-Serves in a liaison capacity, coordinating administrative activities, meetings and schedules, deadlines, addressing concerns, obtaining information, and assisting the RD.
-Serves as a senior advisor and member of the Region’s administrative support council, providing leadership and direction to administrative professionals in carrying out administrative and clerical responsibilities. 
-Reviews new and revised Departmental and Reclamation guidance affecting administrative support activities; determines effect on Regional activities; coordinates input; and develops reports of findings and recommendations for improved procedural aspects and implementation.
-Prepares changes in local policy issuances, procedural guides, and standard operating procedures.

Travel Required

  • Occasional Travel
  • Travel is required approximately 5% of the time.

Relocation Authorized

  • No