Job Overview


About the Agency

Security Guard positions are restricted by law to persons entitled to veterans' preference. If there are no veteran's preference eligibles available, non-preference applicants may be considered.

Embark on an exciting career in security and protection of federal property. Ensuring the security of major water resources infrastructures is more important than ever. In this position you'll perform a variety of duties concerned with protecting major water resources infrastructures such as hydroelectric generation plants, storage dams and reservoirs, pumping facilities, water conveyance/irrigation systems to include federal buildings, equipment and property. Security should be everyone's concern. Make it yours and apply today!

Position is located with the Bureau of Reclamation, Mid Pacific Region, Northern California Area Office (NCAO), Shasta Lake City, California. Shasta Lake City is located approximately 13 miles north of Redding, CA. For information on the Northern California Area Office visit:  For information about Shasta Lake City visit:

Additional positions may be filled from this vacancy announcement.


  • Monitors security communications systems, closed circuit television (CCTV), Intrusion Detection Systems (IDS), radio systems and phone systems 
  • Guards a broad range of highly sensitive items applying stringent security measures and procedures. Protects items from fire, theft, sabotage, loss, damage and destruction  Controls access of vehicles and pedestrians to facilities or restricted areas Issues visitor passes. Keeps record of visitors and persons entering and leaving facility.
  • Inspects vehicles to assure safety and other requirements are met. Inspects cargo seals on arriving and departing commercial carriers Checks persons and vehicles leaving facility for unauthorized removals of items.
  • Reports fires, accidents and hazards. Summons emergency vehicles and crews when needed. Renders first aid when appropriate. Directs persons to leave areas of fires and other dangers. Uses necessary force for personal and employee defense.
  • Checks buildings and gates to assure they are secured.
  • Maintains logs and journals. Writes reports of incidents.

Travel Required

  • Not Required

Relocation Authorized

  • No