Job Overview


About the Agency

Position is being advertised concurrently under BR-PN-VA-RO-14-265 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.

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

Reclamation is seeking a career professional looking for an opportunity to capitalize on his/her expertise as a Civil Engineer. You can make a difference in the West by assisting in meeting increasing water demands while protecting the environment.

Here is an opportunity to join a great organization with excellent growth potential!

The career ladder promotion potential of this position is the GS-12 level. However, this position may be filled at a lower grade. If so, when and if it is determined that a subsequent promotion is warranted, it may be made without further competition. Promotion up to and including the GS-12 level is neither guaranteed nor automatic.

Additional vacancies may be filled from this vacancy announcement.


-Participates in the formulation of conceptual designs for fish passage, fish screens, stream complexity improvements, and stream flow projects.
-Provides construction technical support and advice to project sponsors, as needed, during construction of Reclamation designs.
-Uses scheduling tools to develop project schedules for planning, development, and implementation of habitat projects.
-Provides liaison and coordination with landowners, local organizations, governmental agencies, other Reclamation offices.
-Reviews project management plans developed by project managers and recommends corrections or improvements.

Travel Required

  • Occasional Travel
  • Occasional travel may be required.

Relocation Authorized

  • Yes
  • **UPDATE** 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.