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    The Bonneville Power Administration (BPA) is a federal power marketer that sells wholesale electricity from 31 federal dams and one nuclear plant, providing about one-third of the electricity used in the Pacific Northwest. BPA operates three-fourths of the region’s high-voltage transmission grid and manages one of the largest fish and wildlife restoration programs in the world. Altogether, BPA is a $4 billion per year enterprise that recovers its operating costs and capital investments in power and transmission assets through the sale of power and transmission products that are priced to recover all associated costs. BPA headquarters is in Portland, Oregon.

    This position serves as the Executive Vice President (EVP) for Environment, Fish and Wildlife for BPA. The EVP has the responsibility for all functions of the Environment, Fish and Wildlife organization. The incumbent articulates the strategic goals and clear direction for Environment, Fish and Wildlife and guides the organization to the accomplishment of them. This includes responsibility for managing the environmental component of BPA’s transmission and power sales businesses; policy development, planning, and implementation of policies and strategies for environmental compliance associated with BPA actions; and addressing fish and wildlife issues integral to BPA’s business responsibilities and its commitment to stewardship of the region’s Environmental resources.

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    As the Executive Vice President for Environment, Fish and Wildlife you will:

    • Serve as a key member of the BPA senior leadership team.
    • Provide executive leadership in the planning, development, and administration of programs, systems, and processes which are functionally critical for Bonneville to manage its Environment, Fish and Wildlife programs. These responsibilities also include ensuring that internal and external relationships are strong and collaborative.
    • Direct organizational activities, frame strategic plans based on broad organizational assessments and evaluations of long-term organizational objectives.
    • Set all internal control standards for effectiveness, efficiency, and productivity and assess all organizational policy, program, and project viability.
    • Determine the financial and personnel resources needed to achieve mission objectives and support mission operations; identify the need for major organizational improvements and develop the requisite plans and directs implementing actions.
    • Oversee and direct the internal organization, staffing, policies, and personnel authorities required to carry out the responsibilities of the organization, including the recruitment of senior managers and technical experts necessary to ensure the success of the programs.
    • Create and maintain a cost conscious, market driven, and results oriented atmosphere, which is characterized by innovation, customer focus, continuous improvement, and competitive orientation.
    • Analyze, assess, and develop BPA’s recommendations, strategies, and policies associated with governmental, industry, and interest group initiatives associated with environment, fish, and wildlife programs and the operation and maintenance of a high voltage hydro-electric power system.
    • Manage policy development, planning, and implementation of policies and strategies for environmental compliance associated with BPA actions, and addressing fish and wildlife issues integral to BPA’s business responsibilities and its commitment to stewardship of the region’s Environmental resources.
    • Develop, endorse, and drive the values, habits, tools, and skills that improve the effectiveness and efficiency of BPA’s Environment, Fish and Wildlife by overseeing the development, implementation, and management of plans, programs, processes, products, or policies to improve performance relative to internal objectives, external targets, and benchmarked peers.
    • Drive business process change and continuous improvement throughout BPA and the region through post implementation support services and fostering greater collaboration among internal and external stakeholders.
    • Serve as a member of the Bonneville Enterprise Board and as a key policy formulator and decision maker in Bonneville’s strategic planning, fiscal strategies, and business decisions.
    • As the principal corporate steward for Environment, Fish and Wildlife, create and maintain an organization that exemplifies the agency’s core values of Trustworthy Stewardship, Collaborative Relationships, Operational Excellence, and Safety.
    • Serve as an authoritative representative and liaison on behalf of BPA in collaborating on agency strategies with respect to environment, fish, and wildlife programs. Responsible for maintaining executive-level relationships with other BPA and DOE executives, as well as executives and representatives of other federal agencies, Indian tribes, and state and local government, elected officials, major industries, and advocacy groups.
    • Within the Bonneville organization, ensure team oriented, effective, harmonious, and productive formal and informal working relationships within your business unit, between business units, and with those positions key to the effective accomplishment of Bonneville’s business, marketing, compliance, and customer service objectives.
    • Ensure that your organization productively provides assistance and consultation to all employees to facilitate their personal and professional development in a manner which contributes to the accomplishment of Bonneville’s goals and objectives.
    • Provide understanding, support, and leadership in administering the Bonneville EEO program for all applicants and employees. To the full extent of your authority and responsibility, provide and ensure fair and equitable treatment for all employees in personnel policies and practices including recruitment, selection, placement, counseling, training, career development, promotion, and adverse action.

    Travel Required

    Occasional travel - This position requires 10% or less travel and less than 10 overnight trips per year

    Supervisory status


    Promotion Potential


    Who May Apply

    This job is open to…

    All U.S. Citizens

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