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    The Federal Energy Regulatory Commissions role is to oversee various aspects of the energy industry, including transmission of electricity, natural gas and oil. We also analyze proposals to build liquefied natural gas terminals and interstate natural gas pipelines and license hydropower projects. To help support the modernization of the electric system here in the U.S., we are focusing on issues associated with a smarter grid. 

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    The mission of the Office of Energy Projects is to foster economic and environmental benefits for the nation in support of the Commission’s review and oversight of hydroelectric and natural gas pipeline energy projects in its jurisdiction.  OEP has the engineering and environmental expertise to focus on evaluating project siting and construction; balancing environmental and other concerns; ensuring compliance; and safeguarding the public. The Federal Energy Regulatory Commission is seeking a highly motivated and qualified candidate for an exciting full-time permanent position within the Division of Hydropower Licensing.  The position is located in the Washington Office, and the incumbent will serve as an Outdoor Recreation Planner.  The Federal Energy Regulatory Commission assists consumers in obtaining reliable, efficient and sustainable energy services at a reasonable cost through appropriate regulatory and market means.

    Major Duties of the position:

    -  Analyze moderately complex information on recreation and land use resources as they relate to the construction, modification, operation, and maintenance of hydropower projects.

    -  Serve on multidisciplinary teams assigned to prepare staff environmental documents.  

    -  Plan and execute meetings on moderately complex recreation and land use matters with attorneys, biologists, recreation planners, and engineers from licensees, applicants for license, and local, state, and federal agencies.  

    Travel Required

    Occasional travel - .

    Supervisory status


    Promotion Potential


This job originated on www.usajobs.gov. For the full announcement and to apply, visit www.usajobs.gov/GetJob/ViewDetails/516391300. Only resumes submitted according to the instructions on the job announcement listed at www.usajobs.gov will be considered.