Join the staff of the Bureau of Reclamation as a Physical Scientist (Water Quality). This position is located with the Bureau of Reclamation, Mid-Pacific Region, Division of Planning, in Sacramento, California. For information on the Sacramento area, visit http://www.saccounty.net/Pages/default.aspxLearn more about this agency
Additional vacancies may be filled from this vacancy announcement.
At the full performance GS-12 level, the incumbent serves as the Region's water quality expert, representative, and advocate in water quality issues of interest and joint responsibility with other Federal, State, and local agencies, and private interests.
-Provides technical support to the Region in water quality policy development and implementation.
-Plans and develops new water quality programs and projects by studying and analyzing the water quality requirements of Federal, State, and local agencies and quasi-governmental organization, and the requirements and objectives of new legislation and regulations.
-Reviews proposals involving extremely complex and politically sensitive water quality responsibilities, problems and issues to determine the feasibility of solutions and projects.
-Develops broad guidelines for applying state-of-the-science to resolution of water quality issues within the Region.
-Conducts water quality studies for the Region, analyzing water quality impacts on Regional capital improvement projects and regulatory impacts on Regional operations.
-Represents the Region in meetings or correspondence with State and Federal agencies, Central Valley Project contractors, and other agencies and private entities with controversial water quality issues related to the Region's interests.
Occasional travel - Travel is required approximately 10% of the time.
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