This position is in Office of Water (OW), Nonpoint Source Management Branch
If selected, you must work at the location stated in this announcement. About OW: OW Website.Learn more about this agency
Lead and manage the programmatic work of the Branch including developing short and long term strategic planning to support the mission; executing policy, programmatic and technical workplans; using data and other information to guide development, implementation, and management of technical work; directing progress against budgets and spending actions; ensuring overall program plans are carried out effectively.
Manage a national program for controlling nonpoint source (NPS) pollution and for the Clean Water Act Section 319 program through development of policies, guidance, and provision of technical assistance, surface water quality assessment programs, NPS effectiveness monitoring programs, watershed based planning and NPS total maximum daily loads, state and tribal NPS management programs, water quality restoration and protection projects, and coordinates with a broad range of Federal Agencies on watershed assessment and restoration including USDA, US Forest Service, United States Geological Survey (USGS) and National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration (NOAA).
Exercise supervisory personnel management responsibilities over scientific, environmental policy/programmatic and/or administrative staff members. Make assignments and determine staff responsibilities and priorities. Develop performance standards, evaluate employee performance, recommend appropriate training, incentive and initiate corrective action. Recommend appointments, promotions or reassignment of staff. Assure safety practices, keep employees informed of management and personnel policies, counsel employees regarding status of requirements of federal civil servants.
Maintain knowledge of current program objectives, policies, science, guidance, plans and resource levels related to Watersheds Restoration, Assessment & Protection Division's work in these areas and identify opportunities to collaborate across the division; use data and information collected and analyzed by scientists and other professionals to guide the development, implementation, coordination and management of all aspects of the Branch's technical work.
Serve in a leadership role to coordinate and collaborate extensively with other EPA offices and the Regions, other federal agencies (particularly the USDA, FEMA and NOAA, states, tribes, and other stakeholders interests) on actions within areas of responsibilities and emerging issues related to nonpoint source pollution control.
You will spend less than 25% of your work time on contracts, grants/cooperative agreements, and/or interagency agreements.
Occasional travel - You may be required to travel 25% or less of each month.
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