International Boundary and Water Commission

  • 4171 North Mesa Street, El Paso, TX 79902, United States

Established in 1889, the International Boundary and Water Commission (IBWC) has responsibility for applying the boundary and water treaties between the United States and Mexico and settling differences that may arise in their application.  The IBWC is an international body composed of the United States Section and the Mexican Section, each headed by an Engineer-Commissioner appointed by his/her respective president.  Each Section is administered independently of the other.  The United States Section of the International Boundary and Water Commission (USIBWC) is a federal government agency and is headquartered in El Paso, Texas.  The IBWC operates under the foreign policy guidance of the Department of State.  The Mexican Section is under the administrative supervision of the Mexican Ministry of Foreign Affairs and is headquartered in Ciudad Juarez, Chihuahua, Mexico.

International Boundary and Water Commission Presidio, TX, USA
Feb 15, 2018
Full time
Summary The mission of the United States Section, International Boundary & Water Commission is to provide binational solutions to issues that arise during the application of United States - Mexico treaties regarding boundary demarcation, national ownership of waters, sanitation, water quality, and flood control in the border region. This vacancy is also being advertised under merit promotion procedures, We encourage all status candidates who meet the eligibility criteria to submit an application to Job Announcement Number ST-04-18-10135216-LW as well. Learn more about this agency Responsibilities In a developmental capacity, serves as a Hydrologic Technician at a designated field office of the United States Section, International Boundary and Water Commission (USIBWC). The work directly contributes to the USIBWC water quality and water quantity strategic goals; as such the position is in a mission-critical occupation (MCO). Gathers, evaluates, and reports on data concerning the quantity, quality, availability, movement, and distribution of ground water and surface water. Makes discharge record computations. Measures flows, takes discharge measurements. Maintains/repairs gaging station. Prepares water accounting documentation. Performs work in support of water quality, groundwater, and sanitation activities. Makes contact with ranchers, cooperative observers, and personnel of the Mexican Section. Closes 03/01/2018 Remember to say you found this opportunity at