Interdisciplinary Project Manager (Planning) - 2 positions

  • U.S. Bureau of Reclamation
  • Sacramento, CA, USA
  • May 13, 2019
Biology - Ecology Environmental Science - Engineering Water Quality Watershed - Stormwater - Wastewater

Job Description


Come join the staff of the Bureau of Reclamation as a Project Manager.

This position is located with the Bureau of Reclamation, Mid-Pacific Region, Division of Planning, in Sacramento, California. For more information on the Sacramento area visit:

Additional vacancies may be filled from this vacancy announcement.

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Position serves as a project manager coordinating the development, expansion, and refinement of complex Regional water resources investigations and studies.
-Organizes, directs, and provides technical review of the work of engineers and specialists in a wide range of disciplines who are located organizationally in the same or other offices or agencies.
-Determines the nature and extent of studies and analyses required for investigations. Identifies the specific engineering features, sizes, areas, quantities, and other criteria or details of job assignments.
-Reviews and evaluates results of existing private source and Federal, State, and local agency studies covering topography, ecology, trends, water needs, general economy of the area, and other factors pertinent to the area's resources and their present and potential development and use.
-Participates in negotiations with other Federal agencies, State resource management and regulatory agencies, local governments, water districts, Federal water contractors, as well as representatives of other Regional offices in connection with sensitive water resource issues that are subject to intense scrutiny by interested parties.
-Represents Reclamation in a variety of official capacities.
-Prepares contracts for all or a portion of assigned investigations.

Position may be filled at the GS-09, GS-11 or GS-12 level. At the full performance GS-12 level, the incumbent serves as a Project Manager (Planning). The duties of this position are developmental in nature, leading to the full performance level of GS-12. The incumbent may be non-competitively promoted to the next level of the position upon meeting all regulatory requirements; certification by the supervisor of successful performance; completion of all training requirements; and the availability of work at the next higher grade level. Note: Promotion is not automatic. This is an interdisciplinary position that may be filled in any of the following series GS-0101, GS-0401, GS-0807, GS-0810, or GS-1301 depending on the qualifications of the selected candidate.

Travel Required

Occasional travel - Travel is required approximately 20% of the time.

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GS 09 - 12 Salary $55,851 to $101,040 per year