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Seeking Water Resources Center (WRC) Director GS-15 – Apply by 1 March 2024

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Institute for Water Resources - Water Resources Center
Published Feb. 22, 2024
Updated: Feb. 22, 2024
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Exciting Opportunity! IWR is hiring a new WRC Director (Interdisciplinary GS-15)!

 Are you ready to lead this diverse, multi-disciplinary Center to solve USACE’s water resources challenges by analyzing and developing innovative and implementable policies, methods, and tools.  Make a difference on International Programs, Planning, Navigation, Flood Risk Management, Regulatory, Collaboration and Public Participation, and more in support of USACE’s Civil Works missions.

Major Duties:

  • Technical and Strategic Leadership - Leads management for integration of activities within the WRC corporate enterprise including development and execution of WRC policies, plan and programs.
  • Program Management - Oversight of professional and administrative employees for delivery of products and services by the WRC.
  • Supervision – Supervise other supervisors and staff (and the employees are awesome and yes, this is written by them!)

Job Family (Series): Interdisciplinary, GS-15

  • 0110 - ECONOMIST
  • 1350 - GEOLOGY

Why IWR Water Resources Center? 

We are National thought leaders who integrate data, best practices and innovation from science, technology, and engineering to identify and meet the current and future water resource needs of USACE and the Nation. We support water resources management nationally and internationally on studies, tools, programs, and other forward-looking analysis. Home to the multiple centers across the U.S., this is an exciting opportunity to support a range of geographically and mission-diverse actions and projects with a varied staff of economists, social scientists, civil engineers, planners, program managers, and other disciplines.   

IWR is an inclusive and diverse work environment with ample opportunities for professional development, collaboration with experts and career advancement. Our staff enjoy flexible work schedules, and options for telework that support work-life balance. Further, DOD employees enjoy additional benefits, such as child-care subsidies, in addition to Federal benefits.

Historic and Family Friendly Location!  The National Capital Region (NCR) is a great place to live and work with some of the nation’s best schools, museums, and entertainment venues throughout the “DMV” (D.C., Maryland, Virginia) metroplex. The Humphreys Engineer Center is in the city of Alexandria, just outside of the Washington D.C. beltway, with easy access by Metro, car or walking to Virginia and Maryland urban destinations, music and sport teams venues, historical sites, and shopping as well as phenomenal parks, greenways and trails along the Potomac River and in close proximity to the beautiful Chesapeake Bay. Nearby Old Town Alexandria is situated along the Potomac River replete with cobblestone streets, historic homes and sites, shopping, and restaurants.  

Apply now to take advantage of this unique opportunity with great benefits, and be part of a team shaping the future of water resource!

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