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  • May

    Ready for a Challenge? Become Our Interdisciplinary Lead! Apply by 20 May 2024 for remote opportunities!

    See announcements for details on exact series as they include: 0020 Community Planner; 0101 Social Scientist; 0110 Economist; 0150 Geographer; 0184 Sociologist; 0401 Biological Scientist; 0801 General Engineer; 0408 Ecology; 0807 Landscape Architect; 0808 Architecture; 0810 Civil Engineering; 0819 Environmental Engineering; 1301 General Physical Scientist; 1350 Geologist .
  • Lea Adams Takes the Helm at Hydrologic Engineering Center

    Introducing Lea Adams, appointed Director of the Hydrologic Engineering Center (HEC) on April 1, whose career trajectory reflects a steadfast commitment to growth and leadership. As a senior hydraulic engineer at the Sacramento District, Ms. Adams recognized a need for new challenges and embraced opportunities in management. Transitioning into leadership roles, including Chief of the Water Resource Systems Division at HEC, she navigated the complexities of leading teams with diverse expertise. A noteworthy experience included spearheading the National Nonstructural Committee, where Lea honed her ability to influence and collaborate effectively. With a passion for continuous learning and a dedication to her craft, Ms. Adams embodies the values of integrity and excellence that define HEC's legacy. The following interview explores the journey and insights that have prepared her for this pivotal role at the forefront of hydrologic engineering and what she envisions for the future.
  • March

    Programming Progress: Hamna Zaheer's empowering journey in STEM

    As we honor the women who paved the way for progress throughout history, we also take note of the history makers who are among us today. In this IWR Women's History Month feature, get to know Hamna Zaheer's story through STEM and how her journey lights a path for others to follow.
  • February

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

    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.
  • September

    Institute for Water Resources honors two alumni with highest recognition

    ALEXANDRIA, VA -- (Sept. 1, 2023) The Institute for Water Resources (IWR), a U.S. Army Corps of Engineers (USACE) Field Operating Activity, has bestowed its highest honor to two alumni by inducting them into the IWR Class of 2023 Distinguished Gallery of Employees.
  • June

    Institute for Water Resources (IWR) seeking a permanent Program Analyst (GS-09/11 target GS-12 )

    USACE's Institute for Water Resources (IWR) is seeking a permanent Program Analyst responsible for planning, managing and evaluating the Water Resources Center’s programs and projects and providing recommendations to ensure they are executed effectively and efficiently.
  • Student Trainee (Computer Scientist), GS-1599-04/05/07/09 (target GS-13)

    The US Army Corps of Engineers, Institute for Water Resources, Hydrologic Engineering Center (HEC), Hydrology and Statistics Division is advertising to fill:           Student Trainee (Computer Scientist), GS-1599-04/05/07/09 (target GS-13), remote duty location.  This position is for a Pathways Student Internship. 
  • USAJobs Announcement: Interdisciplinary GS14/15 (Climate Scientist)

    USACE's Institute for Water Resources (IWR), Water Resources Center (WRC) is seeking a permanent Interdisciplinary position to serve as the Institutes’ subject matter expert associated with climate sciences, resilience and adaptation.  USACE requires a Chief Climate Scientist to serve as the agency’s principal expert on the state of climate science, including which aspects of that field are ready to move from the domain of research into piloting and ultimately mainstreaming into USACE missions.  This expert will also advise both senior leadership and project teams on technical aspects of climate science, identify and address knowledge gaps and other research needs, and interface with key academic, interagency, and international partners.
  • February

    IWR's Water Resource Center is hiring for a Budget Analyst

    ALEXANDRIA, Va. (Feb. 17, 2023) -- USACE's Institute for Water Resources (IWR), Water Resources Center (WRC) is seeking a permanent Budget Analyst with the responsibility for budget formulation, monitoring, and execution for the organization.
  • IWR seeking Interdisciplinary WRC Deputy Director

    USACE's Institute for Water Resources (IWR) is seeking a permanent Water Resources Center (WRC) Deputy Director working under the direction of the WRC Director of the Institute for Water Resources (IWR).
  • November

    IWR Seeking Permanent Program Manager, GS-13

    ALEXANDRIA, Va. (Nov. 21, 2022) -- The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers Institute for Water Resources (IWR) is seeking a permanent Program Manager implementing Project Delivery Business Processes (PDBP). This position will be filled on a permanent basis at the GS-13 level. This position is with the Institute for Water Resources (IWR), U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, Alexandria, VA 22315. The actual duty station may be negotiated upon selection. Salary will vary depending on duty station location.
  • October

    U.S. and Netherlands team up on the topic of water

    ALEXANDRIA, VA – (Oct. 27, 2022) Implementing nature-based engineering solutions is a growing field, but it’s not yet a mainstream practice. The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers (USACE) and the Rijkswaterstaat, Dutch Ministry of Infrastructure and Water Management are hoping to change that.
  • USACE predictive software improving flood fights at home and abroad

    ALEXANDRIA, Va. – (Oct. 3, 2022) Flooding is a universal challenge, and the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers (USACE) is sharing their tools and methodologies in the fight against floods with international partners.