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Archive: 2024
  • July

    USACE's Michael Bartles Honored with 2024 HH&C CoP Professional of the Year Award

    ALEXANDRIA, Va. (July 8, 2024) — The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers’ Hydrologic Engineering Center (HEC) proudly announces that Michael Bartles has been awarded the 2024 Hydrology, Hydraulics, and Coastal Community of Practice (HH&C CoP) Professional of the Year Award.
  • June

    RIBITS: Enhancing Transparency and Accountability in Compensatory Mitigation

    ALEXANDRIA, Va. – (June 27, 2024) RIBITS, an acronym for Regulatory In-lieu fee and Bank Information Tracking System, might sound technical, but its significance is simple: it's a public-facing website that tracks mitigation bank and in-lieu fee (ILF) program activities across the nation for the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers (USACE) and other federal agencies.
  • USACE Report Offers New Approaches for Better Water Resource Planning

    ALEXANDRIA, Va. (June 10, 2024) – The Institute for Water Resources (IWR), part of the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers (USACE), has released a report through its Water Resources Center on improving the use of structured decision-making for water resource management. Titled "Analysis of Tradeoffs Approaches Applicable to USACE Civil Works Planning," the report outlines methods for comparing the benefits and effects of various planning alternatives to support selecting alternative plans in managing the nation’s water resources.
  • 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 .
  • Seeking Administrative Support Assistant in Alexandria, VA – Apply by 13 May

    We are looking for a motivated team player to join our phenomenal team as a GS-5/7 Administrative
  • 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.
  • April

    Remote & In-Office Option as the Natl. Planning Assistance to States Program Manager!

    Join our diverse team at the Institute of Water Resources (IWR) and lead our National Planning
  • IWR Leads USACE Participation in United Nations’ Water and Disasters Panel

    ALEXANDRIA, Va. (April 17, 2024) — The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers (USACE) is a participant in the United Nations' (UN) High-level Experts and Leaders Panel on Water and Disasters (HELP). Established in 2007 at the request of the UN Secretary General’s Advisory Board on Water and Sanitation (UNSGAB), HELP comprises 21 international organizations to address water disaster preparedness and response. The group collaborates closely with the UN Secretariat for the Office for Disaster Reduction (UNDRR). The USACE representative to HELP is the USACE chief of engineers, Lt. Gen. Scott Spellmon.
  • 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.
  • READY to go REMOTE?! Seeking Program Analyst for the Water Resources Center

    Are you ready to dive into a career that makes a splash? Join our dynamic team as a GS-9/11/12
  • 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.
  • January

    Join us as the new Chief Admin Officer, GS 12/13, in Davis, California!

    As the Chief Administrative Officer (Series 0343), you'll play a crucial role in providing strategic support to the Hydrologic Engineer Center and overseeing the administrative functions of our dynamic organization. Responsibilities include managing human resources, advising on policies, serving as the Chief Financial Officer, and ensuring compliance in financial matters. You'll also take charge of facility management, safety, and security, contributing to the smooth operation of our center. If you're ready to take on a leadership role in a cutting-edge environment, apply now to be a key player in shaping the future of water resources engineering!
  • Sunny California is calling all Civil Engineer Leaders!

    Serve as the Director of the world class, Hydrologic Engineering Center (HEC)! Lead the nation in hydrologic engineering, real-time water management, and water resources planning analysis. Be the change in fabulous Davis, California! Did we mention the staff here are amazing too?!
  • Program Aims to Train Future Planning Leaders

    For over half a century the Institute for Water Resources has been training future U.S. Army Corps of Engineers civil works leaders through an intensive Planning Associates Program. The vision of the program is, to “develop and sustain a national network of agile and informed planning leaders who can solve the nation’s most complex water resource issues.”
  • Seeking Program Analyst in Alexandria, VA – Apply by 29 Jan 2024

    We are looking for a motivated team player to join our phenomenal team as a GS 9/11 target GS-12 Program Analyst (0343 series), supporting the Institute for Water Resources (IWR) Water Resources Center (WRC) in Alexandria, Virginia. This is NOT your average Program Analyst position, it is a diverse role in a unique Civil-focused organization within the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers that welcomes your talents, initiative, and desire to grow and learn.
  • Interdisciplinary Position Opening in Alexandria, VA – Apply by 26 Jan 2024

    We are looking for a motivated team player to join our phenomenal team as a GS 12/13 in an Interdisciplinary position, supporting the Institute for Water Resources (IWR) Water Resources Center (WRC) in Alexandria, Virginia.  This is a diverse role in a unique Civil Works organization within the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers that welcomes your talents, initiative, and desire to grow and learn.