The U.S. Department of Energy’s Water Power Technologies Office (WPTO) is looking for someone to join its team as the hydropower program manager!

As an Interdisciplinary Supervisory General Engineer/Physical Scientist at the GS-15 level, this person will provide supervisory leadership, program management, and technical expertise for the development of hydropower technologies in WPTO. The person in this role will:

  • Oversee all aspects of hydropower development including planning, scheduling, and implementing scientific research components within the program categories.
  • Supervise a staff of engineers, physical scientists, and other technical and administrative employees.
  • Represent the program with senior administration, industry, and state and local officials; congressional staff; academia; and client energy consumer groups to justify, defend, or negotiate program efficacy and performance, compliance with applicable laws and regulations, funding and other resources, and related matters.
  • Make and oversee presentations on program and program group objectives, content, and progress to a variety of professional audiences including industry, manufacturing representatives, federal agencies, trade associations, and professional society gatherings.
  • Develop goals and objectives and advise management on policy directives relevant to programs.

View the USAJobs announcement for more information on the position and details on how to apply. The position is open through September 21, 2022.