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Office Locations

Our offices are located in major metropolitan areas throughout the Southwest to include:

Boulder City, Nevada — near Las Vegas, Nevada:

Phoenix and Tucson, Arizona:

Yuma, Arizona:

Temecula, California:


How to Apply

All job vacancies are advertised on www.USAJobs.gov. To be considered for any position, including student opportunities, you must register and apply on-line. If you do not use the USAJobs Resume Builder, please ensure your resume contains the information provided in this "Recommended Resume Format".


FAQ's Lower Colorado Region

Who can I contact for questions about a position on USAJOBS from this Region?

How can I receive notifications of new job openings?

How do I know if I am a non-competitive eligible (i.e. Veterans, Individuals with Disabilities)?

I cannot find my DD-214, how can I obtain one for my application?

I am a non-competitive eligible, does that mean I am qualified for a job?

How to increase my chances of being considered on USAJOBS?

Will applying to more than one application hurt my chances of being considered?

What are the next steps after I apply for a job on USAJOBS?

Who can I contact for questions about a position on USAJOBS?
If you have questions regarding a position to which you are applying or to find out the status of your application, please refer to the “Agency Contact Info” listing on the announcement to speak to the Human Resources Specialist/Assistant or, contact the Human Resources Office at (877) 887-2890/TDD: (877) 357-2202/email: lcrhrservice@usbr.gov.

How can I receive notifications of new job openings?
You can contact the Human Resources Office at lcrhrservice@usbr.gov to be added to the distribution list for courtesy reminders. Also please see USAJOBS Email Notifications for guidance on how you can receive email notifications of new added vacancy announcements.

How do I know if I am a non-competitive eligible (i.e. Veterans, Individuals with Disabilities)?
Your supporting documentation (i.e. DD-214 and/or VA letter) must reflect the eligibility criteria outlined under the following non-competitive authorities as applicable to you. Please note this is not an all-inclusive list:

Veterans’ Recruitment Appointment (VRA)
30% or More Disabled Appointment
Individuals with Disabilities - Schedule A
Military Spouse Appointment

For more information on Hiring Authorities, please visit the Office of Personnel Management at OPM.GOV.

I cannot find my DD-214, how can I obtain one for my application?
As an option, you can refer to the National Archives – Veterans Service Records to request your military service records online, by mail, or by fax.

I am a non-competitive eligible, does that mean I am qualified for a job?
No, you must also meet the basic qualification requirements of the job. Qualifications are based on education and/or experience.  Please see the specific vacancy announcement on USAJOBS under “Qualifications Required” for more information. You may also refer to the “Agency Contact Info” listing on the announcement to speak to the Human Resources Specialist/Assistant, or contact the Human Resources Office at (877) 887-2890/TDD: (877) 357-2202/email: lcrhrservice@usbr.gov.  

For more information on basic qualification requirements for General Schedule and Federal Wage System positions please visit the Office of Personnel Management at OPM.GOV.

How to increase my chances of being considered on USAJOBS?
Please ensure you completely read and follow the directions on the vacancy announcement. As a helpful tool, you can develop a checklist of reminders when completing an application.  Please consider the following examples of reminders to submit as applicable:

Will applying to more than one position hurt my chances of being considered?
No, you are welcome to apply to as many positions of interest as you would like.

What are the next steps after a person applies for a job on USAJOBS?
After all application packages have been received, resumes and transcripts will be reviewed to ensure applicants meet the basic qualification requirements. Each applicant who meets the basic qualifications will be further evaluated on the information provided in the Assessment Questionnaire. Best-qualified applicants will be referred to the selecting official. After making a tentative job offer, a suitability and/or security background investigation will be conducted. A final job offer is typically made within 40 days after the deadline for applications. You should monitor your status for positions with the Bureau of Reclamation, by regularly checking your public status notifications in your USAJOBS profile.

Please see more FAQ’s on Federal Hiring from the OPM.GOV.


Contact Us

Need more information about our opportunities or the application process? Come by our office on the corner of Nevada Highway and Park Street in Boulder City, Nevada, between 7:30 a.m. and 4:00 p.m. (Pacific Time) or contact us at:

Bureau of Reclamation Lower Colorado Regional Human Resources Office
Attn: LC-5000
P.O. Box 61470
Boulder City, NV 89006
Phone: (877) 887-2980; TDD (877) 357-2202
Email: lcrhrservice@usbr.gov

Related topics: BOR Application Site Hire Me Employee Benefits, Veterans, Individuals with Disabilities, Students & Recent Graduates, USAJOBS Resource Center.

This agency provides reasonable accommodations to applicants with disabilities. If you need a reasonable accommodation for any part of the application or hiring process, please notify us.

The Bureau of Reclamation is an Equal Opportunity Employer.

For Telecommunications Relay Services (TRS) Dial: 711

Webmaster: sha-lcr-webcomments@usbr.gov
Updated: May 2015