Reclamation to Host ‘Hiring Our Heroes’ Awareness Event for Veterans

Media Contact: Rose Davis, 702-293-8456

For Release: May 13, 2014

BOULDER CITY, Nev. – The Bureau of Reclamation’s Lower Colorado Regional Office is hosting an event on Thursday, May 29, 2014 to assist veterans in the processes and skills for more successful federal government employment applications. From biologists to administrative assistants, engineers to maintenance personnel, and photographers to information technology specialists, Reclamation staff members and Human Resource specialists will be available to answer questions about federal job opportunities.

Tips and topics include:

• Building a federal resume.

• Creating an account and profile on .

• Applying for a position with the federal government.

• Improving your interviewing tips and techniques.

These and many other veterans’ employment questions will be addressed from 8 a.m. to 4 p.m. at the Lower Colorado Regional Training Center, located at 500 Date Street in Boulder City.

Veterans planning to attend the Employment Awareness Event should bring a copy of their DD 214 and resume, and respond with your name and address via email to

For more information please contact Faunta Finley at (702) 293-8211

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Reclamation is the largest wholesale water supplier and the second largest producer of hydroelectric power in the United States, with operations and facilities in the 17 Western States. Its facilities also provide substantial flood control, recreation, and fish and wildlife benefits. Visit our website at and follow us on Twitter @USBR.