U.S. Bureau of Land Management

The Bureau of Land Management (BLM) may best be described as a small agency with a big mission: To sustain the health, diversity, and productivity of America’s public lands for the use and enjoyment of present and future generations. It administers more public land – over 245 million surface acres – than any other Federal agency in the United States. Most of this land is located in the 12 Western states, including Alaska. The BLM also manages 700 million acres of sub-surface mineral estate throughout the nation.

U.S. Bureau of Land Management Idaho, USA
Jun 12, 2019
Full time
Seasonal - This is a Career Seasonal appointment; it is expected you will work at least 6 months, but less than 9 months a year. When work or funds are not available, you will be placed in non-pay status. 2 vacancies in the following locations: Challis, ID Salmon, ID Summary Explore a new career with the BLM - where our people are our greatest natural resource. For additional information about the BLM, please visit   our website . One position is located in Salmon, Idaho and another is located in Challis, Idaho.  Information about the surrounding area may be found here:   Salmon  and  Challis . Learn more about this agency Responsibilities Assists Monitoring Coordinator with planning and directing fieldwork for the collection, analysis, and documentation of data related to the Field Office’s resource monitoring program and other field studies. Works directly with Monitoring Coordinator and Geographic Information Systems Specialists assembling and summarizing field data, ensuring that all monitoring activities are fully documented and reported. Organizes and oversees annual field work consistent with established monitoring protocols. Researches literature needed for preparing reports, environmental assessments and biological assessments. Assists the Monitoring Coordinator in refining the Field Office's resource monitoring program by summarizing data sets. Travel Required Occasional travel - Travel may be required to attend trainings, conferences, workshops, and/or field visits. Remember to say you found this opportunity at EnvironmentalCareer.com
U.S. Bureau of Land Management Santa Fe, NM, USA
May 28, 2019
Full time
Term - Appointment to this position will not convey permanent status in the Federal service and will be for a period not-to-exceed. With the possible extension up to a total of 4 years (or longer if approved by OPM) without re-announcement. Summary Explore a new career with the BLM - where our people are our greatest natural resource. For additional information about the BLM, please visit   Our website . This position is located in Santa Fe, New Mexico. Information about Santa Fe and the surrounding area can be found at  Santa Fe . Learn more about this agency Responsibilities Incumbent provides technical expertise and guidance on native plant materials development work; coordinate and implement statistically rigorous landscape level vegetation monitoring; coordinate and lead the integrated weed management program; the management of special status plant species; provide technical expertise in managing ecological processes and functions; interpretation of regulations and policy; use of technical studies, methods and techniques; and assistance to the field office in accomplishment of botanical and restoration ecology work. Responsible for the planning, monitoring, and implementation of the special status plant species program. Provides technical expertise and guidance on other botanical and ecological matters. Supports resource management planning efforts and serves as member of an interdisciplinary planning team for resource planning, Environmental Assessments, Environmental, Impact Statements, and land management projects. Physical Demands: Work may be in an office or field setting. Field work requires long days in the field and the incumbent must be capable of working in mountain and/or semi-arid areas as well as lift more than 50 pounds. Must be able to withstand exposure to high winds and extreme temperatures over rough terrain on foot. May be required to fly as an observer in light aircraft at low altitude in gathering data. Much of the field work requires driving a 4X4 vehicle. Work Environment: The sedentary office environment involves everyday risks and discomforts that require normal safety precautions typical of office, meeting, and training room and outdoor settings. Occasional travel to the state office, other field offices, meetings, and field may be required.  The field work involves working in variable topography from flat to steep, rough terrain, and weather extremes. Long hours spent driving is necessary due to the vastness of the Field Office. Incumbent is expected to ride in fixed wing aircraft and helicopters in performance of his/her duties on an as-needed basis.  Travel Required Occasional travel - 1-5 days per month Remember to say you found this opportunity at EnvironmentalCareer.com