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 Colorado, USA
Dec 06, 2018
Temporary
FEW vacancies in the following locations: Dolores, CO Grand Junction, CO Montrose, CO 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 .All positions may not be filled or they may be filled at different times depending on budget, hiring needs, and requirements.These positions are temporary and are expected to last for approximately 6 months. These positions have no promotion potential, if you want to be considered for a higher grade you must apply for the higher grade. Learn more about this agency Responsibilities Biology Technicians (Wildlife) perform any or all of the following or similar duties: Performs the full range of standardized support duties and limited technical duties in support of wildlife programs. a. Makes observations and records data relating to wildlife studies through the use of prepared outlines. Inventories water, winter ranges, upland game bird habitat, habitats, etc., following guidelines furnished. Participates in banding, tagging and releasing ducks, antelopes, deer, or other wildlife in connection with wildlife studies. Performs vegetative work in wildlife habitat and water fowl areas such as planting bulbs, brush and seeds. Enters and retrieves data from automated databases. To perform duties of this position requires the use of motor vehicles. In most cases this will be a 4-wheel drive vehicle or ATV. Physical Demands / Work Environment : The work is performed outdoors in rugged terrain; to include steep, wet, muddy, rough, uneven or rocky surfaces; positions require physical exertions, such as, bending, crouching, stooping, stretching, reaching, and similar activities. Individuals should be capable of working alone, or with other people, during early morning hours, night, or during the day.  Salary : Salary shown is taken from the Rest of the U.S. pay table, step 1. You may view the OPM salary tables, with the various locality rates, at   2018 General Schedule (GS) Locality Pay Tables . If selected from this or a similar competitive, seasonal announcement, your appointment may be creditable for consideration under PL-114-47,   Land Management Workforce Flexibility Act (LMWFA) ​. The Act allows certain individuals, who have or had time-limited appointments at land management agencies, to compete for any permanent position in the competitive service under “internal” merit promotion procedures. For more information, see the section under   Eligibility , which starts with Question #15 ( Q15. Who is eligible for appointment under these provisions? ). Remember to say you found this opportunity at EnvironmentalCareer.com
U.S. Bureau of Land Management Billings, MT, USA
Dec 05, 2018
Temporary
Summary Explore a new career with the BLM - where our people are our greatest natural resource. BLM is seeking a dynamic and energetic individual to join the seasonal team to serve as an Range Technician (Wild Horse and Burro) for the Billings Field Office in Billings, Montana. Information about this area can be found at   www.billingschamber.com Housing is   not   provided for this position. For additional information about the BLM, please visit   Our website . Learn more about this agency Responsibilities Range Technicians work under the supervision and guidance of professional range and natural resource specialists providing technical support and assistance in the Wild horse and Burro Program. Performs the following or duties of similar complexity: Monitors distribution and movement of wild horses and/or burros. Observes, records, and reports any signs of unauthorized grazing use/trespass animals and assists in roundup of trespass wild horse and/or burro . Makes observations of wildlife and wild horse and/or burro herds. Serves as a team member for range inventory efforts. Includes duties such as mapper and entails collecting, compiling, and recording vegetation data on each site write-up area (SWA). Assists with vegetation counts by species and/or life form from small plots or transects to determine such information as survival of seedlings, species present, distribution of plants, volume of growth. Provides impressions of range conditions, and similar observations. Collects and records data in range studies such as condition and trend use, utilization, actual use, and climatological data. Collects, compiles, and records water sources data (wells, pipelines, reservoirs, etc.) and boundary lines (allotments, fences, natural barriers, etc.) for range inventory mapping efforts. Inputs data on grazing allotments into the automated system. Provides assistance in identifying needed improvement projects (wells, reservoirs, fences, vegetation projects, etc.) and inspecting/inventorying condition of existing projects. Occasionally uses an engineer’s level or transit and/or GPS as well as instruments needed to make rough measurements necessary in locating conservation projects in relation to established markers, computes yardage of simple earth dams and dikes or similar projects. Remember to say you found this opportunity at EnvironmentalCareer.com
U.S. Bureau of Land Management Malta, MT, USA
Nov 29, 2018
This is a temporary appointment, not to exceed 1039 hours (6 months). 2019 summer season - generally from April/May-October/November. Summary Explore a new career with the BLM - where our people are our greatest natural resource. BLM is seeking a dynamic and energetic individual to serve as a seasonal PARK RANGER (OHV) for the North Central Montana District, Malta Field Office, Duty Station:  Malta, Montana.  Information about the Malta area can be found at the   Malta Chamber of Commerce  website. Housing is   not   provided for this position. Learn more about this agency Responsibilities Park Rangers - Off-Highway Vehicle (OHV) support the Bureau's recreation program. Major duties for this position focus on providing the public with Off-Highway Vehicle (OHV) information, conduct permit compliance, and safety inspections; responding to OHV emergency situations, greeting riders and providing visitor information and education concerning responsible OHV use on public lands; monitoring use for compliance with BLM travel plan rules and regulations, monitoring for resource damage to roads/trails and are responsible for trail maintenance. Physical/Working Conditions:   Work often takes place in remote environments. The work is performed outdoors in rugged terrain; to include very steep, wet, muddy, rough, uneven or rocky surfaces; positions require physical exertions, such as, bending, crouching, stooping, stretching, reaching, or similar activities. Individuals should be capable of working alone, or with other people, during early morning hours, night, or during the day. Travel Required Occasional travel - Travel to the field will be required. Overnight travel may be required on a regular and recurring basis and employee will be required to obtain and use a government charge card, when travel is necessary. Remember to say you found this opportunity at EnvironmentalCareer.com
U.S. Bureau of Land Management Grand Junction, CO, USA
Nov 29, 2018
Seasonal
Locations Dolores, CO  MANY vacancies Grand Junction, CO  Many vacancies Montrose, CO  MANY vacancies Seasonal - The actual dates of employment will vary depending on the position and duty location. 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 . All positions may not be filled or they may be filled at different times depending on budget, hiring needs, and requirements; positions are temporary and are expected to last for approximately 6 months. These positions have no promotion potential, if you want to be considered for a higher grade you must apply for the higher grade. Learn more about this agency Responsibilities NOTE: These are   not   Law Enforcement positions.   Park Rangers support the Bureau's recreation program. They work with the public to provide information, conduct permit compliance, and safety inspections. They respond to emergency situations. They participate in evaluating visitor use patterns, preparing and maintaining recreation sites, and monitoring condition of sites and natural and cultural resources.  In some locations some of the positions may be Park Ranger (Hike Leaders). Duties for these positions focus on guiding a variety of age groups on interactive, interpretive hikes that explore the natural and cultural history of a geological formation, and "Table Rocks." Hike leaders develop educational displays, curriculum, and staff various educational events around the region. In some locations, some of the positions may be Park Ranger (Interpretative Center). Duties for these positions focus on interacting with a variety of age groups interpreting Center resources and presenting interpretive programs. Programs include orientation talks, interpretive programs, environmental education, conducted walks, demonstrations, and campfire programs. They develop and maintain interpretive materials and educational displays, and staff information desks. Remember to say you found this opportunity at EnvironmentalCareer.com
U.S. Bureau of Land Management Colorado, USA
Nov 28, 2018
Full time
Seasonal - The actual dates of employment will vary depending on the position and duty location. Many vacancies in the following locations: Dolores, CO Grand Junction, CO Montrose, CO 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 have no promotion potential, if you want to be considered for a higher grade, you must apply for the higher grade. Learn more about this agency Responsibilities NOTE: These are   NOT   Law Enforcement positions.   Park Rangers (Visitor Use) support the Bureau's recreation program. They work with the public to provide information, conduct permit compliance, and safety inspections. They respond to emergency situations. They participate in evaluating visitor use patterns, preparing and maintaining recreation sites, and monitoring condition of sites and natural and cultural resources. Work may take place in extremely remote environments and may require primitive camping and living skills for upwards of two weeks in duration. The work is performed outdoors in rugged terrain; to include very steep, wet, muddy, rough, uneven or rocky surfaces; positions require physical exertions, such as, bending, crouching, stooping, stretching, reaching, or similar activities. Individuals should be capable of working alone, or with other people, during early morning hours, night, or during the day. In some locations some of the positions may be Park Ranger (Hike Leaders). Duties for these positions focus on guiding a variety of age groups on interactive, interpretive hikes that explore the natural and cultural history of a geological formation, and "Table Rocks." Hike leaders develop educational displays, curriculum, and staff various educational events around the region. In some locations, some of the positions may be Park Ranger (Interpretative Center). Duties for these positions focus on interacting with a variety of age groups interpreting Center resources and presenting interpretive programs. Programs include orientation talks, interpretive programs, environmental education, conducted walks, demonstrations, and campfire programs. They develop and maintain interpretive materials and educational displays, and staff information desks. Remember to say you found this opportunity at EnvironmentalCareer.com
U.S. Bureau of Land Management Colorado, USA
Nov 20, 2018
Temporary
MANY vacancies in the following locations: Dolores, CO Grand Junction, CO Montrose, CO Summary Explore a new career with the BLM - where our people are our greatest natural resource.    All positions may not be filled or they may be filled at different times depending on budget, hiring needs, and requirements. These positions are temporary and are expected to last for approximately 6 months. These positions have no promotion potential, if you want to be considered for a higher grade you must apply for the higher grade. Learn more about this agency Responsibilities Plans and conducts botany inventories and studies which are similar to previous such efforts; analyze inventory or study data, and prepares data so as to be suitable for inclusion in plans or study. Photographs, collects, and mounts plant specimens encountered at import stages of development to facilitate field identification by less experienced personnel. Identifies and processes specimens for herbarium. Researches and catalogues and identifies status of various species through current literature or other sources. Collects ecological site information for sensitive, threatened, or endangered plants as well as population distributions, condition, trend, associated species, land form of occurrence, geology, and soil type to determine factors limiting distribution and potential for enhancement through management measures. Compiles data into appropriate reports. Enters and retrieves data from automated databases. To perform duties of this position requires the use of motor vehicles. In most cases this will be a 4-wheel drive vehicle or ATV.  Remember to say you found this opportunity at EnvironmentalCareer.com
U.S. Bureau of Land Management Missoula, MT, USA
Nov 20, 2018
Temporary
This is a temporary appointment, not to exceed 1039 hours (6 months). 2019 summer season - generally from May-November. Summary Explore a new career with the BLM - where our people are our greatest natural resource. BLM is seeking a dynamic and energetic individual to join the seasonal team to serve as a Biological Science Technician (Wildlife) for the Western Montana District Office in Missoula, Montana.  Information about the Missoula Area can be found at   www.missoulachamber.com . Housing is not provided for this position. For additional information about the BLM, please visit   Our website . Learn more about this agency Responsibilities Participates in inventories of wildlife and their habitats. Collects data on wildlife number, species, sex, winter kill, movement range, and habitat forage, water and cover.  Identifies problems and makes preliminary determination of cause.  Participates in habitat improvement projects such as planting shrubs, trees and grasses and weed control.  Participates in construction projects such as water developments, and fencing.  Compiles and organizes survey data, prepares narratives and reports; enters and receives data from automated databases. GS-07 Performs the full range of aid type and a variety of technical duties in wildlife programs. Serves as crew-member and occasionally crew lead for specific projects. Work may included but is not limited to: On-the-ground inventories of wildlife and their habitat, analyzes data and reports findings; determines factors such as occupancy and fate of reproductive efforts for selected sites, feed habits, mortality, success of growth, and adult and young behavior. Prepares reports and makes recommendations to management on the field findings. Determines likely impacts of minerals exploration, development, and operation, realty actions, recreational activities, forestry and range development or improvement projects on wildlife and their habitat. Provides information and prepares preliminary analysis of impacts on wildlife for inclusion in environmental documents. Conducts compliance checks on minerals exploration, development, and operations, realty actions, and range improvement projects to evaluate impacts and assure conformation with mitigation measures; confers with offending party to resolve non-conformance situations. Plans, aids in designing, and lays out projects for wildlife habitat improvement. Reviews forestry, watershed, and range improvement project proposals for compatibility with wildlife needs and recommends to Biologist’s construction specifications or modifications needed to safeguard or enhance wildlife habitat quality. Enters and retrieves data from automated databases. Remember to say you found this opportunity at EnvironmentalCareer.com
U.S. Bureau of Land Management United States
Nov 20, 2018
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U.S. Bureau of Land Management Oregon, USA
Nov 18, 2018
Temporary
MANY vacancies in the following locations: Corvallis, OR Medford, OR North Bend, OR Prineville, OR Salem, OR Springfield, OR Summary Physical Demands/Work Environment : Work may take place in extremely remote areas that requires driving on gravel logging roads. The work is performed outdoors in rugged terrain; to include steep, wet, muddy, rough, uneven or rocky surfaces.  Positions require physical exertions such as bending, crouching, stooping and reaching or similar activities and may require primitive camping for up to two weeks at a time. Individuals should be able to work alone or with others, during day/night hours. Learn more about this agency Responsibilities Biology Technicians (Fisheries) may plan and conduct aquatic and riparian inventories and studies; plan and conduct fish population studies; plan and conduct simple water quality samplings of streams and lakes; analyze inventory or study data; prepare data for inclusion in study reports; and make recommendations for aquatic and riparian enhancement projects or improvements in survey techniques and evaluation methods. Riparian studies may be conducted on wetland areas and along stream corridors and may include species inventory and condition assessments. Biology Aids or Technicians perform any or all of the following or similar duties: Work from an outline; check extensive data in the field of fish habitat condition (stream or lake); record results; make census counts of various species or record observations, based on guidelines provided, on species condition or stream surveys; assists in construction or placement of habitat improvement structures, fences, gabions, trash catchers, etc. Remember to say you found this opportunity at EnvironmentalCareer.com
U.S. Bureau of Land Management Salem, OR, USA
Nov 18, 2018
Temporary
Summary Physical Demands/Work Environment : Work may take place in extremely remote areas and may require primitive camping for upwards of two weeks in duration. The work is performed outdoors in rugged terrain; to include very steep, wet, muddy, rough, uneven or rocky surfaces; positions require physical exertions, such as, bending, crouching, stooping, reaching, or similar activities. Individuals should be capable of working alone or with other people, during the early morning, day or night. Learn more about this agency Responsibilities NOTE: These are  not  Law Enforcement positions.   Park Rangers (Off-Highway-Vehicle) support the Bureau's recreation program. They work with the public to provide information, conduct permit compliance, and safety inspections. They respond to emergency situations. They participate in evaluating visitor use patterns, preparing and maintaining recreation sites, and monitoring condition of sites and natural and cultural resources. Work may take place in extremely remote environments and may require primitive camping and living skills for upwards of two weeks in duration. Off-Highway-Vehicle Rangers (OHV Rangers) greet riders, provide visitor information and education concerning responsible OHV use on public lands, monitor for compliance with BLM travel plan rules and regulations, monitor for resource damage to road/trail sign installation, trail maintenance, and monitor visitor safety and offer aid in emergencies. As non-commissioned (non-law enforcement) personnel, Trail Rangers must possess excellent public relations skills. Additional duties include assisting Recreation staff with Wilderness Study Area and dispersed recreation site management. Candidates need to be available from April to September and willing to work weekends and holidays. The work is performed outdoors in rugged terrain; to include very steep, wet, muddy, rough, uneven or rocky surfaces; positions require physical exertions, such as, bending, crouching, and stooping, stretching, reaching, or similar activities. Individuals should be capable of working alone, or with other people, during early morning hours, night, or during the day. Remember to say you found this opportunity at EnvironmentalCareer.com
U.S. Bureau of Land Management Oregon, USA
Nov 18, 2018
Temporary
MANY vacancies in the following locations: Lakeview, OR Prineville, OR Roseburg, OR Spokane Valley, WA Summary Physical Demands/Work Environment   Work may take place in extremely remote areas and may require primitive camping and living skills for upwards of two weeks in duration. The work is performed outdoors in rugged terrain; to include very steep, wet, muddy, rough, uneven or rocky surfaces; positions require physical exertions, such as, bending, crouching, stooping, reaching, or similar activities. Individuals should be able to work alone or with people; during early morning, day, or night hours. Learn more about this agency Responsibilities Range Technicians (Weeds) work under the supervision and guidance of professional range and natural resource specialists performing a variety of duties related to implementation of on the ground noxious weeds and invasive plant control. The work is performed outdoors in rugged terrain; to include very steep, wet, muddy, rough, uneven or rocky surfaces; positions require physical exertions, such as, bending, crouching, stooping, stretching, reaching, or similar activities. Individuals should be capable of working alone, or with other people, during early morning hours, night, or during the day, and of wearing and manipulating a backpack sprayer weight 15 to 45 pounds. NOTE: Lakeview, OR:  At this location, field work is performed at elevations ranging 4,000 to 8,000 feet.  During the field season temperatures can range from 30 degrees to over 100 degrees Fahrenheit.  The work is located from 1 to 3 hours away from the office and requires driving 4/x/4 vehicles while towing trailers loaded with UTVs and other field equipment on unimproved roads, as well as operating UTVs on rough rock roads to access remote field sites.  Duties include controlling noxious weeds through IPM activities that include manual hand digging/pulling, mowing, or spraying noxious weeds with herbicides, as well as assisting with surveys and inspections of plants sprayed with herbicides.   Remember to say you found this opportunity at EnvironmentalCareer.com