Natural Resource Specialist

  • U.S. Bureau of Land Management
  • Casper, WY, USA
  • Mar 16, 2019
Full time Conservation/ Natural Resources Energy Environmental Planning - NEPA Environmental Science - Engineering

Job Description

Summary

Explore a new career with the BLM - where our people are our greatest natural resource.

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This position is located in the Casper Field Office which manages approximately 1.4 million acres of BLM-administered surface land and 4.7 million acres of mineral estate within Natrona, Converse, Platte and Goshen Counties. The area is rich in history and recreational opportunities. For information on the City of Casper, visit: Casper, WY

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Responsibilities

The duties listed are at the full performance level, GS-11. At the GS-07 and -09 levels, the incumbent will be more closely supervised and work will be reviewed before finalized. You will work primarily on Oil and Gas resource issues. You will coordinate authorization of oil and gas, geophysical and other land use activities with other BLM Field Office staff, industry professionals, state, and other federal agencies and county and local governments and consultants. You will participate on interdisciplinary teams developing National Environmental Policy Act (NEPA) documents. You will ensure compliance with federal regulations and resolution of conflicting issues. You will inspect surface disturbing activity sites (i.e., oil and gas well pads, rights-of-way, geophysical projects) to ensure regulatory compliances, resource protection, site rehabilitation, etc.

Physical Demands: In addition to sedentary office work, this position may require walking or riding vehicles over rough terrain, bending crouching, reaching or lifting.

Work Environment: Work is typically performed in an office setting. However, field work may involve exposure to temperature extremes, inclement weather, and/or environmental conditions such as wildlife, chemical, or physical hazards.

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Sector

Government- Federal

Salary

GS 07 - 09 Salary $48,403 to $76,970 per year