Job Overview

Summary

BLM is seeking a dynamic and energetic individual to join the Elko District Team!

The BLM manages more land - approximately 253 million acres - than any other Federal agency. This land, known as the National System of Public Lands, is primarily located in 12 Western states, including Alaska. The Bureau, with a budget of about $1 billion, also administers 700 million acres of sub-surface mineral estates throughout the nation. The BLM's multiple-use mission is to sustain the health and productivity of the public lands for the use and enjoyment of present and future generations.

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. These positions are located in Elko, Nevada. Information about Elko and the Elko area can be found at Elko Chamber of Commerce.   

Travel and relocation expenses will not be paid by the Department of the Interior. Any travel, transportation and relocation expenses associated with reporting for duty in this position will be the responsibility of the selected employee.

Duties

The purpose of this position is to accomplish technical duties in support of the outdoor recreation program. - Organizes and executes a variety of standardized field inventories to determine compliance with wilderness and recreation plans, wilderness suitability, resource damage, recreation potential, requested use permits, impact of proposed resource plans, and current recreational usage. - Assists with recreation specialists in preparation of final report which includes use of GIS and GPS data. 

- Researches applications for non-routine special use permits and recommends approve or disapprove with justification for recommendation. - Provides detailed information to public about recreation opportunities, campground fees and available facilities.- Provides maintenance of campground facilities, which requires the use of hand and power tools to construct or repair facilities.