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

    This position is located in the Idaho State Office, Office of External Affairs in Boise, Idaho.  Information about the area can be found at Boise, Idaho.

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    Responsibilities

    Serves as the official spokesperson for the BLM Idaho State Office and ensures agency policies, programs and actions are appropriately communicated to others.

    Plans, leads, coordinates and implements a strategic and dynamic new media and web presence based on industry trends, best practices, and forward-looking communication technologies.

    Responsible for adhering to the policies, procedures, and processes, needed to develop, implement, and sustain the agency’s internal and external website and social media presence.

    Develops and evaluates policies for printed material and ensures printed materials comply with BLM and Government Printing Office standards. Approves publications in both traditional and digital formats.

    In support of the State Director, BLM Director and the Secretary of the Interior, prepares congressional testimony, briefing materials, witness briefings and follow-up questions for the record.

    Coordinates and prepares responses to routine congressional inquiries, working closely with local congressional staff.

    Directs management’s response to all Congressional and other elected official correspondence received by the State Director.

    Functions as a member of the State Leadership Team in evaluating, advising and planning for implementation of policies and decisions on management of public lands and their resources as well as controversies and public interest associated with land management decisions. Issues may include, by are not limited to, all programmatic issues under the BLM’s mandate of multiple use and sustained yield, including oil and gas leasing, wildfire management and response, renewable energy development, land use planning, wild horse and burro adoptions, coal leasing and development, hard rock mining and tribal consultations, military land withdrawals, land access, recreational use, special designations, and law enforcement activities.

    Functions as an advisor to the State Director. Identifies internal and external target audiences for various issues.

    Travel Required

    Occasional travel - Occasional field assignments are required to gather information and carry out the communications program.

    Supervisory status

    Yes

    Promotion Potential

    14

  • Job family (Series)

    1035 Public Affairs

This job originated on www.usajobs.gov. For the full announcement and to apply, visit www.usajobs.gov/GetJob/ViewDetails/513126200. Only resumes submitted according to the instructions on the job announcement listed at www.usajobs.gov will be considered.