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    As a Pathways Intern, you will have an opportunity to explore the Department of the Interior's mission, responsibilities and role to our Nation. You will also learn about the Federal work environment and discover the opportunities available through Public Service. 

    So come spend some time with our team as we fulfill our mission of "Protecting America's Great Outdoors and Powering our future".

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    The Bureau of Safety & Environmental Enforcement (BSEE) works to promote safety, protect the environment, and conserve resources offshore through vigorous regulatory oversight and enforcement. For information about our bureau go to: http://www.bsee.gov/

    At the GS-07 performance level, the major duties of this position include, but are not limited to the following:

    • Assists staff Engineers and Inspectors in conducting reviews of various standard approval requests.
    • Participates in technical and professional development programs offered by BSEE staff and consulting firms, receives training in the engineering methods and practices in the pertinent requirements of the Code of Federal Regulations, and completes the data entry for various engineering-related databases.
    • Assists Engineers and/or Inspectors on field inspections offshore in inspections of various components.
    • Rotates to various work units in order to enhance and broaden the intern’s field and range of experience.

    This position is eligible for conversion to the competitive service upon completion of the Pathways Intern Program requirements. Upon conversion the full performance level of this position is GS-12. Conversion to the competitive service is not guaranteed; it is at the discretion of management. Additionally, promotions to the next grade level are not guaranteed; they are at the discretion of management.

    This position is located within the Department of the Interior, Bureau of Safety & Environmental Enforcement (BSEE), Gulf of Mexico OCS Region, Regional Field Operations. This position will be filled in one of the following sections: Technical Assessment Section; Decommissioning Support Section; Pipeline Section.  Applicants must be able to work in the Jefferson, LA duty location throughout the duration of the Pathways Internship.

    The Bureau of Safety and Environmental Enforcement has determined that the duties of this position are not suitable for telework.

    Salary Information: GS-04 $29,847-$38,798 per annum, GS-05 $33,394-$50,801 per annum, GS-07 $41,365-$62,922 per annum. First time hires to the Federal government normally start at the lower salary range of the grade level.

    Travel Required

    Occasional travel - 1-5 nights/per year

    Supervisory status


    Promotion Potential


This job originated on www.usajobs.gov. For the full announcement and to apply, visit www.usajobs.gov/GetJob/ViewDetails/513343200. Only resumes submitted according to the instructions on the job announcement listed at www.usajobs.gov will be considered.