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    The BLM is seeking a dynamic and energetic leader to join its team. The BLM manages 245 million acres of public land, more than any other Federal agency. This land is primarily located in 12 Western States, including Alaska. BLM administers 700 million acres of sub-surface estate, sustaining health, diversity, and productivity of public lands for present and future generations. Visit www.blm.gov for information about the BLM and its Grand Junction, Colorado office.

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    As Assistant Director, the incumbent is responsible for the development and management of national policy, guidance, and standards for the BLM National Conservation Lands, Resources Education and Partnership Programs. The BLM National Conservation Lands include National Monuments, National Conservation Areas, Wild and Scenic Rivers, National Scenic and Historic Trails, Wilderness Areas, and Wilderness Study Areas and specially designated public lands as mandated by the President or by Congress. The incumbent represents Interior or the BLM before Congress and other Federal, State, and local agencies, private industry, environmental communities, academia, media, tribal governments, and other appropriate parties. 

    As a member of the Bureau executive leadership team consisting of the Bureau Director, Deputy Director, Assistant Directors, and the State Directors, ensures consistency of policy direction and management through coordination, communication, and collaboration within the Bureau, the Department, among other Federal, State, and local agencies, private industry, environmental communities, academia, media, tribal governments, and other appropriate parties. The incumbent leads sponsorship of, or represents Interior or the BLM at conferences, meetings, workshops, and training sessions related to special areas.

    The Assistant Director provides program direction to promote teamwork, creativity, innovation, and closer ties to customers and creative approaches to problem resolution. Program direction consists of various management functions essential to the support of the Bureau's goals and strategic objectives which include: preparation and management of the operating budget; personnel management; and equal employment opportunity in the fullest context for the effective utilization of human resources; management analysis to improve operating practices and procedures; safety; employee development; accounting and financial operations; procurement and contracting of supplies and services; management of personal and real property; and other miscellaneous functions.

    Travel Required

    Occasional travel - Occasional travel is required.

    Supervisory status


    Promotion Potential


  • Job family (Series)

    0340 Program Management

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