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    BLM is seeking a dynamic and energetic individual to join the team to serve in the interdisciplinary position of Natural Resources Specialist/Physical Scientist (Minerals Resource Specialist) in the Montana State Office; Divisions of Energy, Minerals, and Realty; Branch of Fluid Minerals.  This position is located in Billings, Montana.  Information about the Billings area can be found at www.billingschamber.com.  Outside Magazine's Annual Best Town Winner in 2016

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    The incumbent is responsible for performing a variety of duties including, but not limited to, the following:

    - Providing technical and procedural expertise in the administration and coordination of the National Environmental Policy Act (NEPA) for the fluid minerals program in the Montana/Dakotas.

    - Monitoring and providing quality control for all surface and subsurface drilling and production aspects of the fluid minerals program.

    - Assisting with the development of budget, procurement, and equipment plans for fluid minerals activities.

    - Providing technical expertise for field staff in the mitigation of environmental impacts expected to occur as a result of fluid minerals exploration and development by demonstrating expertise and leadership in incorporating Best Management Practices (BMPs), state-of-the-art mitigation measures applied on a site-specific basis to reduce, prevent, or avoid adverse environmental or social impacts. 

    -Facilitating collaboration with local communities, special interest groups, Indian tribes, and other land management agencies with respect to fluid minerals leasing issues, exploration, and development issues.

    Travel Required

    Occasional travel - At times, travel for meetings and/or training may be required.

    Supervisory status


    Promotion Potential

    12 - Full Performance Level

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