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This position is located in the Bureau of Land Management, California State Office, Office of Communications located in Sacramento, CA. Information about Sacramento and the surrounding area can be found at City of Sacramento.
We expect to fill 1 vacancy at this time; however, additional positions may be filled from this announcement if they become available.
- Serve as an adjunct to the State Director to Congressional, state, and local government agencies/officials in managing the external aspects of a diverse spectrum of critical public land issues of regional and national importance.
- Manage a variety of comprehensive programs relative to public education and enlightenment, public participation and involvement, and cooperative relations throughout California and closely related states.
- Serve the State Director and their management team as one of the key advisors on all significant program and policy areas.
- Offer advice on Congressional and legislative matters which involve researching/presenting policy and advice from a political/public relations perspective on variety of issues, such as wilderness management, land use planning, renewable energy, etc.
- Develop liaison with the California Congressional delegation, consisting of 53 members of the House of Representatives, 2 United States Senators, and field staff, with particular emphasis on districts with large amounts of Federal public lands.
- Identify and track State legislative proposals which may affect BLM personnel, programs, policies, and efforts to manage the public lands in California and northwestern Nevada.
- Provide valuable policy advice on all significant issues with external implications before the State Director, primarily relating to public acceptance, political implications, media reaction, and coordination with other key influences.
- Prepares responses to complex and sometimes controversial Congressional inquiries and proposals.
- Advises line managers, program leaders, and staff on potential public reaction to BLM policies, decisions and activities.
Occasional travel - You may be expected to travel for this position.
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This job originated on www.usajobs.gov. For the full announcement and to apply, visit www.usajobs.gov/GetJob/ViewDetails/599809200. Only resumes submitted according to the instructions on the job announcement listed at www.usajobs.gov will be considered.