Natural Resource Specialist for the Bureau of Land Management

Company Name: BLM

Title: Natural Resource Specialist
Location: Farmington, NM

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Coordinates and leads on-the-ground inspections of proposed surface disturbing activities associated with oil and gas development and/or other land uses. Writes Environmental Assessments (EA) describing action, setting, impacts, and measures required to mitigate the proposed actions. Participates in the preparation of and/or reviews Environmental Impact Statements (EIS). Conducts field inspections of oil and gas operations and/or other surface use authorizations for the purpose of determining compliance with applicable laws and regulations, lease terms, onshore Oil and Gas Orders. Communicate on a daily basis with a variety of individuals to resolve land use conflicts between proposed land uses and other resource mandates.

Minimum Qualifications:

1) Knowledge of Federal, state and local laws and regulations in conjunction with oil and gas development or other surface disturbing operations. 2) Knowledge of various biological and physical sciences involved in determining best management practices to prevent resource problems. 3) Knowledge of lands and minerals use authorization practices. 4) Knowledge of oil and gas and other land use authorizations. 5) Ability to use various conflict resolution techniques to fashion solutions to complex issues.

Desired Majors: N/A

Position Type: Full Time
Hours per week: 40+

Salary & Benefits: $40033.00 – $63654.00

Application Process:  To receive consideration for this position, you must provide a complete Application Package, which includes ALL of the following items: 1. Your responses to the Assessment Questionnaire; 2. Your resume; and 3. Applicable supporting documents specified in the Required Documents section of this job announcement. Click on the button “Apply OnLine” and login to MY USAJOBS. If you haven’t already registered with USAJOBS, the system will require you to create a user name and password, complete a questionnaire and paste or type a resume into USAJOBS. If you have already registered with USAJOBS and forgot your login information, select the “Did you forget your username and/or password” link. Your application package must be submitted by 11:59 PM Eastern Time by the closing date of this announcement. If you need assistance in applying on-line, please contact the HR Office at (505) 954-2223 or via email at If applying on-line poses a hardship for you (i.e. you do not have access to the internet) you must contact us prior to the closing date of the announcement for an alternative method of applying.


Application Deadline: 12/2/2016