U S Department of Interior
Summary Explore a new career with the BLM - where our people are our greatest natural resource. For additional information about the BLM, please visit . This position is located in Rwalins, WY. Information about Location and the Location area can be found at . Physical Demands: The work includes both office and field conditions. Office work involves long periods of intense concentration on technical details. Most field work requires physical stamina and is often under a variety of arduous conditions, including travel by vehicle, all train vehicles (ATVs), or foot over rugged, slippery, and\/or hazardous terrain, exposure to adverse temperature and weather conditions, as well as physiographic extremes. The individual may be required to perform duties that require recurring bending, crouching, stooping, reaching or lifting. Work may also include lifting of moderately heavy items, such equipment and samples. The incumbent may subjected to hostile wildlife, confined spaces, chemical and physical hazards. Work Environment: When in the office, the position is physically located in close proximity to a number of other professional employees, and must tolerate and average amount of conversation, telephone and other similar office distractions and background noise. Office quarters are located in a modern office building and tend to be \u201copen space\u201d arrangements. Field conditions include the full range of topographic conditions, ranging from rolling plains to steep mountainous terrain. Incumbent will, on occasion, be required to enter surface and underground mines and tolerate high\/low temperatures, dust and high levels of noise and vibration. Safety clothing such as self contained breathing apparatus; safety boots, goggles, etc. are required to be worn. During winter months temperatures of 10 degrees Fahrenheit can be expected, while during the summer temperatures in excess of 100 degrees Fahrenheit are not uncommon. Incumbent will adhere to all safety rules and regulations as prescribed in manuals\/supplements or by the designated Safety Officer. When completing work assignments in the office or field, or operating a motorized vehicle, incumbent must be alert to safety hazards to ensure work is accomplished in the most efficient and safe manner. Responsibilities This position serves as a geologist in a Bureau of Land Management Office. The geologist is responsible for performing work that involves knowledge and application of the principles of geology, and being responsible for planning, initiating, directing, and executing the minerals program activities. The geologist plans, initiates, and directs work that involves compliance activities over mining industry, sales, permits and leases to assure the orderly development and conservation on minerals materials, locatable and leasable minerals on public lands; and assures maximum economic recovery of mineral deposits through review of industry operating plans for exploration, development, and extraction of minerals and compliance with the environmental reclamation requirements of Department of Interior's regulations and Bureau of Land Management policy. Travel Required Occasional travel - Occasional travel required. Who May Apply This job is open to\u2026 Current federal employees or former federal with competitive\/reinstatement eligibility; CTAP and ICTAP eligibles within the local commuting area; Veteran's (VEOA), (VRA), 30% disabled eligibles. Special Hiring Authorities, Schedule A and\/or individuals w\/disabilities. Former PLC members who within the past 2 Years have completed all requirements of a creditable PLC project. Current or former time-limited employees eligible under PL-114-47, Requirements Requirements Conditions of Employment U.S. Citizenship is required Be sure to read the \
U S Department of Interior
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