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26 Jul 2021

Full-Time State Director

Department of the Interior – Posted by smithe0808 Anywhere

Job Description

The Department of the Interior is seeking qualified candidates for the Senior Executive Position (SES) of State Director in multiple locations.




New Mexico State Director with a duty station of Santa Fe, NM
Wyoming State Director with a duty station of Cheyenne, WY
Idaho State Director with a duty station of Boise, ID

The State Director will be responsible for administering a broad and complex program of balanced land protection, utilization and development, both surface and subsurface. Additionally, the State Directors have the mineral leasing responsibility for those lands where the surface is managed by other Federal agencies, and the responsibility for all cadastral survey work in the state(s) administered.

In addition to:

  1. Serves as the direct, on-site extension of the Director, BLM, in the accomplishment of his/her broad management responsibilities.
  2. Establishes state-wide program goals and priorities designed to meet the economic and social demand placed on the natural resources consistent with prudent conservation and protection concerns.
  3. Provides executive leadership and direction for all Bureau actions within the state(s) compatible with the Bureau, Departmental and Administration objectives and policy.
  4. Serves as focal point and principal spokesperson for the Bureau at the State Office level.
  5. Advocates and leads the BLM State Program commitment to automation by supporting and implementing the Bureau’s Automation/Modernization/Information Resources Management initiatives.
  6. Resolves exceptionally difficult or sensitive managerial and/or operational problems on a continuing basis, consulting with the Director and his/her staff on problems of Bureau-wide policy matters.
  7. Develops, correlates, and executes resource management, technical support and administrative management programs within the State Office jurisdiction consistent with the parameters of broad national policies and delegations of authority from the Bureau Director.
  8. Supervises directly or indirectly a large workforce in the accomplishment of BLM’s mission.

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Job Categories: Equal Opportunities. Job Types: Full-Time. Salaries: 100,000 and above.

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