Date: December 3, 2007
Contact: Ann Boucher 406-896-5011
Apply Now for Summer Jobs with the BLM
Looking for work that’s out of the ordinary? Apply now for a rewarding summer job with the Bureau of Land Management. Seasonal positions as well as student temporary positions are available.
Jobs related to wildland fires range from firefighting to lookout; non-fire positions are in fields such as archeology, biology, cartography, engineering, forestry, range, survey, and recreation.
Applications will be accepted through www.usajobs.opm.gov
. The first deadline for fire applications is Jan. 17, and the first deadline for non-fire applications is Jan. 6.
Applicants for fire positions can get additional information such as tips on applying, resume completion, and faxing information, at www.firejobs.doi.gov
Other job opportunities are designed to give students practical experience in fields such as engineering, forestry, geology, survey, range, recreation, and wildlife biology. Applicants for these student temporary employment positions (STEP) must be enrolled, or accepted for enrollment, in an accredited high school, technical or vocational school, two- or four-year college or university, graduate or professional school. For more information and to view STEP vacancy announcements, go to www.usajobs.opm.gov
and click on StudentJobs.gov.
Duty locations for all positions are identified in the online vacancy announcements.
For general information about employment with the BLM, go to http://www.blm.gov/mt/st/en/res/jobs.3.html or contact your local BLM office: Billings, 896-5002; Miles City, 233-2800; Butte, 533-7600; Dillon, 683-8000; Lewistown, 538-1900; Malta, 654-5100; Missoula, 329-3914; Glasgow, 228-3750; Havre, 265-5891; Dickinson, N.D., 701-227-7700; or Belle Fourche, S.D., 605-892-7000.