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Job Opportunities in Nevada

The Bureau of Land Management has a unique mission within the Department of the Interior.  It's the scope of our work that sets us apart. We manage activities ranging from outdoor recreation to livestock grazing, from mineral development and energy production to conservation of natural, historical and cultural resources.


The Bureau of Land Management in Nevada is currently recruiting to fill several position vacancies located at varying duty locations throughout Nevada. For details on the listed positions, visit the USAJOBS website at

USAJOBS is the U.S. Government’s official system/program for Federal jobs and employment information or contact the BLM Nevada State Office, Branch of Human Resources at 775-861-6431. To know more about careers with BLM, visit 



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Job Title and Location

12/06/2015 Lead Range Technician-Fire Engine Operator (Battle Mountain)
12/08/2015 Outdoor Recreation Planner (Caliente)
01/29/2016 Hotshot Wildland Firefighter-Range/Forestry Aid/Technician (Carson City & Elko)
01/29/2016 Lead Hotshot Wildland Firefighter-Lead Range/Forestry Technician (Carson City & Elko)
02/29/2016 Fire Logistics Dispatcher (Elko, Ely, Las Vegas, Minden & Winnemucca)
02/29/2016 Fire Dispatcher-Range/Forestry Technician (Elko, Ely, Las Vegas, Minden & Winnemucca)
02/29/2016 Lead Wildland Firefighter-Lead Range/Forestry Technician (Lovelock, McDermitt, Paradise Valley, Winnemucca)
03/01/2016 Prevention & Mitigation-Range/Forestry Technician (Carson City)
03/01/2016 Supervisory Wildland Firefighter-Supervisory Range/Forestry Technician (Battle Mtn, Carlin, Carson City, Elko, Eureka, Fernley, Golconda, Lovelock, McDermitt, Minden, Reno, Stead AFB, Wells & Winnemucca)
03/01/2016 Supervisory Wildland Firefighter-Supervisory Range/Forestry Technician (Caliente, Ely & Pony Springs)
03/01/2016 Lead Wildland Firefighter-Lead Range/Forestry Technician (Battle Mtn, Elko & Eureka)
03/29/2016 Lead Wildland Firefighter-Lead Range/Forestry Technician (Caliente, Carson City, Fernley, Minden, Reno & Stead AFB)
03/29/2016 Wildland Firefighter-Range/Forestry Aid/Technician (Battle Mtn, Caliente, Carlin, Carson City, Elko, Ely, Eureka, Fernley, Golconda, Las Vegas, Logandale, Lovelock, McDermitt, Minden, Pahrump, Paradise Valley, Pony Springs, Reno, Stead AFB, Wells & Winnemucca)


Live and Work and Play in Nevada

With 48 million acres of public land in Nevada—that’s about 67 percent of the State’s land base—there are lots of opportunities for multiple uses. Gold mining is huge along northeastern Nevada’s Carlin Trend. The state is touted as the Saudi Arabia of solar energy. The word is out among recreationist that Nevada’s wide open spaces are the place to go for outstanding mountain biking, hiking and off-road vehicle riding fun.

The Work Environment

• Nevada’s leadership team sets clear expectations and provides the support for employees to be successful, to have the opportunity to make a difference in the management of the public lands.
• Nevada consistently identifies and develops those within the organization who show the potential and interest in becoming the best they can be.
• The BLM is an employer that offers job security with good wages and benefits. Add to that mix meaningful work and a demand for our services and products and you’ll find this is an excellent work environment.

Bonus Points

• No State Income Tax.
• Low Humidity. Sure the temps can head over the 100 degree mark, but it’s a dry heat.
• Lake Tahoe. Year-round fabulousness.
• Mountains, lots of ‘em. Nevada is the most mountainous state in the union with more than 150 mountain ranges.
• Close to major cities. Las Vegas. San Francisco. Los Angeles. Salt Lake City.