Employee conducts cave research. BLM photo

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Working at BLM

Our multiple-use mission is what sets us apart at the BLM. We find the best fit for our public lands, which means we manage our lands for a broad range of uses, including outdoor recreation, mineral development and energy production, and the conservation of natural, historical and cultural resources. Our workforce of over 10,000 passionate employees works hard every day to manage more than 245 million acres of public land, more than any other Federal agency.

When you work at the BLM, our hope is that you gain as much as the agency does. We provide a family-friendly work environment, excellent benefits and, ultimately, a fulfilling career path.

Our Locations

Our employees work primarily  in 12 picturesque western states, including Alaska.  Explore these beautiful locations.

Federal Benefits

As a federal agency, the BLM offers incredible insurance benefits for you and your family.  Learn more.

Our Culture

Work-life balance is very important to us, which is why we offer a flexible work schedule, generous family leave and many other employee programs. Learn more.

Employee Stories

What’s it really like to work for the largest natural resources agency in the country? Read the stories of current BLM employees, in their own words.