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Job opening: Rangeland Management Specialist

Salary: $39 576 - 63 733 per year
City: Kemmerer
Published at: Mar 11 2024
Employment Type: Full-time
Explore a new career with the BLM - where our people are our most precious resource We have one vacancy located in each of the following areas: Kemmerer, Wyoming Pinedale, Wyoming Rawlins, Wyoming Information about each location and their surrounding area can be found at: Kemmerer, WY Pinedale, WY Rawlins, WY We expect to fill three vacancies at this time; however, additional positions may be filled from this announcement if they become available.


The specialist serves as a rangeland resource consultant to the Field and/or District management team, land users, and interested publics. The employee reviews range permit applications to ensure compliance with appropriate federal law. The incumbent processes protests and appeals, prepares casework in preparation for hearings, and appears as an expert witness when necessary. Develops, maintains and revises planning documents in the district/field office for the range program in accordance with established Bureau planning schedules. Provides input to interdisciplinary reports, environmental assessments resource management plans, and protective stipulations for rangeland ecosystems.


  • U.S. Citizenship is required.
  • Be sure to read the How to Apply and Required Documents Sections.
  • You cannot hold an active real estate license: nor can you have an interest or hold stocks in firms with interest in Federal Lands.
  • Direct Deposit Required.
  • Appointment will be subject to a favorably adjudicated background/suitability investigation/determination.
  • Your resume must contain enough information to show that you meet the qualification requirements as defined in the announcement. In addition, your responses to the questions must adequately reflect in your resume.
  • May require a one-year probationary period.


In order to be rated as qualified for this position, we must be able to determine that you meet the qualification requirements - please be sure to include this information in your resume. No assumptions will be made about your experience. For GS-05: Applicants who meet the basic education requirements described in the Education requirements below are fully qualified for the specified entry grade. You must meet all qualification requirements by the closing date of the announcement. For GS-07: In addition to meeting the basic education requirement, you must possess one (1) full year of specialized experience at or equivalent to the GS-05 level that is equivalent in difficulty and complexity as indicated by the following examples: Assisting higher-level professionals with projects related to the ecological behavior of grasslands, pasture lands, savannas, shrub lands, riparian properties, deserts, meadows and/or coast marshes to everyday work situations. Assisting higher-level professionals with conserving, developing, and managing public range lands. Researching, collecting, verifying, interpreting, and analyzing a variety of directives, regulations, and information to assist with the preparation of recommendations for management action. Writing technical reports and evaluations. Providing resource management coordination and information to other resources specialist in a team setting. -OR- Have one year of graduate education leading to a master`s degree in rangeland management or a directly related field. -OR- Meet the requirements for Superior Academic Achievement (S.A.A.) See OPM Quals Standard-General Policies E(4)(f). -OR- Have an equivalent combination of the type and level of experience and education described above. Only graduate level education may be combined with experience. Superior Academic Achievement (See OPM's General Policies, Application of Qualification Standards Section 4.f.) S.A.A. must have been gained in a curriculum that is qualifying for the position to be filled. Experience refers to paid and unpaid experience, including volunteer work done through National Service programs (e.g., Peace Corps, AmeriCorps) and other organizations (e.g., professional; philanthropic; religious; spiritual; community, student, social). Volunteer work helps build critical competencies, knowledge, and skills and can provide valuable training and experience that translates directly to paid employment. You will receive credit for all qualifying experience, including volunteer experience. You must meet all qualification requirements by the closing date of the announcement. Physical Demands: The work is sedentary but may occasionally require some physical exertion such as walking over rough, uneven, or rocky surfaces and exposure to extreme temperatures. The field duties of this position require that the employee operate four-wheel drive vehicles on and off roads in isolated areas. Work Environment: Work is performed in the office and field locations under a variety of topographic and climatic conditions.


This position has an individual occupational requirement. In order to qualify, you must meet one of the below:

1. Degree: Range management; or a related discipline that included at least 42 semester hours in a combination of the plant, animal, and soil sciences, and natural resources management, as follows:
  • Range Management -- At least 18 semester hours of course work in range management, including courses in such areas as basic principles of range management, range plants, range ecology, range inventories and studies, range improvements, and ranch or rangeland planning.
  • Directly Related Plant, Animal, and Soil Sciences -- At least 15 semester hours of directly related courses in the plant, animal, and soil sciences, including at least one course in each of these three scientific areas, i.e., plant, animal, and soil sciences. Courses in such areas as plant taxonomy, plant physiology, plant ecology, animal nutrition, livestock production, and soil morphology or soil classification are acceptable.
  • Related Resource Management Studies -- At least 9 semester hours of course work in related resource management subjects, including courses in such areas as wildlife management, watershed management, natural resource or agricultural economics, forestry, agronomy, forages, and outdoor recreation management.

2. Combination of education and experience: At least 42 semester hours of course work in the combination of plant, animal, and soil sciences and natural resources management shown in A above, plus appropriate experience or additional education.

To qualify, you must submit copies of all transcripts or a list of college courses that include hours and grades from an accredited U.S. college/university. See Required Documents section for more information.


  • Address BLM Wyoming State Office BLM Wyoming State Office, WY-953 5353 Yellowstone Road Cheyenne, WY 82009 US
  • Name: BLM HR WY
  • Phone: 3077756026
  • Email: [email protected]

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