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Plans, leads/supervises, coordinates and implements resource management planning activities in the field and ensures that RMP/EIS documentation meets prescribed quality standards and is in compliance with the Federal Land Policy and Management Act (FLPMA), the National Environmental Policy Act (NEPA), the Council on Environmental Quality (CEQ) regulations and Departmental and Bureau guidelines.
Develops planning schedules and public participation plans to guide the Field Office’s planning process.
Plans, organizes, and leads/supervises the preparation of planning documents including the pre-planning analysis, management situation analysis, RMPs, EIS preparation plan and draft and final EISs.
Serves as technical liaison between Field Offices and other entities; such as the State Office, other BLM offices, Washington Office, Regional Solicitor’s Office, other Federal, State and local government agencies, Indian Tribal Governments, contractors, and external customers.
Interprets planning and NEPA laws, regulations, policies and guidance for field office specific land and resource management programs, and the resolution of a wide variety of protests and appeals. Develops planning and NEPA guidance for local field office use that may be in the form of Instruction Memoranda (IM), Information Bulletins (IB), desktop references, and/or handbooks.
Coordinates identification of inventory and data collection needed to conduct resource management planning and NEPA decision-making efforts.
Physical Demands: The work is primarily sedentary and does not require unusual physical activity or demands. On occasion may require walking over rough, uneven or rocky terrain during periods of extreme temperatures. May be required to drive two or four wheeled drive government vehicles over tarred, gravel or dirt roads.
Work Environment: The work environment involves everyday risks and discomforts that require normal safety precautions typical of office, meeting and training room, and outdoor desert settings.