Planning and Environmental Coordinator

Posted on Feb 13, 2021

Bureau of Land Management, Department of the Interior

Phoenix, AZ  |  #science #government


Explore a new career with the BLM - where our people are our greatest natural resource.

This position is located in Phoenix, Arizona.

Information about Phoenix, Arizona and the surrounding area can be found at

We expect to fill 1 vacancy at this time; however, additional positions may be filled from this announcement if they become available.

Selective Placement Factors: This position requires a special qualification that has been determined to be essential to perform the duties and will be used as a screen out element.

Those who do not provide evidence they possess the following selective factor(s) will be rated not qualified: You must possess (or obtain within 30 days of entrance on duty) and maintain a valid state driver's license while employed in this position.

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.

You must possess one (1) full year of specialized experience at or equivalent to the GS-11 level that is equivalent in difficulty and complexity as indicated by the following examples: Experience in land use planning as they relate to recreation, wildlife, wilderness, fire management, forestry, range, minerals, and cultural resources activities; Experience evaluating and interpreting field office needs in the planning and environmental coordination functions; Experience coordinating multiple, complex projects having a wide diversity of tasks.

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 within 30 days of the closing date of the announcement.

Federal employees in the competitive service are also subject to the Time-In-Grade requirement in accordance with 5 CFR 300.604.

If you are a current Federal employee in the General Schedule (GS) pay plan and applying for a promotion opportunity, you must have completed a minimum of 52 weeks at the next lower grade level.

Physical Demands: Work is primarily sedentary.

Assignments may occasionally require strenuous or hazardous duty associated with field work in remote locations.

Normally the position will not require physical tolerance beyond that normally expected.

At times, will be required to walk into areas with no roads, climb, and otherwise negotiate areas inaccessible to vehicular travel.

Work Environment: Much of the work is performed in an office setting, but many aspects of the assignment must be accomplished in the field under all types of climatic conditions.

Occasional trips to other office locations and training sites are required for site inspections and supervision of remotely located employees.

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