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US Bureau of Land Management Reviews

Updated February 13, 2019
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US Bureau of Land Management Acting Director Michael D. Nedd
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  • "Reactionary, Lots of red tape that comes with government work" (in 6 reviews)

  • "I have no Cons to say about BLM" (in 3 reviews)

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  1. "Biological Science Technician"

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    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee

    I worked at US Bureau of Land Management full-time

    Pros

    Fun, rewarding job if you love nature.

    Cons

    Work was repetitive and cumbersome at times.


  2. "Dedicated workforce that strives for excellence"

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    Current Employee - Field Coordinator
    Current Employee - Field Coordinator
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO

    I have been working at US Bureau of Land Management full-time (Less than a year)

    Pros

    Great mission focus and friendly co-workers.

    Cons

    Working at the Federal Center is a fairly no thrill affair.

  3. "Government Information Specialst"

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    Current Employee - Government Information Specialist in Billings, MT
    Current Employee - Government Information Specialist in Billings, MT
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook

    I have been working at US Bureau of Land Management full-time (More than 10 years)

    Pros

    Family Friendly, supportive in leadership growth and training.

    Cons

    Technology may vary depending on location, and office space may not be private.

    Advice to Management

    Support and care for employees creates highly motivated employees.


  4. "Traveling and working"

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    Current Employee - Wildland Firefighter in Las Vegas, NV
    Current Employee - Wildland Firefighter in Las Vegas, NV
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    No opinion of CEO

    I have been working at US Bureau of Land Management full-time (More than 3 years)

    Pros

    Travel, blue collar job, meaningful job

    Cons

    Seasonal position, dangerous job, no benefits

    Advice to Management

    More full time, non seasonal positions, more opportunities for low level positions


  5. "Wildland Firefighter"

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    Current Employee - Range Technician in Boise, ID
    Current Employee - Range Technician in Boise, ID
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO

    I have been working at US Bureau of Land Management (More than a year)

    Pros

    Some days you feel you earn to much for what you do. Great job as a summer seasonal during college, saved up 22,000 over 4 months and 1200 hours of overtime, work with a variety of individuals in a dynamic environment, and will carry your experiences for the rest of your life.

    Cons

    Some days you feel you earn too little (Actually most days).

    Advice to Management

    Give seasonals more opportunities to detail.


  6. "Land Law Examiner"

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    Former Employee - Land Law Examiner in Anchorage, AK
    Former Employee - Land Law Examiner in Anchorage, AK
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    Positive Outlook

    I worked at US Bureau of Land Management full-time (More than 10 years)

    Pros

    Interesting Work very unique
    Research Oriented
    Diverse Group of Employees
    Helped thousands of communities providing final land patents.

    Cons

    Nothing really stood out as a con to me as an employee.

    Advice to Management

    I would be an awesome asset to your company with my background and skills.


  7. "Great Agency"

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    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Recommends
    Neutral Outlook
    No opinion of CEO

    I have been working at US Bureau of Land Management full-time

    Pros

    I work in a young, very cohesive office with people who communicate well between departments

    Cons

    Some lack of funding for special positions or projects

  8. Helpful (1)

    "Good & Bad"

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    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee

    Pros

    Good coworkers and casual environment.

    Cons

    The Bureau of Land Management is not very popular.


  9. "intern"

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    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee

    I have been working at US Bureau of Land Management part-time

    Pros

    flex hours and a great work life balance

    Cons

    a lot of down time, kind of boring at times


  10. "Know your field office"

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    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Recommends
    Neutral Outlook
    Approves of CEO

    I have been working at US Bureau of Land Management full-time

    Pros

    great specialists to work with that are passionate about their resource

    Cons

    some management do not operate ethically or by policy and regulations