US Bureau of Land Management Reviews

Updated Apr 22, 2021

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US Bureau of Land Management Acting Director Michael D. Nedd
Michael D. Nedd
14 Ratings
Pros
  • "Very Relaxed environment and great people to work with(in 13 reviews)

  • "In my experience, the people that work for BLM are really passionate about public lands and everything that comes with it(in 10 reviews)

  • Cons
  • "Lots of red tape when working for the government, slow environment(in 8 reviews)

  • "Management in the BLM is sub-par, at least in NM(in 6 reviews)

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    1. 5.0
      Former Employee

      Great place.

      Mar 6, 2021 - Cadastral Land Surveyor in Klamath Falls, OR
      Recommend
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      Pros

      Freedom, time off, holidays, work schedule

      Cons

      Salary, non transferable skills, travel requirements

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    2. 4.0
      Current Employee, less than 1 year

      Great field experience and exposure to multiple areas in the oil and gas industry.

      Apr 17, 2021 - Petroleum Engineering Technician in Carlsbad, NM
      Recommend
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      Pros

      flexible schedule friendly helpful coworkers good benefits opportunities for OT days off annual promotions

      Cons

      lower pay work after hours occasionally office location

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    3. 5.0
      Former Employee

      Great!

      Apr 22, 2021 - Seasonal Park Ranger 
      Recommend
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      Pros

      Great pay, good hours, great benefits

      Cons

      None, great agency to work for

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    4. 5.0
      Current Employee, more than 1 year

      Hard work but you are valued

      Apr 1, 2021 - Land Law Examiner 
      Recommend
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      Pros

      Everyone is willing to share their knowledge

      Cons

      So far, I have no cons to report.

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    5. 4.0
      Current Employee, less than 1 year

      Park Ranger (river patrol)

      Mar 30, 2021 - Seasonal Park Ranger in Fort Benton, MT
      Recommend
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      Pros

      Government Salary, Benefits, Working outdoors, helping conservation

      Cons

      not a lot of time off. lower salary, very difficult to get a full time gig

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    6. 4.0
      Former Employee, less than 1 year

      Good Company and Benefits, Lack of Importance Placed on Cultural Resources

      Feb 24, 2021 - Archaeological Technician in Laramie, WY
      Recommend
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      Pros

      Professional Environment abilities to grow and good benefits

      Cons

      Lack of Federal funding and support to perform duties appropriately.

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    7. 4.0
      Current Employee

      Not Bad, Not Great

      Feb 19, 2021 - Wildland Firefighter 
      Recommend
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      Pros

      Hard Work, at least during the summer months A good amount of overtime if you need it Great teamwork mostly

      Cons

      Low pay Minimum benefits Time away from family

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    8. 5.0
      Former Employee

      Great government job

      Feb 10, 2021 - Land Survey Technician 
      Recommend
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      Pros

      federal employment with steady paychecks

      Cons

      hard to get rid of bad employees

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    9. 4.0
      Current Employee

      Steady career

      Jan 11, 2021 - Senior Wildland Firefighter in Portland, OR
      Recommend
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      Pros

      -awesome job, go to cool places all the time, lots of training opportunities, rewarding

      Cons

      -super low pay for what you do, long days, no days off in summer to have fun in personal life, can be tedious and boring work at times

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    10. 5.0
      Former Employee, more than 1 year

      Great Environment

      Jan 11, 2021 - Range Technician in Idaho Falls, ID
      Recommend
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      Pros

      Office organization, teamwork, management, and work ethic are all great in the Idaho Falls Field Office.

      Cons

      Lots of red tape, takes a long time to get the ball rolling on projects.

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