The Bureau of Ocean Energy Management, within the Department of the Interior, manages billions of ocean acres of the U.S. continental shelf. We play an extremely important stewardship role – securing energy and minerals for our future, while ensuring that exploration and development occurs in an environmentally-responsible way. That role involves rigorous study and assessment of impacts to the environment and vulnerable communities.

Duties of the position include:

  1. Prepare, review, and coordinate environmental and policy documents concerning potential impacts from Outer Continental Shelf activities;
  2. Evaluate environmental and socio-cultural issues and conduct analyses that integrate state-of-the-art methods, scientific information, legal requirements, and BOEM policies;
  3. Help develop and implement new procedures to improve environmental analyses;
  4. Recommend and assist in the planning and management of research necessary to adequately assess impacts from OCS activities;
  5. Support inter-agency coordination and environmental consultation required under various environmental laws and regulations; and,
  6. Represent the bureau or Department concerning environmental assessment or environmental issues.


Location: D.C. Metro Area; flexible telework possible

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