The U.S. Department of the Interior employs about 70,000 people in approximately 2,400 locations with offices across the United States, Puerto Rico, U.S. Territories, and Freely Associated States.
At Interior our employees take pride in knowing that the work they do every day is of real significance – from managing our nation’s natural resources and cultural heritage to honoring responsibilities to strengthen tribal nations and advocate for America’s island communities. We rely on their expertise and commitment to better serve the public and to help achieve our organizational goals and objectives.
In our continuing effort to better serve America, we continue to broaden the diversity of our department’s workforce. We are committed to identifying, hiring and retaining the best qualified individuals, wherever they are and whatever their background, so we reflect the diversity of the communities in which we operate.
Stories from the FieldNews
Web Reads: BLM: Blazing a New Oregon TrailFRI, JULY 25, 2014, 09:56 AM EST
Mountain bikers from all over the world ride these world-class trails built with help from local riders in Portland, Ore. Read the full story and check out the video here. Read More (tumblr.com) >
Reclamation and Partners Release New Hydrologic Projections for Contiguous United StatesFRI, JULY 25, 2014, 09:42 AM EST
The Bureau of Reclamation and its partners have released new hydrologic projections that will help local water managers answer questions about future climate, stream flow and water resources. Read More (usbr.gov) >
USGS: Observing Earth Today and Tomorrow: A National PlanTHU, JULY 24, 2014, 11:58 AM EST
Three USGS programs rank in the top tier of a new plan to improve coordination of Earth-observation efforts among government agencies: Landsat; airborne-lidar mapping; and the USGS streamgage network. Read More (usgs.gov) >
Bureau of Land Management Fire Program to Focus on Sage-Grouse ConservationTHU, JULY 24, 2014, 11:24 AM EST
As part of its collaborative efforts with states and other federal agencies to conserve sage-grouse habitat and that of more than 350 other wildlife species, BLM announced it is making protection of sage-grouse habitat a high natural-resource priority. Read More (blm.gov) >
NPS: Albany Pine Bush Designated a National Natural LandmarkWED, JULY 23, 2014, 07:42 AM EST
The National Park Service announced the designation of Albany Pine Bush as a national natural landmark. The site's globally rare pitch pine-scrub oak barrens support the federally listed endangered Karner blue butterfly and other species of concern. Read More >