Safford BLM seeks geologist


Staff Reports

SAFFORD – The Safford Field Office of the Bureau of Land Management (BLM) is in need of a new geologist.

The office is looking for a full-time geologist in the series grades GS7-11. Click here for more information or to apply.   

Duties include participating in team projects for minerals-related actions, resource leasing, exploration, and development drilling, providing written and oral assistance to the public, cooperating with other BLM offices, reviewing mineral leases, and providing technical expertise in formulating surface protection stipulations, standards and mitigating measures to reduce the adverse impacts of surface disturbing activities. 

Only United States citizens may apply and a basic degree in Geology is required, as well as at least one year of experience, or one year of progressively higher-level graduate education in geology or a closely related field or a Superior Academic Achievement, or a combination of education and experience. 

The work demands both office and field conditions and can involve long periods of intense concentration on technical details. The work requires a certain amount of physical stamina and is often under a variety of arduous conditions, including traveling over rugged terrain in various weather conditions. 

Click here for more information or to apply or contact Geraldo Carlos, at the BLM Arizona State Office at (602) 417-9331 or by email at