Bureaus & Offices



The U.S. Department of the Interior is a Cabinet-level agency that manages America’s vast natural and cultural resources. Secretary of Interior Sally Jewell heads our department, which employs 70,000 people, including expert scientists and resource-management professionals, in nine technical bureaus:

In addition to our nine bureaus, there are a number of offices that fall under the Office of the Secretary, the Assistant Secretary for Policy, Management and Budget, Solicitor's Office and Office of the Inspector General: Other Department of the Interior Offices

DOI bureaus and offices maintain lists of significant guidance documents as called for by the Office of Management and Budget's (OMB) Bulletin No. 07-02: Final Bulletin for Agency Good Guidance Practices. This Bulletin establishes policies and procedures for agencies within the Executive Branch to apply in their development, issuance, and use of these significant guidance documents.