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.
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U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service Director Dan Ashe Honored with Diversity Journal’s 2013 CEO Leadership in Action Award for DiversityTUE, APRIL 9, 2013, 01:06 PM EST
U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service Director Dan Ashe has been selected by Diversity Journal to receive the 2013 CEO Leadership in Action Award. Read More >
Indian Affairs Goes Live with FBMSFRI, JANUARY 25, 2013, 07:14 AM EST
On Nov. 5, 2012, after 18 months of deployment preparations, the Financial and Business Management System went live at Indian Affairs (Bureau of Indian Affairs and Bureau of Indian Education). Read More >
Secretary Salazar Joins DOI, GSA Officials in Celebrating Opening of New Childcare Center at Main InteriorFRI, DECEMBER 21, 2012, 06:26 PM EST
On Dec. 11 Secretary Ken Salazar, along with others from the Department of the Interior and the General Services Administration, celebrated the opening of the new childcare center at the Main Interior Building. Read More >
DOI Employee Makes 2012 SAVE Award Final Four, Vote TodayWED, DECEMBER 19, 2012, 01:06 PM EST
A DOI employee – James Szender from the BLM – is among the four finalists for the 2012 President’s Save Award. OMB announced the finalists today and launched the public voting to choose a winner. Deadline to vote: Dec. 21. Read More >
BLM-Oregon: Grazing Gone GreenWED, DECEMBER 12, 2012, 05:17 PM EST
Back in 1994, the Columbian white-tailed deer faced an uncertain future. They'd been listed as a threatened species since 1978. In hopes of providing the deer with secure habitat, the BLM turned to ... cows. Read More >