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
BLM Introduces Three Vintage Posters for Earth DayWED, APRIL 23, 2014, 01:45 PM EST
In celebration of Earth Day 2014, the Bureau of Land Management is introducing three vintage posters and postcards depicting some of the spectacular landscapes of our National Conservation Lands. Read More >
BSEE Director's Blog: Ensuring Safe, Environmentally Responsible Offshore DevelopmentWED, APRIL 23, 2014, 01:17 PM EST
It's been four years since the Deepwater Horizon explosion and resulting oil spill in the Gulf of Mexico. In the years since, we have seen the most aggressive and comprehensive reforms to offshore oil and gas regulation/oversight in our nation's history. Read More >
NPS-Tuskegee Airmen National Historic Site: Tuskegee Airmen Honored with New StampWED, APRIL 23, 2014, 10:51 AM EST
The 15th stamp in the U.S. Postal Service’s Distinguished American Series, which honors pioneering African American aviator C. Alfred “Chief” Anderson, was dedicated at a ceremony at Hangar 2 on Moton Field at Tuskegee Airmen National Historic Site. Read More >
First USGS Streamgage Records 125 Years of Measuring New Mexico’s Vital Water ResourcesWED, APRIL 23, 2014, 08:41 AM EST
In 1889, the foundation for modern water management began on the Rio Grande in Embudo, N.M. Today, 125 years later, a celebration was held to honor the first U.S. Geological Survey streamgage in the picturesque town located 43 miles outside of Santa Fe. Read More >
New Report: U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service Habitat Restoration Programs Create 3,973 New Jobs, Pump $327.7 Million into Local EconomiesWED, APRIL 23, 2014, 07:58 AM EST
The U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service announced that a peer-reviewed analysis finds that the agency’s habitat restoration programs are extraordinary engines for the U.S. economy. Read More >