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Job Opening – Land Surveyor – BLM – WY

June 18th 2024– Explore a new career with the BLM – where our people are our most precious resource. This position is located in Worland, WY. We expect to fill 1 vacancy at this time; however, additional positions may be filled from this announcement if they become available. Applications open June 18th and will be accepted Read More »

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Job Opening – Land Surveyor – BLM – NM

June 10th, 2024 – This position is located in a Bureau of Land Management (BLM) State Office, Division of Lands and Resources; as the Chief, Cadastral Surveyor with Secretary of the Interior delegated authority. This is a detail/temporary promotion not-to-exceed-one year. This position is open to Bureau of Land Management current permanent employees on a Read More »

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Job Opening – Land Surveyor – BLM – OR

May 15th, 2024 – This position is located in the Bureau of Land Management (BLM), Oregon State Office, Branch of Geographic Sciences. The work involves conducting field surveys, preparing field notes and draft plats for Cadastral Surveys involving establishing, investigating, and re-establishing land and property boundaries. This position is offering a Relocation/Recruitment Incentive, of 25% Read More »

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October 2024 Exam – Guided Review – Weeks 19-20

Meeting #10: 8/27/24, 7pm eastern. Subscribe to the calendar link below for complete meeting access details. Weeks 19-20 address course #7, including: Introduction (Animation)Boundary Standards – Part 1: 48 Minutes (Video)Boundary Standards – Part 2: 55 Minutes (Video)Supplemental ResourcesProgram Summary: It’s Official – On to the Exam (Video)Program Summary: Chief Cadastral Surveyor’s Closing Remarks (Video)Course Read More »

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October 2024 Exam – Guided Review – Weeks 17-18

Meeting #9: 8/13/24, 7pm eastern. Subscribe to the calendar link below for complete meeting access details. Weeks 17-18 address course #6, including: Reading Assignment: 2009 BLM Manual (Section 3: 99-130; Section 4: 41-47; Section 10: 5-10)*Reading coincides with Study Guide Six, page 2 Introduction (Animation)Regular Section Subdivisions – 61 Minutes (Video)Calculate Coordinates for Missing Corners Read More »

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October 2024 Exam – Guided Review – Weeks 15-16

Meeting #8: 7/30/24, 7pm eastern. Subscribe to the calendar link below for complete meeting access details. Weeks 15-16 address address course #5, including: Reading Assignment: 2009 BLM Manual (Sections 7 & 8)*Reading coincides with Study Guide Five, page 2 Introduction (Animation)Water Boundary Surveys (Web Course)Water Boundaries – 12 Minutes (Video)Course 5 Quiz Most online meetups Read More »

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October 2024 Exam – Guided Review – Weeks 13-14

Meeting #7: 7/16/24, 7pm eastern. Subscribe to the calendar link below for complete meeting access details. Weeks 13-14 address address course #4 (second portion), including: Various reading assignmentsRestoration of Lost Corners – Part 3: 55 Minutes (Video)Double Proportion (Exercise)Two-Point Control (Exercise)Three-Point Control (Exercise)Original Control – Single Point (Exercise)Restoration of Lost Corners – Part 4: 76 Read More »

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October 2024 Exam – Guided Review – Weeks 11-12

Meeting #6: 7/2/24, 7pm eastern. Subscribe to the calendar link below for complete meeting access details. Weeks 11-12 address course #4 (first portion), including: Various reading assignmentsIntroduction (Animation)Introduction to Restoration of Lost Corners (Web Course- Optional)Restoration of Lost Corners – Part 1: 40 Minutes (Video)Irregular Boundary (Exercise)Single Proportion (Exercise)Restoration of Lost Corners – Part 2: Read More »

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October 2024 Exam – Guided Review – Weeks 9-10

Meeting #5: 6/18/24, 7pm eastern. Join here. Note: Subscribe to the calendar link below for complete meeting access details. Weeks 9 & 10 address course #3 (second portion). Various reading assignmentsDetermine Proper Locations of Township Corner (Problem)Evaluating Corner Evidence – Part 6: 61 MinutesDetermine Proper Cap Marking for a Corner (Problem)Evaluating Corner Evidence – Part Read More »

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October 2024 Exam – Guided Review – Weeks 7-8

Meeting #4: 6/4/24 7pm eastern. Join here. Note: Subscribe via event calendar link below for meeting access details. Meeting #4 will address Course 3: Survey Evidence Analysis, including: Reading Assignment (Manual Chapters 4 & 6)Evaluating Corner Evidence – Part 1Evaluating Corner Evidence – Part 2Evaluating Corner Evidence – Part 3Exercise: Corner Evidence ClassificationsEvaluating Corner Evidence Read More »