Position Details

Project Manager (20 hrs/week)

ID: B2110086DC-001 Location: Glendale, AZ Agency: BLM
Wage/Hr: $50.00 Hours/Week: 20 Minimum Age: 55

• This position supports the Bureau of Land Management Washington Office and may be performed remotely. • The BLM Experienced Services Program is a unique partnership created to help solve the workforce issues facing government agencies. The program connects experienced workers (age 55+) to the BLM to provide scientific, technical, and administrative support. • BLM ESP positions are meant to provide temporary, project-based support. This position is currently funded for an estimate of 52 weeks. • A background security investigation may be required prior to the start date. Only those positions with 30+ hours per week are eligible for health insurance benefits; all positions will accrue sick leave. • The experienced workers participating in the Program are referred to as “Enrollees” and are not employees of the BLM or NOWCC. NOWCC is the ESP non-governmental organization responsible for administrative aspects of the program, and the Enrollees work under BLM direction to assist the Agency staff in carrying out their mission. BLM ESP Enrollees benefit from the opportunity to keep technical skills current; to access new training opportunities; to engage in gainful project-based positions; and to undertake meaningful tasks using their experience and talent to contribute to the environment, the national economy, and their own financial security.


Merger of Directorate (HQ700) and Directorate (HQ800) to the now Directorate of Business Management and Administration (HQ700), requires updates to BLM policy manuals/handbooks to reflect the new organizational structure. Executive Order 13988 - Preventing and Combating Discrimination on the Basis of Gender Identity or Sexual Orientation, requires Communications Directorate (HQ600), to review and revise all existing orders, regulations, guidance documents, policies, programs, or other agency actions that may be inconsistent with the policy set forth in the Order.

  • Evaluate BLM Policy Manuals and Handbooks within the new HQ700 that need updated to reflect the new organizational structure 10%
  • Complete the changes for each manual and handbook in coordination with HQ700 staff and HQ600 45%
  • Evaluate and update HQ 600 existing orders, regulations, guidance documents. Policies, programs etc., to requirement of EO 13998 15%
  • Develop briefing papers, talking points and other materials to finalize the required updates 5%
  • Coordinate and communicate the process internally and externally 5%
  • Prepare and/or edit HQ Policy memos (e.g., IB/IM's) as assigned for entry into the Data Tracking System (DTS) 20%


Minimum of 20 year(s) of experience in Policy (State/Center/HQ) OR BA/BS Degree in General, Natural Resources, Communications, Business, or related.

  • Experience required with Windows, MS Word, MS Excel
  • Teams, Outlook, Sharepoint, OneDrive


  • Physical requirements: This is primarily a sedentary position. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions of this position.

NEW Solutions is committed to promoting equal opportunity and to an environment free from discrimination and harassment in any form administering Experienced Worker Programs under cooperative agreements with federal agencies. It is NEW Solutions’s policy to comply with all applicable laws that provide equal opportunity and to prohibit unlawful discrimination in enrolling participants in the federal programs.