Travel Management Inventory – Recreation Specialist
Nevada BLM, Winnemucca District

Nov 10, 2016


In cooperation with the Bureau of Land Management (BLM) Winnemucca District Office (WDO), the Great Basin Institute is recruiting one (1) Research Associate (RA) to serve as a Travel Management Inventory (TMI) Recreation Specialist. The Specialist will work with BLM staff to facilitate and coordinate the District’s Travel Management inventory, with a particular emphasis on sage grouse Focal Areas (SFAs). The Specialist would review, organize and clean up existing GIS data from previous travel management inventories in WDO and then field check and update route inventories. Volunteers, including the general public, user organizations, conservation organizations, and other stakeholders may be utilized to aid in implementation activities. As necessary, the Specialist will assist with recruiting, training, and managing volunteers as well as assisting with public outreach events and with other recreation management needs. The ideal candidate for this position will demonstrate the desired skills and the ability to work well with BLM staff, other stakeholders, and the general public.



Winnemucca, NV – located in northern Nevada, along the I-80 corridor, Winnemucca is a town of approximately 7,200 residents and sits at an elevation of 4,200 feet above sea level. The surrounding landscape is typical of the Basin and Range province and sage steppe ecosystem that dominates this high desert region. The more than 8 million acres of public lands, including the Black Rock Desert-High Rock Canyon Emigrant Trails National Conservation Area and surrounding Wilderness areas, afford users ample opportunities for year-round recreation, rock hounding, and wildlife and wild flower viewing, among other opportunities. The town boasts a rich Basque and Pioneer history and is a gateway to the annual Burning Man Festival. Winnemucca is located approximately 2.5 hours northeast of Reno, NV; 1.5 hours west of Elko, NV; and 4 hours south of Boise, ID.

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