The incumbent of this position will serve as a Program Analyst within the Division of Resource Planning, Use and Protection, Forest Resources and Special Status Species Branch, in the Oregon State Office of the Bureau of Land Management (BLM). The position will have primary responsibility for support, research and compliance related to case files and administrative records in administrative remedy and litigation processes in support of State Office, District Offices, and the Office of the Regional Solicitor in carrying out the resource programs on public lands in accordance with the BLM's mission and respective laws and regulations.
The Program Analyst position will be required to gain an understanding of the administrative procedures that support decisions for natural resource programs as well as the related Interior Board of Land Appeals (IBLA) procedures. Procedural requirements for protests, appeals, and litigation require the development of complete and accurate administrative records. An example of duties the incumbent would perform include providing guidance and assistance on procedural requirements for the collection of documents for the compilation of the administrative record for various planning documents; compiling the initial pool of documents that would be part of the potential administrative record; working with document management database (e.g., Relativity); determining relevant documents in building the administrative record relevant to the land management decision; performing attorney/client privilege reviews; and performing review and quality control in preparation for the filing of the administrative record.