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Realty Specialist Intern


Individual Placement/Internships

Job Location

Cedar City, Utah

Tracking Code


Position Type


Bureau of Land Management – Color Country District – Cedar City Field Office


Term of positions is 11 weeks; full-time 40 hrs/wk


Cedar City, UT

Living Allowance:

$750.00/week ($600 Living Stipend; $150 Housing Allowance)

AmeriCorps Award:

Position is eligible for an AmeriCorps education award upon successful completion of the program. Value of education award is $1,459.26 (pre-tax).

Desired Start Date:


Application Due Date:

Preference given to applicants that submit application by 5/6/2024

Title of Position

Realty Specialist Intern



Position Details

Stewards Individual Placements (Stewards) provides individuals with service and career opportunities to strengthen communities and preserve our natural resources. Participants work with federal agencies, tribal governments, and nonprofits building institutional capacity, developing community relationships, and supporting ecosystem health. Stewards in partnership with the Bureau of Land Management are seeking an intern who will assist the Realty Team in the Cedar City Field Office (CCFO) by identifying and addressing monitoring backlogs, assisting in the process of renewable energy projects (solar, wind, and geothermal), working on right-of-way (ROW) renewals, and gain an understanding of the Bureau of Land Management process.  The intern will become familiar with all aspects of National Environmental Protection Act (NEPA) which will allow them to become familiar with all the opportunities and careers within the CCFO.


Position Responsibilities will include:

·        Identifying and addressing monitoring backlogs.

·        Assist in the processing of renewable energy projects.

·        Assist Field Office Realty Specialists in the processing of ROW renewals.

·        Work with supervisor to learn how to run reports in MLRS to see what compliance work is due

·        Learn how to correctly write a legal land description

·        Learn correct procedure for and then conduct compliance exams using legal land description, photos, GPS and field notes

·        Work with supervisor and GIS Specialist to learn proper procedure for downloading updated shapefiles and preparing them for upload


Minimum Requirements:

·       High School Diploma or equivalent

·       Must currently be enrolled in college or university

·       Valid US Drivers License with insurable driving record of at least 3 years

·        The ability to work independently and follow directions.

·        Strong writing skills and the ability to use a computer.

·        Applicants must pass criminal background checks for both DOI and AmeriCorps eligibility

·        Must be 18 years or older.

·        Must be a US Citizen or legal permanent resident


Preferred Qualifications:

·        Current college path in any Environmental Science, Business Management, Public Administration, Range Management, Outdoor Recreation, or Natural Resources.

·        Ability to read and navigate to remote areas by using a map and other navigational equipment.

·        Ability to drive a 4x4 vehicle and safely navigate dirt roads and rough terrain.



·       Position is eligible for an AmeriCorps education award upon successful completion of the program. Value of education award is $1,459.26 (pre-tax).

·       Living Allowance: $750/week (pre-tax; $600 Living Stipend; $150 Housing Allowance)

·       Gain knowledge of the National Environmental Protection Act (NEPA) processing.

·       Learn how to write a legal land description, use of mapping software to create maps, use of Global Positioning System (GPS) and other field tools.

·       Opportunity to build a network of other professionals associated to the Lands and Realty program.



How to Apply
Apply on-line at:  In addition to your resume, please submit a one-page cover letter highlighting why you are interested in this position and how your background and experience will help you succeed in this position.


If you have questions about this position, please contact Lennie McConnell at  Or you can contact Emma Nehan-Springstead, Stewards Program Coordinator.


Stewards Individual Placements Program does not and will not discriminate on the basis of race, color, religion, gender, gender expression, age, national origin, disability, marital status, sexual orientation, or military status, in any of its activities or operations. We are committed to providing an inclusive and welcoming environment for all.

This position is located in Cedar City, UT. View the Google Map in full screen.