Department of the Interior

Department of the Interior

Kyle Stone | GovCentral Contributing Writer

DOI is the nation’s principal conservation agency. Interior is a large, decentralized agency with over 80,000 employees and 180,000 volunteers located at approximately 2,400 operating locations across the United States, Puerto Rico, U.S. territories, and freely associated states. Its principal mission is to preserve the environmental and cultural values of our nationally-owned public lands and resources and oversees Native American affairs.

Number of Employees: 66,000

Career Fields:

Security and Protection
Biological Sciences
● Physical Sciences
Business and Industry

Future Hiring Projections (FY 2007-09): 948

Top Five Occupations:

Park Ranger (261)
Teacher (192)
Biologist (171)
Hydrologist (93)
Wildlife Biologist (75)

Current Vacancies:

Click here for a current list of DOI vacancies.

Agency Website: Department of the Interior

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