The Weather: Shoshone’s winter temperatures Shoshone Field Office range from about 17 degrees to 33 degrees, and summer temperatures range from about 56 to 91 degrees. Shoshone Recreation: Shoshone is located in Central Idaho at the junction of U.S. Highway 93, 26 and Field Office scenic State Highway 75. Just 23 miles north of Twin Falls and 75 miles to the famed Sun Valley Resort. The town is a small, friendly rural area, where agriculture is the main economical base. Shosho- ne is a gateway leading to many natural wonders such as: Black Magic Canyon, Shoshone Ice Caves, Mammoth Caves, Craters of the Moon, Malad Gorge, 1000 Springs Scenic Route, Natu- ral Hot Springs, Fossil Beds, City of Rocks, Bal- anced Rock, Oregon Trail, Shoshone Falls, Snake River Canyon and much more! Most BLM Shoshone Field Office employees live in the Twin Falls area and make the short com- mute to the Shoshone office. Idaho BLM is divided into four different districts. Shoshone is also close to the tourist mecca of Sun Each district is divided into field offices, as shown Valley and its famous ski resort, the scenic and above. The Shoshone, Jarbidge and Burley Field Offices comprise Twin Falls District. touristy city of Ketchum, State Parks, museums, lakes, rivers and dams. For median home prices and other pertinent in- formation, visit: U.S. DEPARTMENT OF THE INTERIOR BUREAU OF LAND MANAGEMENT City of Shoshone Website: http://www.shosho- necity.com/ No other agency manages a greater variety of resources than the Bureau of Land Man- City of Twin Falls Chamber of Commerce: agement - from white sand desert to alpine http://www.twinfallschamber.com/ forests. These are public lands belonging to all Americans; places everyone can visit and enjoy. Our place is...yOur pLAce. What does this area have to offer? Shoshone Estimated Population: 1,398 (Although most BLM Shoshone Field Office employees live in Twin Falls, population of about 36,742, which is 33 miles away). Schools: Shoshone has one elementary and one junior/senior high school. Nearest Airport: Twin Falls Airport, about 33 miles. Caldron Lynn, in the Shoshone Field Office. Why BLM? • Health and Wellness Programs. Employees Economy: Many Shoshone residents make a liv- ing working in the agriculture, forestry, fishing, have access to on-site fitness facilities, partially- hunting and mining industries, and the construc- • Flexible Work Schedule paid health club memberships or allotted exercise tion industry employs many residents as well. time. Many Shoshone residents work in the education- • Flexible Leave Options. During their first years al, health and social services too. of employment, BLM employees earn four hours • Career Diversity. BLM offers diverse career of leave every pay period. paths, with opportunities for training, education, Estimated Median Home Price: $130,300. -After three years, leave earned increases and job growth. Here are a few dynamic BLM to six hours career choices: -After 15 years, leave earned increases to eight hours Archeologist Biologist Botanist Information Resources • Excellent Benefits. Retirement and health Ecologist Natural Resources benefits for term, career seasonal and full time Economist Outdoor Recreation Electronics Technician Planner employees. Engineer Planning Coordinator Fire Management Public Affairs Specialist • Dependable wages. Satisfactory job per- Forester Rangeland Management formance earns employees steady, reliable pay Geologist Law Enforcement increases. Hazardous Materials Ranger Hydrologist Realty Specialist Land Surveyor Wildlife or Fisheries Black Magic Canyon rock formations in the Shoshone Field Office.
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