Shoshone Field Office - Bureau of Land Management by yaosaigeng

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									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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