Employment FAQs

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Where are positions located?
Wherever there are U.S. offshore resources you’ll find BOEM personnel nearby. Our main offices are located in Louisiana, Texas, California, Alaska, Virginia, and Washington, D.C.
 
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What are the basic requirements?
In order to be an employee of BOEM, you must be a U.S. Citizen and be able to pass a background investigation.
 
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What type of education or degree do I need?
Many of our careers require college degrees or advanced degrees. Please carefully read the USAJOBS position qualifications for information on specific education requirements.
 
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What benefits are available?
Benefits go beyond the basics. BOEM is committed to offering their employees a quality of life. Benefits include work-life balance, minimal travel, generous government benefits including health insurance, paid leave and student loan repayment, and savings and retirement plans.