Interdisciplinary Scientists (Biologist, Chemist, Physical Scientist, Chemical Engineer, Epidemiologist, and more)

US Environmental Protection Agency

About the organization

Since its inception, EPA has been working for a cleaner, healthier environment for the American people. Our diverse workforce connects to more than just a career. We share a common passion to promote a cleaner, healthier environment. Join the EPA and discover how exciting it is to safeguard our natural resources and protect human health. These positions are in the Office of Chemical Safety and Pollution Prevention, RTP, NC. We are currently recruiting a team of interdisciplinary scientists (30+) to work on TSCA risk assessment requirements and pesticide risk assessments. We are seeking scientists with backgrounds in toxicology, biology, chemistry, physical science, engineering, and epidemiology to support the expansion of the office beyond the Washington, DC metropolitan area. To learn more, visit: https://www.epa.gov/aboutepa/about-office-chemical-safety-and-pollution-prevention-ocspp. For information on federal benefits, visit: https://www.epa.gov/careers/salaries-and-benefits.

Duties

Review, research, and analyze data related to understanding the hazards, exposure, fate and transport, and the potential for exposure and risk during manufacture, processing, and use of chemicals, pesticides, nanomaterials and biological agents, and support risk management efforts.

When entering a Federal job at a grade level lower than the highest promotion potential level, you may, at management’s discretion, be promoted to more complex duties and work more independently, as your career progresses. The maximum promotion potential of this position is GS 13.

Qualifications

Qualifications based on an evaluation of a candidate’s education and qualifying experience.

Salary

Starting salary for a GS-9 employee is $54,976.00 per year at Step 1. Starting salary for a GS-11 employee is $66,515.00 per year at Step 1.

Application instructions

Contact email: [email protected]

Please provide the following documents:
--Resume clearly stating your experience related to this position as described in the Duties Section and Qualifications Required Section.
--College transcripts (undergraduate and graduate) – If qualifying for this position based on education or a combination of experience and education, you are required to submit either unofficial transcripts or a list of courses that includes school(s) attended, school address, course title, grades earned, completion dates, department, and quarter or semester hours earned.
--Description of Service (DOS) – Documenting your training start date; sworn in date; service end date; and a Director signature.
If you want to know more about submitting documentation to our office, visit EPA's web site: http://epa.gov/ohr/ezhire/vacancy_requirements.htm#special.
Completed applications can be e-mailed to [email protected]

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