Multiple Life Scientist/Environmental Engineer/Physical Scientist Positions

United States Environmental Protection Agency

About the organization

Earth Day is every day at EPA! Come help us protect the environment! Our diverse workforce connects to more than just a career. We share a common passion to promote a cleaner, healthier environment. Discover how exciting safeguarding our natural resources and protecting human health can be. We consistently rank as one of the top Federal agencies in which to work, with great benefits and work flexibilities.

Duties

At the entry level of this position, you will:

- Participate in environmental protection projects and activities related to air, water, land or habitat protection, permitting, enforcement and compliance, superfund or brownfields, or environmental data;

- Provide technical assistance or advice on data analysis, analytical methods, sampling techniques, etc. related to air, water, land or habitat protection, permitting, enforcement and compliance, superfund or brownfields, or environmental data;

- Perform limited or routine aspects of environmental protection work related to air, water, land or habitat protection, permitting, enforcement and compliance, or environmental data;

- Review, assess, or draft comments and technical documents related to air, water, land or habitat protection, permitting, enforcement and compliance, superfund or brownfields, or environmental data.

When entering a Federal job at a grade level lower than the highest promotion potential level, you may be promoted to more complex duties and work more independently, as your career progresses.

You will spend less than 25% of your work time on contracts, grants/cooperative agreements, and/or interagency agreements.

Qualifications

All candidates who want to be considered MUST have NCE and a bachelor's degree from an accredited college or university in one of the following fields:

Life Science (biological sciences, agriculture, natural resource management, chemistry, or related disciplines appropriate to the position)

OR

Physical Science (physical science, engineering, or mathematics that included 24 semester hours in physical science and/or related engineering science such as mechanics, dynamics, properties of materials, and electronics)

OR

Engineering: Successful completion of a professional engineering degree at an accredited university or college OR a combination of college level education or training AND technical experience that has furnished you with (1) a thorough knowledge of the physical and mathematical sciences underlying professional engineering, and (2) a good understanding, both theoretical and practical, of the engineering sciences and techniques and their applications to one of the branches of engineering.

Salary

$36,786 - 55,738, depending on education and experience (GS levels 5, 7, and 9), position has a career ladder to a GS-12 (starting at $ 80,830), https://www.opm.gov/policy-data-oversight/pay-leave/salaries-wages/salary-tables/pdf/2020/ATL.pdf

Application instructions

Contact email: [email protected]

NOTE: Ensure that your social security number, date of birth, and any other personal information are redacted. Please provide the following documents:

• Resume clearly stating your environmental education and experience. Include three professional references.
• College transcripts
• Description of Service (DOS) – Documenting your training start date; swearing in date; service end date; and a Director signature. Submit documentation of NCE extension if your Close of Service was more than 300 days prior to the date of application.

If you are selected, you must provide official educational transcripts before you start work with EPA. Completed applications packages can be e-mailed to Delphine Williams ([email protected]) with a cc to Amber Davis ([email protected]).

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