Multiple Positions Available

U.S. Environmental Protection Agency

About the organization

Since its inception, EPA has been working to protect human health and the environment. Our diverse workforce connects to more than just a career. We share a common passion to promote a cleaner, healthier environment for the American people. Join the EPA and discover how exciting it is to safeguard our natural resources and protect human health.

We are proud to say that more than 500 Returning Peace Corps Volunteers are currently employed with the EPA.

For more information on EPA, our mission, and office locations, visit:

For information on federal benefits, visit:


EPA is looking to fill both scientific and administrative positions, nationwide. Many positions focus on environmental protection activities such as research, monitoring, standard-setting, enforcement, and compliance. Over half of our employees are engineers, scientists, or environmental protection specialists. The agency also relies on a variety of mission support positions in areas such as law, public affairs, finance, information technology, and general administration.

Duties will vary based on the position.


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



Application instructions

Contact email: [email protected]

Please provide the following documents, via email:

--Resume clearly stating your experience. In describing your experience, you need to be clear and specific, identifying both dates of experience and hours worked. We may not make assumptions regarding your experience.
--College transcripts -- 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.
--Writing sample – please submit a narrative in response to the following question:
What sparks your interest in working at EPA? What skills and abilities would you contribute to furthering EPA's mission of protecting human health and the environment?

Indicate your location preferences/flexibilities in the body of your submission email.

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Equal Opportunity Employment

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The Peace Corps is committed to providing equal opportunity to all employees, Volunteers, and applicants for employment and volunteer service. Peace Corps policy prohibits discrimination and harassment because of race, color, religion, sex, national origin, age (40 or over), disability, sexual orientation, gender identity, gender expression, marital status, parental status, political affiliation, union membership, genetic information, or history of participation in the Equal Employment Opportunity process, grievance procedure, or any authorized complaint procedure.

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