Physical Scientist / Chemist

Environmental Protection Agency

About the organization

This position is in Region 9, Laboratory Services & Applied Science Division, Regional Laboratory Branch.


At the entry level of this position, you will:

- Prepare, analyze and evaluate environmental samples for the determination of contaminants and chemical parameters.

- Interpret and evaluate data to determine its significance.

- Implement and adhere to Laboratory Quality Assurance/Quality Control system requirements.

- Modify and validate methods.

- Plan and coordinate field monitoring events.


You need a degree or combination of education and experience as described in the job announcement to qualify for this position.

In addition to the educational requirements, we are looking for at least one year of specialized experience related to this position as described in the following job announcement:


GS 11 - 12

Application instructions

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