Program Analyst GS 7/9

US EPA

About the organization

The mission of EPA is to protect human health and the environment.

The Environmental Protection Agency’s Office of Enforcement and Compliance Assurance (OECA) has a position available as a Program Analyst supporting the enforcement and compliance program. This position is in OECA’s Integration Targeting and Access Branch (ITAB). ITAB provides public access to compliance monitoring and enforcement data for the Agency, as well as innovative data analysis tools and products. ITAB develops, operates, maintains, and enhances OECA’s Enforcement and Compliance History Online (ECHO) website and supporting systems, provides responsive user support and training to EPA, state/local environmental agencies, and public ECHO users, analyzes enforcement and compliance data, and provides innovative analytical products and tools for regulators. ITAB is the lead group in the enforcement program on developing big data and predictive analytics.

Duties

We are seeking a collaborative, organized individual with an ability to work independently to play a significant role in supporting the data analytic program. EPA will train the successful applicant on data systems and information content. The job will require analyzing data, developing new content through data integration, implementation of new e-reporting initiatives, and developing web interfaces in conjunction with technical staff and programmers. Duties also include policy work related to the Clean Air Act, Clean Water Act, Safe Drinking Water Act, Resource Conservation and Recovery Act, and other environmental statutes. The successful applicant will be a part of a motivated and creative team that develops, maintains, and uses ECHO in support of EPA's mission to protect human health and the environment.

New staff will have the opportunity to make substantive contributions by:
• Providing data analysis and screening results for corporate data;
• Evaluating ECHO site enhancement requests and making sound recommendations to management as to their feasibility and usefulness to the user community;
• Assisting with day-to-day operations and user support for the ECHO website;
• Building and improving testing procedures to ensure optimal site functioning and data integrity;
• Collaborating with other EPA offices and other federal agencies on developing, testing, and reviewing new ECHO products, as well as on information sharing agreements, security plans, etc., to en

Qualifications

U.S. Citizen
Current Non-Competitive Eligibility
Strong analytic skills, including use of spreadsheets
Strong presentation skills
Familiarity with computer programming or GIS is a plus, but not a requirement.
Familiarity with US environmental laws is a plus, but not a requirement.

Salary

US General Schedule grade 7 or 9 depending on qualifications

Application instructions

Contact email: [email protected]

For more information and to apply, email your resume, cover letter, transcripts, and description of service/certification of noncompetitive eligibility to Michael Barrette at [email protected]

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