Program analyst/data scientist/policy analyst

US Environmental Protection Agency

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At EPA, you can protect human health and the environment of all Americans, and you'll discover that EPA is one great place to work! We offer great benefits and work flexibilities, and our diverse workforce connects to more than just a career.

This position is located in the Office of Air and Radiation, Office of Atmospheric Programs, Clean Air Markets Division in Washington, DC.

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The Clean Air Markets Division (CAMD) seeks a program analyst/data scientist/policy analyst. The CAMD Emissions Monitoring Branch implements emission monitoring, reporting, and verification programs to collect hourly emissions data from most power plants that burn fossil fuels. These data are used to assess compliance with emission control programs, support policy design, and demonstrate progress toward emission and environmental goals.

We are looking for an individual that works well in an agile environment and has an interest and aptitude for project management, communication, data analysis, and problem solving. The duties include:
• Managing budgets and contracts
• Leading strategic planning efforts
• Coordinating project retrospectives to identify successes and opportunities for improvement
• Analyzing hourly power plant air emissions and operations data to inform policy
• Integrating other data sources (e.g., environmental quality, community demographics) with CAMD data
• Developing communications products (e.g., websites, reports, data visualizations) to tell the story about trends in power sector emissions and environmental change
• Assisting external data customers, including state and local officials, academics, industry representatives, environmental and community organizations, journalists, and the public, with the CAMD data


In addition to meeting the basic entry qualification requirements, applicants must have specialized experience and/or directly related education in the amounts shown below:

GS-7: Bachelor-level education with superior academic achievement or one year of graduate-level education and/or one year equivalent to at least GS-5.
GS-9: Two years of progressively higher level graduate education leading to a master's degree or equivalent graduate degree and/or one year equivalent to at least GS-7.

This is a career-ladder position being hired at the GS-7 or GS-9 level, commensurate with experience. The full promotion potential of this position is GS-13.



$49,157 - $60,129 (career ladder to $134,798)

Application instructions

Contact email: [email protected]

Contact email: [email protected]
To apply, please submit:
1) A 4 to 6 sentence statement of interest (within application email or as separate document)
2) A resume
3) Description of Service (DOS) or NCE letter
4) Transcripts (unofficial is acceptable)

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