Scientist

Environmental Protection Agency

About the organization

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

This position is located in the Office of Chemical Safety and Pollution Prevention (OCSPP). We are currently recruiting a team of interdisciplinary scientists to work on the Toxic Substances Control Act (TSCA) risk assessment requirements and pesticide risk assessment in Research Triangle Park, North Carolina (RTP, NC).

For more information on the EPA-RTP campus, visit their website: https://www.epa.gov/aboutepa/about-epas-campus-research-triangle-park-rtp-north-carolina
For information on federal benefits, visit: https://www.epa.gov/careers/salaries-and-benefits

Duties

We are seeking scientists with backgrounds in toxicology, chemistry, exposure and transport modeling, and environmental risk assessment to support the expansion of the OCSPP office beyond the Washington, D.C. metropolitan area.

The maximum promotion potential of this position is GS-13.

Qualifications

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

Application instructions

Contact email: [email protected]

Please provide the following documents:

--Resume clearly stating your experience related to this position as described in the Duties Section and Qualifications Required Section.

--College transcripts - if qualifying for this position based on education or a combination of experience and education, you are required to submit either 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.

If you want to know more about submitting documentation to our office, visit EPA's web site: http://epa.gov/ohr/ezhire/vacancy_requirements.htm#special

Completed applications can be e-mailed to [email protected]

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