Environmental Engineer/Physical Scientist/ Life Scientist - Denver or Helena @ U.S. Environmental Protection Agency

Environmental Engineer/Physical Scientist/ Life Scientist - Denver or Helena



This position is in Region 8, Water Division, Clean Water Branch, Wastewater Section. The location will be determined after a selection has been made for the position; if selected, you must work at one of the locations stated in this announcement. The salary will be commensurate with the location. About Region 8 https://www.epa.gov/aboutepa/epa-region-8-mountains-and- plains

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You will:

  • Prepare or review National Pollutant Discharge Elimination (NPDES) permits (issuance, reissuance, and modification) for extremely complex treatment, facilities.
  • Provide authoritative technical advice and support to state, local or tribal agencies regarding technical and/or scientific criteria and methods; implementation of pollution control requirements; and impacts of pollutants.
  • Resolve critical, politically sensitive, and highly complex issues related to NPDES permit requirements and defend NPDES permits against legal challenges, along with Office of Regional Counsel (ORC).
  • Respond to NPDES permit inquiries as an agency spokesperson.

Travel Required

Occasional travel - You may be required to travel less than 25% of each month.


Denver, CO, USA




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