Life Scientist/Physical Scientist/Environmental Engineer - Recent Grad @ U.S. Environmental Protection Agency


Life Scientist/Physical Scientist/Environmental Engineer - Recent Grad

Description

Summary

This position is in Region 5, Air and Radiation Division, Air Programs Branch, State and Tribal Planning Section, in Chicago, IL. If selected, you must work at the location stated in this announcement. About Region 5: Region 5

Salary will be based on the grade level for which you are selected.

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Responsibilities

At the entry level of this position, you will:

  • Assist in providing professional scientific/engineering technical, regulatory, and programmatic advice, oversight and assistance to state/local/tribal governments on matters relating to the development, execution, and monitoring of environmental protection policies, plans, and programs.
  • Assist in providing professional scientific/engineering technical oversight to state, local, and tribal governments and other entities funded through federal grants.
  • Participate in, review, or recommend investigations and/or studies of environmental conditions to support activities such as air quality assessments.
  • Apply basic analytical methods and techniques to analyze a limited range of scientific, engineering, environmental protection and/or environmental management issues.
  • Assist in reviewing and evaluating a variety of environmental and human health data/data sources to be used in environmental assessment and decision-making through application of concepts in environmental science in relation to visualizing and quantifying environmental data.

You will spend 50% of your work time on contracts, grants/cooperative agreements, and/or interagency agreements.

When entering a Federal job at a grade level lower than the highest promotion potential level, you may be promoted to more complex duties and work more independently, as your career progresses.

Travel Required

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

Location

Chicago, IL, USA

Category

External

Posted

2020-07-27 00:00