Interdisciplinary (Ecology/Natural Resources)- Pathways Recent Graduate

  • Army Corps of Engineers
  • Buffalo, NY, United States
  • May 11, 2017
Full time Biology/Ecology Natural Resources Remediation - Brownfields - CERCLA Water Quality Wetlands/Coastlines/Floodplains Wildlife/Endangered Species

Job Description

Who May Apply:

Positions are open to:
Recent graduates who have completed, within the previous two years, a qualifying associates, bachelors, masters, professional, doctorate, vocational or technical degree or certificate from a qualifying educational institution.  Short-term training programs (e.g. several two-week programs completed) are not considered an academic course of study. 

Preference eligible veterans who were precluded from applying within the two years after graduation due to their military service obligation begin their two-year eligibility period upon release or discharge from active duty.  Eligibility for these veterans cannot exceed six years after degree or certificate completion.

Duties

As a developmental Biologist or Ecologist, you will assist in performing duties such as:

Provide technical assistance and consultation regarding ecological concerns to other
District personnel. Conducts environmental analysis studies related to the District's civil
works planning, design, construction, and operations and maintenance (O&M) programs.

Assist in the environmental coordination of O&M and other dredging activities, and
securing of the associated permits (primarily Clean Water Act Section 404[b][1]
Evaluations and Section 401 Water Quality Certifications [WQCs]) and other requisite
approvals.

Review or develop human health andecological risk assessment.

Ensure that documents that aredeveloped are technically adequate and compliant with applicable U.S. Army Corps of Engineers (USACE), Department of the Army (DA), U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (USEPA), and state/local polices, orders, regulations, and directives.

Prepare written comments or documents for response or review, action, and correction. With the help of senior personnel advises on identifying/targeting testing areas, statistics, health effects, chemical properties, and procedures to be used in performing risk assessments.

Recommend appropriate cleanup criteria based on applicable, relevant, and appropriate
regulations (ARARs) and risk-based criteria to satisfy a wide suite of ever-changing
federal, state, and municipal laws and regulations.

Travel Required

  • Occasional Travel
  • Business Travel up to 20%

Relocation Authorized

  • Yes
  • Relocation incentive may be authorized, Student Loan Repayment may be authorized.

Closes Friday 5/26/2017

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Sector

Government- Federal

Salary

$41,957 to $80,718/yr. Series & Grade GS-0401, 0408-07/11.