Interdisciplinary (Environmental Remediation) - 3 vacancies

  • Army Corps of Engineers
  • Seattle, WA, United States
  • May 13, 2017
Full time Environmental Science/Engineering Hazardous Waste / RCRA Management Remediation - Asbestos - Lead - Mold Remediation - Brownfields - CERCLA Water Quality

Job Description

This position may be filled under any of the following titles and occupational series at the GS-12 grade level, depending on the qualifications of the applicant and needs of the agency:

Biologist, GS-0401
Environmental Engineer, GS-0819
Chemical Engineer, GS-0893
Physical Scientist, GS-1301
Chemist, GS-1320

About the Position: Seattle District, Corps of Engineers, Seattle, Washington is one of the world's premier public engineering organizations, capable of providing a full spectrum of engineering services.  This position is responsible to plan and conduct scientific investigations; environmental and health endangerment assessments; and remedial action design studies for control and cleanup of contaminated surface waters, groundwater, and soils for projects under the Defense Environmental Restoration Accounts program for formerly owned DOD sites, the Installation Restoration program for active military installations, the Federal Environmental Protection Agency Superfund Program, the "Work for Others" (DOD agencies) program, the "Support for Others" (non-DOD Agencies) program and the civil works program.

Who May Apply: U.S. Citizens


You will serve as a technical expert in Environmental/Engineering requirements for remedial investigation, feasibility study, design, and remedial construction for Hazardous, Toxic and Radioactive Waste (HTRW) sites.  Duties of this position include, but are not limited to:

  • Plan, scope, coordinate and oversee detailed hazardous waste site investigations, feasibility studies, remedial action design, and site remediation construction.
  • Provide advice and guidance in District activities in connection with planning, site investigations, feasibility studies, design and construction of a wide variety of hazardous waste projects in a four-state area.
  • Design, implement and guide baseline contamination investigations.
  • Determine whether all pertinent data required in remedial investigations, feasibility studies, design and construction are adequately identified, collected and managed.
  • Serve as a consultant to other Federal agencies and other Corps offices on special problems involving study and control of toxic and hazardous wastes.
  • Serve as Contracting Officer's Representative (COR), on professional services and architect-engineering (A/E) contracts for hazardous waste studies when studies are to be contracted.
  • Administer contracts to ensure compliance with contract provisions, regulations and statutes. Make recommendations as to the suitability of proposed remedial actions to restore contaminated groundwater systems and contaminated soils.

Travel Required

  • Occasional Travel
  • Temporary travel for duty is approximately 20%.

Relocation Authorized

  • Yes
  • Relocation expenses may be authorized in accordance with applicable travel regulations and available command funding. The decision to authorize relocation expenses will be made upon selection and offer. The Defense National Relocation Program (DNRP) is not authorized.

Closes Friday 5/26/2017

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Job Level



Government- Federal


$77,926 to $101,307/year. Series & Grade GS-0401, 0819, 0893, 1301, 1320-12.