U.S. Environmental Protection Agency

The mission of EPA is to protect human health and the environment.

U.S. Environmental Protection Agency Arlington, VA, USA
Apr 18, 2018
Full time
Summary Earth Day is every day at EPA! At EPA, you can protect human health and the environment of all Americans, and you’ll discover that EPA is one great place to work! We offer great benefits and work flexibilities, and our diverse workforce connects to more than just a career--we share a common passion to promote a cleaner, healthier environment. Discover how exciting safeguarding our natural resources and protecting human health can be. Find yourself at EPA. These positions are located in the Office of Chemical Safety and Pollution Prevention, Office of Pesticides Programs, Environmental Fate and Effects Division in Arlington, VA. For more information on this office, visit their website:   https://www.epa.gov/aboutepa/about-office-chemical-safety-and-pollution-prevention-ocspp . If selected, you must work at the location stated in this announcement. Except in special circumstances, those new to the federal government will be hired at the starting salary (step 1) of the applicable grade range listed above. One or more positions may be filled. Learn more about this agency Responsibilities At the entry level of this position, you will: -Evaluate and assess validity of laboratory studies from study types to identify possible adverse effects to animals and/or plants. -Participate in reviews of biology, microbiology and toxicology literature with senior scientists and consultants.   -Assist in preparation of reports used in the development of guidelines; pesticides classification; regulatory needs; scientific research and/or monitoring needs. -Research and provide scientific advice on matters related to Pesticide Programs. -Participate in meetings, workshops and other events related to biology, microbiology, toxicology, and pesticides. 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. Closes 04/24/2018 Remember to say you found this opportunity at EnvironmentalCareer.com And always apply early because employers may close the job listing early
U.S. Environmental Protection Agency Washington, DC, USA
Apr 16, 2018
Full time
Summary This position is located in Office of Water/Office of Wetlands Oceans and Watersheds/Oceans Wetlands and Communities Division/Program Development and Jurisdiction Branch. For more information on this office, visit their website: http://www.epa.gov   If selected, you must work at the location stated in this announcement. Learn more about this agency Responsibilities You will: 1) Draft policy documents and regulations, soliciting comment (internal and external), and finalize Agency technical/scientific reports and policies; working collaboratively with federal, state, tribal and local environmental agency officials to create and enhance programs. 2) Participates in Agency and interagency workgroups and in stakeholder and other outreach efforts to solicit public and/or expert input regarding future aquatic resource restoration and protection actions, and communicates with states, Regions, associations and others on issues to ensure constructive relations and provide/obtain information.   3) Assist in developing documents and project plans for Stream and Wetland, regulatory tool development and best management practices on aquatic resources. 4) Help evaluate wetland related analyses performed by other agencies, including validity of approaches and methodologies.   5) Support the development of national strategies and guidance in order to assist EPA Regions, states and tribes in the enhancement of state and tribal wetland programs, including establishment and implementation of water quality standards for wetlands and scientific field tools. Closes 05/04/2018 Remember to say you found this opportunity at EnvironmentalCareer.com And always apply early because employers may close the job listing early.