U.S. Environmental Protection Agency

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

U.S. Environmental Protection Agency Washington, DC, USA
Jun 21, 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 Pollution Prevention and Toxics, Risk Assessment Division, in Washington, DC. 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 You will: -Serve as a recognized authority and subject matter expert on evaluating the hazard and risks to aquatic and terrestrial species from exposure to industrial chemicals, biological agents, and/or nanomaterials; -Prepare hazard and risk characterizations and integrate cross-cutting information in support of regulatory and non-regulatory programs; -Provide analyses and recommendations on strategies and methodologies for hazard prioritization, screen and assessment to advise the Office of Chemical Safety and Pollution Prevention’s (OCSPP) programs; -Provide expertise for the collection and analysis of data, and participate in the design, evaluation and development of hazard assessment methods, tools, databases, and models; -Develop briefing materials and presentations on complex issues related to hazard prioritization, screening and assessments. 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. You will spend less than 25% of your work time on contracts, grants/cooperative agreements, and/or interagency agreements. Remember to say you found this opportunity at EnvironmentalCareer.com
U.S. Environmental Protection Agency Washington D.C., DC, USA
Jun 21, 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. This position is located in the Office of Chemical Safety and Pollution Prevention, Office of Pollution Prevention and Toxics, Environmental Assistance Division, Human Resources and Administrative Management Branch, Washington, DC.  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. One or more positions may be filled. 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. Learn more about this agency Responsibilities At the entry level of this position, you will: -Observe and/or assist in collecting and reviewing technical information contributing to the development of non-regulatory strategies and approaches to reduce or prevent pollution and conserve natural resources. -Under close supervision and direction, provide routine guidance and technical assistance to stakeholders. -Assist higher graded staff in making routine changes to policy analyses for pollution prevention regulations, directives, and programs. -Prepare documentation to support organization and Agency plans, policies and regulations. 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. Remember to say you found this opportunity at EnvironmentalCareer.com
U.S. Environmental Protection Agency Fort Meade, MD, USA
May 30, 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. This position is located in the Office of Chemical Safety and Pollution Prevention, Office of Pesticide Programs, Biological and Economic Analysis Division, Microbiology Laboratory Branch, in Fort Meade, MD. 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. Learn more about this agency Responsibilities At the entry level of this position, you will: - Conduct short and long-term studies for evaluating the efficacy of antimicrobial pesticides (disinfectants, tuberculocides etc.) independently or in a small team environment. - Prepare, maintain, and track cultures of biosafety level I and II bacteria and viruses for long-term storage, testing, and research studies. - Conduct routine quality control activities such as calibration of equipment, sterility checks of media and reagents, etc. following Good Laboratory Practice and ISO 17025 standards. - Report outcomes from research studies, quality control activities, and performance testing. 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 06/05/2018 Remember to say you found this opportunity at EnvironmentalCareer.com
U.S. Environmental Protection Agency Washington, DC, USA
May 26, 2018
Full time
Summary This Senior Executive Service (SES) position is located in the Office of General Counsel, Air and Radiation Law Office, Washington, D.C.   For more information on this office, visit their website:   https://www.epa.gov/aboutepa/about-office-general-counsel-ogc If selected, you must work at the location stated in this announcement. Learn more about this agency Responsibilities The incumbent serves as the Associate General Counsel working under the direct supervision of the Principal Deputy General Counsel and General Counsel, and adheres to the policy and legal direction of the Deputy General Counsels. The incumbent is responsible for providing legal counsel, opinions, legal services and negotiation support with respect to implementation of the Clean Air Act and other various statutes as appropriate. Responsibilities include: Planning, organizing, directing, controlling, and coordinating the activities of the Air and Radiation Law Office in connection with implementation of the Clean Air Act and other various statutes as appropriate, including national ambient air quality setting, state implementation plans and other actions related to attainment and maintenance of the national air quality standards, new source performance standards and related emission guidelines, national emission standards for hazardous air pollutants, mobile source standards, the renewable fuel standards program, transportation fuel standards, Clean Air Act operating and preconstruction permits, visibility standards and implementation plans, noise emission standards, and radiation standards and guidelines. Exercising legal responsibility for the review of all questions which arise regarding assigned areas and programs. Formulating and providing legal advice and policy for EPA regarding issues concerning air and radiation. Representing EPA and participating in negotiations with outside parties, including litigants and other federal agencies. Guiding the coordination of EPA’s legal advice to other programs of EPA, Federal, state, and local government agencies, industry groups, and international bodies. Remember to say you found this opportunity at EnvironmentalCareer.com