U.S. Environmental Protection Agency

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

U.S. Environmental Protection Agency Denver, CO, USA
Aug 14, 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. Learn more about this agency Responsibilities You will: 1. Analyze environmental samples for the determination of contaminants and biological parameters in the field. 2. Interpret and evaluate data to determine its significance, and communicates findings orally and in written reports.  3. Provide technical assistance and advice based on the analysis of environmental samples. 4. Provide QA technical expertise, assistance and guidance.   5. Assists in Implementing and adhering to Laboratory Quality Control system requirements. Travel Required Occasional travel - You may be required to travel 1 to 5 days per month. Remember to say you found this opportunity at EnvironmentalCareer.com
U.S. Environmental Protection Agency Denver, CO, USA
Aug 10, 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 Region 8, Office of Enforcement, Compliance, and Environmental Justice (ECEJ), RCRA/CERCLA Technical Enforcement Program (TEP), Denver, CO.  For more information on this office, visit their website:    Region 8 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: - Recommend appropriate enforcement action on routine enforcement and cost recovery cases - Coordinate activities with all affected EPA offices, Federal agencies, and State and local governmental entities - Assist with program administration work, such as contract or grant management - Analyze scientific and technical environmental issues - Communicate with colleagues, agency management, and other contacts outside the agency to gain information and corroboration on findings 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 1 to 5 days per month. Remember to say you found this opportunity at EnvironmentalCareer.com
U.S. Environmental Protection Agency Lenexa, KS, USA
Jul 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 Region 7, Water, Wetlands and Pesticides Division, Lenexa, Kansas.  For more information on this office, visit their website:   Region 7 Webpage 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: -Conduct inspections and investigations of regulated facilities for compliance with applicable regulations, permits, or other federal requirements. -Provide technical advice and information on analytical methods, sampling techniques, etc., related to specific program areas, functions, or activities. -Serve as a technical resource in the development, negotiation, and litigation of both civil and criminal enforcement matters. -Plan, conduct and/or provide regulatory technical assistance to complex field sampling and analytical services, facility inspections and audits. -Provide assistance to customers on the technical aspects of EPA laws and regulations. Travel Required Occasional travel - You may be required to travel 1 to 5 days per month. Remember to say you found this opportunity at EnvironmentalCareer.com
U.S. Environmental Protection Agency Durham, NC, USA
Jul 24, 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 Air and Radiation, Office of Air Quality Planning and Standards, Air Quality Assessment Division, Measurement Technology Group, in Durham (Research Triangle Park), NC.   For more information on this office, visit their website:  https://www.epa.gov/aboutepa/about-office-air-and-radiation-oar 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: - Develop and evaluate national policy options for the control of a specific source of pollution and/or type of pollutant; - Perform technical evaluations in the development of new and/or revised guidance on the implementation of the Clean Air Act; - Draft air test methods suitable for use in determining compliance with regulations under the New Source Performance Standards program; - Serve as the Contracting Officer’s Technical Representative (COTR) for monitoring the technical progress and performance of specific delegated portions of the work under contract. 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 Chicago, IL, USA
Jul 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. This position is located in Region 5, Superfund Division, Remedial Response Branch #1, Science & Quality Assurance Section in Chicago, IL.  For more information on this office, visit their website:  Region 5 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 You will: - Serve as a technical authority within the Program to provide ecological expertise for projects within the Superfund Division Removal and Remedial Programs. Consult with Remedial Project Managers (RPMs) and On-Scene Coordinators (OSCs) to provide advice on complex ecological problems at sites; and advising Agency decision makers concerning the appropriate course of action at sites. Advising RPMs and OSCs on proper scopes of work for site ecological investigations.  - Plan, oversee and conduct ecological field investigations including biological tissue, soil, water and sediment sampling; wetlands assessments and delineations; sampling for toxicity testing; biological community surveys; site reconnaissance surveys to document ecological resources at a site and check for the presence of Federal threatened or endangered species or state species or plant communities of special concern.  - Act as an Agency technical representative in enforcement negotiations with Potentially Responsible Parties (PRPs) to represent the Agency’s position regarding the ecological aspects of site investigations and clean-ups during negotiations with PRPs for site clean-ups.   - Serve as the lead on ecological conditions in a variety of meetings held to discuss technical aspects of Action Memos, Remedial Investigation/Feasibility Study (RI/FS) work plans, data presentations including ecological risk assessments, and screening of remedial alternatives.  You will spend less than 25% of your work time on contracts, grants/cooperative agreements, and/or interagency agreements. Travel Required Occasional travel - You may be required to travel 1 to 5 days per month. Remember to say you found this opportunity at EnvironmentalCareer.com
U.S. Environmental Protection Agency Chicago, IL, USA
Jul 02, 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 Region 5, Air and Radiation Division, Air Programs Branch, in the Air Permit Section, in Chicago, IL. For more information on this office, visit their website:   Region 5 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: -Where state, local, or tribal agency has not been delegated authority to prepare permits for treatment, storage and disposal facilities (issuance, re-issuance, and modification), assist in the collection of necessary information from applicants, state, local, or tribal agency representatives, and EPA staff. -Where state, local, or tribal agency has been delegated permit authority, assist senior permit specialist provide technical support and guidance on permits to state, local or tribal personnel. -Provide technical support to state, local or tribal agencies regarding technical and scientific criteria and methods. -Provide technical support in defense of technical and legal challenges to permits with Office of Regional Counsel (ORC). -Respond to permit inquiries. 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. Travel Required Occasional travel - You may be required to travel 1 to 5 days per month. Remember to say you found this opportunity at EnvironmentalCareer.com