Environmental Science Intern

  • U.S. Air Force
  • Rome, NY, United States
  • Sep 25, 2017
Internship- Paid Biology - Ecology EHS - Environmental, Health & Safety Environmental Science - Engineering

Job Description


"These positions are being filled under the Acquisition Expedited Hiring Authority. The Secretary of the Air Force has delegated authority to appoint certain Civilians to positions designated pursuant to the Defense Acquisition Workforce Improve Act (DAWIA); positions are located Air Force-Wide. Positions are filled as permanent with a full-time work schedule. Pay may vary by geographic location."

The PALACE Acquire Program offers you a permanent position upon completion of your formal training plan. As a Palace Acquire Intern you will experience both personal and professional growth while dealing effectively and ethically with change, complexity, and problem solving. The program offers a 2 year  formal training plan with yearly salary increases. Promotions and salary increases are based upon your successful performance and supervisory approval. This is your opportunity to begin a successful civilian career with the United States Air Force.

NOTE: Notices of Results (NORs) will not be sent to applicants under this authority. Please do not contact this office for status. If you are selected for this position, you will be contacted.

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GS-0401 Series

Participates in providing environmental biological science support in assigned environmental projects through application of professional knowledge and skill in the biological sciences with emphasis on environmental practices, processes, and techniques.  Employee has complete responsibility for small, routine projects or performs portions of large, complex projects assigned to a higher-grade professional (e.g., environmental engineer, physical scientist, or biological scientist).  Responsible for executing assigned routine projects, in-house and by contract, to comply with all applicable Federal, state, and local environmental laws and policies.  Executes short-term goals and priorities to support the management plan utilizing available resources.  Assists in the development of curricula and training for assigned program areas.  Supports quality improvement and promotes the environmental awareness program.  Prepares and implements various environmental training sessions and briefings. Complies with health, safety, and environmental rules and procedures and performs work that enhances the safety of the work environment.  Ensures adherence to Federal, state, and local codes concerning health, safety, and the environment.

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Job Level

Entry-level, Mid-level


Government- Federal


$51,106 to $65,141 per year. Pay scale & grade GS 09.