Physical Scientists/ Environmental Engineers (2)

  • U.S. Environmental Protection Agency
  • Chicago, IL, USA
  • Dec 04, 2019
Full time Environmental Science - Engineering Geoscience-Hydrogeology Management Remediation - Brownfields - CERCLA

Job Description


This position is in Region 5, Superfund and Emergency Management Division, Operations Management Branch, Contracts Management Section. If selected, you must work at the location stated in this announcement. About Region 5: Region 5

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At the entry-level of this position, you will:

  • Serves as a Contracting Officer Representative (COR) under the guidance and direction of one or more senior CORs for ordering and managing work for one or more Superfund contract and/or Interagency agreement (IA).
  • Provide professional knowledge of engineering and technical practice to the senior COR and management for the solution of common problems encountered during hazardous site evaluation and remediation.
  • Assist in the monitoring of cost, management and overall technical performance of the contract, task order or Inter Agency Agreement.
  • Recommend corrective actions to engineering and technical problems encountered to the senior COR.

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 more than 50% of your work time on contracts, grants/cooperative agreements, and/or interagency agreements.

One or more positions may be filled.

Travel Required

Occasional travel - You may be required to travel up to 25% of each month.

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Job Level



Government- Federal


GS 09 Salary $56,945 to $74,024 per year