Life Scientist / Environmental Engineer / Physical Scientist (RPM)

  • U.S. Environmental Protection Agency
  • Chicago, IL, USA
  • May 14, 2021
Full time Environmental Science - Engineering Hazardous Waste - RCRA -Toxics Law Enforcement Remediation - Brownfields - CERCLA

Job Description


This position is in Region 5; Superfund & Emergency Management Division.

If selected, you must work at the location stated in this announcement.

About Region 5: Region 5 webpage

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At the entry level of this position, you will:

  • Participate in cleanup actions for toxic and hazardous waste sites.
  • Assist Senior Remedial Project Manager (RPM) to oversee and monitor contractual work.
  • Participate in monitoring cleanup efforts.
  • Participate in enforcement activities.  
  • Participate in community relations activities.

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.

One or more positions may be filled.

Travel Required

50% or less - You may be required to travel up to 50% of each month.

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Job Level



Government- Federal


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