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Environmental Engineer/Physical Scientist/Life Scientist - R7

This position is in Region 7, Water Division. About Region 7

This is an office-centered position*--you must physically report to the duty station stated in this announcement on a regular basis.
*Work-from-home flexibilities may be authorized as described in the Benefits section.



At the entry level of this position, you will:

  • Perform duties related to environmental engineering, physical science or life science to support environmental protection work.
  • Determine the adequacy and accuracy of data and processes, proper presentation and collection of samples and specimens and provide technical assistance where applicable.
  • Review and provide comments on program guidance, policy, and regulations to other engineers and scientists within the immediate organization.
  • Provide assistance to other engineers and scientists within the immediate organization by researching technical aspects of EPA laws and regulations.
  • Prepare scientific and technical information for oral briefings, workshops, conferences, seminars, and public hearings to be presented by senior enforcement officers or other engineers and scientists within the unit.

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.