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Life Scientist/Environmental Engineer/Physical Scientist - R10

This position is in Region 10. About Region 10: Region 10

This is an office-centered position--you must physically report to one of the duty stations stated in this announcement on a regular basis (location TBD after candidate selected). Partial work-from-home flexibilities may be authorized.


At the entry level of this position, you will:
- Plan, develop, and implement environmental protection program. Provide program related technical assistance and advice on data analysis, analytical methods, sampling techniques, pollution control requirements, impacts of pollutants, etc. to federal, state, local and/or tribal agencies.
- Review financial agreements, including grants, cooperative agreements, contracts, and interagency agreements, activities related to the initiation, administration, and/or close-out of more complex or difficult financial agreements, including responsibility for monitoring performance.
-  Develop and implement program outreach initiatives, activities, and communication strategies to state, local and tribal governments, and regulated communities and the public; and
-  Respond to public and regional inquiries by providing technical support and collaborating with regional cross program teams, as well as with external agencies.

You will spend less than 25% of your work time on contracts, grants/cooperative agreements, and/or interagency agreements.

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. NOTE: Career ladder promotions are not automatic, and all eligibility and qualifications requirements must be met in order to progress to the next grade level.