Biologist / Ecologist - OW
This position is in Office of Water (OW).
If selected, you must work at the location stated in this announcement.
About OW: OW Website.
At the entry level of this position, you will:
- Support and lead work to advance the environmental and human health protection objectives of the Marine Protection, Research, and Sanctuaries Act (MPRSA)/Ocean Dumping Act and related environmental statutes/regulations.
- Provide oral and written briefings to management and help prepare responses to inquiries on specific technical and policy issues in areas of responsibility.
- Work collaboratively with Regions and stakeholders to solve different environmental issues related to the Marine Protection, Research, and Sanctuaries Act (MPRSA)/Ocean Dumping Act and other environmental acts/regulations.
- Provide support to management in developing Agency policies and regulatory actions (e.g., permits) related to pollution prevention and assessments of coastal and ocean waters.
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.
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 (in the organization advertised and/or in other organizations).