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Chemist/Physical Scientist/Toxicologist-R4


These positions are in Region 4, Laboratory Services & Applied Science Division, Laboratory Services Branch, Inorganic Chemistry Section.

This is an office-centered position--you must physically report to the duty station stated in this announcement on a regular basis. Partial work-from-home flexibilities may be authorized.


At the entry level of this position, you will:
  • Assist in the preparation and analysis of routine environmental samples for the determination of contaminants and chemical parameters.
  • Assist in the interpretation and evaluation of data to determine its significance.
  • Assist in implementing and adhering to Laboratory Quality Control system requirements.
  • Provide information and advice on the analysis of environmental samples.
  • Interpret and evaluate data to determine its significance and communicate findings orally and in written reports.

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.  

See the USAJOBS application for details on qualifications and eligibility.