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Biologist/Physical Scientist - ORD

This position is in the Office of Research and Development, Center for Environmental Solutions and Emergency Response, Groundwater Characterization and Remediation Division.

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 execution and analysis of ground and surface water sampling and experiments as a member of one or more research teams within the larger framework of Office of Research and Development (ORD) research projects.
- Assist in modifying, validating and applying methods to assess experimental endpoints.
- Provide information and advice on laboratory procedures and operations.
- Assist in implementing and adhering to Laboratory, Health and Safety and Quality Assurance and other system requirements.

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.

One or more positions may be filled (in the organization advertised and/or in other organizations), if appropriate to the position.