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Life Scientist/Physical Scientist/Chemist - R2

This position is in Region 2, Superfund and Emergency Management Division, Special Projects Branch, Pre-Remedial Section. 

About Region 2

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 site assessment managers within the Superfund Program to provide site assessment technical advice and information.
  • Assist higher-graded Site Assessment Managers working with states and/or contractors to identify sites which may present a high risk to public health and safety and may require the removal program and/or Agency for Toxic Substances and Disease Registry (ATSDR) to conduct assessments.
  • Support Agency technical representatives in supporting the National Priorities List (NPL) decisions from challenge by potentially responsible parties (PRPs).

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.