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Environmental Protection Specialist (Grants Project Officer) - R9

This position is in Region 9, Air & Radiation Division. About Region 9 Website

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:
  • Assist in development and implementation of stakeholder/EPA partnerships for environmental protection programs, including negotiation, facilitation, creation, and evaluation of specific agreements.
  • Review grants, cooperative agreements, and/or interagency agreements activities related to the initiation, administration, and/or close-out of conventional or less complex grants, cooperative agreements, and/or interagency agreements (IGAs), including responsibility for monitoring performance.
  • Assist project managers on ad hoc teams, dealing with competing demands and priorities.
  • Serve as a technical/programmatic specialist in providing information to state, local and/or tribal governments and non-profits to help facilitate assigned environmental protection programs development within municipalities/towns/tribes.

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 more than 50% 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), if appropriate to the position.