Life Scientist/Environmental Engineer/Physical Scientist - R5
This position is in Region 5, Enforcement and Compliance Assurance Division, Land Enforcement and Compliance Assurance Branch, Pesticides and Toxics Compliance Section. About Region 5: https://www.epa.gov/aboutepa/epa-region-5.
This is an office-centered position*--you must physically report to the duty station stated in this announcement on a regular basis.
*Work-from-home flexibilities may be authorized as described in the Benefits section.
At the entry level of this position, you will:
-Participate in enforcement activities as directed by senior enforcement officer or supervisor.
-Provide technical assistance on analytical methods, sampling techniques, etc.
-Assist senior enforcement officers in the development of technical, scientific or engineering information for the development, negotiation and litigation of both civil and criminal enforcement matters.
-Assist senior enforcement officers to provide regulatory compliance assistance to facilities during inspections, investigations, and compliance assistance visits, and at the request of facilities.
-Provide assistance to other engineers and scientists within the immediate organization by researching technical aspects of EPA laws and regulations.
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.