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Job opening: Physical Scientist / Environmental Engineer / Life Scientist

Salary: $121 485 - 157 934 per year
City: New York
Published at: May 16 2024
Employment Type: Full-time
This position is in. About  Region 2, Water Division, Watershed Management Branch. About Region2   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.    


You will:


  • You must submit a resume and required documents--see How to Apply section.
  • Position has education requirements--see Qualifications/Education section.
  • EPA and non-EPA applicants must submit transcripts/course listings.


NOTE:  You must meet qualification requirements, including any requirements described in the Education section, by the closing date of this announcement. In addition to the educational requirements, we are looking for at least one year of specialized experience related to this position as described below: To qualify for the GS-13 level, you need to have at least one year of full-time experience equivalent to the GS-12 level defined as implementing environmental management programs and policies; coordinating/negotiating with local and/or state governments, federal agencies, NGOs and/or community groups on environmental programs. Your answers to the online assessment will be used to evaluate your competencies in the following areas : Knowledge of federal, state and local laws and regulations, such as the Clean Water Act (CWA), and/or other water quality laws, documentation and reporting requirements. Ability to advise, assist and coordinate across various programs and groups on watershed protection. Ability to negotiate with external stakeholders on controversial issues. Knowledge of watershed management concepts, principles, and practices. Skill in oral communication. Skill in written communication. Skill in developing, planning and implementing watershed management programs, projects, plans and requirements. Ability to advise leadership. Knowledge of regulations, laws, policies, and practices governing contracts and/or grants administration. Experience refers to paid and unpaid experience, including volunteer work done through National Service programs (e.g., Peace Corps, AmeriCorps) and other organizations (e.g., professional, philanthropic, religious, spiritual, community, student, social). Volunteer work helps build critical competencies, knowledge, and skills and can provide valuable training and experience that translates directly to paid employment. You will receive credit for all qualifying experience, including volunteer experience. *If you have part-time work experience, read this: EPA Announcement Policies and Procedures.


You need a degree or combination of education and experience as described below to qualify for this position.

General Physical Scientist series, 1301

Basic requirements:

1. Degree: physical science, engineering, or mathematics that included 24 semester hours in physical science and/or related engineering science such as mechanics, dynamics, properties of materials, and electronics;


1.Combination of education and experience with education equivalent to one of the majors listed that included at least 24 semester hours in physical science and/or related engineering science, plus appropriate experience or additional education.

Engineer series,  0800

Basic Requirements:

1. Degree: Successful completion of a professional engineering degree at an accredited university or college


1. Combination of college level education or training AND technical experience that has furnished you with (1) a thorough knowledge of the physical and mathematical sciences underlying professional engineering, and (2) a good understanding, both theoretical and practical, of the engineering sciences and techniques and their applications to one of the branches of engineering. The adequacy of such background must be demonstrated by one of the following: 1. Professional registration as an engineer. 2. Evidence of passing the Engineer-in-Training written test. 3. Successful documented completion of at least 60 semester hours of courses in the physical, mathematical, and engineering sciences as described by OPM. 4. Successful completion of a curriculum leading to a bachelor's or higher degree from an accredited or pre-accredited college or university in engineering technology or in an appropriate professional field and at least 1 year of professional engineering experience acquired under professional engineering supervision and guidance.

Biology series,  0401

Basic Requirements:

1. Degree: bachelor's or higher degree from an accredited or pre-accredited college or university in biological sciences, agriculture, natural resource management, chemistry, or related disciplines appropriate to the position; OR a combination of education and experience with courses equivalent to a major, as listed.

For information about accreditation requirements, visit EPA Announcement Policies and Procedures.


  • Address Environmental Protection Agency OMS/OHCO/RCD 1200 Pennsylvania Ave NW WJC Bldg North, Mail Code 1448K Washington, District of Columbia 20460 United States
  • Name: RCD Staffing
  • Phone: 919-541-3014
  • Email: [email protected]