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Life Scientist/Environmental Engineer/Physical Scientist (On Scene Coordinator)

Environmental Protection Agency, Baton Rouge, LA, United States
Employer Description
Earth Day is every day at EPA! At EPA, you can protect human health and the environment of all Americans, and you’ll discover that EPA is one great place to work! We offer great benefits and work flexibilities, and our diverse workforce connects to more than just a career--we share a common passion to promote a cleaner, healthier environment. Discover how exciting safeguarding our natural resources and protecting human health can be. Find yourself at EPA. Learn more about EPA at
Job Description
This position is inRegion 6, Superfund and Emergency Management Division, Emergency Management Branch,Readiness and Emergency Response Section.

The location will be determined after a selection has been made for the position; if selected, you must work at one of the locations stated in this announcement. The salary will be commensurate with the location.

About Region 6: Region 6 Website

Job Requirements
You need a degree or combination of education and experience as described below to qualify for this position.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 asconducting emergency response actions under the Comprehensive Environmental Response, Compensation and Liability Act (CERCLA) at hazardous waste sites and/or at emergency incidents involving oil or chemical spills; and negotiating with stakeholders to analyze and solve environmental issues.Your answers to the online assessment will be used to evaluate your competencies in the following areas: Knowledge of the Comprehensive Environmental Response, Compensation and Liability Act (CERCLA), the Superfund Amendments and Reauthorization Act (SARA), and other federal, state, and local environmental regulations.

Skill in responding to and evaluating hazardous waste site cleanup techniques and technologies.

Knowledge of the Federal Acquisition Regulations (FAR).

Ability to perform activities related to health and environmental hazards.

Skill in written communication.

Ability to provide assessments for environmental incidents.

Skill in oral communication. 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.

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13 August 2021
05 August 2021
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