The EPA National Student Services Contract has an immediate opening for a full time Environmental Management Support position with the Office of Research and Development at the EPA facility in Washington, DC.
The Office of Research and Development at the EPA supports high-quality research to improve the scientific basis for decisions on national environmental issues and help EPA achieve its environmental goals. Research is conducted in a broad range of environmental areas by scientists in EPA laboratories and at universities across the country.
What the EPA project is about
The Office of Science Advisor, Policy and Engagement (OSAPE) supports the EPA’s Science Advisor and integrates and coordinates science across ORD and EPA, with key external partners, and into the regulatory process. This opportunity is located within the Immediate Office (IO), which provides overall leadership and support for OSAPE’s programs and select ORD priorities.
Location: This job will be located EPA’s facility in Washington, DC.
Salary: Selected applicant will become a temporary employee of ORAU and will receive an hourly wage of $23.73 for hours worked.
Travel: Infrequent overnight travel may be required.
Expected start date: The position is full time and expected to begin November 2021. The selected applicant will become a temporary employee of ORAU working as a contractor to EPA. The initial project is through May 14, 2022, with up to 3 additional option periods.
For more information, contact EPAjobs@orau.org. Do not contact EPA directly.
What experience and skills will you gain?
As a team member, you will assist the Scientific Support Advisor with tracking ORD per- and polyfluoroalkyl substances (PFAS) research and development activities and OSAPE research planning and implementation activities. This work includes providing general administrative and communication support to the Scientific Support Advisor. You will also assist in tracking and reporting ORD PFAS research activities and OSAPE program activities related to research planning and implementation. You may also participate in cross-Agency discussions on scientific activities and priorities related to PFAS and other topics.
How you will apply your skills
Management and Administrative responsibilities
Required Knowledge, Skills, Work Experience, and Education
Leadership, time management, and organizational skills are the critical requirements for this position.
EPA ORD employees, their spouses, and children are not eligible to participate in this program.