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Life Scientist/Ecologist/Toxicologist/Physical Scientist (Ecological Risk Assessor) - R7


This position is in Region 7, Office of the Regional Administrator, Laboratory Services and Applied Science Division, Applied Science Branch. 

If selected, you must work at the location stated in this announcement.


At the entry level of this position, you will:
  • Interpret, evaluate and analyze data and other information for the development of environmental assessments in the Superfund, RCRA and other programs.
  • Effectively communicate analyses, research results and technical advice and maintain professional contacts essential to the assessment process.
  • Provide technical expertise, assistance and advice to support assessment efforts.

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 less than 25% of your work time on contracts, grants/cooperative agreements, and/or interagency agreements.