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General Engineer/Physical Scientist-OAR


The positions are located in the Office of Air and Radiation (OAR), Office of Atmospheric Protection (OAP) in the divisions below:
  • Clean Air Markets Division
  • Climate Protection Partnership Division
  • Stratospheric Protection Division
  • Climate Change Division

The division will be determined after a selection has been made for the position.
If selected, you must work at the location stated in this announcement.

For more information about this office, visit: OAR.


At the entry level of this position, you will:
  • Assist in the development of technical and policy analyses, tools, and documents that support regulatory and non-regulatory development, reporting, and implementation of atmospheric air pollution programs;
  • Advocate recommendations for advancing regulatory and voluntary programs or methods related to air quality and climate protection;
  • Collaborate with internal and external stakeholders on projects to advance air pollution reduction technologies and practices;
  • Communicate environmental programs, policies, data, and technical analyses to a variety of technical and non-technical audiences.

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.

One or more positions may be filled (in the organization advertised and/or in other organizations).