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Life Scientist/Environmental Engineer/Physical Scientist - R3


These positions are in Region 3, Office of the Regional Administrator, Chesapeake Bay Program Office, Science, Analysis and Implementation Branch

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


At the entry level of this position, you will:
- Communicate policy and procedural guidelines to state, local, and tribal water agencies, and work with them to coordinate the development of regulations, required revisions to Watershed Implementation Plans (WIPs), and source specific WIP actions;
- Assist in the evaluation of state-submitted WIP revisions for technical, procedural, and regulatory compliance with Chesapeake Bay Watershed Agreement requirements;
- Participate in providing technical assistance to state, local, and tribal air pollution control agencies on control measures and strategies to meet the requirements of the Chesapeake Bay Watershed Agreement related to Watershed Quality Standards (WQS) and other control programs, including the development or revision of WIPs.

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).