Job Overview

Summary

Earth Day is every day at EPA! Come help us protect the environment! 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.  We consistently rank as one of the top Federal agencies in which to work, with great benefits and work flexibilities. Find yourself at EPA.  See more about us here:  http://www.epa.gov.

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This position is located in the Office of Water, Office of Ground Water and Drinking Water, Standards and Risk Management Division, Targeting and Analysis Branch in Washington, DC.  For more information on this office, visit their website:

http://water.epa.gov/  
The selectee may have to take up to 79 furlough hours (unpaid time) by September 30, 2013, including the designated furlough days,  July 5 and August 30, 2013.  The number of furlough hours the selectee has to take will be proportional to the selectee's start date.

Duties

- Seek, assess, and address drinking water data and information for contamination and human health impacts, environmental planning, risk analysis, standards setting, and regulatory tool development.

- Research, understand, analyze, and utilize contaminant occurrence data, risk analyses, and economic evaluations in problem solving in development of drinking water regulations and guidance pertaining to chemical, radiological, and pathogen contamination in drinking water on the maintenance of human health.

- Produce statistical summaries of environmental measurement data.  You will employ statistical modeling to produce improved estimates of occurrence and predictions of how regulatory actions may impact the regulated community.

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