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.

This position is located in the Office of Chemical Safety and Pollution Prevention, Office of Pollution Prevention and Toxics, Economics, Exposure and Technology Division, Exposure Assessment Branch, Washington DC.  For more information on this office, visit their website: http://www.epa.gov/aboutepa/ocspp.html

 The selectee may have to take up to 55 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

You will:
- Serve as an authority and subject matter expert on industrial chemicals, biological agents, and nanomaterials. 

- Provide analyses of strategies related to fate and transport screening/assessments and identifying exposure and risk-related research needs of the Agency.

- Develop, implement, and support fate and transport assessment activities for chemicals reviewed and evaluated.

- Develop briefing materials/reports and give oral presentations

- Collect/analyze data, design, and develop fate and transport assessment methods, tools, databases, and models for chemical exposure assessment with a focus on nanomaterials.

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. 

You will spend less than 25% of your work time on contracts.