Job Overview

Summary

Earth Day is every day at EPA! Our diverse workforce connects to more than just a career-we share a common passion to promote a cleaner, healthier environment.  We consistently rank as one of the top Federal agencies in which to work, with great benefits and work flexibilities.  See more about us here:  http://www.epa.gov.

This position is located in Regon 10, Office of Environmental Assessment, Risk Evaluation Unit in Seattle, WA.  
For more information on this office, visit their website:  
http://www2.epa.gov/aboutepa/epa-region-10-pacific-northwest

Duties

You will: Serve as a toxicologist on ecological risk assessment and the Endangered Species Act(ESA).  Present, explain, and defend the Agency’s interpretation of technical information on ESA consultations with the Federal stakeholders. Advise technical staff and management on the ecological effects of toxic substances on species of concern, including threatened and endangered species.  Prepare and present written and oral testimony relative to the effects of toxic substances and their associated risks to different species, and defend the science on which EPA Region 10 decisions are based.