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 Region 6, Management Division, Environmental Services Branch, Immediate Office (6MD-H), Houston, Texas.  
For more information on this office, visit their website:  
http://www2.epa.gov/aboutepa/epa-region-6-south-central

Duties

You will:

  • Serve as the Chief of the Houston Lab Branch, managing and directing the day to day activities of a large diversified highly trained senior level multidisciplinary technical and professional staff. 
  • Provide policy, objectives, and administrative program direction to activities associated with achieving multi-media program requirements.
  • Manage the Regional Laboratory and Regional Contract Laboratory Program providing physical, chemical, and biological analytical services to regional programs, states, and tribes.
  • Support the Regional Quality Assurance Office in the evaluation of state laboratories, the certification of water supply laboratories, and providing technical support to the regulated community and state and local agencies.