Job Overview


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:

This position is located in the Office of Chemical Safety and Pollution Prevention, Office of Pollution Prevention and Toxics, Economics, Exposure & Technology Division, Design for the Environment Branch, Washington, DC. For more information on this office, visit their website:


You will: 
- Work with a multi-functional scientific team that includes chemists, engineers, scientists, and toxicologist on partnership projects that promote safer chemistry; coordinate and integrate multi-disciplinary analyses (including analyses of safer chemical alternatives and life-cycle assessments).
- Support Design for the Environment (DfE) Partnerships for safer chemistry and safer products with expertise in technical integration of information and quantitative analysis; investigate emerging chemical issues; and identify and evaluate data sources for applicability and quality.
- Engage stakeholders, promoting and customizing safer chemistry approaches to specific industries and sectors, and manage existing partnerships while developing new industry partnerships, and evaluating the impacts of DfE partnerships.
- Manage complex technical projects and contracts; develop and document recommendations concerning program activities, proposals and contractor efforts. 

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.