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This position is located in U.S. Environmental Protection Agency's Office of Chemical Safety and Pollution Prevention, Office of Pesticide Programs, Health Effects Division in Arlington, VA. This position will be filled in one of the seven branches in the Health Effects Division.
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-Extrapolate data on laboratory animals to evaluate the possible effects pesticides have on humans. Assess validity of the data and determine the utility of the results.
-Examine and evaluate scientific data consistent with project-specific statutory deadlines under the Pesticide Registration Improvement Act (PRIA) and the Federal Insecticide, Fungicide and Rodenticide Act (FIFRA).
-Conduct analyses and prepare reports of reviews which provide recommendations concerning pesticide registration actions.
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.