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Preference eligible veterans unable to apply within the two years of receiving their degree due to military service obligation may apply up to six years after degree or certification.
This is a Recent Graduates position in the Pathways Program. This program provides an entry-level developmental experience with the potential to lead to a career in the Federal Government after successfully completing two years under the Program. Upon completion of the developmental program, Recent Graduate appointees may be non-competitively converted to a term or permanent position without further competition.
More information about the Recent Graduates Program can be found here: http://www.usajobs.gov/StudentsAndGrads and http://www.opm.gov/HiringReform/Pathways/program/graduates/
This position is located in Region 1, Office of Environmental Stewardship, Environmental and Compliance Assistance Unit, in Boston, MA. One or more positions may be filled.
For more information on this office, visit their website: https://www.epa.gov/aboutepa/epa-region-1-new-england
Except in special circumstances, those new to the federal government will be hired at the starting salary (step 1) of the applicable grade range listed above.
At the entry level of this position, you will:
-Design, implement and evaluate compliance assistance and pollution prevention strategies for industrial municipal wastewater treatment systems.
-Provide technical information and exchange information with state and local agencies, and with professional water/wastewater associations, interstate organization and watershed groups.
-Develop working relationships with the Environmental Protection Agency's (EPA) headquarter offices including the Office of Water, and the Office of Chemical Safety and Pollution Prevention's Chemistry Economics and Sustainable Strategies Division (CESSD) to exchange information regarding the National Pollutant Discharge Elimination System (NPDES) program.
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.
Who May Apply
This job is open to…Individuals in the commuting area of Boston, MA who have completed a qualifying associates/bachelors/masters/professional/doctorate/vocational/technical degree or certificate from a qualifying educational institution or technical education program within the preceding two years. Veterans please see information under job summary.
This job originated on www.usajobs.gov. For the full announcement and to apply, visit www.usajobs.gov/GetJob/ViewDetails/445765000. Only resumes submitted according to the instructions on the job announcement listed at www.usajobs.gov will be considered.