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This position is located in the Office of Chemical Safety and Pollution Prevention, Office of Pollution Prevention and Toxics, Chemistry, Economics and Sustainable Strategies Division, Design for the Environment Branch in Washington, DC.
For more information on this office, visit their website: https://www.epa.gov/aboutepa/about-office-chemical-safety-and-pollution-prevention-ocspp.
One or more positions may be filled.
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:
-Evaluate hazards and risks from exposure to industrial chemicals, biological agents, and/or nanomaterials;
-Prepare hazard and risk characterizations in support of assigned programs;
-Develop briefing materials and presentations on complex issues related to hazard prioritization, screening and assessments;
-Provide analyses on strategies and methodologies for hazard prioritization, screening and assessment to advise the Office of Chemical Safety and Pollution Prevention’s (OCSPP) programs;
-Collect and analyze data, and evaluate and develop hazard assessment methods, tools, databases and models.
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.