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These positions are located in the Office of Chemical Safety and Pollution Prevention, Office of Pesticides Programs, Arlington, VA. For more information on this office, visit their website: https://www.epa.gov/aboutepa/about-office-chemical-safety-and-pollution-prevention-ocspp
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.
One or more positions may be filled.
At the entry level of this position, you will:
- Extrapolate data on laboratory animals to evaluate the possible effects pesticides have on humans; assist in assessing the validity of the data and determine the utility of the results.
- Prepare reports on toxicological study data and hazard evaluations to support pesticide registration and/or testing.
- Assist in conducting analyses and preparing reports of reviews which provide recommendations concerning pesticide registration actions.
- Provide technical advice on toxicological study data and hazard evaluations.
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, grants/cooperative agreements, and/or interagency agreements.
Who May Apply
This job is open to…U.S. Citizens
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This job originated on www.usajobs.gov. For the full announcement and to apply, visit www.usajobs.gov/GetJob/ViewDetails/487884300. Only resumes submitted according to the instructions on the job announcement listed at www.usajobs.gov will be considered.