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    Summary

    This position serves as a Physical Scientist (Air Resources) in the Renewable Resources Branch. The salary range given above includes base pay and locality pay, you will also receive a 3.74% cost of living allowance for Anchorage. This allowance is subject to annual review, adjustment and gradual decrease.

    This is a term position for which all qualified U.S. Citizens with or without Federal Status may apply and be considered. Appointment to this position will not convey permanent status in the Federal service, and will be for a period not-to-exceed 13 months with possible extension up to a total of 4 years (or longer if approved by the Office of Personnel Management) without re-announcement.

    This announcement is being advertised concurrently under BLMAK-18-10158028-TD for current and former federal employees serving under a competitive service career or career-conditional appointment or reinstatement eligible. You must apply to each announcement separately if you wish to be considered under both recruitment methods.

    This position is part of the BLM Alaska, Bureau of Land Management in Anchorage, Alaska. Information about locations within Alaska can be found at: https://www.commerce.alaska.gov/dcra/DCRAExternal/

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    Responsibilities

    • - Serve as the primary advisor and expert to the State Director, District and Field Office Managers on all matters related to air quality and climate change, to include greenhouse gas emissions, and other atmospheric climate change related topics.
    • - Demontrate leadership and project management to prepare, review, coordinate and administer air quality and climate change initiatives, legislation, research, proposals and activities which involve technical, legal and politically sensitive issues.
    • - Provide technical air exptertise to identify impacts to climate and air quality for meeting BLM's obligations under NEPA, land use planning, oil and gas development, minerals leasing and development, and renewable natural resource management.
    • - Provide technical expertise on coordination with adjacent international and local air agencies, and regarding review of Alaska's State Implementation Plans for conformance with Federal requirements and potential impact to administered resources.
    • - Oversee, review and conduct air dispersion medeling for land use plans and impact assessments supporting resource management and planning analysis. Provide technical planning support for other BLM programs (i.e. oil and gas development).
    • - Prepare information briefings, reports, policy guidance, and formal recommendations to the State Director, Deputy State Directors, and District and Field Managers.
    • - For more information on the responsibilites of this position, contact the superevisor, Marlo Draper, at (907) 271-5546; mdraper@blm.gov or the program lead, Alan Peck at (907) 271-4411; kpeck@blm.gov.

    Travel Required

    Occasional travel - You may be expected to travel for this position.

    Supervisory status

    No

    Promotion Potential

    13

This job originated on www.usajobs.gov. For the full announcement and to apply, visit www.usajobs.gov/GetJob/ViewDetails/495851200. Only resumes submitted according to the instructions on the job announcement listed at www.usajobs.gov will be considered.