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    ***This announcement has been amended to extend the closing date to July 9, 2018.***

    Earth Day is every day at EPA! At EPA, you can protect human health and the environment of all Americans, and you’ll discover that EPA is one great place to work! We offer great benefits and work flexibilities, and our diverse workforce connects to more than just a career--we share a common passion to promote a cleaner, healthier environment. Discover how exciting safeguarding our natural resources and protecting human health can be. Find yourself at EPA.

    This is a Recent Graduates position in the Pathways program. This program provides individuals who have completed a qualifying associate’s, bachelor’s, master’s, professional, doctorate, vocational, or technical degree or certificate with an entry-level developmental experience with the potential to lead to a career in the Federal government after successfully completing the program. More information about the Recent Graduates program can be found at USAJOBS Information Sheet.

    These positions are located in Office of Chemical Safety and Pollution Prevention, Office of Pollution Prevention and Toxics, Rick Assessment Division 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.

    If selected, you must work at the location stated in this announcement.

    Your salary will be based on the grade level for which you are selected and the duty location of the position.

    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.

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    Responsibilities

    At the entry level of this position, you will:

    -Evaluate hazards and risks to aquatic and terrestrial species from exposure to industrial chemicals, biological agents, and/or nanomaterials;

    -Prepare hazard and risk characterizations in support of assigned programs;

    -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;

    -Develop briefing materials and presentations on complex issues related to hazard prioritization, screening and assessments.

    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.

    Supervisory status

    No

    Promotion Potential

    13

    Who May Apply

    This job is open to…

    Recent Graduates who have completed a qualifying degree or certificate from a qualifying educational institution or technical education program within the preceding 2 years of the announcement closing date OR current students who will complete a qualifying degree/certificate within 2 months of the announcement closing date.Preference eligible veterans unable to apply within 2 years of receiving their degree due to military service obligation may apply up to 6 years after degree/certification.

    Questions? This job is open to 4 groups.

This job originated on www.usajobs.gov. For the full announcement and to apply, visit www.usajobs.gov/GetJob/ViewDetails/502951800. Only resumes submitted according to the instructions on the job announcement listed at www.usajobs.gov will be considered.