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    Summary

    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.

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    Responsibilities

    This position is located in Region 6, Dallas, TX.  For more information on this office, visit their website: https://www.epa.gov/aboutepa/epa-region-6-south-central

    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.

    At the entry level of this position, you will:

    • As an advanced trainee, performs duties related to environmental engineering, physical science or life science to support environmental protection work in a program area (air, water, waste, etc.); a functional area (enforcement, compliance, permitting, etc.); or a cross media effort ( environmental justice, etc.).
    • Performs recurring, well-precedented projects and tasks using standard methods and techniques. Determines the adequacy and accuracy of data and processes, proper preservation and collection of samples and specimens and provides technical assistance where applicable.
    • Provides assistance to other engineers and scientists within the immediate organization by researching technical aspects of EPA laws and regulations.
    • Analyzes data and prepares reports regarding state, local and tribal implementation of environmental protection programs. Prepares scientific and technical information for oral briefings, workshops, conferences, seminars, and public hearings attended by senior officials or other engineers and scientists.



    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.

    Travel Required

    Occasional travel - You may be required to travel 1 to 5 days per month.

    Supervisory status

    No

    Promotion Potential

    12

This job originated on www.usajobs.gov. For the full announcement and to apply, visit www.usajobs.gov/GetJob/ViewDetails/534218800. Only resumes submitted according to the instructions on the job announcement listed at www.usajobs.gov will be considered.