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    About the Position: This position serves as a Chemist, GS-1320-14, in Army Futures Command (AFC), Office of the Chief of Staff, Safety & Occupational Health Office, Austin TX; however, the duty station will be in Aberdeen, MD. AFC exists to modernize the way the Army does business by creating a space of endless possibilities to explore, develop, and test new methods, organizations, and technologies. Visit us on www.armyfuturescommand.com and join the team leading the Army into the future!

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    • Serves as the lead compliance chemist for surety and dilute laboratory oversight and operations support for chemical weapons stockpile and disposal facilities.
    • Ensures compliance with federal/state statutes, agency regulations, at federal, state and units of local government, or private entity authorized receipt of chemical warfare materiel in accordance with the Chemical Weapons Convention Treaty.
    • Plans and coordinates all operations with extensive knowledge of chemistry/analytical methods to ensure requested types, concentrations and amounts of agents are supported by requests received and deliverables due to authorized research sponsors.
    • Serves as the Lead Chemical Agent Program Analyst and point of contact for chemical agents and the technical oversight of AFC at all sites and facilities.
    • Serves as an expert on surety operations and internal expert advisor as well as master consultant to other government agencies for laboratory operations and testing.
    • Coordinates AFC's operations in materials testing and RDTE of traditional agents, toxic industrial chemical, non-traditional agents and experimental compounds for the Department of Defense and other governmental agencies.
    • Serves as a technical consultant on present and planned test facilities; equipment; instrumentation; testing techniques; and analytical procedures.
    • Provide advice to supervisors and leaders at all levels as to impacts, possible mitigation actions, and long term strategy to maintain an effective Chemical Surety program.
    • Inspects and assists subordinate chemical/biological surety sites to ensure compliance with all aspects of DoD and Army policy, and Federal law related to the conduct of technical chemical operations.
    • Assigns and reviews work to be performed during laboratory assessments ensuring compliance and oversight standards are applied.
    • Advises organic, assigned and organizations of compliance gaps, corrective actions processes to achieve compliance and/or recommend best practices to increase levels of compliance or gains in efficiencies.
    • Acts as the compliance lead responsible for publication of annual compliance schedules, preparations of advance transmittals, oversight of advance reviews, preparation of entrance and exit briefs, and preparation of draft and final reports

    Travel Required

    Not required

    Supervisory status


    Promotion Potential


  • Job family (Series)

    1320 Chemistry

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