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    Summary

    This position is in the Office of Chemical Safety and Pollution Prevention, Office of Pesticide Programs, Antimicrobials Division, Risk Assessment and Science Support Branch.  If selected, you must work at the location stated in this announcement.  

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    Responsibilities

    You will: 

    -Serve as a senior scientist, provide expert advice and assistance to scientists and officials on a broad range of difficult pesticide risk assessments and risk characterizations;

    -Lead the branch in the performance of risk assessments and characterizations, using exposure and hazard data for pesticides with significant environmental risks;

    -Evaluate highly complex laboratory and field studies, drawing and combining results into assessments and applying the results of these studies into risk characterizations that are useful to risk managers in understanding pesticide environmental and ecological risk;

    -Serve on inter-program and inter-agency work groups and present the Program's positions on risk assessment/fate issues;

    - Stay abreast of new scientific and technological advances in pesticides and related ecological and chemical contaminates.

    You will spend less than 25% of your work time on contracts, grants/cooperative agreements, and/or inter-agency agreements.

    Supervisory status

    No

    Promotion Potential

    14

This job originated on www.usajobs.gov. For the full announcement and to apply, visit www.usajobs.gov/GetJob/ViewDetails/544005500. Only resumes submitted according to the instructions on the job announcement listed at www.usajobs.gov will be considered.