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    Organizational Location: This position is with the Department of Homeland Security, within U.S. Customs and Border Protection, Laboratories and Scientific Services Directorate located in Long Beach, CA; San Diego, CA: San Francisco, CA; Savannah, GA and Memphis, TN.

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    This position starts at a salary of $64,009.00 (GS-11, Step 1) to $99,741.00 (GS-12, Step 10) with promotion potential to $99,741 (GS-12 Step 10). In this position, you will become a key member of the Laboratories and Scientific Services Directorate team performing the below typical work assignments:

    • Receiving complex, new, or unknown samples submitted for analyses, reviewing background material, performing preliminary examination of the samples;
    • Writing analyses reports, stating the technical findings, interpretations, and conclusions regarding pertinent regulations and policy for use by CBP employees;
    • Providing expert advice to other CBP chemists and officials on sampling and sample storage procedures, analytical methodology, instrumentation, and problems associated with analyzing samples; and
    • Maintaining currency on scientific and technological developments and advancements in analytical methodology, and analytical instrumentation related to the assigned area.

    Travel Required

    25% or less - You may be expected to travel for this position.

    Supervisory status


    Promotion Potential


  • Job family (Series)

    1320 Chemistry

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