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    This position is located in the National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration, (NOAA), National Environmental Satellite, Data, and Information Service (NESDIS), for the National Centers for Environmental Information (NCEI) with one vacancy in Asheville, NC.

    This position is also announced under vacancy number NSDIS-NCEI-2020-0033, which is open to Status Candidates only. You must apply to both announcements if you want to be considered for both.

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    As a Physical Scientist, you will perform the following duties:

    • Plans and manages the organization’s diverse and heterogeneous environmental data. Manages environmental data systems and uses advanced applications to analyze environmental data. Validates appropriate and relevant data and identifies questionable or conflicting data. Works with higher-level staff to determine long-term improvements to collection and analysis efforts.
    • Applies professional or scientific knowledge to the collection of data and the delivery of scientific products developed to communicate findings. Develops, produces, and delivers interpretive products. Participates in the analysis, interpretation, and communication of information. Identifies audience, methods of collection, and form of communication – works to continually improve established procedures making recommendations to higher-level staff as necessary representing the office’s interest.
    • Maintains competency, proficiency, and certifications (as needed) with relevant operational tools and systems.
    • Participates in programmatic efforts or assigned projects collecting data and performing assigned analysis. Facilitates the completion of assignments through technical authority, coordinating with team members, communicating with higher-level staff.

    Travel Required

    Occasional travel - Up to 10% domestic or foreign travel may be required for this position.

    Supervisory status


    Promotion Potential

    4 - If you are selected for a position with further promotion potential, you may be non-competitively promoted if you perform successfully and if recommended by management.

This job originated on www.usajobs.gov. For the full announcement and to apply, visit www.usajobs.gov/GetJob/ViewDetails/565818800. Only resumes submitted according to the instructions on the job announcement listed at www.usajobs.gov will be considered.