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The EPA National Student Services Contract has an immediate opening for a full time Water Research and Communication Support position with the Office of Research and Development at the EPA facility in Cincinnati, OH.
The Office of Research and Development at the EPA supports high-quality research to improve the scientific basis for decisions on national environmental issues and help EPA achieve its environmental goals. Research is conducted in a broad range of environmental areas by scientists in EPA laboratories and at universities across the country.
What the EPA project is about
The Center for Environmental Solutions and Emergency Response (CESER) plans, coordinates and conducts an applied, customer-driven, national research and development program to improve decision making by EPA, federal, state, tribal and local agencies, when faced with challenging environmental problems in the built environment. Within CESER, the Water Infrastructure Division (WID) conducts customer-driven research and support, providing scientific leadership on national-scale problems associated with water quality in the built infrastructure.
What experience and skills will you gain?
Included in WID’s activities is technical support to states, EPA Regions, drinking water consultants, and drinking water systems. This support encompasses a wide variety of contaminants and drinking water system issues, furthering EPA’s research while also providing valuable support back to the individual stakeholders.
How you will apply your skills
As a team member, you will provide data management, data analysis, and communications support to WID staff by completing the research activities described below:
You will perform duties according to specifications and instructions provided by the mentor. All necessary instructions and training shall be provided by the EPA mentor.
Required Knowledge, Skills, Work Experience, and Education
Desired Knowledge, Skills, Work Experience, and Education
Location: This job will be located EPA’s facility in Cincinnati, OH.
Salary: Selected applicant will become a temporary employee of ORAU and will receive an hourly wage of $22.19 for hours worked.
Expected start date: The position is full time and expected to begin November 2020. The selected applicant will become a temporary employee of ORAU working as a contractor to EPA. The initial project is through May 14, 2021, with up to 4 additional option periods.
For more information, contact EPAjobs@orau.org. Do not contact EPA directly.
EPA ORD employees, their spouses, and children are not eligible to participate in this program.
certify that I am at least 18 years of age; a recent graduate with at least a Bachelor’s degree statistics, mathematics, chemistry, physics, geology, computer science, information science, operations research, environmental engineering, chemical engineering, biological engineering, materials engineering, civil engineering, or a closely related field of study from an accredited university or college within the last 24 months; a citizen or a Legal Permanent Resident of the United States of America; and not a current employee of EPA ORD or the spouse or child of an EPA ORD employee.
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ORAU is an Equal Opportunity Employer (EOE AA M/F/Vet/Disability); visit the ORAU website for required employment notices.