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The EPA National Student Services Contract has an immediate opening for a full time Environmental Science Writer with the Office of Research and Development at the EPA facility in Raleigh, NC.
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 Immediate Office of the Assistant Administrator (IOAA) within the Office of Research and Development (ORD) provides leadership for implementing and communicating ORD’s research to a wide range of stakeholders. The Chemical Safety for Sustainability (CSS) National Program Director’s (NPD) office within IOAA provides leadership on the strategic directions of ORD’s chemical safety research program.
The CSS research program leads development of innovative science to support safe, sustainable design and use of chemicals and materials required to promote human and environmental health. CSS research program outputs enable the Agency to address impacts of existing chemicals and materials across the lifecycle as well as to anticipate impacts of new chemicals and emerging materials.
What skills will you gain?
As a team member, you will assist the CSS NPD and/or Deputy NPD with the analytical and administrative duties required to support and maintain a robust research program, including the administration, management, and communication of results and impacts from CSS research planning and coordination activities.
Required Knowledge, Skills, Work Experience, and Education
Desired Knowledge, Skills, Work Experience, and Education
How you will apply your skills
Management and Administrative responsibilities
Location: This job will be located at EPA’s facility at Research Triangle Park in Raleigh, NC.
Hours: Full time.
Salary: Hourly wage for hours worked at a rate of $21.59 per hour.
Employer: Selected applicant will become a temporary employee of ORAU working as a contractor at EPA.
Travel: Occasional overnight travel may be required.
Working Conditions: The selected candidate will be supervised by a mentor who will provide day-to-day direction, as well as coach, advise and counsel the candidate, and review the candidate’s work. This position will involve work in an administrative setting and is not expected to involve exposure to hazardous elements.
Expected Start Date: The position is full-time and expected to begin in May 2020. The initial project is through May 14, 2021 with potential optional periods.
For more information, contact EPAjobs@orau.org. Do not contact EPA directly.
I certify that I am at least 18 years of age; a recent graduate with at least a Bachelor’s degree in environmental science 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.
ORAU is an Equal Opportunity Employer (EOE AA M/F/Vet/Disability); visit the ORAU website for required employment notices.