The EPA Environmental Research and Business Support Program has an immediate opening for a full-time Environmental Communications Specialist position with the EPA facility in Washington, DC.
What the EPA project is about
The Office of Research and Development at the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) supports high-quality research to improve the scientific basis for decisions on national environmental issues and help EPA achieve its environmental goals.
Under the strategic planning and direction of the respective National Program Directors (NPDs) and their teams, research conducted under the six NRPs is providing the strong scientific and technical foundation the Agency relies on to fulfill its statutory obligations and help Agency, state, and other partners address their most pressing environmental and related public health challenges.
What you will be doing
As a team member, you will assist the Safe and Sustainable Water Resources and National Program Directors with the duties required to support and maintain a robust research program through focusing on tasks required for effective management of the program. In addition, you will provide assistance in the communication of research activities and results to internal and external partners, stakeholders, and the public.
How you will apply your skills
Location: This job will be located at EPA’s facility in Washington, DC.
Salary: Selected applicant will become a temporary employee of ORAU and will receive an hourly wage of $30.62 for hours worked.
Hours: Full time.
Travel: Occasional overnight or workday local travel may be required.
Expected start date: The position is full time and expected to begin January 2020. The initial project is through May 14, 2020, with potential optional periods.
Working conditions: You will be supervised by a mentor who will provide day-to-day direction, as well as coach, advise, counsel and review your work. The position will involve work in an administrative setting and is not expected to involve exposure to hazardous elements.
I certify that I am at least 18 years of age; a recent graduate with at least a Master’s degree in technical communications, natural science, environmental engineering or a closely related scientific 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.