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The EPA National Student Services Contract has an immediate opening for a full-time Science Advisor Communication Support with the Office of Research and Development at the EPA facility in Washington, D.C.
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 U.S. EPA Office of Research and Development’s (ORD’s) Office of the Science Advisor provides leadership for cross-Agency science and science policy development and implementation to ensure the best possible use of science at the Agency to protect human health and the environment.
What you will be doing
As a team member, you will assist OSA with supporting the work of various science for a and workgroups, providing the following type of support:
Required Knowledge, Skills, Work Experience, and Education
Location: This job will be located at EPA’s facility in Washington, DC.
Hours: Full time.
Salary: Hourly wage for hours worked at a rate of $30.62 per hour.
Employer: Selected applicant will become a temporary employee of ORAU working as a contractor at EPA.
Travel: Travel is not 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 February 2020. The initial project is through May 14, 2020 with potential optional 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.
I certify that I am at least 18 years of age; a recent graduate with at least a Master’s degree in 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.