The EPA Environmental Research and Business Support Program has immediate opening for an Environmental Quality Assurance Support position with the Office of Research and Development at the EPA facility in Research Triangle Park, 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.
The National Exposure Research Laboratory (NERL), Office of Research and Development (ORD), Exposure Methods and Measurements Division (EMMD) is a scientific organization responsible for carrying out EPA’s mission to protect human health and the environment by developing and applying innovations in exposure science.
The selected candidate shall assist the EMMD Quality Assurance Managers (QAMs) with the technical and administrative duties required to fulfill its obligations to NERL, including scientific and technical support, database and records management, and communication of NERL’s research and quality assurance (QA) program.
Scientific and Technical Support responsibilities shall include:
Database and Records Management responsibilities for both administrative and scientific and technical support shall include:
Location: This job will be located at EPA’s facility in Research Triangle Park, NC.
Salary: Selected applicant will become a temporary employee of ORAU and will receive an hourly wage of $21.27 for hours worked.
Hours: Full time.
Working Conditions: The selected candidate shall be supervised by a mentor who will provide day-to-day direction, as well as coach, advise and counsel them and review their work.
This position will involve work in an administrative setting and is not expected to involve exposure to hazardous elements.
Travel: Occasional overnight travel is not anticipated.
Expected Start Date: The position is full time and expected to begin January 2019. The selected applicant will be a temporary employee of ORAU working as a contractor to EPA. The initial contract period is through May 14, 2019, followed by one (1) additional 12 month option period.
For more information, contact EPAjobs@orau.org. Do not contact EPA directly.
Eligible applicants must:
EPA ORD employees, their spouses, and children are not eligible to participate in this program.
Required Knowledge, Skills, Work Experience, and Education
Successful candidate shall have:
Desired Knowledge, Skills, Work Experience, and Education
It is desirable for the applicant to demonstrate:
I certify that I am at least 18 years of age; a recent graduate with at least a Bachelor’s degree in biology, toxicology, chemistry, bioinformatics, statistics, computational biology, math, physics, information 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.