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Biologist / Environmental Engineer / Physical Scientist (Staff Scientist)-ORD


These positions are in Office of Research and Development, Office of Science Advisor, Policy, and Engagement, Science Policy Division, Science Advisory Branch. The location will be determined after a selection has been made for the position; if selected, you must work at one of the locations stated in this announcement. The salary will be commensurate with the location.

About Office of Research and Development (ORD): ORD


At the entry level of this position, you will:
- As Staff Scientist, provide scientific and technical expertise to support overall program goals, including conducting scientific and/or technical analyses;
- Coordinate and implement the scientific program in the area of emphasis, e.g. cross-Agency risk assessment activities, Agency regulatory activities, external peer review coordination, or cross-Agency science policy initiatives;
- Communicate program goals, objectives, and results to a variety of internal and external stakeholders;
- Maintain a proactive professional liaison with others in ORD and EPA to advance Agency scientific program goals.

When entering a Federal job at a grade level lower than the highest promotion potential level, you may be promoted to more complex duties and work more independently, as your career progresses.  

For details on qualifications and eligibility, see the USAJOBS application,