JOB ALERT!!! The U.S.
Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) is seeking to fill an Environmental Engineer/Environmental
Scientist (Air Monitoring) position, GS-0819/1301
position located in the Office of
Partnerships & Regulatory Assistance, Air Program, Air Permitting,
Monitoring and Modeling Unit, Denver, Colorado. EPA is ONLY accepting resumes from qualified veterans that are eligible
under the Schedule A or 30%+ disabled veterans, or Veterans Recruitment
Appointment (VRA) non-competitive hiring authority. For more information on
veteran hiring authorities, please visit: http://www.fedshirevets.gov/job/shav/.
is looking for highly motivated candidates at the GS-09 with a full performance level at the GS-12.
will be dedicated to duties and responsibilities as an air monitoring engineer/scientist. These duties include the following:
higher graded engineers and scientists with assessing the adequacy of
ambient air monitoring activities in Region VIII. The evaluations include
assessment of monitoring networks, siting, operation, maintenance, and
higher graded engineers and scientists with Performing queries of large
databases containing meteorological and ambient air pollution data (such
as Air Quality System (AQS)). Utilize common, and air quality specific
programs, to summarize, analyze and evaluate the data obtained. In
addition, word processing and other MS Office related programs are used as
a part of daily activity.
higher graded engineers and scientists with performing audits of sampling
and analysis procedures for state, local, and tribal agencies to determine
and ensure the quality of ambient air quality data. In those cases where
data are of insufficient quality, assists those involved to correct
problems and improve data quality.
higher graded engineers and scientists with specialized projects to aid
the design of ambient air monitoring programs in Region VIII and to
evaluate the performance of monitoring programs.
- Work with the public and the
states, local and tribal agencies in the region on emerging air monitoring
technologies. This may include technical support as well as outreach
and education on the health effects of resulting air quality data.
years of progressively higher level graduate education leading to a masters’
degree or masters’ or equivalent graduate degree plus 1 year specialized
experience equivalent to at least GS-07.
Knowledge (such as would be acquired
through a pertinent graduate educational program or its equivalent in
experience, training or independent study) of professional engineering and/or
environmental science principles, concepts, and methodology, that has been
supplemented by (a) skill gained through job experience to permit independent
performance of recurring assignments.
and experience may be combined for all grade levels to minimum eligibility
organized individual with some experience in the field of environmental
engineering or environmental science.
written and oral communication
-Interest in a broad range of Clean
Air Act rules and policies
to qualify for federal government positions at the GS-9 level.
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send resume, DD-214, Schedule A letter and/or VA letter indicating 30% or more
service connected disability, AND supporting documents (please redact social
security numbers) to: Gail Fallon, Hiring Official at the EPA Region 8
Office in Denver, Colorado (firstname.lastname@example.org) by COB December 12, 2016.
Note: Your cover letter should clearly indicate the
position for which you wish to be considered.
Selection will be
made without discrimination for non-merit reasons such as race, color,
religion, sex, national origin, age, handicapping condition, marital status,
sexual orientation, or political affiliation.