Life Scientist/Environmental Engineer/Physical Scientist Job in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania – Other Agencies and Independent Organizations



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Life Scientist/Environmental Engineer/Physical Scientist – Philadelphia, Pennsylvania
Environmental Protection Agency, Other Agencies and Independent Organizations
Job ID: 162397
Start Date: 11/07/2019
End Date: 11/22/2019

Qualification Summary
In addition to the educational requirements, we are looking for at least one year of specialized experience related to this position as described below:
To qualify for the GS-11 level, you need to have at least one year of full-time experience equivalent to the GS-09 level defined as performing data analysis on scientific investigations/projects; and preparing permits for facilities (issuance, reissuance, and/or modification) – OR Ph.D. or equivalent doctoral degree; or 3 full years of progressively higher level graduate education leading to such a degree in the academic discipline as described below. To qualify for the GS-12 level, you need to have at least one year of full-time experience equivalent to the GS-11 level defined as preparing permits for facilities (issuance, reissuance, and/or modification); and reviewing permits for technical, procedural and/or regulatory adequacy.
Your answers to the online assessment will be used to evaluate your competencies in the following areas: 1) Knowledge of permit regulations and policies; 2) Ability to prepare permits (issuance, reissuance, and modification) for treatment, storage and/or disposal facilities or sources; 3) Skill in identifying and resolving pollutant discharge problems; 4) Skill in presenting technical/scientific data; and 5)Skill in written communication.
Experience refers to paid and unpaid experience, including volunteer work done through National Service programs (e.g., Peace Corps, AmeriCorps) and other organizations (e.g., professional, philanthropic, religious, spiritual, community, student, social). Volunteer work helps build critical competencies, knowledge, and skills and can provide valuable training and experience that translates directly to paid employment. You will receive credit for all qualifying experience, including volunteer experience.If you have part-time work experience, read this: EPA Announcement Policies and Procedures.

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