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Social Scientist (Environmental) – Washington, District of Columbia
Environmental Protection Agency, Other Agencies and Independent Organizations
Job ID: 292794Start Date: 07/17/2020End Date: 07/30/2020
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-13 level, you need to have at least one year of full-time experience equivalent to the GS-12 level defined as assessing health and environmental problems by applying quantitative analytical skills; conducting behavioral intervention studies in support of environmental protection or the public health; and preparing written analyses in support of environmental enforcement or compliance.Your answers to the online assessment will be used to evaluate your competencies in the following areas:
1. Knowledge in the concepts, principles, and practices of social sciences in environmental enforcement and compliance fields of study.
2. Ability to serve as a technical authority in the evaluation of regulation, policies, tools, and guidance concerning implementation of environmental studies.
3. Ability to evaluate regulations, policies, tools and guidance concerning implementation of environmental statutes.
4. Skill in conducting analyses and evaluating strategies for achieving environmental compliance.
5. Ability to plan, organize, and direct team efforts focused on complex environmental enforcement and compliance assurance challenges.
6. Knowledge of analytical and evaluating methods used in behavioral and social science analysis.
7. Ability to evaluate and interpret applicable technical, scientific, policy and legal information into guidelines and standards for enforcement policies.
8. Ability to communicate orally to deliver or participate in briefings, meetings and conferences.
9. Skill in written communication to develop policy and prepare analytic policy and program information.
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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