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Chemist – Houston, Texas
Environmental Protection Agency, Other Agencies and Independent Organizations
Job ID: 317350Start Date: 09/01/2020End Date: 09/08/2020
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-11 level, you need to have at least one year of full-time experience equivalent to the GS-09 level defined as performing chemical analysis on environmental samples and reporting on data interpretation findings- 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- OR an equivalent combination of education and experience.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 experience performing chemical analyses and tests; evaluating and resolving problems in laboratory operations, such as quality control or instrumentation issues; selecting analytical methods and using standard operating procedures.Your answers to the online assessment will be used to evaluate your competencies in the following areas: Knowledge of chemical contaminants and parameters to analyze environmental samples and interpret data
Skill in using laboratory instruments (e.g. gas chromatograph and mass spectrometer) and scientific equipment
Knowledge of chemistry-based qualify control procedures and requirements
Knowledge of federal, state, local, and/or tribal environmental regulations, policies, and requirements associated with inspection, enforcement and compliance 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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