Opportunity: EPA Biologist/General Engineer/Physical Scientist

Opening and closing dates: 5/28/2019 to 6/4/2019
Service: Competitive
Pay scale & grade: GS 12 – 13
Salary: $77,523 to $119,839 per year
Appointment type: Permanent
Work schedule: Full-time
Location: Cincinnati, OH
Relocation expenses reimbursed: No
Telework eligible: Yes as determined by agency policy


These positions are located in the Office of Research and Development, National Risk Management Research Laboratory, Land and Materials Management Division, Remediation and Technology Evaluation Branch in Cincinnati, OH.

For more information on this office, visit their website: Office of Research and Development

If selected, you must work at the location stated in this announcement.

One or more positions may be filled.


You will:

  • As a research team leader in oil spill research, conduct research in the treatment of oil spills, and in bioremediation/biodegradation of fuel oxygenates and biofuels of all kinds;
  • Coordinate projects and serve as a technical advisor to scientists and program officials on oil spill response;
  • Assist in the development and evaluation of national policy options for the control of hydrocarbon pollution;
  • Organize and direct workgroups to develop environmental regulations, policies, and guidelines.

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.

You will spend less than 25% of your work time on contracts, grants/cooperative agreements, and/or interagency agreements.

For more information: https://www.usajobs.gov/GetJob/ViewDetails/534964800