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Governmental Information Specialist - R9

This position is in Region 9, Tribal, Intergovernmental & Policy Division, Environmental Review Branch. About Region 9 Website

This is an office-centered position*--you must physically report to the duty station stated in this announcement on a regular basis.
*Work-from-home flexibilities may be authorized as described in the Benefits section.


At the entry level of this position, you will:

  • Review federal environmental impact statements, environmental assessments, and other related planning, policy, and technical documentation prepared by Lead Agencies to comply with the National Environmental Policy Act.
  • Serve as liaison with other federal agencies prior to and during the development of NEPA documents to identify measures to reduce community and environmental impacts and to ensure that national environmental standards/policies are addressed.
  • Contribute to EPA Region 9 policies, guidance, trainings, and strategies on environmental review-related resource protection issues.
  • Review NEPA compliance guidelines and procedures prepared by other Federal agencies and make recommendations to the agency for improvements in the environmental impact
    review procedures.

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.  NOTE:  Career ladder promotions are not automatic, and all eligibility and qualifications requirements must be met in order to progress to the next grade level.

One or more positions may be filled (in the organization advertised and/or in other organizations), if appropriate to the position.