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Environmental Engineer/Physical Scientist/Life Scientist - OECA



This position is in Office of Enforcement and Compliance Assurance, Office of Criminal Enforcement, Forensics and Training, National Enforcement Investigations Center, Field Branch, Civil Services Section.  About OECA: OECA'S 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:

  1. Conduct inspections and investigations of regulated facilities for compliance with applicable regulations, permits, or other federal requirements.
  2. Provide technical advice and information on significant analytical methods, sampling techniques, etc., related to specific program areas, functions, or activities.
  3. Serve as a technical resource in the development, negotiation and litigation of both civil and criminal enforcement matters.
  4. Plan, conduct and/or provide regulatory technical assistance to complex field sampling and analytical services, facility inspections and audits.
  5. Provide assistance to regional personnel, other federal, state, local agencies, tribes, industry representatives, and concerned public citizens on the technical aspects of EPA laws and regulations.

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.