Thursday, June 11, 2015

Job Opening @ EPA in Chicago - Application Deadline Friday 6/12


$53,041.00 to $83,427.00 / Per Year


Monday, June 8, 2015 to Friday, June 12, 2015
Job Title:Environmental Engineer/Physical Scientist (Environmental)
This position is located in Region 5, Land & Chemicals Division, Chemicals Management Branch, Pesticides & Toxics Compliance Section in Chicago, IL.
At the entry level of this position, you will:

- Provide written reviews and summaries of Agency policies and procedures to the Section Chief relative to the Regional Pesticides and Toxics Enforcement Strategy. This will include the research of appropriate professional and scientific literature including Federal and State regulations and environmental policies required to best meet the objectives of the Toxic Substances Control Act (TSCA), Federal Insecticide, Fungicide and Rodenticide Act (FIFRA) and/or the Emergency Planning and Community Right-to-Know Act - Section 313 (EPCRA 313) regulatory enforcement programs.

- Work on major comprehensive environmental contamination investigation projects that are discovered in Region 5 States. Provide to the incident team or multi-media investigation team, environmental assessments of the situation, and determinations/ options for corrective actions, ensuring that proper scientific and technical analyses are made when required, and proposes options for proper regulatory/technical steps to meet EPA regulatory requirements.

- Provide technical compliance assistance to Federal, State, Tribal, and facility representatives on matters concerning TSCA, FIFRA, and EPCRA Section 313 activities.

- Recommend appropriate corrective actions when applicable to comply with Agency policy. Provides guidance, support, and oversight of compliance monitoring and enforcement activities undertaken by state, local and/or tribal government.

- Conduct presentations to various groups on the new and cutting-edge subjects relating to pesticides and toxic chemical materials, their effects on the environment and public health, and EPA policies and regulations to protect the environment and public health.