EPA OCSPP Biologist/Toxicologist Positions Available

The U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) has positions open for Biologists/Toxicologists in the Office of Chemical Safety and Pollution Prevention (OCSPP). Multiple positions are available for each of the following opportunities. The closing date for both announcements is Thursday, March 21.

  • The announcement at https://www.usajobs.gov/GetJob/ViewDetails/527021100 describes permanent positions for early career professionals who have completed bachelor’s or master’s degrees in biology, toxicology, or related areas. Bachelor’s-level applicants should have at least one year of full-time experience assisting in the review of human health and/or environmental hazard information and/or risk assessments.

  • The announcement at https://www.usajobs.gov/GetJob/ViewDetails/527021100 describes permanent positions for early career professionals who have completed bachelor’s or master’s degrees in biology, toxicology, or related areas. Bachelor’s-level applicants should have at least one year of full-time experience assisting in the review of human health and/or environmental hazard information and/or risk assessments.

  • The announcement at https://www.usajobs.gov/GetJob/ViewDetails/526915200 describes permanent positions for more experienced candidates who have completed bachelor’s or higher degrees in biology, toxicology, or related areas.

Applicants will be evaluated in the following areas: experience in preparing and evaluating environmental hazard information and risk assessments; knowledge of risks and/or hazards associated with industrial chemicals, biological agents and nanomaterials; ability to work on a multi-disciplinary team of scientists; experience preparing hazard and risk characterizations; experience developing methodologies to improve environmental hazard information and risk assessments; written and oral communication skills; and data analysis skills.

All openings are in Washington, DC. Candidates for all opportunities must be U.S. citizens, and all positions may require one to five days of travel per month. Apply online at the USAJOBS.govwebsite. For more information about the opportunities, contact Sherron Gardner at 800-433-9633 or gardner.sherron@epa.gov