EPA OPP Biologist/Toxicologist Positions Available, Deadlines Next Week

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EPA OPP Biologist/Toxicologist Positions Available, Deadlines Next Week

The U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) has positions open for biologists and related specialties in the Office of Pesticide Programs within the Office of Chemical Safety and Pollution Prevention. Multiple positions are available for each of the following opportunities. The closing date for both announcements is Monday, March 18.

Successful candidates for both positions will:

  • Review and evaluate scientific data on the effects of pesticides to support regulatory decisions on pesticides’ registration and reevaluation
  • Develop new approaches to investigate problems associated with the registration and reevaluation of pesticides through application of data manipulation techniques
  • Prepare reports that evaluate data and assessments of pesticides exposure, hazard, and risk
  • Make recommendations on hazard or exposure analyses for pesticides to support the Agency’s pesticide risk assessment

The announcement at https://www.usajobs.gov/GetJob/ViewDetails/526780800 describes permanent positions for candidates who have completed bachelor’s degrees in biology, toxicology, or related areas and have at least one year of full-time experience conducting statistical/scientific evaluations of laboratory research data or applying scientific concepts in analyzing, compiling, or computing data as it relates to chemicals.

The announcement at https://www.usajobs.gov/GetJob/ViewDetails/526609000 describes permanent positions for more experienced candidates who have completed bachelor’s degrees in biology, toxicology, or related areas and have at least one year of full-time experience  reviewing statistical/scientific evaluations of laboratory or field research data pertaining to the use, benefits, and/or efficacy of chemicals; or reviewing the impacts chemicals have on human health. This position may require one to five days of travel per month.

All openings are in Arlington, VA. Candidates for all opportunities must be U.S. citizens. Apply online at the USAJOBS.gov website. For more information about the opportunities, contact Marketa Evans at 800-433-9633 or evans.marketa@epa.gov

Catherine Sprankle
Catherine Sprankle
Communications Specialist for NICEATM