General Engineer/Physical Scientist/Life Scientist (Water Security/WaterCompliance Officer) - R5
This position is in Region 5, Water Division.
If selected, you must work at the location stated in this announcement.
About Region 5: Region 5 Website
At the entry level of this position, you will:
- Serve as a technical specialist for engineering/scientific expertise, leadership, and coordination for assigned activities.
- Provide advice, oversight and assistance to state/local/tribal governments and others on matters relating to the development, execution, and monitoring of environmental protection/public health policies, plans, and programs.
- Provide leadership for civil, environmental, mechanical and/or chemical engineering/science including drinking water and/or wastewater, stormwater, and other related water and water infrastructure programs.
- Provide oversight to state, local, and tribal governments and other entities funded through Federal grants.
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.
You will spend less than 25% of your work time on contracts, grants/cooperative agreements, and/or interagency agreements.
One or more positions may be filled (in the organization advertised and/or in other organizations), if appropriate to the position.