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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.