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Life Scientist/Physical Scientist - R10

This position is in Region 10.

The location will be determined after a selection has been made for this position; if selected, you must work at one of the locations stated in this announcement. Salary will be based on the grade level for which you are selected and the duty location.

About Region 10: R10

At the entry level of this position, you will:
- Prepare or review permits (issuance, reissuance, and modification) for moderately complex treatment, storage and disposal facilities or sources.
- Provide technical support to state, local or tribal agencies regarding technical and scientific criteria and methods; implementation of pollution control requirements; and impacts of pollutants.
- Provide technical support in defense of technical and legal challenges to permits with Office of Regional Counsel (ORC).
- Respond to permit inquiries.

You will spend less than 25% of your work time on contracts, grants/cooperative agreements, and/or interagency agreements.

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.

One or more positions may be filled (in the organization advertised and/or in other organizations).