U.S. nationals: Hydrologist

U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA)

Ada, OK, US


These positions are in the Office of Research and Development, Center for Environmental Solutions and Emergency Response, Groundwater Characterization and Remediation Division. One position will be filled in the Subsurface Remediation Branch and a second position will be filled in the Technical Support and Environmental Restoration Branch.  

If selected, you must work at the location stated in this announcement.  About Office of Research and Development

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At the entry level of this position, you will:

– Plan, initiate, conduct, and evaluate projects within the Groundwater Characterization and Remediation Division that aim to protect and restore subsurface environments and watershed ecosystems;

– Collaborate with Office of Research and Development and Agency scientists and staff to define problems associated with subsurface hydrologic research and develop organizational work plans that meet research priorities; 

– Evaluate data and results generated from research projects and prepare reports of technical findings in peer-reviewed technical journals;

– Advise on matters concerning ground-water protection and remediation, and the hydrologic aspects of watershed ecosystems restoration;

– As Project Manager, evaluate proposals seeking funding through cooperative or interagency agreements and support work served under contracts. 

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.

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.