U.S. Environmental Protection Agency's National Health and Environmental Effects Research Laboratory, Mid-Continent Ecology Division (MED), Watershed and Ecosystem Effects Research Branch

Ecologist/Environmental Scientist/Hydrologist/Statistician GS-0408/1301/1315/1530-11/12/13

The U.S. Environmental Protection Agency's National Health and Environmental Effects Research Laboratory, Mid-Continent Ecology Division (MED), Watershed and Ecosystem Effects Research Branch in Duluth, Minnesota, is seeking qualified candidates to fill an interdisciplinary Ecologist/ Environmental Scientist/Hydrologist/Statistician position. The incumbent conducts research in support of watershed-scale studies on freshwater stream, river, lake, and wetland ecosystems to develop efficient monitoring strategies for development of state 305b and 303d listings, and prioritization of TMDL (total maximum daily load) and watershed restoration activities. The incumbent initiates the planning, formulation, and execution of major statistical studies or monitoring programs and statistical analyses of ecology studies, in conjunction with senior scientific staff. The incumbent develops statistical spatial and temporal sampling designs and participates in sampling for field studies and monitoring programs throughout the nation, in particular watersheds and coastal waters of the Great Lakes and midcontinent large rivers and reservoirs. This is a permanent, full-time position. U.S. citizenship is required and candidates must meet U.S. Office of Personnel Management qualification requirements including specific educational coursework. Candidates should have the required education and/or experience as described in the announcement listed below. Salary ranges from $41,834 to $77,507 and is commensurate with qualifications. The selected candidate will be eligible for a full benefits package, including relocation expenses, health insurance, life insurance, retirement and vacation and sick leave. All applicants must apply through the U.S. Office of Personnel Management (OPM) by calling the OPM automated jobline on (919) 790-2822 or accessing OPM via Internet at GOTOBUTTON BM_1_ http://www.usajobs.opm.gov AND requesting an OPM package for AR2030. Application materials must be received by August 4, 2000.
 

The U.S. EPA is an Equal Opportunity Employer