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Environmental Protection Specialist (Grants Project Officer) - Region 7

This job will close when we have received 250 applications which may be sooner than the closing date. Learn more

This position is in Region 7, Office of Intergovernmental Affairs, Communities Section

If selected, you must work at the location stated in this announcement. Salary will be based on the grade level for which you are selected. About Region 7:  Region 7 Website

At the entry level of this position, you will:

  • Assist in development and implementation of stakeholder/EPA partnerships for environmental justice programs, including negotiation, facilitation, creation, and evaluation of specific agreements;
  • Review grants, cooperative agreements, and/or inter agency agreements activities related to the initiation, administration, and/or close-out of conventional or less complex grants, cooperative agreements, and/or interagency agreements (IGAs), including responsibility for monitoring performance;
  • Assist project managers on ad hoc teams, dealing with competing demands and priorities related to community engagement on environmental justice;
  • Serve as a technical/programmatic specialist in providing information to state, local and/or tribal governments and non-profits to help facilitate assigned environmental protection programs development within municipalities/towns/tribes.

You will spend more than 50% 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).

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.