Environmental Protection Specialist (Environmental Justice Coordinator) – Environmental Protection Agency

Opportunity Type: Job

This position is in the Office of Air and Radiation, Office of Air Policy and Program Support, Program Support.

You will:

  • Lead the planning and execution of all Environmental Justice (EJ) activities in the Office of Air and Radiation (OAR), identifying and recommending new areas for study or analysis as needed;
  • Represent OAR on agency work groups that are charged with new program development and implementation related to EJ initiatives;
  • Maintain a network of internal and external EJ contacts to explain OAR programs, retain current knowledge of agency EJ activities, contribute to collaborative EJ projects, and help track results and facilitate improvements;
  • Develop and implement EJ-related technical resources such as trainings, webinars, workshops, conferences, and guidance documents for internal and external stakeholders.

Required Qualifications

You do not need a degree to qualify for this position.

We are looking for at least one year of specialized experience related to this position as described below:

To qualify for the GS-14 level, you need to have at least one year of full-time experience equivalent to the GS-13 level defined as advising on environmental management issues for policy or regulatory development; and coordinating environmental justice initiatives, programs, or activities.

Your answers to the online assessment will be used to evaluate your competencies in the following areas: 1) Knowledge of the Clean Air Act and related environmental laws; 2) Ability to advise on the development and/or promulgation of policy/guidance concerning implementation of pollution control statutes and regulations; 3) Knowledge of the interests and priorities of EJ communities; 4) Skill in incorporating technical policy and legal information into guidelines and standards; 5) Skill in project management; 6) Ability to achieve consensus and build collaboration across a diverse group of organization units; 7) Skill in communicating technical and policy concepts to a diverse range of audiences.

Experience refers to paid and unpaid experience, including volunteer work done through National Service programs (e.g., Peace Corps, AmeriCorps) and other organizations (e.g., professional, philanthropic, religious, spiritual, community, student, social). Volunteer work helps build critical competencies, knowledge, and skills and can provide valuable training and experience that translates directly to paid employment. You will receive credit for all qualifying experience, including volunteer experience.

Compensation & Benefits

This is a full-time GS 14 position located in Washington, DC with a salary range of $122,530 to $159,286 per year.

How to Apply

Please see the link below for the full job description, requirements and to apply.