The EPA National Student Services Contract has an immediate opening for a full-time contractor position; Administrative and Communications Support with the Office of Research and Development at the EPA facility in Washington, D.C.
This is an excellent opportunity for a recent Bachelor’s grad to collaborate with EPA’s research team. Research experience includes:
· Assisting with the logistics and coordination activities for briefings, meetings, workshops, and other collaborative efforts;
· Assisting in the development of oral presentations using graphics and other interactive formats;
· Assisting in developing summary analysis documents of results and impacts from OSAPE activities; and
· Networking and exploring many career paths at EPA.
Location: This job will be located at EPA’s facility in Washington, D.C.
Salary: $23.26 per hour.
Travel: Occasional overnight travel may be required.
· Experience writing about science, environmental issues, public health concerns or other technical or public policy subjects as evidenced by a writing sample;
· Advanced skills with Microsoft Office applications including Excel, PowerPoint, Word, and Outlook;
· Experience in administration support functions (recordkeeping, filing, etc.) and managing records (electronic and hardcopy) or databases;
· Strong leadership and organizational skills, including demonstrated ability to handle multiple assignments with competing deadlines;
· Strong proofreading and editing skills; and
· Strong written, oral, and electronic communication skills.
- Experience with webinar and collaboration platforms (Skype, SharePoint, etc.) and
- Experience with graphic design software (InDesign, Photoshop, etc.).
What the EPA project is about
The Office of Science Advisor, Policy and Engagement (OSAPE) is responsible for the Agency’s official Scientific Integrity policy and human subject research review, as well as overseeing and managing: intra-agency science coordination, the Action Development Process leadership, the Regional Science Program, Tribal Science, External Advisory Boards, and EPA extramural research support and partnerships (including research grants and partnerships, challenges, and prizes). Within OSAPE, the Science Policy Division (SPD) supports high-quality research to improve the scientific basis for decisions on national environmental issues and help EPA achieve its environmental goals. Research is conducted in a broad range of environmental areas by scientists in EPA laboratories and at universities across the country.
· Be at least 18 years of age and
· Have earned at least a Bachelor’s degree in environmental science, environmental policy, public health, communications, business, or other closely related fields of study from an accredited university or college within the last 24 months and
· Be a citizen of the United States of America or a Legal Permanent Resident.
EPA ORD employees, their spouses, and children are not eligible to participate in this program.
Interested in this research opportunity? If so, follow the link below to apply. Questions? Email DeAnna.Copeland@ORAU.org