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Physical Scientist Environmental GS

Company name

Department of the Air Force - Air Force Personnel Center.

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Non-practicing Attorney

Date Last Verified

Jun 06,2019

Valid Through

Sep 19,2019

Posted on

Dec 14,2018

Min Salary/Max Salary

USD 41365 to 53773 Annually


Newark, OH, United States

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Practice Area
Environmental and Land Use >> Environmental and Land Use
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Physical Scientist (Environmental), GS 7
The candidate: Performs continuing work assignments involving environmental physical science. Participates in and provides support to a variety of complex projects carried out by higher level staff; and carries out smaller projects involving moderate levels of complexity and consequences. Responsible for carrying out assigned, well defined, moderate-sized projects or assigned portions of more complex projects, (in-house and by contract), to comply with all applicable Federal, state, and local environmental laws and policies. Coordinates curricula and training for assigned program areas at the installation. Support quality improvement and promotes the environmental awareness program. Provides advisory services on problems and issues relating to well defined, moderate-sized projects in assigned program areas. Traveling is required.

Qualification and Experience

The candidate must have the following qualifications:
Degree: physical science, engineering, or mathematics that included 24 semester hours in physical science and/or related engineering science such as mechanics, dynamics, properties of materials, and electronics.


Combination of education and experience - education equivalent to one of the majors shown in A above that included at least 24 semester hours in physical science and/or related engineering science, plus appropriate experience or additional education. Must have completed two full academic years of progressively higher-level graduate education or master's or equivalent graduate degree or LL.B. or J.D.

In addition to meeting the basic requirement, you may qualify at the GS-07 Level if you meet one of the following: must have completed one year full a graduate-level education or superior academic achievement (Submit copy of transcripts). Must have 1+ year of specialized experience equivalent to at least the next lower grade, GS-05 or equivalent in other pay systems. Specialized experience is defined as experience to accomplish a range of technical tasks such as selecting samples, uncovering clear-cut discrepancies, solving minor problems, etc. Provides support to higher level engineering and scientific personnel carrying out more complex projects, including by performing scientific analyses.

Specialized Experience: Successfully completed 1 year of specialized experience that equipped the applicant with the particular knowledge, skills, and abilities to successfully perform the duties of the position, and that is typically in or related to the position to be filled. To be creditable, the specialized experience must have been at the GS-05 grade level or equivalent under other pay systems in the Federal service.

Should have knowledge, skills and abilities: Qualifications will be evaluated on the basis of your level of knowledge, skills, abilities and/or competencies in the following areas: Professional knowledge of environmental physical science principles, practices, techniques, and procedures to carry out tasks and provide support using established procedures and methods in assigned. Knowledge to perform a variety of technical tasks in support of projects assigned to higher level scientists or engineers using established technology to investigate unsanitary or questionable conditions in assigned. Knowledge of applicable Federal, State, and local laws, regulations, and other guidance to use in applying to assigned tasks in the areas of restoration, compliance, conservation, pollution prevention, and/or integration principles and practices. Ability to establish effective working relationships with others. Ability to communicate effectively, both orally and in writing, clearly, concisely, and with technical accuracy.

Application deadline: 09/30/2019.

Additional info

Announcement number: K-19-10340747-JLE. Apply online. No emails. Visit website for more details.

Company info

Hiring Coordinator
Department of the Air Force - Air Force Personnel Center.
550 C Street West
Randolph, TX 78150-4749
Phone: 800-525-0102