Environmental Health Scientist


Vacancy ID: 781937   Announcement Number: HHS-CDC-DE-13-781937   USAJOBS Control Number: 330623400

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Vacancy Identification Number

Enter 781937
1. Title of Job

Environmental Health Scientist
2. Biographic Data

3. E-Mail Address

4. Work Information

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5. Employment Availability

Are you an ICTAP Eligible?

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Are you eligible for Indian preference as defined by the Department of the Interior (DOI) and as evidenced by appropriate Bureau of Indian Affairs (BIA) authorized certification?


Are you eligible for preference based on being a Public Law 94-437 Indian Health Service Scholarship recipient? For more information, please click here.    


Are you eligible for the Federal Employment Program for Persons with Disabilities? (For information on Schedule A appointments, see the OPM website.)


6. Citizenship

Are you a citizen of the United States?
7. Background Information

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8. Other Information

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9. Languages

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10. Lowest Grade

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13

11. Miscellaneous Information

If you are a male at least 18 years of age, born after December 31, 1959, have you registered with the Selective Service System?


01 Yes
02 No
03 Not Applicable

12. Special Knowledge

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13. Test Location

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14. Veteran Preference Claim

15. Dates of Active Duty - Military Service

16. Availability Date

17. Service Computation Date

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18. Other Date Information

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19. Job Preference

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20. Occupational Specialties

Select/enter at least one occupational specialty. The specialty code for this position is:


001 Environmental Health Scientist

21. Geographic Availability

Select/enter at least one geographic location in which you are interested and will accept employment. The location code for this position is:


130280121 Atlanta, GA
171670031 Chicago, IL
250120025 Boston, MA
340844023 Edison, NJ
426540101 Philadelphia, PA

22. Transition Assistance Plan

23. Job Related Experience

24. Personal Background Information

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25. Occupational/Assessment Questions:

1. From the descriptions below, select the one which best describes your education and/or experience and meets the Basic Qualification Requirements for Environmental Health Scientist, GS-601-13.

A. I have successfully completed a full four-year course of study at an accredited college or university leading to a bachelor's or higher degree that included a major field of study in an academic field related to the health sciences or allied sciences appropriate to the work of the position.
B. I do not possess the education as described above.

2. From the descriptions below, select the one which best describes your experience and meets the Minimum Qualification Requirements for Environmental Health Scientist, GS-0601-13.

A. I have one year of specialized experience, equivalent to the GS-12 grade level in the Federal service, to include experience in developing, analyzing, advising and/or implementing public health programs involving environmental health sciences, hazardous waste, and/or emergency chemical releases.
B. I do not possess the experience as described above.

For each task in the following group, choose the statement from the list below that best describes your experience and/or training. Please select only one letter for each item.

A- I have not had education, training or experience in performing this task.
B- I have had education or training in performing the task, but have not yet performed it on the job.
C- I have performed this task on the job. My work on this task was monitored closely by a supervisor or senior employee to ensure compliance with proper procedures.
D- I have performed this task as a regular part of a job. I have performed it independently and normally without review by a supervisor or senior employee.
E- I am considered an expert in performing this task. I have supervised performance of this task or am normally the person who is consulted by other workers to assist them in doing this task because of my expertise.

3. Independently evaluate environmental data for quality assurance/control, completeness, and relevance.

4. Assess site-specific public health impacts of identified hazardous substances.

5. Develop responses for Health Consultations requested by Federal, state, local agencies and the public.

6. Make environmental health recommendations regarding human health impacts resulting from exposure or potential exposure to hazardous substances.

7. Evaluate drafts of national guidance/policy for potential impact upon regional programs.

8. Assist with the development of health assessments for complex and/or politically sensitive hazardous waste sites/facilities.

9. Appraise the impact of chemicals at hazardous waste sites/facilities on exposure pathways.

10. Evaluate proposed contamination cleanup procedures and alternatives.

11. Represent an agency's policies/opinions to other federal, state or local agencies in order to explain environmental public health recommendations.

12. Conduct seminars, workshops, and committee meetings that relate to hazardous substance exposure or environmental health science issues.

13. Represent the agency at technical or public health symposiums or conferences.

14. Present technical materials at environmental health symposiums or conferences.15. Coordinate the development and distribution of scientific and technical environmental health educational materials and promotes the sharing of scientific and assistance in affected countries.

15. Attend public meetings and hearings to represent the agency.

16. Develop and prepare technical materials for publication and distribution to other Federal, state, and local agencies, and to the public.

17. Develop written responses for Health Consultations which have been requested by Federal, state, local agencies and the public.

18. Publish technical materials for use by Federal, state, local agencies and the public.

19. Your responses in this Assessment Questionnaire are subject to evaluation and verification. Later steps in the selection process are specifically designed to verify your responses. Deliberate attempts to falsify information will be grounds for disqualifying you or for dismissing you from employment following acceptance. Please take this opportunity to review your responses to ensure their accuracy.If you fail to answer this question, you will be disqualified from consideration for this position.

A. Yes, I certify that the information provided in this questionnaire is true, correct and provided in good faith, and I understand the information provided above.
B. No, I do not certify/understand the information provided above.