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compensation: $12.72 hourly pay through grant funds. Plus, fully paid health insurance premiums, paid accrued sick and vacation leave, 11 paid federal holidays
employment type: full-time
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The Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) is seeking to fill two Environmental Scientist or Engineer positions through a grant sponsored by the National Older Worker Career Center (NOWCC). We are seeking individuals to participate in the implementation of activities related to the Chemical Accident Prevention portion of the Clean Air Act and the Chemical Emergency Preparedness and Prevention activities under the Emergency Planning and Community Right-to-Know Act.

The Senior Environmental Employment (SEE) Program offers unique opportunities in Boston, MA area for individuals age 55 and over to support the Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) through a grant sponsored by the National Older Worker Career Center (NOWCC). More information can be found by going to


Participate in the implementation of the under the Chemical Accident Prevention activities under Section 112 (r) of the Clean Air Act and General Duty and the Chemical Emergency Preparedness & Prevention under the Emergency Planning & Community Right-To-Know Act (EPCRA)

- Conducts enforcement inspections under EPCRA and CAA 112 (r) 40%
- Provides enforcement case development support (such as preparing documents on factual matters; preparing drafts of enforcement documents (e.g. memos, letters) for review and editing by Agency staff; research industry standards, collect and summarizes records (such as Secretary of State filings) and maintaining inspection files for deliverables. Additional duties include data analysis, data entry and enforcement activities tracking. 50%
- Provides technical assistance and outreach for CAA 112 (r) program 10%

Desired Qualifications:
BA/BS Degree in a related field - OR - Minimum of 5- 10 year(s) of experience in related work. Previously completed training in chemical management, environmental, health or safety, chemical/biological research or analysis a plus.

 MUST be 55 years of age or older in order to be eligible for this grant-administered opportunity
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Other related information:

EPCRA and CAA 112 (r), 40 hr. Safety & Health training + annual 8 hr. refresher & enforcement training
computer software, digital camera, & basic office equipment, other required training
Overnight travel: 25 days per year
Air travel anticipated: 1-3 trips per year
Rental cars: 15+ days per year or as needed
Health Safety Training: 40 Hours Safety and Health training + 8 hours annual refresher
Health and Safety Considerations: 40 hours safety and health training is a prerequisite for the position, EPA provides the 8 hour annual refresher
SEE will participate in on-site inspect of facilities which utilizes toxic & hazardous substance
Based on which facilities utilizing specific toxic chemicals are inspected, a specific toxic chemical monitoring would be required.
Required Safety Gear: Hard hat, hat glasses with side shields, steel toed boots, chemical resistant gloves and fire resistant coveralls

The hourly pay is $12.72 per hour. This is the maximum amount budgeted through the grants to support this program. But this is a unique program where your talents, expertise and experience will truly be valued. The EPA provides a wonderful work atmosphere, a state of the art building, all work travel and training is paid for, and you'll be working side-by-side with EPA staff that are out doing important work every day. If this is the right opportunity for you, we'd love to have you join us!

Hourly pay plus fully paid health insurance premiums, paid sick and vacation leave, 11 paid federal holidays

NOWCC is an Equal Opportunity Employer

  • Principals only. Recruiters, please don't contact this job poster.
  • do NOT contact us with unsolicited services or offers

post id: 6513785044


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