EPA Job Posting: Hydrologic Watershed and Water Quality Modeler, Atlanta, GA

The US EPA, Region 4 Water Division’s Water Quality Standards and Modeling Section in Atlanta, GA is hiring a GS 11/12 Interdisciplinary Engineer/Scientist role, with applications being accepted on USAJOBS starting on Monday, January 8th, 2023 thru Friday, January 19th, 2023. Note that the role is interdisciplinary and open to candidates who meet qualifications as environmental engineers, life scientists, or physical scientists. The role is to serve as a modeling expert using watershed and water quality computer models and to evaluate model scenarios to recommend pollution load reductions to restore water quality.

Applicants can apply via the USAJOBS website using the following link: https://www.usajobs.gov/job/769337500

Some duties for this role include:

  • Applying hydrologic scientific principles and watershed models in surface waters and/or applying general water quality principles and water quality models in surface waters;
  • Provide advice and recommendations to decision makers in controversial and/or precedent-setting situations regarding water quality restoration;
  • Confer with senior modeler and regional staff to develop statistically and mathematically defensible solutions for complex projects that are acceptable to internal and external stakeholders.

Thank you and please circulate this note widely to qualified candidates who may be interested.