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Environmental Scientist/Engineer

National Older Worker Career Center Boston, MA

  • Posted: over a month ago
  • $15 Hourly
  • Full-Time
Job Description
Environmental Scientist/EngineerID:SMA-109Location:BostonProgram:SEE Wage/Hr:$13.50Hours/Week:40Minimum Age:55 

Please note: the wage for this position will increase to $15.00/hour effective October 1, 2021. Being Age 55 or Older is Good for The Environment! The Senior Environmental Employment (SEE) Program offers unique opportunities in Scientific, Technical, and Administrative / Office support for individuals age 55 and over and per EPA Policy applicants must be US Citizen to support the Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) through a grant administered program through National Older Worker Career Center (NOWCC). This is a unique program where your talents, expertise and experience will truly be valued. The EPA provides a wonderful work atmosphere, and you'll be working side-by-side with EPA staff that are doing important work every day. Paid Health Insurance Premium, Paid Vacation, Paid Sick Time, Paid Federal Holidays + One Individual Holiday, and optional Vision and Dental Insurance available.


Minimum of 10 year(s) of experience in chemical related manufacturing, sales or distribution OR BA/BS Degree in Chemistry/Biology or Engineering Previously completed training in chemical management, environmental, health or safety, chemical/biological research or analysis

  • Strong writing and organizational skills plus proficiency in data analysis and tracking software.
  • Experience required with MS Word, Excel, PowerPoint, Fax, Copying Machine, Multiple Phone Lines, Scanner
  • digital camera

Participate in 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 EPCRA AND CAA 112 (r) program   10%

  • 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

NOWCC is committed to promoting equal opportunity and to an environment free from discrimination and harassment in any form when hiring and administering Experienced Worker Programs under cooperative agreements with federal agencies. It is NOWCC's policy to comply with all applicable laws that provide equal opportunity and to prohibit unlawful discrimination in hiring enrollees in the federal programs.

National Older Worker Career Center


Boston, MA


Energy and Environment

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