Position Details

Environmental Scientist/Engineer

ID: SMA-111 Location: Boston, MA Posted Date: 3/2/2022 Agency: EPA
Wage/Hr: $22.21 Hours/Week: 40     Minimum Age: 55

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 Experienced Workforce Solutions (NEW Solutions). 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.


Provide expert level scientific and independent support by participating 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) 50%
  • 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. 40%
  • Provides technical assistance and outreach for EPCRA AND CAA 112 (r) program. 10%


Minimum of 10 year(s) of experience in chemical related manufacturing, sales or distribution OR BA/BS Degree in Chemistry/Biology or Engineering OR 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 Windows, MS Word, MS Excel, MS PowerPoint, MS SharePoint, Fax, Copying Machine, Multiple Phone Lines, Scanner
  • digital camera


  • 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
  • Travel Requirements: Please Note: SEE Enrollee MAY NOT operate government-owned vehicles.
  • 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

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