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Employer: U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA – Washington, DC)

Expires: 07/12/2021

EPA Region 2’s Data Management and Program Support Team (“Data Team”) is responsible for measuring, evaluating, and interpreting data for all of EPA’s compliance monitoring and enforcement actions administered in EPA Region 2. The Data Team uses SharePoint, R, and Qlik Sense (EPA’s business intelligence platform) for these purposes and is seeking someone who can extract, manipulate, integrate and analyze enforcement and compliance data from multiple sources using programming languages to write code.Incumbent will analyze, track and improve the effectiveness of the enforcement and compliance assurance programs that EPA administers in New York, New Jersey, Puerto Rico, the U.S. Virgin Islands, and 8 federally recognized tribal nations.Duties• Develop and apply analytical approaches, methods, and techniques for carrying out projects that evaluate and improve organizational effectiveness• Use programming languages (ex. R, Python, SQL) and business intelligence software (ex. Qlik Sense, Tableau) to prepare large datasets for observational analysis, hypothesis testing, and outcome prediction• Research and design methods of presenting, interpreting, and translating complex ideas, findings, and limitations into plain language, including the use of storytelling and interactivity where appropriate• Coordinate implementation of regional initiatives led by EPA’s Office of Enforcement and Compliance Assurance• Examine current and proposed policies, laws, regulations, and administrative procedures to discern their potential impacts and develop recommendationsSalaryGS-9: $61,742 per yearGS-7: $50,476 per yearThis position has GS-12 promotion potential (annual noncompetitive promotions up to GS-12).For full benefits information, visit Master’s or equivalent graduate degree; OR 2 full years of progressively higher-level graduate education leading to such a degree; OR 1 year of full-time, specialized experience at or equivalent to the GS-7 level defined as advising others in the manipulation and/or evaluation of large datasets AND using multiple communication methods to present findings or ideasGS-7: 1 full year of graduate education; OR Bachelor’s degree with superior academic achievement; OR 1 year of full-time, specialized experience at or equivalent to the GS-5 level defined as assisting in the manipulation and/or evaluation of large datasets AND using multiple communication methods to present findings or ideasNOTE – Your resume must satisfy both parts of the appropriate specialized experience definition to qualify based on experience.Regardless of the grade for which you are applying, to be considered for this position you MUST be able to affirmatively answer the following question:Can you extract, manipulate, and integrate data from multiple sources using computer code?Application InstructionsEPA Region 2 is accepting applications from veterans with disabilities (including 30%+ disabled), veterans who served in a war or who are in receipt of a campaign badge for service in a campaign or expedition, veterans who are in receipt of an Armed Forces Service Medal for participation in a military operation (includes the Global War on Terrorism Service Medal), and veterans who within the last 3 years separated under honorable conditions (i.e. honorable or general discharge). This is an Excepted Service announcement through the Veterans Recruitment Appointment (VRA) authority. Upon satisfactory completion of 2 years of continuous service, you may be converted to an appointment in the Competitive Service. For more information on veteran hiring authorities, visit apply on Handshake, upload PDF files of your federal resume, DD-214 Copy 4 with ALL sensitive personally identifiable information (PII) fully redacted, and any other relevant documents, including but not limited to SF-15, Schedule A letter, VA letter indicating 30% or more of service-connected disability, and official or unofficial college transcripts (with equivalency verification if awarded outside the U.S.). The deadline to apply is Sunday, July 11th.Applicants are strongly encouraged to use the USAJOBS Resume Builder.*Please DO NOT submit any documents containing unredacted sensitive PII*Helpful ResourcesEPA’s Hiring Webinar for Veterans – Hire Vets – Federal Resume Builder – Federal Resume Tips – Careers – Salaries & Benefits –’s LinkedIn page –