DOE BER Job Opportunity: Physical Scientist

Position Available: Physical Scientist

  • Pay Plan/Series/Grade: GS-1301-13/14/15
  • Location: Germantown, MD
  • Opening Date: December 1, 2023
  • Closing Date: December 22, 2023
  • Who can Apply: Open to public
  • Apply at USAJOBS:

The U.S. Department of Energy (DOE) Office of Science (SC), Office of Biological and Environmental Research (BER) in Germantown, MD is recruiting a Physical Scientist, GS-1301-13/14/15.

Physical Scientist:

This public notice is to collect resumes from interested individuals. All interested candidates must apply through USAJOBS by December 22, 2023, at 11:59 p.m. EST to be considered.

Individuals appointed using a special hire authority will receive a new competitive service appointment. Current DOE employees with career status selected for this position may be required to serve a new one-year probationary period, pursuant to 5 CFR 315.802.

This position is within the Office of Science Office of Biological and Environmental Research, Earth and Environmental Systems Sciences Division.

The selected individual will:

  • Serve as a program manager for a portfolio of experimental and modeling research that includes, for example, climate resilience centers, urban integrated field laboratories, and other projects involving ecological, hydrological, atmospheric, and socioeconomic sciences with a particular interest in addressing the needs of disadvantaged communities.
  • Serve as a recognized authority to both DOE and the scientific community and provide technical advice to the Director of the Earth and Environmental System Sciences.

When applying to this position, please ensure that your resume demonstrates the knowledge, skills, experiences, and responsibilities identified in the position description. 

For more information, please contact the Earth and Environmental Systems Sciences Division Director, Gerald Geernaert at [email protected].