$183,501 - $212,000 yearly
  • Hybrid (Wash DC, Durham NC and Cincinnati, Ohio)
  • Mar 14, 2023
Full time Government

Job Description

              U.S. Environmental Protection Agency

              Office of Research and Development


                             SENIOR EXECUTIVE SERVICE CAREER OPPORTUNITY                     


Center for Environmental Solutions and Emergency Response, Deputy Director for Management –Cincinnati, OH, Durham, NC, or Washington, DC

EPA’s Office of Research and Development (ORD), Center for Environmental Solutions and Emergency Response (CESER) is seeking to fill its Deputy Director for Management position. The ideal candidate has experience managing the operations of an environmental scientific, research, or technical organization, including developing and implementing the human resources, financial, administrative, and communications functions of the organization. CESER plans, coordinates, and conducts an applied, customer-driven national research and development program to improve decision-making by EPA, state, tribal, and local agencies when faced with challenging problems in the built environment. Information on CESER is available at Additional information on the position can be found at Application instructions and the links to apply online are available at


Major duties for this position include:

·       Planning for, administering, and utilizing resources and materials effectively and efficiently in the Center.

·       Providing the CESER Director with objective, independent counsel on the Center’s compliance with laws, regulations, and policies concerning financial management, human resources, property, health and safety, scientific quality assurance, and other administrative processes.

·       Providing expertise and assistance to the CESER Director to ensure that facilities and equipment are used appropriately and safely in the Center and, where appropriate, its field stations.

·       Directing and overseeing the review and evaluation of acquisition activities.

·       Ensuring there are consistent policies and procedures in place that support the work of ORD by defining, developing, and implementing effective ORD management policies, procedures, and systems.

·       Coordinating Center activities and communication with internal and external stakeholders, including representatives of foreign, state, and municipal governments, other federal agencies, industry, academia, and private organizations.

·       Establishing, implementing, and maintaining a quality assurance program to assure that environmental measurement programs provide data of the type and quality needed to support the intended decisions.

·       Supervising a large staff of employees organized into units headed by subordinate managers and supervisors and supporting diversity, equity, inclusion, and accessibility (DEIA) initiatives and programs across the center.

Salary and BenefitsThis is a Senior Executive Service (SES) position. The position is a full-time, permanent appointment. The salary range is $183,501-$212,100 per year. Determination of salary is dependent upon qualifications, experience, current salary, and other factors. The selected applicant will be eligible for full benefits including relocation expenses, health and life insurance, retirement, and vacation and sick leave.

How to Apply: Applications should be submitted online via the position listing on USAJOBS: Applications will be accepted online from March 14-April 28, 2023.

U.S. EPA is an Equal Opportunity Employer