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This position is in Region 3, Office of Regional Counsel, Water and General Law Branch.

About Region 3: R3

This is an office-centered position*--you must physically report to the duty station stated in this announcement on a regular basis.
*EPA offers work-from-home and work schedule flexibilities as described in the Benefits section.



At the entry level of this position, you will:

  • Provide legal advice, perform legal research, prepare legal documentation, and provide policy recommendations in the areas of grants, appropriations, contracts, labor and employment relations, and other general law matters.
  • Participate in litigation activities.
  • Draft Agency determinations, proposed regulations, and Federal Register notices.
  • Perform negotiation and informal dispute resolution.

When entering a Federal job at a grade level lower than the highest promotion potential level, you may be promoted to more complex duties and work more independently, as your career progresses.  NOTE:  Career ladder promotions are not automatic, and all eligibility and qualifications requirements must be met in order to progress to the next grade level.

One or more positions may be filled (in the organization advertised and/or in other organizations), if appropriate to the position.