Physical Scientist Position (Office of Biological and Environmental Research; U.S. Department of Energy)

Position Available: Physical Scientist
Pay Plan/Series/Grade: GS-1301-13/14/15
Location: Germantown, MD
Opening Date: January 23, 2023
Closing Date: February 10, 2023
Who can apply: Open to the public
Apply at USAJOBS:
The U.S. Department of Energy (DOE), Office of Science’s, Office of Biological and Environmental
Research (BER), 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 USA Jobs to receive consideration by February 10, 2023, at 11:59 pm.
Individuals appointed using a special hire authority receive a new competitive service appointment.
Current DOE employees with career status selected for this position may be required to serve a new one
(1) year probationary period, pursuant to 5 CFR 315.802.
Candidates who submitted applications before January 16, 2023, must submit an updated application.
This position is within the Office of Science (SC), Office of Biological and Environmental Research (BER),
Earth and Environmental Systems Sciences Division:
The selected individual will:
 Serve as a Program Manager managing a portfolio of experimental and modeling research, that
includes climate resilience, ecological, hydrological, atmospheric, and socioeconomic sciences,
and with a particular interest in addressing the needs of disadvantaged communities.
 Serve as a recognized authority to both DOE and the scientific community and for providing
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.
For more information, please contact Gerald Geernaert, Director at

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