Announcement #: EPA-LA-ORG-2024-0013. Salary Range: $68,405 – $107,590 per year. Application Closes: July 25, 2024.

Appointment Type: This is a one-year developmental program which may lead to a term or permanent appointment. This is not a remote job, but is eligible for some teleworking.


At the entry level of this position, you will:

  • Assist in the development of technical and policy analyses tools, and documents that support regulatory and non-regulatory development, reporting and implementation of the assigned OAP program(s).
  • Advocate recommendations for advancing programs and/or methods.
  • Provide technical, data, and policy support to regional EPA offices, internal and external stakeholders, federal, state, and local entities in the implementation of regulations, policies, and guidelines.
  • Communicate routine information regarding environmental programs, policies, data, and technical analyses to a variety of technical and non-technical audiences.

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.


Conditions of Employment

  • You must be a U.S. citizen.
  • You must submit a resume and required documents–see How to Apply section.
  • Position has education requirements–see Qualifications/Education section.
  • If you are selected, a written participant agreement must be signed.
  • EPA and non-EPA applicants must submit transcripts/course listings.

This position is designated as Moderate Risk and requires a background investigation. Unless an appropriate background investigation is already on record with the Office of Personnel Management, you must undergo a background investigation. All conditions of the pre-employment security process must be met before an official letter of employment can be issued with a report for duty date.

If you are selected, the entire period served under the Recent Graduates program will be a trial period.



NOTE:  You must meet qualification requirements, including any requirements described in the Education section, by the closing date of this announcement.

In addition to the educational requirements, we are looking for at least one year of specialized experience related to this position as described below:

To qualify for the GS-09 level, you need to have at least one year of full-time experience equivalent to the GS-07 level defined as analyzing climate pollution and impacts data;
– OR master’s or equivalent graduate degree or 2 full years of progressively higher level graduate education leading to such a degree in the academic discipline as described below
– OR an equivalent combination of education and experience.

 NOTE: 1 year of full-time graduate education is the number of credit hours that the school attended has determined to represent 1 year of full-time study; if that number cannot be obtained from the school, 18 semester hours is considered an academic year of graduate study.

To qualify for the GS-11 level, you must have a Ph.D. or equivalent degree directly related to the position being advertised.

Your answers to the online assessment will be used to evaluate your competencies in the following areas: 

  • Ability to assist in developing technical and policy analyses tools.
  • Knowledge of air pollution policies and regulations.
  • Ability to conduct routine assessments of air pollution control options.
  • Ability to provide support to various entities.
  • Skill in oral communication.
  • Skill in written communication.

Experience refers to paid and unpaid experience, including volunteer work done through National Service programs (e.g., Peace Corps, AmeriCorps) and other organizations (e.g., professional, philanthropic, religious, spiritual, community, student, social). Volunteer work helps build critical competencies, knowledge, and skills and can provide valuable training and experience that translates directly to paid employment. You will receive credit for all qualifying experience, including volunteer experience.

*If you have part-time work experience, read this: EPA Announcement Policies and Procedures.


In addition to the eligibility requirements for the Recent Graduates program, you must meet the following basic requirements in order to qualify for this position:

Environmental Engineer: All applicants must meet one of the following requirements to qualify for consideration for an engineering position:

  • Successful completion of a professional engineering degree at an accredited university or college


  • Have a combination of college level education or training AND technical experience that has furnished you with (1) a thorough knowledge of the physical and mathematical sciences underlying professional engineering, and (2) a good understanding, both theoretical and practical, of the engineering sciences and techniques and their applications to one of the branches of engineering. The adequacy of such background must be demonstrated by one of the following:
  1. Professional registration as an engineer.
  2. Evidence of Passing the Engineer-in-Training Written Test.
  3. Successful documented completion of at least 60 semester hours of courses in the physical, mathematical, and engineering sciences as described by OPM.
  4. Successful completion of a curriculum leading to a bachelor’s degree in engineering technology or in an appropriate professional field and at least 1 year of professional engineering experience acquired under professional engineering supervision and guidance.

Please review the OPM page on specifics about required curriculum and for more information on qualifications, please visit GS-800: All Professional Engineering Positions qualifications.

Physical Scientist: You must have a bachelor’s or higher degree from an accredited or pre-accredited college or university in physical science, engineering, or mathematics that included 24 semester hours in physical science and/or related engineering science such as mechanics, dynamics, properties of materials, and electronics; OR a combination of education and experience with education equivalent to one of the majors listed that included at least 24 semester hours in physical science and/or related engineering science, plus appropriate experience or additional education.

For information about accreditation requirements, visit EPA Announcement Policies and Procedures.

Additional information

This position is in the Pathways Recent Graduates Program, which provides individuals who have completed a qualifying associate’s, bachelor’s, master’s, professional, doctorate, vocational, or technical degree or certificate with an entry-level developmental experience with the potential to lead to a career in the Federal government. Upon successful completion of the program, you may be noncompetitively converted to a term or permanent position without further competition. For more information, see USAJOBS Information Sheet.

ATTENTION VETERANS: If you are a veteran (as defined in 5 USC 2108) who due to military service obligations was precluded from applying to the Recent Graduates Program during any portion of the 2-year eligibility period (described in the “This job is open to/Clarification from the agency” section above), you have a full 2-year period of eligibility upon your release/discharge from active duty. In no event, however, may your eligibility period extend beyond 6 years from the date you completed the requirements for a qualifying degree or qualify career or technical education program.

EPA participates in E-Verify. E-Verify is an Internet based system operated by the Department of Homeland Security (DHS) in partnership with the Social Security Administration (SSA) that enables participating employers to electronically verify the employment eligibility of their newly hired employees. For additional information: EPA Announcement Policies and Procedures.

Except in special circumstances, those new to the federal government will be hired at the starting salary (step 1) of the applicable grade range listed in the Overview section.

Diversity, equity, and inclusion are core values at EPA. Our excellence can only be fully realized by staff who share our commitment to these values. Successful candidates are committed to advancing equity and inclusion in the Agency’s workplace and mission. We encourage applications from candidates with a variety of personal experiences, values, and worldviews that arise from differences of culture and circumstance. At EPA, diversity is a vital element in bringing a balance of perspectives to bear on every challenge we face. We are committed to creating a diverse workforce because we know that the individual strengths and abilities of our employees make us a stronger organization. The more inclusive our employee base is, the greater the variety of ideas that are generated, and the more representative we are of the nation we serve. To learn more about how EPA values and supports our diverse workforce, visit Equal Opportunity Employment at EPA.

If you are selected, travel, transportation, and relocation expenses will not be paid by EPA. Any travel, transportation, and relocation expenses associated with reporting to work in this position will be your responsibility.

This position is in the bargaining unit.


A career with the U.S. government provides employees with a comprehensive benefits package. As a federal employee, you and your family will have access to a range of benefits that are designed to make your federal career very rewarding. Opens in a new windowLearn more about federal benefits.

Join EPA in protecting human health and the environment and enjoy many work life quality options! Working for the EPA offers you a comprehensive benefits package that includes, in part, paid vacation, sick leave, holidays, life insurance, health benefits, and participation in the Federal Employees Retirement System. To learn more about us, visit Life and Careers at EPA.

EPA offers workplace flexibilities as described on the EPA Benefits page. These flexibilities are not guaranteed, and eligibility will be determined in accordance with position requirements, policy, and/or applicable Collective Bargaining Agreement after you are hired.

PUBLIC SERVICE LOAN FORGIVENESS (PSLF):  As a federal employee, you may be eligible for student loan forgiveness under the Public Service Loan Forgiveness program. The PSLF program forgives the remaining balance on federal Direct Loans after you have made 120 qualifying payments while working full-time for a qualifying employer, including EPA. Learn more:

This position has portable work. If selected for this position, you may be eligible for partial work-from-home flexibilities after meeting eligibility requirements, as allowable by agency policy and/or applicable collective bargaining agreement.

How You Will Be Evaluated

You will be evaluated for this job based on how well you meet the qualifications above.

We will review your resume and required documents to ensure you meet the basic qualification requirements. Your resume must address the knowledge, skills, and abilities listed in the Qualifications section. If you meet basic qualification requirements, your application will be further evaluated based on your answers to the online assessment. Your responses to the online assessment will be used to measure the degree to which your background matches the requirements for the position. You are being evaluated under the category rating method which means, if you are determined to be qualified, you will be placed into the ‘Best Qualified’, ‘Well Qualified’, or ‘Qualified’ category. NOTE:  Applicants who are referred to the selecting official for consideration and are entitled to veterans’ preference in the hiring process must be selected, or decline further consideration, before applicants who are ineligible for veterans’ preference can be selected (to learn more, visit Veterans’ Preference).

We will compare your resume and supporting documentation to your responses on the assessment questionnaire. If you rate yourself higher than is supported by your application materials, your responses may be adjusted and/or you may be excluded from consideration for this job. We will evaluate your qualifications and eligibility and notify you if you meet minimum qualification requirements. If you are referred for consideration, you may be subject to additional assessments (e.g., technical writing sample or other work sample, job knowledge test, case scenario analysis, scientific data assessment, structured interview, etc.).

NOTE: We do not require a separate statement responding to the competencies, also referred to as Knowledges, Skills, and Abilities (KSAs). However, your resume should clearly show possession of these competencies.
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Required Documents

Required documents to be submitted online:


  • Resume clearly stating your experience related to this position as described in the Duties section and Qualifications section. In describing your experience, you need to be clear and specific (we may not make assumptions regarding your experience). PLEASE LIMIT YOUR RESUME TO A MAXIMUM OF 7 PAGES.
  • College transcripts – unofficial or official transcripts or a list of courses that includes school(s) attended, school address, course title, grades earned, completion dates, department, and quarter or semester hours earned; required to submit documentation from the school showing date degree was conferred or date all degree requirements were met within the preceding two years.
    NOTE: Official educational transcripts are not required at the time of application; however, if you are selected, you must provide official transcripts before you start work with EPA.
    IF EDUCATION WAS COMPLETED AT A FOREIGN INSTITUTION: You must submit an equivalency evaluation with your application as described here: EPA Announcement Policies and Procedures.


Separated veterans claiming 5-point preference:

  • DD-214 Member 4 copy (or other copy indicating character of service) or other official document/statement from the Armed Forces showing separation, discharge, or release from active duty; document must show separation is under honorable conditions (Honorable or General Discharge)

Separated veterans claiming 10-point preference based on compensable service-connected disability of 10% or more:

  • DD-214 Member 4 copy (or other copy indicating character of service); document must show separation is under honorable conditions (Honorable or General Discharge); and
  • VA letter stating overall/combined disability rating (percentage); and
  • SF-15 (use current version: SF-15 Form)–see page 2 for documents that can be submitted in lieu of the DD-214 and VA letter

Other separated veterans claiming 10-point preference OR spouses, widows/widowers, or mothers claiming 10-point derived preference:

  • SF-15 (use current version: SF-15 Form); and
  • Other required documentation indicated on the SF-15

Active duty service members:

  • Certification from the Armed Forces documenting active duty dates, expected discharge/release date, campaign medals/badges, and character of service (a certification is any written document from the Armed Forces that certifies you are expected to be discharged/released from active duty service in the Armed Forces under honorable conditions (Honorable or General Discharge) within 120 days after you submit the certification)


  • If you are unable to apply within two years of receiving your degree due to military service obligation, submit your DD-214 Member 4 copy (or other copy indicating character of service) or other official document/statement from the Armed Forces showing separation, discharge, or release from active duty; document must show separation is under honorable conditions (Honorable or General Discharge).

To learn more about submitting documentation, visit Uploading Documents to USAJOBS.

Req #: R-01249856. No salary range or application closing date posted.

Work Schedule: Standard (Mon-Fri)

Environmental Conditions: Able to lift 40 lbs. without assistance, Fluctuating Temps hot/cold, Some degree of PPE (Personal Protective Equipment) required (safety glasses, gowning, gloves, lab coat, ear plugs etc.), Various outside weather conditions, Will work with hazardous/toxic materials

Job Description

Summary: The Environmental Health and Safety (EHS) Specialist II role supports a variety of environmental and health/safety activities at the Bend, Oregon site.  These activities support employee safety, health, and regulatory compliance for OSHA and DEQ requirements.

Essential Functions: Safety related duties include:

  • Assists in selection and use of respiratory protection, protective clothing, hearing protection and safety glasses.
  • Support or lead incident investigations.
  • Support or drive risk assessments and job hazard assessments.
  • EHS audit support (internal and external).
  • Completion and review of EHS corrective and preventive actions (CAPAs).
  • Transfer of materials between facilities.

Health related duties include:

  • Supports Industrial Hygiene (IH) assessments on existing products and processes and evaluates technologies to improve containment.
  • Supports respiratory protection program and fit testing

Environmental related duties include:

  • Hazardous waste management including coordination with waste management vendors, organization and tracking of waste manifests, transfer of satellite waste to 90-day waste locations, and general support for all teams on site.
  • Forklift operation for transfer of solvent and waste containers.
  • Completion of required annual reporting.
  • Monitors and ensures compliance for all required site EHS permitting. Flexible to perform alternating or rotating shift work (as the need arises). Other duties as assigned.


Bachelor’s degree required; BS in related field with proven experience preferred


2+ years of previous EHS experience                       

2+ years of Chemical, manufacturing, or pharmaceutical work experience

Experience with RCRA and DEQ regulations preferred


Equivalent combinations of education, training, and meaningful work experience may be considered.


Able to work in a fast-pace environment.  Previous experience conducting presentations / training.  High integrity for dealing with confidential information.  Demonstrated professionalism.  Excellent interpersonal and communication skills.  Proficiency in Microsoft Office products (Word, Excel, PowerPoint).  Demonstrated commitment to our 4i values of Integrity, Intensity, Innovation and Involvement.  Proficiency with the English Language.

Physical Requirements:

Walk, sit, or stands for limited periods.  May require occasional equipment operation including industrial hygiene sampling equipment.  Required to lift up to 50 lbs.  Regular need to attend to and decipher sensory input that requires diligence and attention to interpret effectively. 


This job description is intended to present the general content and requirements for the performance of this job.  The description is not to be construed as an exhaustive statement of work, responsibilities, or requirements.  Managers and supervisors may assign other duties as needed.

Nothing contained herein should be construed to create an employment contract.  Occasionally, required skills/experiences for jobs are expressed in brief terms.  Any language contained herein is intended to fully align with all obligations imposed by the legislation of each country in which it operates, including the implementation of the EU Equality Directive, in relation to the recruitment and employment of its employees.

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Posting #: REQ-155003. Salary Range: $4,993 – $7,641/month. Application Closing Date: July 22, 2024.

Job Description:

The Oregon Department of Environmental Quality strives to build and sustain an inclusive environment that embraces and values diversity. Employees at all levels of the agency work together to foster fairness, equity, inclusion, and belonging. We are an equal opportunity employer and do not discriminate based on race, color, national origin, ethnicity, veteran, gender, sexual orientation, religion, age, or physical or mental disability. Candidates from diverse backgrounds are encouraged to apply. We are most interested in finding the best candidate for the job, and that candidate may not meet every one of our listed preferred qualifications. Lived experience may count towards the preferred qualification. If you are excited about this position, we encourage you to apply. If you are unsure as to whether or not you meet the qualifications of this position, please contact us to discuss your application.

Are you passionate about preserving, enhancing, and protecting Oregon’s environment? If so, please consider a career with the State of Oregon at the Department of Environmental Quality (DEQ). At DEQ, employees have the opportunity to work with a dynamic and supportive team of mission-focused individuals tasked with maintaining, restoring, and enhancing the quality of Oregon’s air, land, and water. Here is a video about DEQ:

The Oregon Department of Environmental Quality has a full-time opportunity for a Harmful Algal Bloom Water Quality Analyst (Natural Resource Specialist 3) in Portland, Oregon.

Please consider joining an innovative team, and work to advance our agency’s mission to protect and improve Oregon’s environmental quality. The Water Quality Division has a critical role in achieving the Department’s mission by developing policy, implementation tools, and implementation priorities for improving and protecting the quality of water in Oregon’s waterways. The Water Quality Division works cooperatively with the Department’s three regional offices and the Laboratory to deliver programs and services that protect and enhance the quality of the waters of the state to protect public health and the environment.

The Watershed Management Section of the Water Quality Program oversees the development and maintenance of the water quality management plan; establishes total maximum daily loads (TMDLs), waste load allocations, and load allocations to be achieved by those streams and water bodies that do not currently meet water quality standards; coordinates on Nonpoint Source Program issues internal and external to DEQ; administers the 319 Grant Program; provides statewide coordination for drinking water source protection; and provides statewide coordination of water quality activities on the Columbia River.

Click here to view a map of all of the DEQ offices.

What you will do!

You will conduct technical analyses of harmful algal blooms (HABs) in Oregon, with a focus on freshwater systems. Your work will include assessments of the frequency, magnitude, and extent of HABs in Oregon’s water; determination of factors contributing to HABs across Oregon; and consultation to field and laboratory monitoring activities investigating water quality effects linked to HABs. You will provide water quality data analysis, water quality evaluation and assessment, and technical modeling of complex environmental data requiring subject matter expertise, statistical analysis, spatial analysis, modeling, and other technical expertise to characterize and evaluate HABs. You will provide expertise and assist senior level positions with project development, project planning, and monitoring plans to support basin assessment and development of management plans to address HABs in priority waterbodies. In addition, you will be responsible for coordination with the laboratory, regions, and other DEQ programs, and external communities and interested parties.

What’s in it for you!

The opportunity to work in a productive and creative environment where no two days are ever the same! We offer a competitive benefits package that offers comprehensive medical, dental, and vision plans for the employee and their qualified family members, as well as paid sick leave, vacation leave, personal leave, and 11 paid holidays a year. In addition, we offer membership in the Public Employees Retirement System (PERS), and you have the opportunity to potentially receive loan forgiveness under the Public Service Loan Forgiveness Program (PSLF). If you are passionate about Oregon’s environment, apply today!

This is a full-time, AFSCME represented position. This recruitment may be used to fill future vacancies.

What are we looking for?

Minimum Qualifications: Bachelor’s degree in physical science, environmental science, natural resources, or a closely related field, AND 3 years of experience in a natural resource or environmental field (an equivalent combination of education and experience is acceptable). At least one year of experience at a technical or professional level performing activities in a natural resource program such as researching and analyzing data, conducting investigations, applying pertinent laws and regulations, or coordinating and monitoring project activities.

Candidates who are most competitive will also reflect the following:

  • Demonstrated understanding of environmental justice and the historical impacts for marginalized and underrepresented communities; ability to take personal responsibility for increasing their knowledge of environmental justice and diversity, equity, inclusion, and belonging.
  • Demonstrated experience analyzing, modeling, and evaluating algae, water quality, water quantity, waterbody and watershed characteristic, climate, land use and land cover, and other relevant data.
  • Experience analyzing and evaluating harmful algal blooms through the development and implementation of TMDLs.
  • Demonstrated proficiency in using GIS, R, Python, or other relevant software for water quality analysis, modeling, and visual display.
  • Experience working with the laws, procedures, principles, and regulations governing Federal and State water quality programs and subprograms; knowledge of the trends, developments, and technological changes in the water quality field.
  • Excellent verbal and written communication skills; ability to provide clear, concise, and compelling communication of policy and technical information tailored to the needs of diverse audiences; skill in writing and presenting clear and concise reports that include qualitative and quantitative analyses, recommendations, and conclusions to diverse audiences.
  • Demonstrated experience building and fostering relationships with a diverse group of partners including colleagues, interested parties, communities, organizations, and businesses.

Working Conditions:

DEQ believes in a diverse and inclusive work environment. All employees are expected to contribute to a work environment that collectively values and benefits from respecting its diversity and promotes a culture of inclusiveness.

This position will be based out of DEQ’s Headquarters office in Portland; however, the successful candidate may be eligible for hybrid work. The logistics of hybrid work will need to be worked out with the Hiring Manager prior to your hire and may be changed at any time given specific job duties and business needs. DEQ will provide necessary hardware (laptop, monitor, keyboard, mouse, and cell phone) for an employee to successfully work from home. At DEQ sites, you will have access to a workspace, however, it may be shared with other employees.

There will be occasional travel by car for site visits, meetings, seminars, public hearings, conferences, and trainings, some of which may involve evening work, overnight stays, and/or weekend work. During site visits, there is the potential for exposure to contaminated soil and water, fumes, airborne contaminants, pollutants, and inclement weather. There is the potential for lifting of up to 25lbs.

How to Apply: (complete the application in full)

  • External Applicants Click on the “Apply” button and submit your application. Click this link for the External Candidate job aid, and view this video for additional information.
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Please Note: In addition to your related work experience and education, DEQ will use the desired attributes and minimum qualifications above, under the “What are we looking for?” section to determine whom to interview. Please make sure your attributes and minimum qualifications are clearly demonstrated in your application material.

Veterans Information:

DEQ provides veterans’ preference points to all eligible veterans. For more information on veterans’ preference, please visit Veterans Resources, or call the Oregon Department of Veterans’ Affairs at: 1-800-692-9666. For privacy reasons, please do not attach veterans’ preference documents when initially applying. You will be asked to submit those at a later time.

Pay Equity:

As an employer, the State of Oregon complies with HB 2005, the Pay Equity Bill. We do not discriminate on the basis of protected class in the payment of wages, and we do not screen applicants on the basis of their current or past compensation. Please visit for more information. Please note: the salary listed is the non-PERS qualifying salary range. If the successful candidate is PERS qualifying, the salary range will reflect an additional 6.95% (6% goes to PERS and .95% covers payroll taxes). Please review the Classification and Compensation page for more details.

Work Authorization:

DEQ does not offer visa sponsorships. On the first day of employment, all hires will be required to complete the US Department of Homeland Security’s Form I-9, confirming authorization to work in the United States. In addition, hires will have three business days from their first day of employment to present documents that establish employment authorization and identity. DEQ is an E-Verify employer and will use E-Verify to confirm that hires are authorized to work in the United States.

Questions/Need Help?

If you have questions about the recruitment or need assistance to participate in the application process, please contact Maddy Ouye, Human Resources Analyst, at or (503) 347-5759. TTY users: please use the Oregon Telecommunications Relay Service at 1-800-735-2900.

Posting #: P08273UF. Salary Range: $60,288-$105,420/year. Application Closing Date: August 9, 2024 (Full consideration date: July 26, 2024).

Position Information

DepartmentEnv Health & Safety (QRS)
Job TitleOccupational Safety Officer
Appointment TypeProfessional Faculty
Job LocationCorvallis
Benefits EligibleFull-Time, benefits eligible
Job SummaryThe Environmental Health and Safety department is seeking an Occupational Safety Officer. This is a full-time (1.00 FTE),12-month, professional faculty position.Environmental Health and Safety provides safety guidance and compliance oversight for the OSU community. We provide timely, cost effective, and professional services that enhance the instructional, research, and service goals of the University. The results of this program and position affect the entire University student body, faculty, and staff as well as facility resources.Environmental Health and Safety is committed to fostering a culture of diversity, equity, inclusion, and belonging within the OSU community. We believe that a diverse and inclusive environment enriches our community and contributes to the achievement of our collective goals. We are dedicated to creating a sense of belonging for every member of our community, as we believe that everyone has a vital role to play in the safety and success of our University.The Occupational Safety Officer will implement the Campus’ occupational safety program within Environmental Health & Safety; Provide departments with environmental health and safety consultation and service; Provide timely, cost effective, and professional safety services that enhance the teaching, research, and public service goals of the University; Develop the policies and procedures, monitor compliance with these policies and other regulations affecting the University.This position is responsible for several distinct program areas within the University’s Environmental Health & Safety Department that deal with occupational safety. This position functions independently and has complete responsibility for the development of procedures and performance for the programs it administers. The position also requires interaction with faculty, staff, and students, as well as local, state and federal regulatory agencies and making decisions that affect the University.
Why OSU?Working for Oregon State University is so much more than a job!Oregon State University is a dynamic community of dreamers, doers, problem-solvers and change-makers. We don’t wait for challenges to present themselves — we seek them out and take them on. We welcome students, faculty and staff from every background and perspective into a community where everyone feels seen and heard. We have deep-rooted mindfulness for the natural world and all who depend on it, and together, we apply knowledge, tools and skills to build a better future for all.FACTS: Top 1.4% university in the world
More research funding than all public universities in Oregon combined
1 of 3 land, sea, space and sun grant universities in the U.S.
2 campuses, 11 colleges, 12 experiment stations, and Extension programs in all 36 counties
7 cultural resource centers that offer education, celebration and belonging for everyone
100+ undergraduate degree programs, 80+ graduate degrees plus hundreds of minor options and certificates
35k+ students including more than 2.3k international students and 10k students of color
217k+ alumni worldwide
For more interesting facts about OSU visit: State has a statewide presence with campuses in Corvallis and Bend, the OSU Portland Center and the Hatfield Marine Science Center on the Pacific Coast in Newport.

Oregon State’s beautiful, historic and state-of-the-art main campus is located in one of America’s best college towns. Corvallis is located close to the Pacific Ocean, the Cascade mountains and Oregon wine country. Nestled in the heart of the Willamette Valley, this beautiful city offers miles of mountain biking and hiking trails, a river perfect for boating or kayaking and an eclectic downtown featuring local cuisine, popular events and performances.Total Rewards Package:

Oregon State University offers a comprehensive benefits package with benefits eligible positions that is designed to meet the needs of employees and their families including:
Medical, Dental, Vision and Basic Life. OSU pays 95% of premiums for you and your eligible dependents.
Free confidential mental health and emotional support services, and counseling resources.
Retirement savings paid by the university.
A generous paid leave package, including holidays, vacation and sick leave.
Tuition reduction benefits for you or your qualifying dependents at OSU or the additional six Oregon Public Universities.
Robust Work Life programs including Dual Career assistance resources, flexible work arrangements, a Family Resource Center, Affinity Groups and an Employee Assistance Program. Future and current OSU employees can use the Benefits Calculator to learn more about the full value of the benefits provided at OSU.
Key Responsibilities60% – Manage the University’s statewide Occupational Safety Program
15% – Supervision of occupational safety staff
5% – Perform other duties as assigned
What You Will NeedBachelor’s Degree in Occupational Safety, Industrial Hygiene, Environmental Science, Public Health, Biological Sciences, or closely related field AND three or more years relevant experience in managing and implementing occupational safety programs and procedures, interpreting and applying regulations, conducting health & safety assessments, writing guidance documents, and providing health & safety consulting to laboratory and non-laboratory staff, and providing supervision of staff within a university or similar setting.
Demonstrated ability to contribute to an inclusive, respectful, and welcoming workplace environment for individuals with a range of different backgrounds, identities, perspectives, and/or life experiences.
Excellent oral and written communication skills. Demonstrated interpersonal and organizational leadership skills.This position is designated as a critical or security-sensitive position; therefore, the incumbent must successfully complete a criminal history check and be determined to be position qualified as per University Standard: 05-010 et seq. Incumbents are required to self-report convictions and those in youth programs may have additional criminal history checks every 24 months.
This position requires driving a university vehicle or a personal vehicle on behalf of the university; therefore, the incumbent must successfully complete a motor vehicle history check, possess and maintain a current, valid driver’s license in their state of residence, be determined to be position qualified and self-report convictions as per University Policy 05-030.
What We Would Like You to Have5 or more years relevant experience managing and implementing occupational safety programs and procedures, conducting health & safety assessments, writing guidance documents, providing health & safety consulting to laboratory and non-laboratory staff, and providing supervision of staff within a university setting.Possession of a graduate degree in occupational safety or a closely related field.Possession of a professionally related certification such as ASP, CSP, or CHST.
Working Conditions / Work ScheduleTypical schedule is M-F 8am – 5pm; with some after-hours work during inclement weather, emergencies, or other University work curtailments or closures.
Work environment is varied and includes, but is not limited to, occasional accompaniment of EH&S staff to laboratories, field, office, animal facilities, hazardous material storage facilities, shops, industrial sites, or fresh water/marine settings.
Pay MethodSalary
Pay Period1st through the last day of the month
Pay DateLast working day of the month
Recommended Full-Time Salary Range$60,288-$105,420
Link to Position Description
Special Instructions to ApplicantsTo ensure full consideration, applications must be received by 7/26/2024. Applications will continue to be accepted after the full consideration date, until a sufficient applicant pool has been achieved or the position is filled. The closing date is subject to change without notice to applicants.When applying you will be required to attach the following electronic documents:1) A resume/CV; and2) A cover letter indicating how your qualifications and experience have prepared you for this position.
You will also be required to submit the names of at least three professional references, their e-mail addresses and telephone numbers as part of the application process.
For additional information please contact: Dan Kermoyan at or 541-737-2505OSU commits to inclusive excellence by advancing equity and diversity in all that we do. We are an Affirmative Action/Equal Opportunity employer, and particularly encourage applications from members of historically underrepresented racial/ethnic groups, women, individuals with disabilities, veterans, LGBTQ community members, and others who demonstrate the ability to help us achieve our vision of a diverse and inclusive community.Starting salary within the salary range will be commensurate with skills, education, and experience.
OSU will conduct a review of the National Sex Offender Public website prior to hire.OSU is a fair chance employer committed to inclusive hiring. We encourage applications from candidates who bring a wide range of lived experience including involvement with the justice system. This job has “critical or security-sensitive” responsibilities. If you are selected as a finalist, your initial job offer will be contingent upon the results of a job-related pre-employment check (such as a background check, motor vehicle history check, sexual misconduct reference check, etc.). Background check results do not automatically disqualify a candidate. Take a look at our Background Checks website including the for candidates section for more details. If you have questions or concerns about the pre-employment check, please contact OSU’s Employee and Labor Relations team at

Supplemental Questions

Required fields are indicated with an asterisk (*).

  1. * Please explain your philosophy of, and commitment to, promoting and enhancing diversity with-in your work group and with those you work with outside of your immediate work group. (Open Ended Question)
  2. * Please provide examples illustrating how you approach providing customer service, including how you address adherence to rules and regulations related to environmental health and safety compliance. (Open Ended Question)
  3. * What is your experience writing occupational safety related policies and procedures, guidance documents, and conducting occupational safety assessments? (Open Ended Question)

Documents Needed to Apply

Required Documents

  1. Resume
  2. Cover Letter

Optional Documents

  1. VETERANS ONLY: Must provide proof of Veteran Status (DO NOT upload any unrelated documentation – information uploaded to this field will be removed once reviewed)

Job Req #: REQ-160051. Salary Range: $5,232 – $8,024/month. Application Deadline: July 18, 2024.

Job Description:

The Oregon Health Authority (OHA), Public Health Division (PHD), Environmental Public Health Section (EPH) in Portland, OR is recruiting for an Environmental Health Specialist 3 position to support and oversee the daily functions of the Pool, Spa, and Lodging programs. Click here to learn more about Environmental Public Health.

OHA values service excellence, leadership, integrity, health equity and partnership with a strategic goal is to end all health inequities by 2030.

The OHA mission is helping people and communities achieve optimum physical, mental, and social well-being through partnership, prevention and access to quality, affordable health care. OHA’s work is organized into three broad goals: Improve the lifelong health of all Oregonians, increase the quality, reliability, and availability of care for all Oregonians and lower or contain the cost of care so it is affordable to everyone.

This position is full-time, permanent, classified position, which is represented by a union (SEIU). This recruitment may be used to establish a list of qualified applicants to fill current or future vacancies.

What you will do:
As an Environmental Health Specialist 3, you will protect the health of Oregonians by ensuring Food, Pool, and Lodging (FPL) facilities comply with statewide health regulations. This is accomplished by ensuring that Local Public Health Authorities (LPHA) are properly trained to provide licensing and inspection services at the local level. You will also serve as the state expert on Food, Pool, and Lodging health and safety, providing technical assistance to LPHAs, other state agencies, facility operators, and the public. In addition, you will provide critical staff support for pool plan reviews statewide.

What’s in it for you?
Join our team of passionate individuals working to promote health across the lifespan of individuals, families, and communities. We value and support unique perspectives using a trauma-informed approach and aim to reflect these values in our hiring practices, professional development, and workplace. We are committed to racial equity as a driving factor to improve health outcomes for all communities that experience inequities.

  • We offer exceptional medical, vision and dental benefits packages for you and your qualified family members, with minimal out-of-pocket costs. Try this free virtual benefits counselor by clicking here: 
  • Paid Leave Days:
    • 11 paid holidays each year.
    • 3 additional paid personal business days each year.
    • 8 hours of paid sick leave accrued each month.
    • Progressive vacation leave accrual starts at 8 hours each month with increases every 5 years.
  • Pension and Retirement plans
  • Public Service Loan Forgiveness (PSLF) opportunity.
  • Optional benefits include short-term disability, long-term disability, deferred compensation savings program, and flexible spending accounts for health care and childcare expenses.
  • Continuous growth and development opportunities.
  • Click here to learn more about State of Oregon benefits.

Minimum Requirements:

Two years of public health and program/project management experience working under general supervision, conducting environmental health inspections that include providing technical assistance and consultation at local or state level; AND a bachelor’s degree with 45 quarter (30 semester) hours in public health, or environmental or physical science. *Graduate training in environmental studies may substitute for one year of experience.

Must be a Registered Environmental Health Specialist or be able to become registered within six months of hire.

Must be a Certified Pool Operator (CPO) or have the ability to become a CPO within six months of hire.

Desired Attributes:

  • Preference may be given to individuals who are Registered Environmental Health Specialist or have the ability to become registered within six months of hire.
  • Technical expertise with respect to pools and spas, including knowledge of pool chemistry, operations, design, maintenance, and regulation.
  • Experience interpreting statutes, rules, regulations, policies, and procedures that address environmental public health.
  • General knowledge of the principles and practices of organizational behavior.
  • Experience with budgeting as it relates to program management.
  • Experience reading, analyzing, and writing general, statistical, and technical reports.
  • Experience identifying problems, generating alternatives, building consensus, and implementing solutions.
  • Experience synthesizing diverse facts, opinions and materials into a workable report, proposal, solution, or other document.
  • Experience bringing together diverse and/or opposing groups and working to a mutually acceptable solution(s).
  • Experience collaborating with groups of individuals with diverse and sometimes antagonistic viewpoints and identifying and addressing all potential issues and concerns.
  • Experience in public speaking and creating and conducting presentations.
  • Experience in program/project management
  • Skilled in MS Word, Excel, Outlook, PowerPoint and Teams.

Working Conditions:

Most of this work may be conducted remotely at an alternate worksite with full access to the needed operating systems and technology. However, there are times that the work will need to be conducted in the field or at the primary work location listed in this announcement (the Portland State Office Building located at 800 NE Oregon Street, Portland, OR). Work location can be changed at any time due to the changing needs of the business.

Directions to Apply:

Please fill out the online application and submit a resume and cover letter telling us about yourself and how your personal (lived), education and professional experience qualifies you for this position.

  • External Applicants Click the “Apply” button and submit your application. Click this link for the External Candidate job aid, and view this video for additional information.
  • Current State of Oregon employees: Apply through your employee Workday account. View this job aid for assistance.

Application Resources:

Additional Information:

  • Visa Sponsorships: Are you legally eligible to work in the United States? We do not offer visa sponsorships or transfers. Within three (3) days of hire, all applicants will be required to complete the U.S. Department of Homeland Security’s I-9 form to confirm their authorization to work in the United States.
  • Pay Scale: Upon receiving a salary offer, we will conduct a pay equity assessment using the information provided in your application to determine your salary placement upon hire. To ensure a comprehensive evaluation, please make certain your application materials are up-to-date and thorough. Include relevant details such as your work history, education, volunteer work, lived experiences, and any other pertinent information related to the position you are applying for. Please visit the Pay Equity Project homepage to learn more.
  • Background Check: If you are offered employment, your offer will be contingent upon the positive outcome of an abuse check, criminal records check, and driving records check. The information will be shared with the Oregon Health Authority (OHA), Office of Human Resources (OHR). Any criminal or founded abuse history will be reviewed and could result in the withdrawal of the offer or termination of employment.
  • Veterans: If you are a veteran, you may receive veterans’ preference points. Click here for more information about veterans’ preference. If you checked that you are a veteran, you will receive a notice in your Workday inbox and will be required to provide your documents at that time.


If you need assistance to participate in the application process, including an accommodation request under the Americans with Disabilities Act, contact: Stephanie Mitchell at 503-302-0454 or TTY users please use the Oregon Telecommunications Relay Service: 1-800-735-2900. For technical support, please call toll free 1-855-524-5627, for customer service assistance.

Affirmative Action, Equal Opportunity, and Pay Equity:

The Oregon Health Authority is an affirmative action and equal opportunity employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, gender expression, national origin, age, protected veteran or disabled status, genetic information, or any other protected class under state or federal law. In addition, we do not discriminate or screen applicants based on current or past compensation. To learn more about OHA’s mission, vision, and core values, click here.

The Oregon Health Authority is an equal opportunity, affirmative action employer committed to workforce diversity and anti-racism.

Posting #: . Salary Range: $55,000-$65,000. Application window open until position filled.

About the Department

The North Carolina Center for Coastal Algae, People, and Environment (NC C-CAPE) and the Carolinas Climate Adaptation Partnership (CAP) at NC State are seeking a full time community engagement coordinator to to lead community engagement and initiatives across a diverse portfolio of research projects relevant to environmental health disparities. The grant-funded community engagement coordinator position will begin immediately and is a full-time position with funding up to five years. The North Carolina Center for Coastal Algae, People, and Environment (NC C-CAPE) aims to understand, predict, and reduce risks to human health from cyanobacterial Harmful Algal Blooms (HABs) in coastal waters of North Carolina by looking upstream and off-shore. We seek to reduce human health disparities through investments in innovative environmental data collection, data democracy, and policy. The NOAA-funded Carolinas Climate Adaptation Partnerships (CAP, formerly RISA), housed at NC State University, is committed to understanding our changing climate and addressing the impacts fairly. CAP works together with communities across the Carolinas to help predict and understand their exposure and vulnerability to climate threats, such as drought, heat, and flooding.

The selected candidate will be directly supervised by the NC C-CAPE community engagement director and work with guidance from both the NC C-CAPE and CAP co-directors and other team members to bring a sense of strategic vision to community engagement programs, evaluation, and their impacts on democratic approaches to data co-production and use, and synergies between NC C-CAPE and CAP missions.

This position is housed within the Department of Marine, Earth, and Atmospheric Sciences (MEAS) within the College of Sciences at NC State is one of the nation’s largest interdisciplinary geoscience departments. MEAS provides: (1) high quality geoscience instruction to the University community through it courses in marine, Earth, and atmospheric sciences; (2) educational opportunities for undergraduate, masters and doctoral students in geosciences through world-class research, and (3) outreach activities that foster improved public awareness and understanding of science. MEAS research programs are multi-disciplinary in nature and align with NC C-CAPE and CAP missions. MEAS is one of six NC State departments with a presence at the NC State Center for Marine Sciences and Technology (CMAST), a coastal and marine science research facility located on Bogue Sound in Morehead City, NC (, and MEAS faculty participate in the Center for Geospatial Analytics ( The North Carolina State Climate Office ( and the Raleigh office of the National Weather Service reside on NC State’s campus. Additional information about the department and its facilities can be found at:

Raleigh, North Carolina is a progressive and welcoming community with a wide range of potential collaborators at nearby academic and governmental institutions in the Research triangle. Opportunities exist to draw on departmental and campus resources to develop strong teaching expertise using best practices.  Please visit our Sciences Strategic Plan and the College of Sciences Culture Charter to learn more about the College of Sciences.

NC State promotes an integrated approach to problem-solving that transforms lives and provides leadership for social, economic, and technological development across North Carolina and around the world. NC State’s land grant mission of teaching, research, and service is dedicated to serving North Carolina and its people. Applicants are encouraged to review the institution’s mission, vision, and strategic plan and consider how their background, interests, and experience would enable them to support the university.

Essential Job Duties

The Community Engagement Coordinator requires the skills and knowledge to effectively solicit and convey crucial guidance to the research process and its relevance to reducing environmental health disparities in practice. They will be required to encourage community engagement in projects related to machine learning assisted algal bloom prediction, extreme precipitation and flooding, cumulative risk exposures, and public health. This role entails crafting and executing dynamic engagement strategies that facilitate a two-way exchange of information, and serving as liaison with external partners and entities for two grant-funded initiatives. Strong candidates will have demonstrated capacity for facilitation, event and/or program planning, and group leadership related to community engagement with science and/or policy.

Key responsibilities include managing end-to-end participant recruitment for community-based research activities; promoting data democracy, open data best practices and the principles of Open Science; creating processes that ensure reliable and long-lasting community contact.

Required duties and skills:

The Community Engagement Coordinator will perform a variety of project activities, including research study coordination, participant recruitment, and community-engaged research focused on environmental health disparities. This includes the following essential job duties:

  • Staying up-to-date on the latest developments in environmental justice and community resilience policies and initiatives;
  • Facilitating training, workshops, and activities to promote mutual understanding and knowledge co-production;
  • Designing and executing engagement strategies within a variety of environmental thematic areas, ensuring the translation of complex scientific research into actionable insights for diverse audiences;
  • Fostering relationships with community leaders, policymakers, and the general public, using effective communication strategies to engage non-scientific partners across diverse, rural, and underserved communities;
  • Promoting data democracy, open data best practices, and the principles of Open Science and data democracy;
  • Traveling overnight for community engagement across North Carolina and South Carolina;
  • Preparing culturally relevant data summaries and reports for internal and external audiences as part of the data report back process;

Required Qualifications

  • Post-baccalaureate credentials or a bachelor’s degree plus alternative or equivalent professional training and experience may be substituted for the advanced degree on an exceptional basis.
  • Ability to travel to community events, including occasional nights and weekends.
  • Ability to work from our Raleigh-based office during regular business hours most days.
  • Excellent English-language, verbal and written communication skills, and strong interpersonal skills.

Preferred Qualifications

  • Two years of experience or post-baccalaureate education in one of the following fields: environmental health policy, community organizing, facilitation, science education, or program management.
  • Prior experience implementing one or more community-engaged research frameworks (i.e. participatory science, community-based participatory research).
  • Ability to provide at least one reference who can detail your experience from a community perspective.
  • Spanish language proficiency.

NC State University is an equal opportunity and affirmative action employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, national origin, religion, sex, gender identity, age, sexual orientation, genetic information, status as an individual with a disability, or status as a protected veteran. Individuals with disabilities requiring disability-related accommodations in the application and interview process are welcome to contact 919-515-3148 to speak with a representative at the Office of Institutional Equity and Diversity.

If you have general questions about the application process, you may contact Human Resources at (919) 515-2135 or

Final candidates are subject to criminal & sex offender background checks. Some vacancies also require credit or motor vehicle checks. Degree(s) must be obtained prior to start date in order to meet qualifications and receive credit.

NC State University participates in E-Verify. Federal law requires all employers to verify the identity and employment eligibility of all persons hired to work in the United States.

Job Requisition Control # 794890700. Salary Range: $76,671 – $119,463 per year. Pay scale and Grade: GS 11 -12. Application closes: June 17th, 2024.


As a Environmental Health Scientist, you will:

  • Serve as an environmental health scientist (within a multidisciplinary team) specifically responsible for evaluating, providing information, or developing hypotheses regarding the pathways of chemical exposure to humans.
  • Provide consultation to Agency for Toxic Substances and Disease Registry (ATSDR) headquarters, regional operations staff, and personnel of the Department of Health and Human Services and other federal, state, and local health, environmental, and natural resource agencies on problems associated with exposures to environmental contaminants and, as necessary, chemical toxins.
  • Prepare and participate in the development of public health assessments, health consultations, exposure investigations, and/or related activities concerning potential or actual adverse health effects associated with exposure to chemicals and hazardous substances.
  • Provide project coordination of ATSDR activities at assigned hazardous waste sites.
  • Participate in the evaluation of hazardous waste sites to include recommendations concerning site specific environmental and human biologic sampling strategies.
  • Participate in public meetings, workshops, seminars, and committee meetings that relate to hazardous substance exposure, environmental, or public health issues.


Conditions of Employment

Due to the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention’s (CDC’s) process enhancement to use Shared Certificates throughout the Agency, some of the requirements below may differ:

  • US Citizenship required.
  • Males born after December 31, 1959 must be registered or exempt from Selective Service (
  • May be subject to a Background/Security Investigation. Security clearance level may differ from the position announced when certificates are shared.
  • CDC participates in the USCIS Electronic Employment Eligibility Verification Program (E-Verify). If selected, CDC will determine your employment eligibility using your social security number.
  • Direct deposit is required.
  • One-year probationary period may be required.
  • This position may be subject to a Collective Bargaining Agreement.
  • This position may be subject to the OGE Financial Disclosure requirements of the Ethics in Government Act of 1978 (P.L. 95-521). CDC inspires public confidence in its trust responsibilities and mission by maintaining high ethical principles. If selected, you may be required to complete a Confidential Financial Disclosure Report (OGE Form 450) to determine if a conflict or an appearance of a conflict exists between your financial interest and your prospective position with the agency. If identified, this will be an annual requirement.
  • In accordance with Executive Order 12564 of September 15, 1986, The Department of Health and Human Services (HHS) is A Drug-Free Federal Workplace. This position may require a Drug Test and be subject to Random Drug Testing. The position may require the submission of a urinalysis to screen for illegal drug use prior to appointment and be subject to reasonable suspicion and post-accident drug testing upon hiring. If required to submit to urinalysis, the appointment to the position will be contingent upon a negative test result.


All qualification requirements must be met by the closing date of the announcement.

Basic Qualifications:
Bachelor’s or graduate/higher level degree: major study in an academic field related to the medical field, health sciences or allied sciences appropriate to the work of the position. This degree must be from an educational program from an accrediting body recognized by the U.S. Department of Education at the time the degree was obtained.

Minimum Qualifications:
For GS-11:
To qualify at the GS-11 grade level, you must have at least one year of specialized experience at or equivalent to the GS-09 grade level, which must include the following experience: providing support in the development of health assessments for hazardous waste sites for environmental public health activities. OR

Have a Ph.D. or equivalent doctoral degree or 3 full years of progressively higher-level graduate education leading to such a degree or LL.M., in medical field, health sciences or Allied Science related field. OR

Have a combination of experience and education that meets 100% of the qualification requirements for this position.

For GS-12:
To qualify at the GS-12 grade level, you must have at least one year of specialized experience at or equivalent to the GS-11 grade level, which must include the following experience: preparing and participating in the development of public health assessments, health consultations, exposure investigations, and/or related activities concerning potential or actual adverse health effects associated with exposure to chemicals and hazardous substances.

Experience refers to paid and unpaid experience, including volunteer work done through National Service programs (e.g., Peace Corps, AmeriCorps) and other organizations (e.g., professional; philanthropic; religious; spiritual; community, student, social). Volunteer work helps build critical competencies, knowledge, and skills and can provide valuable training and experience that translates directly to paid employment. You will receive credit for all qualifying experience, including volunteer experience.

Promotion potential: Promotion to the next grade level is at management’s discretion and is based on your meeting qualifications and time-in-grade requirements, demonstrated ability to perform the higher-level duties, the continuing need for the higher-level duties, and administrative approval. Promotion to the next grade level is not guaranteed and no promise of promotion is implied.


A copy of your transcripts or equivalent documentation is required for positions with an education requirement, or if you are qualifying based on education or a combination of education and experience. An official transcript will be required if you are selected.

A college or university degree generally must be from an accredited (or pre-accredited) college or university recognized by the U.S. Department of Education. For a list of schools which meet these criteria, please refer to Department of Education Accreditation page.

FOREIGN EDUCATION: Education completed in foreign colleges or universities may be used to meet the requirements. You must show proof the education credentials have been deemed to be at least equivalent to that gained in conventional U.S. education program. It is your responsibility to provide such evidence when applying. For more information, visit

Additional information

Telework: This position has been designated as telework eligible and:

  • May include remote work or telework options, and/or flexible work scheduling. These options may be requested once you have become an employee and you will be required to sign a Workplace Flexibilities Agreement that details remote or telework working conditions and expectations in accordance with the HHS Workplace Flexibilities Policy
  • This position is eligible for inclusion in the Bargaining Unit. The name of the union, local, and BU Codes will be provided upon selection.
  • For more information visit:

The Federal government, as the largest employer in the Nation, can and should show the way towards achieving drug-free workplaces through programs designed to offer drug users a helping hand, and at the same time demonstrating to drug users and potential drug users that drugs will not be tolerated in the Federal workplace if declared a drug-testing position. The use of illegal drugs, on or off duty, by Federal employees is inconsistent not only with the law-abiding behavior expected of all citizens, but also with the special trust placed in such employees as servants of the public.

Current or Former Political Appointees: Agencies must seek prior approval from the Office of Personnel Management (OPM) before they can appoint a current or recent political appointee to a competitive or non-political excepted service position at any level under the provisions of title 5, United States Code. If you are currently, or have been within the last 5 years, a political Schedule A, Schedule C, or Non-career SES employee in the executive branch, you MUST disclose that to the Human Resources Office. Failure to disclose this information could result in disciplinary action including removal from Federal Service. Current or Former Political Appointees: Submit SF-50.


How You Will Be Evaluated

You will be evaluated for this job based on how well you meet the qualifications above.

Additional selections may be made for similar positions across the Department of Health and Human Services (HHS) within the local commuting area(s) of the location identified in this announcement. By applying, you agree to have your application shared with interested selecting official(s) at HHS. Clearance of CTAP/ICTAP will be applied for similar positions across HHS.

The utilization of shared certificates for additional selections within the same geographical area can be made from multiple Centers of the Center of Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) and Agency for Toxic Substance and Disease Registry (ATSDR).

The category assignment is a measure of the degree to which your background matches the competencies required for this position. Qualified candidates will be ranked into one of three categories: Best Qualified, Well Qualified or Qualified. The Category Rating Process does not add veterans’ preference points but protects the rights of veterans by placing them ahead of non-preference eligibles within each category. Preference eligibles who meet the minimum qualification requirements and who have a compensable service-connected disability of at least 10 percent must be listed in the highest quality category (except in the case of scientific or professional positions at the GS-9 level or higher).

Your qualifications will be evaluated on the following competencies (knowledge, skills, abilities and other characteristics):

  • Collaboration / Partnering
  • Data Analysis and Interpretation
  • Data Collection
  • Oral Communication
  • Problem Solving
  • Public Health Knowledge
  • Research Translation
  • Written Communication

Once the application process is complete, a review of the resume and supporting documentation will be made and compared against your responses to the assessment questionnaire to determine if you are qualified for this job. If, after reviewing your resume and/or supporting documentation, a determination is made that you have inflated your qualifications and/or experience, you may lose consideration for this position. Please follow all instructions carefully. Errors or omissions may affect your eligibility. Category rating procedures will be used to rate and rank candidates.

Required Documents

To apply for this position, you MUST submit a complete Application Package which includes the following. Note: All documents must be in English.

1. Resume – Must reflect name, work schedule, hours worked per week, dates (month/year) of employment and duties performed.

Current/former Federal employee:

  • Must reflect pay plan, series and grade, i.e., GS-0301-9.

Dos and Don’ts:

Cover Letter is optional.

2.Transcripts (if applicable) – You may submit an unofficial transcript. An official transcript from an accredited educational institution is required if you are selected.

3. Career Transition Assistance Plan (CTAP)/ Interagency Career Transition Assistance Plan (ICTAP):

  • Supporting documentation i.e., Reduction in Force (RIF) notice or Certificate of Expected Separation (CES), AND most recent:
    • Current annual performance appraisal
    • SF-50 (Notification of Personnel Action)

4. Veteran:

  • DD-214 (Member 4 copy) or other Armed Forces/Department of Veterans Affairs official documentation reflecting dates of service and type of discharge, AND if applicable:
  • 10-point preference eligible:
  • Serving under Active Duty:
    • Certification from Armed Forces reflecting rank, dates of service, and discharge/release will be within 120 days from date of certification under honorable conditions
  • Visit FedsHireVets

Failure to submit any of the above-mentioned required documents will result in loss of consideration due to an incomplete application package. It is your responsibility to ensure all required documents have been submitted.

For Resume and Application Tips visit:

Agency Contact Information

Phone (770) 488-1725. Email HRCS@CDC.GOV.

Job # R616. Salary Range: $99,380‏‏‎ ‎-‏‏‎ ‎$165,630/year. Application closing date: June 17, 2024.

Job Description

Are you a visionary in the software development space, eager to create strategies that guide the future of innovative software products? SAIF is on the lookout for a Product Manager III who can steer our software solutions portfolios towards success, advocating for the intricate needs of both internal and external customers and partners.

Product managers serve as the voice of the customer responsible for clearly capturing and communicating the “what and the why” behind the desired business outcomes and value-added features comprising a strategic product roadmap.

Three positions are available, each with a different focus specific to workers’ compensation insurance: policy management, claims management, and regulatory reporting.

Communication and leadership skills are a must for this job, along with a strategic, forward-thinking mindset. If you’re ready to embrace this challenging yet fulfilling role and discover why SAIF is an exceptional workplace, we invite you to apply. Please note: Flexible workers may be required to travel to SAIF’s offices in Salem on occasion.


  • Partner with cross-divisional stakeholders and development team members to define business requirements/user stories and acceptance criteria for all features with customer/user experience (CX/UX) impact.
  • Prioritize the product development backlog considering both CX/UX and technical criteria, working with director and Solution Delivery Managers as appropriate.
  • Create and maintain product roadmap and strategy, reflecting and incorporating program, division and corporate strategies.
  • Partner with enterprise stakeholders to solicit and incorporate other feedback from customers and external partners to inform product roadmap planning.
  • Collaborate closely with Solution Delivery Managers to ensure the product and technical strategies are in alignment.
  • Ensure that product development strategy supports corporate and IT strategy and objectives.
  • Support the program lead in the business analysis for build vs. buy decisions, ensuring that the product roadmap optimizes decisions around internal development vs. licensing.
  • Work with business partners across all divisions to incorporate goals and objectives of each division, and to meet the needs of SAIF customers and partners.
  • Analyze the impact of new solutions on existing operations and provide recommendations on potential operational and organizational changes.
  • Support the program lead in exploration of partnerships and emerging technologies to optimize value for SAIF’s business strategy.
  • Analyze usage data, customer feedback, and usability testing to recommend improvements to the user experience.
  • Keep apprised of the latest industry standards and trends in the areas of application development, process automation, and operational innovation in delivering software solutions.
  • Explore diverse perspectives and consistently behave sensitively toward differences in cultural norms, expectations, and ways of communicating. Work effectively with others who have different perspectives, backgrounds, and/or work styles.
  • Continually sustain the Inclusive Leadership Competencies (ILC) through the Explorer level on an annual basis.

The following qualifications are recommended:

  • Experience:  Five or more years of experience with progressively increased responsibility in software product management or related field; experience in insurance industry a plus.  Proven experience leading and/or influencing teams that drive innovation in software product development.
  • Education: A bachelor’s degree in business management, computer science, or a related field is preferred.
  • Other combinations of skills and experience may be considered.

Next step: To receive consideration, please submit your resume with a cover letter by the close of this recruitment. We want your submission to count, so be sure it’s complete.

This recruitment will close on Monday June 17, 2024.

If a sufficient number of qualified applications are received this recruitment may close early.

Compensation & Benefits: Typical hiring range:‏‏‎ ‎$112,629‏‏‎ ‎-‏‏‎ ‎$132,505.‏‏‎ ‎The pay range for this position is annually based on a full-time schedule. Actual compensation will be determined using factors such as experience, skills, training, certifications & education. 

SAIF provides a wide range of benefits to employees who work at least 20 hours per week, including health care, retirement savings plans, paid time off, and more. For additional information about SAIF’s total rewards, visit our website at: Total rewards (

*Note that eligibility and cost of benefits can vary depending on the number of regularly scheduled hours, and job status such as regular full-time, regular part-time, seasonal, or temporary employment.Full salary range:‏‏‎‏‏‎ ‎$99,380‏‏‎ ‎-‏‏‎ ‎$165,630


We provide preference to qualifying and disabled veterans. For more information please visit

About us

Since 1914, SAIF has been taking care of injured workers, helping people get back to work, and keeping rates low by focusing on workplace safety. Together with our partners, we strive to make Oregon the safest and healthiest place to work.

SAIF is an Equal Opportunity Employer that values diversity in its workplace.

SAIF participates in E-Verify and is an EEO employer and all applicants have rights under state and federal employment laws. If you have questions or are a person with a disability and need assistance, feel free to contact us at or 503.373.8040.

Requisition ID:  5974. Salary: $125,000/year minimum.

Who we are: LANXESS is a leading specialty chemicals company with sales of EUR 6.7 billion in 2023. The company currently has about 12,800 employees in 32 countries. Our core business is the development, manufacturing and marketing of chemical intermediates, additives and consumer protection products. LANXESS is listed in the leading sustainability indices Dow Jones Sustainability Index (DJSI World and Europe) and FTSE4Good. 

We are looking to find diverse and talented people to join our team. Studies have shown that some individuals are less likely to apply if they do not meet 100% of the criteria. We are looking to equalize the gap! If you are excited about this role but your past experiences do not align perfectly with every qualification, we encourage you to apply. We will look to assess your talent against our competencies, values and requirements to get the best organizational fit. You might be the right candidate for this or other roles we have available! Join our Team!

Job Highlights

The HSE Manager is responsible for coordinating, implementing, and maintaining all Environmental, Health, Safety, and Security Mangement efforts at the Kalama Site.  This will be done within the full scope and requirements of LANXESS company standards; Local, State, and Federal regulations, including OSHA PSM, EPA RMP, and ISO 14001.  This position will be a member of the Site Leadership Team, champion the safe work culture, and ensure safe work habits and behaviours are practiced by all site employees on a daily basis.  The HSE Manager must have the breadth of knowledge, leadership, and management skills to lead a team of skilled HSE professionals.  The Kalama plant is a synthetic organic chemical manufacturing site with complex operations including continuous and batch processes, hazardous waste burning boilers, and aerobic and anaerobic wastewater treatment plants.  This facility has equally complex permitting requirements for Environmental (Air, Waste, Water), Occupational Health and Safety, Process Safety, and Security functions.

  • Manage a team of eight direct reports, including two Environmental Engineers, PSM Engineer, two HSE specialists, and three HSE Admin / Front Gate Security staff.
  • Responsible to ensure that the site maintains its “License to Operate”, which means regulatory, safety, and legal compliance with all applicable Federal and State Laws, LANXESS internal standards, and Industry RAGAGEP’s.
  • Ensure that all site HSE standards and procedures are regularly reviewed, updated as necessary, and remain current.  Coordinate with HSE team to effectively communicate and train site on HSE standards and procedures.
  • Responsible for creating and managing the site Health & Safety and Environmental budgets.
  • Responsible for managing and coordinating the ISO 14001 Environmental Management System and certification.
  • Has primary responsibility for LANXESS Process and Operational Management elements of Employee Participation/Engagement, Process Safety Culture and Commitment, Conduct of Operations, and Operational Discipline.
  • Contributes to root cause analyses and investigation of incidents and near misses.  Responsible for ensuring that incidents and near misses are appropriately reported.
  • Support and performs routine audits and inspections, e.g. review safe work permits, housekeeping audits, etc., and proactively supports the resolution of issues found.  HSE Manager will have routine engagements and field presence with Kalama site colleagues.
  • Coordinates, guides, and supports various department Safety Committee Team Leads.
  • Responsible for developing and recording all HSSE related measurements, metrics, and KPI’s.  Performs analysis of results to trend data, identify opportunities for improvement, and commicate learnings/opportunities to site.
  • Support worker compensation claim management led by corporate resources.
  • Support review and approval process for Capital Project authorizaiton requests.
  • Responsible, with corresponding team members, for ownership of and engagement with Compliance Audits from external agencies and internal audit teams.  Responsible for assigning and tracking completion of finding corrective actions.


  • Previous experience as HSE professional required.  Engineering degree or technical background preferred.
  • Experience with direct supervision of employees, contractors, consultants, design firms, etc.
  • Self-reliant with strong time management and prioritization skills.
  • OSHA PSM plant experience is required.
  • Strong leadership, communication, and interpersonal skills.
  • Excellent computer skills especially Microsoft Office (Word, Excel, PowerPoint).
  • Working knowledge of ISO 14001 required.
  • Able to analyse data and situations, draw conclusions, and make meaningful decisions.
  • Ability to work effectively with multiple organizational levels from shop floor to executive level.
  • Plans own work to achieve assigned goals and is responsible for the relevance of work and the integrity of results.

What we offer you:

  • Compensation: We offer competitive compensation packages, inclusive of a global bonus program and an individual performance bonus program. The minimum pay for this position is $125,000. Actual compensation will be based on a variety of factors including candidate qualifications, geographic location, etc. 
  • Comprehensive Benefits: We provide a variety of benefits to support your financial security, health and wellbeing. These benefits include: 
    – Health care – Medical, Dental, Vision
    – Health Spending Account (HSA) with High Deductible PPO XD
    – Employee Life Insurance – Basic, Supplemental Life and AD&D
    – Dependent Life Insurance and AD&D
    – Disability Coverage – Short-Term and Long-Term
    – Flexible Spending Accounts – Health Care and Dependent Care
    – NortonLifeLock device security, online privacy, and identity theft protection
    – Aflac Benefits
    – Legal Assistance Program
    – Retirement Benefits – Defined Contribution 401(k) Plan with Employer Retirement Contribution and Employer Match
  • Work-Life, Time Off & Flexibility: We support you in maintaining a balance between working hours and personal life. With our global “Xwork” program, we offer flexible working arrangements in all countries in which we operate. Washington employees who are not covered by a collective bargaining agreement accrue a minimum of 80 hours of vacation per year; have 10 paid holidays; and accrue 64 hours of Sick/Personal time per year. Employees who are covered by a collective bargaining agreement earn time off in accordance with the provisions of the agreement.
  • Training & Development: We are committed to your professional and personal development and encourage you in the ongoing pursuit of education, training and knowledge through both formal and informal learning.
  • Diversity: LANXESS is an Equal Opportunity Employer and all qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, ethnicity, gender, gender identity, sex, sexual orientation, age, social class, physical ability or attributes, religion, national origin, veteran status and political beliefs.

LANXESS has a value-based performance culture. We are seeking a range of human interests, backgrounds, and experiences that can be engaged to achieve respect, ownership, trust, professionalism, integrity and healing across all sectors.  Join the LANXESS team!

Contract type: Regular. Location: Kalama, WA, US, 98625. Work Arrangement:  Onsite. Level of Experience:  Middle management

Announcement #: OR-24-DE-12416075-JMR. Full-time. On-site. Salary range: $52,734 – $68,556 per year. Payscale grade: GS-7. Term position, not to exceed 4 years. Application window closes: June 7, 2024.


This position is located in the Northwest Oregon District, Marys Peak Field Office. The advanced trainee independently assures the proper format, guidelines and procedures that are used in the preparation of all land use planning and National Environmental Policy Act
(NEPA) documents. The specialist is assigned to work with more senior planning specialists and assists on interdisciplinary teams that are formed for specific planning and NEPA document components. The trainee independently reviews planning and NEPA documents to see that they read smoothly and correctly and that the various portions are coordinated within the interdisciplinary team (IDT). The advanced trainee will assist Project Leads in determining level of detail, scope of analysis, and will also check the quality of the document being produced. The trainee will provide assistance to the team lead or supervisor in the development of public information regarding completed, in progress, and future planning document availability.


Conditions of Employment

  • U.S. Citizenship required
  • May be required to complete background investigation and drug screening.
  • Meet Selective Service Registration Act requirement for males
  • Must provide resume and supporting documents (See required documents).
  • You cannot hold an active real estate license, nor can you have an interest or hold stocks in firms with interest in Federal Lands.
  • If you are a new employee or supervisor in the Federal government, you will be required to complete a one-year probationary period.


In order to qualify, you must meet the education and/or experience requirements described below. Your resume must clearly describe your relevant experience. If qualifying based on education, a copy of your unofficial transcripts must be provided with your application.

To be considered minimally qualified for this position, you must demonstrate that you have the required specialized experience and/or education for the respective grade level in which you are applying:

Specialized Experience: Applicants must have one full year of specialized experience comparable in scope and responsibility to the GS-05 grade level in the Federal service (obtained either in the private or public sectors) performing the following: (1) applying natural resources program knowledge in order to review, analyze, or compose portions of a planning document; (2) working with senior specialists in ensuring the level of detail, scope of analysis, or document quality are produced according to Agency and Federal standards, laws, and regulations; (3) coordinating outreach, scheduling, or planning efforts with other local, State, and Federal Agencies; and (4) assisting team leads with developing, filing, or presenting clear and accurate planning documents/information; OR

Education: Have one (1) full year (18 semester hours) of graduate level education from an accredited college or university, which provided the knowledge, skills, and abilities necessary to do the work of this position. (NOTE: You must submit copies of your college transcripts if claiming to meet the qualification requirements based on education.); OR

Meet the qualifications for Superior Academic Achievement and meet one of the following: A grade point average of B (3.0 or higher out of a possible 4.0) for your completed undergraduate courses, or those completed in the last two years of undergraduate study; A grade-point average of B+ (3.5 or higher out of a possible 4.0) for all courses in the major field of study, or those courses in your major completed in the last two years of undergraduate study; Rank in the upper one-third of your class in the college, university, or major subdivision; or Membership in a national honor society (other than freshman honor societies) recognized by the Association of College Honor Societies. If more than 10 percent of your courses were taken on a pass/fail basis, your claim must be based on class standing or membership in an honorary society. To be creditable under this provision, superior academic achievement must have been gained in a curriculum that is qualifying for the position being filled. NOTE: Applicants must submit a copy of transcripts; OR

Combination: Successfully completed a combination of education and experience as described above that, when converted to percentages, equal at least 100% of the total requirement. Note: You must submit a copy of your transcripts.

Applicants must meet all qualifications and eligibility requirements by the closing date of the announcement.

IN DESCRIBING YOUR EXPERIENCE, PLEASE BE CLEAR AND SPECIFIC. WE MAY NOT MAKE ASSUMPTIONS REGARDING YOUR EXPERIENCE. If your resume does not support your questionnaire answers, we will not allow credit for your response(s).

Volunteer Experience: Experience refers to paid and unpaid experience, including volunteer work done through National Service programs (e.g., Peace Corps, AmeriCorps) and other organizations (e.g., professional; philanthropic; religious; spiritual; community, student, social). Volunteer work helps build critical competencies, knowledge, and skills and can provide valuable training and experience that translates directly to paid employment. You will receive credit for all qualifying experience, including volunteer experience.

You must include months, years and hours per week worked to receive credit for your work and/or volunteer experience. One year of specialized experience is equivalent to 12 months at 40 hours per week. Part-time hours are prorated. You will not receive any credit for experience that does not indicate exact hours per week or is listed as “varies”.


To qualify based on education, you must submit a legible copy of transcripts from an accredited institution with your name, school name, credit hours, course level, major(s), and grade-point average or class ranking. Transcripts do not need to be official, but if you are selected for this position and you used your education to qualify, you must provide official transcripts before you begin work.

If you are using education completed in foreign colleges or universities to meet qualification requirements, you must show that your education credentials have been evaluated by a private organization that specializes in interpretation of foreign education programs and such education has been deemed equivalent to that gained in an accredited U.S. education program; or full credit has been given for the courses at a U.S. accredited college or university.

PASS/FAIL COURSES: If more than 10 percent of your undergraduate course work (credit hours) were taken on a pass/fail basis, your claim of superior academic achievement must be based upon class standing or membership in an honor society.

GRADUATE EDUCATION: One academic year of graduate education is considered to be the number of credits hours your graduate school has determined to represent one academic year of full-time study. Such study may have been performed on a full-time or part-time basis. If you cannot obtain your graduate school’s definition of one year of graduate study, 18 semester hours (or 27 quarter hours) should be considered as satisfying the requirement for one year of full-time graduate study.

Additional information

  • Selectee will be required to participate in the Direct Deposit Electronics Funds Transfer Program.

Physical Demands: The individual in this position works primarily in an office setting with normal indoor heating, cooling, and lighting. The individual may be required to lift files boxes and books. Occasional field work might entail hiking or traveling over rough terrain to review resource issues.

Working Conditions: The incumbent works in an office setting, however, field work may be required to complete some projects. The employee may be exposed to discomfort from harsh weather outside of the indoor office setting.

The Bureau of Land Management has determined that the duties of this position are suitable for telework and the selectee may be allowed to telework with supervisor approval.

Interagency Career Transition Assistance Program (ICTAP) or Career Transition Assistance Program (CTAP): For information on how to apply as an ICTAP or CTAP eligible see To be well-qualified and exercise selection priority for this vacancy, displaced Federal employees must be rated at 90 or above on the rating criteria for this position.

If you are unable to apply online or need to fax a document you do not have in electronic form, please contact San Antonio Services Branch at or 816-541-8101.

How You Will Be Evaluated

You will be evaluated for this job based on how well you meet the qualifications above.

A review of your resume and supporting documentation will be made and compared against your responses to the Occupational Questionnaire to determine if you are qualified for this job. If your resume is incomplete or does not support the responses provided in the Occupational Questionnaire, or if you fail to submit all required documentation, you will be rated ‘ineligible’, ‘not qualified’, or your score may be adjusted accordingly. If a determination is made that you have inflated your qualifications or experience, you may lose consideration for this position. Please follow all instructions carefully; errors or omissions may affect your rating.

You will be evaluated based on how well you meet the qualifications listed in this vacancy announcement. Your qualifications will be evaluated based on your application materials (e.g., resume, supporting documents), the responses you provide on the application questionnaire, and the result of the additional assessments required for this position.

Candidates will be rated and ranked using Category Rating procedures. These procedures place candidates with veteran’s preference above non-preference eligibles within each category. Veterans with a service connected disability of at least 10 percent are listed in the highest quality category, except when the position being filled is scientific or professional at the GS-09 grade level or higher. Under Category Rating, candidates will be rated and ranked into one of three categories:

  • Best Qualified – applicants possessing experience that substantially exceeds the minimum qualifications of the position including all selective factors and are highly proficient in all requirements of the job and can perform effectively in the position
  • Well Qualified – applicants possessing experience that exceeds the minimum qualifications of the position including all selective factors and are proficient in most of the requirements of the job
  • Qualified – applicants possessing experience that meets the minimum qualifications of the position including all selective factors and are proficient in some, but not all of the requirements of the job.

You will be evaluated on the following competencies:

  • Administration and Management
  • Oral Communication
  • Planning and Evaluating
  • Writing

Required Documents

The following documents are required and must be submitted by 11:59 PM (EST) on 06/07/2024.

  1. Resume which includes a list of all significant jobs held and duties performed, with dates specified in month and year format, and indicate hours worked per week. If military or civilian, please include your rank and/or grade.
  2. A complete Occupational Questionnaire.
  3. College transcripts, if qualifying based on education.
  4. Other Supporting Documents, if applicable, such as:
  • Veterans Preference Documentation:
    • If you are a Discharged, Non-Disabled Veteran, you must submit a copy of your DD-214 showing character of discharge (Member 4 copy), or other Documentation of Service and Separation under Honorable Conditions, as listed on the SF15. If you don’t have your DD-214, you may request it after discharge from the National Archives.
    • If you are a veteran within 120 days of discharge, you must submit signed documentation from the Armed Forces certifying: 1) your expected release/retirement from active duty, 2) under honorable conditions, 3) your pay grade/rank/rate at time of discharge, 4) dates of active duty service, 5) any campaign or expeditionary medals received, & 6) dated within 120 days of your separation.
    • If you are a Disabled Veteran, Purple Heart Recipient, or Mother or Spouse of a Disabled or Deceased Veteran, you must submit all additional proof required by the SF15, and if applicable, a completed SF15. You may request a copy of your Department of Veterans Affairs letter from or call 1-800-827-1000 to establish proof of disability.
    5. Documentation for Interagency/Career Transition Assistance Plan consideration if you are a displaced Federal employee within the local commuting area. You must include: 1) Proof you are a displaced Federal employee, e.g., RIF Separation Notice, Notice of Proposed Removal, etc; 2) SF-50s (Notifications of Personnel Action) showing career/conditional tenure competitive status, promotion potential and duty location; and 3) your most recent performance appraisal. To exercise selection priority, displaced or surplus Federal employees must be rated well-qualified or above 90 on the rating criteria for this position.

Do not submit photographs with your application package. Documents with photographs may not be seen by hiring officials – you must remove your image from any badges, licenses, etc.

Do not upload Adobe portfolio documents. Adobe portfolio documents are not viewable by our agency’s staffing offices.

If you are relying on your education to meet qualification requirements:

Education must be accredited by an accrediting institution recognized by the U.S. Department of Education in order for it to be credited towards qualifications. Therefore, provide only the attendance and/or degrees from schools accredited by accrediting institutions recognized by the U.S. Department of Education.

Failure to provide all of the required information as stated in this vacancy announcement may result in an ineligible rating or may affect the overall rating.

How to Apply

To apply for this position: You must complete the occupational questionnaire and submit the documentation specified in the Required Documents section below. To receive consideration, the complete application package must be submitted by 11:59 PM (EST) on 06/07/2024. WE DO NOT ACCEPT HARD-COPY OR E-MAIL APPLICATION PACKAGES.

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  4. Select documents you want included in this application.
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  6. Select if you want to include your demographic information.
  7. After reading and certifying the application is true and submitted in good faith, select “Continue to Agency Site.”
  8. Follow onscreen prompts and instructions to complete your application.
  9. Add the supporting documents by indexing your documents with the dropdown.
    • Upload any missing required documents or optional documents.
  10. Review and Submit Application.
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Agency contact information

San Antonio Services Branch

Phone: 816-541-8101
Address: BLM Oregon State Office
BLM Oregon State Office, OR-953
1220 SW Third
Portland, OR 97204