EPA: ANNOUNCEMENT FOR STUDENT SERVICES CONTRACT

Posted: May 25, 2011 in Uncategorized

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Student Services, RFQ-RT-11-00111US Environmental Protection Agency (EPA)
Posted: May 24, 2011
DIVISION ORD POSITION TYPE Internship
JOB FUNCTION Government
US Environmental Protection Agency (EPA)
Employer Profile
DESCRIPTION

RFQ-RT-11-00111

ANNOUNCEMENT FOR STUDENT SERVICES CONTRACT
FOR STUDENTS OR RECENT GRADUATES
U.S. Environmental Protection Agency
Office of Research and Development
National Exposure Research Laboratory
Research Triangle Park,NC

The Environmental Sciences Division, 944 E. Harmon Ave., Las Vegas, NV of the National Exposure Research Laboratory (NERL), Office of Research and Development (ORD) at the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) is seeking individuals, at least 18 year of age, who have completed a Bachelor’s degree in hydrology, environmental science, engineering, geosciences, or a related field of study to provide services under a contractual agreement to serve on a landscape ecology research group.

The student contractor shall perform work mainly of GIS data compilation, processing, and modeling, and writing research papers and will contribute to an effort to develop a National Atlas of Sustainable Ecosystem Services. The student contractor must have training and/or experience using ESRI GIS products and background knowledge in the field of hydrology. The work will be predominately computer work in the office, with some potential for travel.

This contract is expected to begin approximately July 2011. This initial contract will be for 12 months, not to exceed 1138 hours, with an option to extend the period of performance for two option periods. Each option period will be for 12 months, not to exceed 1138 Hours. It is anticipated that the student contractor will work an average of 22 hours per week during the contracted year, with the ability to work the maximum of 40 hours per week during semester breaks and summer, or as the student schedule permits. The majority of the work will be Monday through Friday between the hours of 8:00 am to 5:00 pm. The primary duty location is the EPA campus, Research Triangle Park, NC.

Students or recent graduates, who are EPA ORD employees, or the spouse or child of an EPA ORD employee, are not eligible to participate.

The hourly rate of pay is commensurate with the level of education and experience required: $21.84 per hour for a student who has completed a Bachelor’s degree. The student contractor must be currently enrolled in a degree program at an accredited University/College or a recent graduate within the last 24 months based on the closing date for submissions of this announcement. The student contractor will be paid the basic hourly rate only for the number of hours worked and will not receive overtime pay for any hours worked beyond the 40-hour work week. Student contractors do not accrue leave or holiday benefits and are not paid for any non-work days, regardless of the reason. The student contractor is considered an independent contractor; therefore, Federal, State, Local, Social Security, and Medicare taxes will not be withheld. The student contractor is responsible for reporting income to authorities and paying all taxes.
LOCATION City
Durham
State/Province
North Carolina
Country
United States
WORK AUTHORIZATION
US Citizen, Permanent Resident
QUALIFICATIONS
Please follow the link below for more detailed information or how to submit a quote:

http://www.epa.gov/oamrtpnc/q1100111/index.htm

CONTACT INFORMATION
Mr. Jeffery Clodfelter
Contract Specialist
109 T.W. Alexander Dr
Durham, North Carolina 27711

Clodfelter.Jeffery@epa.gov

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