Contract Position Opening at EPA

The U.S. Environmental Protection Agency’s National Exposure Research Laboratory in Research Triangle Park, N.C., is seeking individuals who have earned their bachelor’s degree and completed one full year of study at the master’s level in pursuit of a degree in journalism, English, communications, or a related field of study, to provide scientific communications services under a contractual agreement to the EPA.

Candidates must be at least 18 years of age. It is not required that their bachelor’s degree be in journalism, English, communications, or a related field of study.

The individual selected for this contract position will support the EPA National Exposure Research Laboratory’s communications team in developing a variety of internal and external communications products. This contract position involves heavy emphasis on environmental science writing for web and print products to share information about the lab’s multi-disciplinary research with the public and a wide variety of stakeholders.

This contract is expected to begin approximately February 2014.  The initial contract will be for 12 months, not to exceed 1928 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 1928 hours for Option Period 1, and 1218 hours for Option Period 2.

Proposals are due by 5:00 p.m. ET, January 9, 2014. Proposals must contain all the required information and documentation to be considered.  Include reference number RFQ-RT-12-00184c on your submission. For details on how to submit an application, visit:

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