BOEM is hiring

The Bureau of Ocean Energy Management is hiring a supervisory physical and chemical scientist (GS-15) to lead the Branch of Physical and Chemical Sciences. The Branch provides oversight and coordination for Physical and Chemical Science research for the BOEM Environmental Studies Program. The branch is located within the Division of Environmental Sciences, which is part of the Office of Environmental Programs.

To briefly summarize the Bureau’s mission for you, BOEM manages the exploration and development of the nation’s offshore resources. It seeks to appropriately balance economic development, energy independence, and environmental protection through oil and gas leases, renewable energy development and environmental reviews and studies. For information about our bureau go to:

BOEM’s Office of Environmental Programs (OEP) is responsible for assessing the environmental impact of OCS development and providing guidance concerning the place, time, and nature of activities to be authorized. The Program informs decision-makers and the public about potential environmental impacts of OCS energy and mineral resource development, how to prevent or mitigate those impacts, and how to monitor impacts and measures for environmental protection.

Information about this position, including its major duties and eligibility criteria, are available at USAJobs at ttps:// The deadline for applying is Friday, December 18, 2020. Please share this announcement with others in your organization. Questions should be addressed to or by calling  (703)787-1422.