FW: Vacancy Announcement: EPA's SunWise School Program
- parks and wildlife volunteers as well as teachers, environmental health,
health ed and child survival folks take note....
> -----Original Message-----
> From: Howze, Elizabeth H. [SMTP:eah6@...]
> Sent: Friday, February 26, 1999 7:24 AM
> To: CDC-HEALTHED@...
> Subject: FW: Vacancy Announcement: EPA's SunWise School Program
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> > From: Graffunder, Corinne
> > Sent: Thursday, February 25, 1999 9:44 AM
> > To: Howze, Elizabeth H.
> > Subject: FW: Vacancy Announcement: EPA's SunWise School Program
> > Libby - if you think appropriate you may want to forward this to the
> > Network - perhaps folks with graduate students looking for entry level
> > jobs or other folks might know of people who would be interested.
> > -----Original Message-----
> > From: KEVIN ROSSEEL [SMTP:ROSSEEL.KEVIN@...]
> > Sent: Wednesday, February 24, 1999 2:55 PM
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> > BENISON.JOHN@...; BLACKBURN.ELIZABETH@...;
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> > eckhardt@...
> > Subject: Vacancy Announcement: EPA's SunWise School Program
> > The U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) in Washington, DC is
> > currently seeking an energetic and outgoing person to help launch an
> > exciting children's education initiative, the Stratospheric Protection
> > Division's SunWise School Program. SunWise, which is in its first year,
> > will ultimately be a national program to alert children in elementary
> > school
> > about the health and environmental risks of overexposure to ultraviolet
> > (UV) radiation.
> > Candidates who have previously sent in resumes to the SunWise School
> > Program are encouraged to apply for this OPM-posted position.
> > Working with our partners in EPA's regions, at a range of national
> > and educational associations, and in the private sector, the candidate
> > this position will help to lay the groundwork for successful
> > implementation of the SunWise Program.
> > Depending on the candidate's interests and abilities, responsibilities
> > will
> > include: Initiation and development of good working relationships with a
> > range of partners; assistance in development of a range of outreach
> > materials, in both printed and electronic form; coordination of focus
> > groups and other information-gathering efforts to assure success of a
> > national program; briefings of EPA management and staff about program
> > progress; coordination with EPA's Office of Communication, Education,
> > and Media Relations, Office of Children's Health Protection, Office of
> > Research and Development, and other organizations inside and outside
> > of EPA. Some travel to national conferences and meetings with partners
> > is required.
> > Desired skills/experience: Outgoing personality; superior communications
> > skills (speaking, writing, presentations, etc.); good organizational
> > skills;
> > background in environmental education, public affairs, communications.
> > Ability to work as part of a team, as well as capacity to work on a
> > number of projects and priorities simultaneously are essential.
> > The position is entry-level at the GS-7 level (salary range starts at
> > $27,508). EPA's Stratospheric Protection Division is a fast-paced
> > Headquarters Division responsible for the protection of the earth's
> > stratospheric ozone layer.
> > The official vacancy for this position opens February 24 and closes
> > March 2. All applications must be postmarked by March 2 to be eligible.
> > The vacancy announcement appears on the federal Office of Personnel
> > Management's website at www.usajobs.opm.gov. The vacancy number
> > is #WA-JM-9-2288.