Toxicologis/Biologist Review & Support

National Older Worker Career Center | Arlington, VA

Posted Date 7/30/2020

Toxicologist/Biologist Review & Support

ID: SVA-195 Location: Arlington, VA Program: SEE
Wage/Hr: $12.72 Hours/Week: 40 Minimum Age: 55

PLEASE NOTE: This position is currently located at the Potomac Yards, VA EPA Office. However, this office will be moving to the Washington, DC EPA location in a few months. Current wage for the position is $12.72 but will increase to $14.00/hour once the move occurs (adhering to DC minimum wage.)


This role will be to provide high-level scientific and professional support to the office handling registration of antimicrobial pesticide products.

  • Reviewing product-specific human health acute toxicity studies including acute oral, acute dermal, and acute inhalation toxicity, eye irritation, skin irritation, and skin sensitization studies to determine whether the acute toxicity data are adequate in supporting the registration of antimicrobial pesticide products; preparing Data Evaluation Record (DERs) of the reviewed acute toxicity studies 45%
  • Preparing human health acute toxicity review memos; prescribing labeling including human hazard precautionary and first aid statements for antimicrobial pesticide products based on the review and adequacy of the acute toxicity data. 45%
  • Interacting and collaborating with regulatory colleagues as necessary to resolve scientific issues and/or to support regulatory decision-making. 5%
  • Participating activities within Product Science Branch, Antimicrobial Division, and Office of Pesticide Programs as necessary, including meetings, scientific discussions, trainings, etc. 5%


BA/BS Degree in Toxicology/Biology/Human health-related fields OR Minimum of 5 year(s) of experience in Toxicology/Biology/Human health-related fields Previously completed training in Toxicology/Biology/Human health-related fields

  • Experience required with MS Word, WordPerfect, Excel
  • Printer, internet searching engines, such as Google; Skype for business


  • FIFRA Confidential Business Information (CBI) annual training



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