Job Overview: Environmental Management Consolidated Business Center attracts college graduates and other candidates that will undergo 2 years of structured developmental program. This training period is consists of various training activities, rotational assignments and experiences in a variety of functional programs at various headquarters, field offices, labs or organizations.

Organization: Department of Energy (DOE)-The office of Environmental Management (EM)

Organization Overview: DOE-EM was solely created to assess and cleanup inactive nuclear waste sites and facilities nationwide. This assessment and cleanup efforts includes development and implementing safe and effective waste management operations, applying waste research and developing programs that utilize innovative and cost effective environmental technologies to address permanent disposal of high and low level nuclear waste.

Location: Nationwide

Position Description: DOE-EM are seeking candidates who are interested and highly motivated in cleaning inactive nuclear waste sites from the human as well as ecological risks.

Each selected candidates will be assigned a mentor within the EM community who has substantial years of experience in his/her field and has demonstrated excellent mentor qualities.

The DOE-EM ensures that all the candidates are properly trained and educated to carry out the duties related to the respective candidates permanent work assignment/site, development will be consistent with the objectives and standards set by the Technical Qualifications Program (TQP). For further information on training and development click here.

Basic qualification requirements:

1) Candidates must be U.S Citizen.

2) Ability to pass a background investigation.

3)Obtain security clearance and meet the federal guidelines/standards under DOE-EM drug test program.

To qualify for any position in EMPDC, candidates must have competed a bachelor/graduate degree by June 2009 in one of the following academic disciplines:

Engineering/Technical disciplines:
Mechanical Engineer
physical science
Nuclear engineer
fire protection
chemical engineer
environmental science
environmental engineer
electrical engineer
industrial engineer
civil/structural engineer
occupational safety and health

Non-Technical disciplines:
Business Administration/Management
Political Science

Awards/Extra-curricular activities:
Honors and awards received.
Extracurricular Activities.
Volunteer work/Activities.
Previous work/job experiences.
Interpersonal skills.
Personal interviews.


All candidates when they come on board with the office of Environmental Management (EM) will immediately receive a lump sum recruitment or relocation bonus in the amount of $5000. Employees who receive either of these incentives incur a service obligation. For details click here.

How to Apply:

Candidates for EMPDC must apply through USA Jobs.

If any candidates would like to submit a hardcopy of application and official college transcripts, kindly forward it to:

U.S. Department of Energy
Environmental Management Consolidated Business Center
ATTN: Jean St Pierre, EMPDC
250 East 5th Street
Suite 500
Cincinnati, OH 45202

Deadline to Apply:

Application for Environmental Professional Development Corps (EMPDC) should be received no later than March 5, 2010.

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Author: Sharath Bhaskar (6 Articles)

Graduate Student with MS in Environmental Sciences from New Jersey Institute of Technology.