Folks, over on USA jobs RIGHT NOW, the jobs are advertised for the directors/deputy directors..........
Along with commoditites auditors, etc., for when carbon is traded, I suppose.
We’re talking $200K type jobs.
“The Office of Research and Development (ORD) functions as the principal scientific component of the U.S*. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA). It is responsible for an Agency-wide program for assessing the known effects of environmental pollutants in varying exposure situations in health and ecological systems, and conducting an integrated research and development program for the Agency. The staff of the Immediate Office of the Assistant Administrator (IOAA) for Research and Development provides direct support to the Assistant Administrator (AA) and Deputy Administrators (DAA). This includes conducting comprehensive program, staff, and technical analyses of science policy issues and problems as well as providing general advice and guidance covering all aspects of ORD activities. ORD has established senior-level National Program Director (NPD) positions for four of its research programs that support EPA’s strategic goals. The NPD is responsible for providing high-level scientific leadership, overall coordination, and management of the program. The NPD also has the option to conduct âstate-of-the-artâ research in support of the research program. The Safe and Sustainable Water Resources (SSWR) research program seeks safe, resilient and sustainable solutions to the increasingly complex water challenges facing the nation’s regions, states, tribes, cities, and rural areas. The new SSWR program will combine the existing EPA Drinking Water and Water Quality research programs into a single integrating program that takes a systems approach to protecting human health and protecting and restoring watersheds and the ecosystems they provide.
Leads a coordinated SSWR research program and ensures that ORD’s products and services in this area effectively serve the needs of EPA’s programmatic, regional and external stakeholders over the short, medium, and long term. The research program for SSWR focuses on research that guides national implementation or regulatory and non-regulatory efforts by providing information on new approaches for evaluating groups of contaminants for the protection of human health and the environment; developing innovative tools, technologies, and strategies for managing water resources; and supporting a systems approach for protecting and restoring aquatic systems.”
From USA Jobs listing. Verbatim