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Fort Meade, Maryland, United States of America
JOB #R2203764

Data Entry and Administrative Assistant

Interested in making a difference to the planet? Want to work with a team of Environmental Chemists and Scientists who care about the protection of human health and the environment? 

ICF is seeking a motivated Data Entry and Administrative Assistant to join our team to support a U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) contract, the Environmental Services Assistance Team (ESAT), located at Fort Meade in Maryland. The team performs soil, water, air, waste, and tissue sample analysis and data validation for chemical contaminants primarily in support of EPA’s Superfund program. The team also supports EPA’s ambient air monitoring programs under the Clean Air Act.

The Data Entry and Administrative Assistant will assist and potentially lead a variety of tasks in support of data management, report preparation, scheduling, invoicing, and administration duties needed to keep the office organized and functioning well. This multi-faceted position will require working with a variety of staff with various technical backgrounds in order to support their projects and their daily office needs. Daily interactions with staff and clients will require a candidate with a professional and positive demeanor both in-person and on the phone. The successful candidate should have the combination of interpersonal and analytical skills that will make you an effective member of our team from the day you arrive. The successful candidate must have or be able to obtain authorization for access to Fort Meade and U.S. EPA Environmental Science Center.

Key Responsibilities

  • Work as part of the team to support laboratory operations and quality assurance activities

  • Track workload and work products, including database entry and reporting

  • Assist with preparing and distributing work products and weekly and monthly reports

  • Manage office needs including ordering supplies, meeting set-up, and facilitating any IT or facility issues

  • Prepare basic correspondence

  • Prepare basic schedules, calendar, and timeline documents

  • Format items in Word or Excel

  • With training, provide laboratory operations support, such as inventories and glassware cleaning, as needed

Basic Qualifications:

  • High School Degree or equivalent years of experience

  • 3+ years of related experience, preferably in the environmental analytical field

  • Proficiency in Microsoft Office (including Word, Excel, Access, and Outlook)

  • MUST be authorized to work in the US; MUST be able to pass an EPA background check to obtain access to U.S. federal property

Preferred Skills/Experience:

  • Government consulting support experience

  • Experience working at DoD, EPA, or other Federal facilities

Professional Skills:

  • Strong organizational skills and able to meet deadlines

  • Team player with the ability to multi-task in a fast-paced environment

  • Capable of working independently

  • Sound business ethics, including the protection of proprietary and confidential information

Working at ICF

Working at ICF means applying a passion for meaningful work with intellectual rigor to help solve the leading issues of our day. Smart, compassionate, innovative, committed, ICF employees tackle unprecedented challenges to benefit people, businesses, and governments around the globe. We believe in collaboration, mutual respect, open communication, and opportunity for growth.

We can only solve the world's toughest challenges by building an inclusive workplace that allows everyone to thrive. We are an equal opportunity employer, committed to hiring regardless of any protected characteristic, such as race, ethnicity, national origin, color, sex, gender identity/expression, sexual orientation, religion, age, disability status, or military/veteran status. Together, our employees are empowered to share their expertise and collaborate with others to achieve personal and professional goals. For more information, please read our EEO & AA policy.

COVID-19 Policy: New or prospective U.S. employees must provide proof of complete vaccination on the date of their commencement of employment. If selected for employment, you will provide proof of your full vaccination status, defined as vaccinated two weeks after receiving the requisite number of doses of a COVID-19 vaccine approved or authorized for emergency use by the FDA.

Reasonable Accommodations are available, including, but not limited to, for disabled veterans, individuals with disabilities, and individuals with sincerely held religious beliefs, in all phases of the application and employment process. To request an accommodation please email and we will be happy to assist. All information you provide will be kept confidential and will be used only to the extent required to provide needed reasonable accommodations. Read more about non-discrimination:  EEO is the law and  Pay Transparency Statement.

Maryland Client Office (MD88)

Who is ICF?

A global consulting services company with approximately 8,000 people across 75+ countries, but we are not your typical consultants.

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ICF is growing, and we add new open roles to our site regularly. If you're waiting for that perfect opportunity at ICF or want an inside look at what it's like to do world-changing work, join our talent network to stay updated.