Chemists in Civil Service

Who we are - What we do

In the public sector, chemists work in the state monitoring offices, in the federal, state and local environmental authorities and in many other areas such as the fire brigade and customs offices.

Their range of activities is correspondingly diverse. It ranges from pure research activity, work in laboratories and science administration to advisory, evaluation and monitoring activities.

The declared goal of the Working Group founded in March 1994 and raised to the rank of a GDCh Division in December 2004 is the


  • specific promotion of the scientific/professional interests of this group
  • Use of the expertise and influence of the members of this group in terms of the tasks of the GDCh (e.g. in work, environmental and consumer protection).

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  • Strengthening the position of the chemist in the agency in cooperation with lawyers, engineers, etc.
  • Information forum to increase professional skills
  • Education and public relations through professional participation in current social discussions on chemical topics
  • quality control of advice to politics and administration on (environmental) political decisions
  • Advertising for courses in natural sciences and technology with a focus on chemistry
  • Information about fields of activity in the public service
  • Promotion of young chemists through an active dialogue beyond the technical boundaries of the course
  • Supporting the compatibility of family and career
  • Promotion of equal opportunities, especially for management positions.


The members of the Chemists in Civil Service' work are directly in the area of ​​tension between business, science and society. In addition to your chemical specialist knowledge, you will need extensive knowledge of legal regulations and socio-political backgrounds.

They take part in public discussions to objectify publicly relevant issues, acting as a neutral and objective link.

The Chemists in Civil Service would therefore like to thank all their colleagues


  • in public institutions
  • in publicly funded research centers as well
  • in international organizations

provide a network of cooperation and support.


The Board, which is elected for a four-year term, consists of the chairman, two deputies and at least one, but not more than four, assessors. more

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