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Environmental Protection Specialist (Enforcement Project Manager) - R4

This position is in Region 4, Superfund and Emergency Management Division, Enforcement Branch, Enforcement Section.

If selected, you must work at the location stated in this announcement.


At the entry level of this position, you will:

  • Conduct enforcement activities that include investigation and analysis of Potentially Responsible Parties (PRPs) under the Comprehensive Environmental Response, Compensation and Liability Act (CERCLA), prepare administrative cost recovery actions, and apply the enforcement process to investigate facilities to determine if there is a release or threat of release of hazardous substances or pollutants into the environment.
  • Serve as a technical resource in the development, negotiation and litigation of both civil and criminal enforcement matters, and provide regulatory assistance in the development of judicial cost recovery actions and investigation activities to support compliance and enforcement case development and resolution. 
  • Provide assistance to regional personnel, federal, state and local agencies, tribes, industry representatives, and concerned public citizens on the technical aspects of EPA laws and regulations.
  • Provide technical advice and information on specific processes related to enforcement program areas, functions, or activities.

When entering a Federal job at a grade level lower than the highest promotion potential level, you may be promoted to more complex duties and work more independently, as your career progresses. NOTE: Career ladder promotions are not automatic, and all eligibility and qualifications requirements must be met in order to progress to the next grade level.

You will spend less than 25% of your work time on contracts, grants/cooperative agreements, and/or inter-agency agreements.

One or more positions may be filled (in the organization advertised and/or in other organizations).