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Environmental Protection Specialist - R3


This position is in Region 3, Superfund and Emergency Management Division, Program Support and Cost Recovery Branch, Cost Recovery Section.

About Region 3: R3

This is an office-centered position*--you must physically report to the duty station stated in this announcement on a regular basis.
*EPA offers work-from-home and work schedule flexibilities as described in the Benefits section.



At the entry level of this position, you will:

  • Assist in planning and conducting investigations to identify potentially responsible parties (PRPs) at Superfund sites for the purpose of obtaining their performance of and/or payment for response actions.
  • In collaboration with other site enforcement team members, assist in preparing a variety of documents needed to develop and resolve (i.e., settle or litigate) enforcement cases against PRPs.
  • Assist in preparing materials to be used in verbal and written briefings.

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 interagency agreements.

One or more positions may be filled (in the organization advertised and/or in other organizations), if appropriate to the position