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    Summary

    The closing date has been extended to August 2, 2018.
    The Chemical Incident Investigator position is located in the Office of Investigations. The incumbent serves as an expert in industrial chemical safety and nationwide incident investigation responsible for organizing, managing and coordinating the investigation and analysis of major incidents involving the accidental release of hazardous materials and, developing and presenting reports with safety recommendations for adopting by the Board.

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    Responsibilities

    • Participates in surveying the site, determining the scope of the investigation, and works with local jurisdictional officials to secure the scene and assure that evidence is not jeopardized.
    • Collects and records factual incident data, interviews witnesses, collects physical evidence, arranges for testing, and/or examination of physical evidence, machinery, and/or equipment.
    • Evaluates and analyzes the significance of evidence collected, the methods used to collect the evidence, and the sources providing the evidence for validity, reliability, and substance.
    • Conducts safety advocacy activities by representing the Board at meetings of national, international, public, and private organizations.

    Travel Required

    50% or less - You may be expected to travel for this position.

    Supervisory status

    No

    Promotion Potential

    14

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