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    What General Information About This Position?

    Provides legal advice to various DOI bureaus, especially the Bureau of Land Management, the National Park Service, and the Fish and Wildlife Service, regarding compliance with the Comprehensive Environmental Response, Compensation, and Liability Act (CERCLA) & the National Contingency Plan (NCP) in responding to the release or threat of release of hazardous substances on DOI-managed lands.

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    Responsibilities

    As an Attorney-Adviser with the Department of the Interior, Office of the Solicitor, Division of Land Resources, Branch of Environmental Compliance and Response, located in Washington, DC your specific duties will include:

    • Providing legal services on all aspects of enforcement of and compliance with the Comprehensive Environmental Response, Compensation and Liability Act (CERCLA), ​including cost recovery.
    • Counseling clients with respect to agency implementation of CERCLA response action
    • Interpreting and applying applicable statutes, regulations, and policies to support legally defensible decision-making; articulating legal reasoning to support those decisions orally and in writing.
    • Representing the Department of the Interior in negotiations and proceedings related to its actions in taking CERCLA response and enforcement action; and providing litigation support to the Department of Justice on these matters.

    Travel Required

    Occasional travel - Average 1-5 Nights per month

    Supervisory status

    No

    Promotion Potential

    14

  • Job family (Series)

    0905 Attorney

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