Chemical Incident Investigator, GS-11/12

United States
$64,009 to $121,668 per year
Jul 07, 2020
Aug 06, 2020
Field of specialization
Health & Safety
Work Function
Health / Safety
Job Type
Full time

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 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.

Chemical Incident Investigator, GS-1801-11/12 (MP/Government-wide & Special Authorities): (closes (07/27/2020)

Chemical Incident Investigator, GS-1801-11/12 (DE/All U.S. Citizens): (closes (07/27/2020)


  • 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 and international public and private organizations.