Regulatory Strategy and Policy Specialist

Under general supervision, performs environmental regulatory strategy and policy development job functions as assigned by management. Typical job responsibilities assist and support management in regulatory compliance specifically during regulatory document development and implementation. The specific work assignment may include duties or activities that assist and support management in one or more of the following functional areas, in addition to other duties as assigned:

  • Perform environmental regulatory compliance evaluations and strategy/policy development for complex regulatory issues for Four Rivers Nuclear Partnership (FRNP) especially related to Comprehensive Environmental Response, Compensation, and Liability Act (CERCLA) removal and remedial actions and Resource Conservation and Recovery Act (RCRA) corrective actions at the Paducah Gaseous Diffusion Plant
  • Provide input and review all CERCLA removal and remedial action documents to incorporate strategies and ensure regulatory requirements are met
  • Develop Applicable or Relevant and Appropriate Requirements (ARARs) for CERCLA documents
  • Serves as the CERCLA Subject Matter Expert for FRNP
  • Develop regulatory strategies to align FRNP objectives with the Site Management Plan (SMP), which outlines DOE’s strategic approach for achieving cleanup under the Federal Facility Agreement
  • Interfaces with groups inside and outside the organization including senior management, DOE, and regulatory agencies
  • Develop or review/update various plans, policies or procedures, as needed
  • Complies with security and emergency action procedures
  • Provides assigned technical or functional support to team members
  • Other job related duties as assigned
  • Maintains knowledge of and demonstrates ability to perform work safely in accordance with all approved safety policies, procedures and applicable regulations and performs assigned duties in a safe manner. If supervising others, has responsibility for the safety of those being supervised and ensures they comply with established safety policies and procedures and practice safe work habits
  • Actively participates in Safety Work Groups

Minimum Requirements

  • BS degree in a related field and 9 years of related experience, or an equivalent combination of education and experience is required. Typical experience ranges from 9 - 12 years.
  • Must possess a working knowledge of federal, state and local environmental regulations and DOE Orders and requirements.
  • Experience at the DOE Paducah Gaseous Diffusion Plant
  • Strong interpersonal and communication skills
  • Must possess a DOE “L” clearance or the ability to obtain a DOE “L” Clearance

Working Conditions

  • Works in an office environment at a normal environmental remediation work-site with some field work while performing regulatory reviews of field work activities. Potential exposure to equipment movement hazards, dangerous chemicals/solvents or hazardous and radioactive materials if proper safety procedures are not followed.
  • Ability to perform sedentary to light work, exerting up to 50 pounds of force occasionally (any exertion of force/lifting greater than 45 pounds requires usage of a two person “buddy system”), non-repetitive, up to 20 pounds of force frequently, and/or up to 10 pounds of force constantly, repetitive; performing
  • such activities as lifting, lowering, carrying, pushing, pulling, standing, walking, grasping, kneeling, stooping, reaching.
  • Ability to perform primary office duties including heavy computer usage.
  • In some cases radiological training may be required.
  • The statements above are intended to describe the general nature and level of work being performed by the person assigned to this position. Principal duties and responsibilities are intended to describe the overall purpose of this job.
  • This job description does not state or imply that the above are the only duties and responsibilities assigned to this position. Employees holding this position will be required to perform job-related duties as requested by management. All requirements are subject to modification to reasonably accommodate individuals with a disability.