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    Civil Investigator/Project Specialist

    Vienna, VA 22180
    Full-time, Part-time
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    Job Description

    Job Description

    DAWSON is a Native Hawaiian Organization 8(a) small business that brings the Spirit of Aloha to our employees. As part of the DAWSON "Ohana", you will be provided a best-in-class benefits program that strives to ensure our great people have peace of mind when it comes to health and wellness. For more information about DAWSON and our benefits programs, please visit 


    The Civil Investigator/Project Specialist will support the self-performance of various environmental projects including Environmental Compliance, Remediation, Environmental Engineering, Munitions Response, and Environmental Conservation/Planning. The candidate will be part of a Project Delivery Team and will be required to travel to support environmental activities (e.g. field work). This job will involve 35-75% of outdoor fieldwork at sites across the Southeastern and Great Lakes Region of the United States.  

    • Provide support Environmental Investigation Support, particularly in the area of cost recovery and civil investigation. Duties include: 
    • Investigating, researching, compiling information and documentation, present findings and analysis verbally or in writing, primarily to support determinations of liability under environmental laws administered by Federal, State, or Local agencies.  
    • Monitor and assist with removal, remedial, and delinquent account cost recovery issues, including collecting and reviewing cost information, preparing information request letters, demand letters, CBI agreements, delinquent accounts, liens, and other legal correspondence and managing documents.  
    • Support staff attorneys in obtaining potential responsible party (PRP) information, property and corporate ownership information, including past ownership and activities, chain of title information, corporate structure information, assisting in interviewing former and/or current officials, and reviewing information request responses.  
    • Provide assistance with Records Management, including litigation holds, discovery requests, and FOIAs. 
    • 6 to 8 years (depending on educational level) conducting geographically dispersed investigations focused on developing evidentiary relevant information used to support legal proceedings. 
    • Experience providing testimony in legal matters, including but not limited to, court proceedings  
    • Current OSHA 40-Hour HAZWOPER training (CFR 1910.120).   
    • Experience working on Federal environmental contracts preferred; State Superfund-equivalent is acceptable. 
    • Good working knowledge of word-processing and integrated software applications, including MS Word, Excel, PowerPoint, Project. 
    • Strong technical writing and attention to detail. 
    • Excellent organizational and communication skills, both written and verbal. 
    • Ability to work under pressure and meet deadlines. 
    • Ability to work successfully independently, as a member of a team, and as a leader. 
    • Ability to delegate work and handle multiple projects as well as multiple delegated projects, including the ability review, and edit reports and proposals. 
    • Firm understanding of the regulatory processes driving professional and technical services work.  
    • Must be U.S. Citizen. 
    • Must be capable of accessing Federal properties upon a background check.  


    • BA/BS in Criminal Justice or a related academic field. 
    • Current professional license in discipline (e.g., private/civil investigators license). 

    Travel Requirements: 

    Periodic business travel is required and is expected about 35-75% of the year: overnight travel is required. Travel is anticipated to consist of field work at project sites; visits to client, and partner offices across the United States. Position involves 25-35% of outdoor fieldwork at sites across the United States. Fieldwork may require candidate to walk over uneven terrain up to 8 hours a day and carry heavy equipment. Candidates are subject to “fit for duty” baseline physical and subject to medical monitoring protocols. 


    Part-time position at DAWSON offices, Florida, Georgia, Illinois, or Virginia. 


    Prior to final offer of employment, the selected candidate will be required to submit to a background screening, a pre-hire drug test, and a “fit for duty” baseline physical. Positions require U.S. Citizenship.

    The working conditions described here are representative of those an employee encounters while performing the essential functions of this job. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.

    The above job description is meant to describe the general nature and level of work being performed; it is not intended to be construed as an exhaustive list of all responsibilities, duties and skills required for the position.

    The job description is subject to possible modification to reasonably accommodate disabled individuals. Some requirements may exclude individuals who pose a direct threat or significant risk to the health and safety of themselves or other employees.

    The job requirements represent the minimum level of knowledge, skills, and/or abilities. To perform this job successfully, the employee must possess the abilities to perform each duty proficiently. Continued employment remains on an “at-will” basis.

    DAWSON is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action/VEVRAA Federal Contractor. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, gender, national origin, disability status, protected veteran status or any other characteristic protected by law.

    DAWSON gives preference to Internal Candidates. If no internal candidate meets our qualifications, external candidates will be given consideration.

    Posting ID: 593943497Posted: 2021-01-20