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Salary: $8,097.00 - $9,842.00
Posted: 11/13/2012

Job Description:


The Branch Chief will be responsible for various aspects of the development and implementation of ARB’s climate change program. The Branch Chief will oversee three sections that are responsible for: the processes and computer systems needed to implement the cap-and-trade regulation; coordinating with other jurisdictions on regional climate change programs; participating in the development and implementation of updates to the climate change Scoping Plan; participating in the investment of proceeds from the cap-and-trade auctions; developing and implementing the adaptive management component of the cap-and-trade regulation; and overseeing the implementation of the AB 32 cost of implementation fee regulation. The Branch Chief may also have responsibility for developing and implementing regulations to reduce greehouse gases. The Branch Chief will work in close coordination with the Division Chief, the Assistant Division Chief, and the Branch Chief of the Climate Change Program Evaluation Branch.


The most competitive candidates should have the following: excellent management, organizational, communication, and interpersonal skills; prior regulatory experience, a strong scientific and technical background; the ability to meet deadlines; a broad knowledge of ARB programs and policies, especially those related to greenhouse gases and climate change policy; planning and management experience on major projects; and the ability to effectively interact with all levels of staff within the Division and across ARB, other government agencies, industry, non-governmental organizations and other public stakeholders. This position is subject to a background check, including felony convictions and credit, because this Branch Chief may have access to highly sensitive carbon market information and/or the ability to electronically control such information.


Applicants will be screened and only the most qualified candidates will be interviewed. Please include a one-page cover letter that highlights how you can contribute to this program. This vacancy may be subject to SROA/Surplus provisions. Surplus applicants must attach a copy of their surplus letter with a completed standard State application (STD 678). On page one of your State application you must clearly indicate the basis of your eligibility: list appointment, transfer, SROA, surplus, re-employment, or reinstatement. NO EMAILED APPLICATIONS WILL BE ACCEPTED.

If interested, please submit a completed standard State application (STD 678), cover letter, and any other relevant documents (e.g. unofficial transcript, copy of degrees, resume, etc.) to the attention of Pam Clymer.

Additional Information:

Working Title Position Number
Air Resources Supervisor II 673 - 420 - 3763 - 001
Location County
Timebase Tenure
Full Time Permanent   month(s)
Final Filing Date: Department Link:
Contact Unit/Address Contact Name/Phone
Stationary Source Division
1001 I Street, 6th Floor
Sacramento, CA 95814
Pam Clymer
(916) 327-5987

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