Title: AIR RESOURCES TECHNICIAN II Salary: $15.84 - $19.26 Posted: 02/12/2013
The In-Use Control Measures Section, within the Heavy-Duty Diesel Implementation Branch, is seeking a highly motivated person to join a team responsible for implementing the Truck and Bus regulation, the Public Agency and Utility regulation, the Transit Fleet regulation, and the Solid Waste Collection Vehicle regulation. The Implementation of these regulations is intended to achieve an 85% emissions reduction of diesel particulate matter, oxides of nitrogen, and other criteria pollutants from about one million in-use diesel trucks and buses that operate in California.
Duties include: Under close supervision, assisting professional staff with providing compliance assistance to fleet owners, problem resolution, and management of reported fleet information. Updating the calls database, assisting at public workshops and with the development of methods for processing reporting (online and hard copy), processing data reported, editing the reporting system as needed, providing support for engineering analyses, and updating web pages. Supporting staff and management by drafting and editing correspondence, preparing forms and outreach materials required for regulatory implementation, and updating the assignment database to reflect current status. Attending meetings and training to ensure a clear understanding of regulatory interpretation, policy, and appropriateness of exemption requests.
The successful candidate will work at the attractive California Environmental Protection Agency building located in downtown Sacramento, blocks away from the State Capital, across the street from City Hall, and minutes from fine restaurants and local attractions.
The most competitive qualifications include: Strong written and verbal communication skills; database experience, knowledge of or experience with diesel vehicle operation; the ability to work independently; and the ability to work effectively with the public. The position may require occasional travel.
WHO MAY APPLY:
Current state employees who are in the Air Resources Technician II classification, are list eligible, or have transfer eligibility. Qualified Air Resources Technician Is are also encouraged to apply.
Applicants will be screened and only the most qualified candidates will be interviewed. Appointments may be subject to SROA/Surplus restrictions. Surplus applicants must attach a copy of their surplus letter with a completed Standard State application (STD 678). On page one of the State application you must clearly indicate the basis of your eligibility: list, transfer, SROA, surplus, re-employment, or reinstatement. In addition, all applicants must include documentation verifying their educational background: copies of degree(s) and/or transcripts, if applicable, to be considered a qualified applicant for this classification.
If you are not a current or former State employee, you must first take an examination to obtain list eligibility. This does not apply to Student Assistant vacancies.
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