Title: AIR RESOURCES TECHNICIAN II Salary: $15.84 - $19.26 Posted: 01/18/2013
2 positions available. These are limited term, intermittent positions and may work up to 1500 hours per calendar year.
Under close supervision of an Air Resources Supervisor I, the Air Resources Technician II will be responsible for duties related to outreach and compliance assistance for all ARB heavy-duty diesel and incentive programs. The incumbent will be responsible for analyzing situations and regulations accurately and making appropriate recommendations. The incumbent will compile and distribute local, State and Federal air quality regulations; assist in preparing summaries of regulations; prepare segments of reports and correspondence, and provide one-on-one assistance to the regulated community. Specifically, this position will be responsible for duties related to the 1866-6DIESEL Call Center.
The ideal candidate will have the ability to learn rapidly; follow directions; communicate effectively and establish cooperative relations with other staff and those contacted in the work; acquire acceptable work habits such as punctuality, skill, neatness, and dependability; work safely; make satisfactory progress in a prescribed practical work-training program. The candidate should possess knowledge of basic mathematical computational techniques; emissions sources; air quality investigative techniques; basic statistical and mathematical computational techniques; Federal, State, and local air quality regulations; vehicular emissions control systems; air pollution control principles. The most successful applicants will possess the ability to analyze situations accurately and adopt an effective course of action; speak and write effectively; gather, and analyze scientific data; review, check, and interpret air quality highly technical and complex regulations. Experience with ARB's heavy-duty diesel regulations, and providing one-on-one assistance to the regulated community by telephone and email is highly desirable.
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 I candidates are 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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