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Salary: $7,377.00 - $8,965.00
Posted: 03/14/2013

Job Description:


Climate Change Program Planning and Integration Section. The manager will direct programs that implement and support AB 32 activities. This includes overseeing ARB’s efforts on the development and implementation of the Greenhouse Gas Reduction Fund Program to support the Administration, including the Department of Finance. This new effort will provide the framework for strategically investing auction proceeds from Cap-and-Trade to reduce greenhouse gases through support of programs for clean, efficient transportation and energy, as well as natural resources and waste diversion. In addition, the section will provide key support for other climate activities and programs including the Scoping Plan and Cap-and-Trade.

We are looking for a new leader to guide program and staff development in a section with a wide range of prior experience. The position requires working closely with the other managers overseeing staff that work in cross-section teams within the Branch and Division. In addition, as the leader of this team, you will interact and collaborate with numerous State agencies, a broad range of internal and external experts, scientists, engineers, and policymakers, as well as industry and environmental organizations and community groups.


The most competitive candidate will: be an effective leader and mentor; have knowledge of local, State, and federal programs for air quality and climate; have practical experience developing air quality programs, including technical elements and emission reduction strategies; have experience with grant and incentive programs; demonstrate client-side knowledge of design and functions of information systems for project and fiscal tracking; have the ability to recommend and advocate State policy on air quality and climate issues; have demonstrated an ability to successfully negotiate solutions to sensitive issues with tact and diplomacy; write effectively using direct, concise, and non-technical language; think strategically and speak articulately; possess the ability to deal with all levels of management; be comfortable with a flexible and highly collaborative management structure based on cross-sectional project teams; readily adapt to changing priorities; travel as needed; and possess a sense of humor.

This position is subject to a background check, including felony convictions and credit, because this position may have access to highly sensitive carbon market information and/or the ability to electronically control such information. Duty statement available upon request. Applications will be screened and only the most qualified candidates will be interviewed. Interviews may begin prior to the final filing date.


Candidates for the current Air Resources Supervisor I exam may apply, but appointment is subject to list eligibility.

Applicants will be screened and only the most qualified candidates will be interviewed. 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.

If interested, please submit a completed standard State application (STD 678) and any other relevant documents (e.g. unofficial transcript, copy of degrees, resume, etc.) to the attention of Carol Wysong at the address below.


Additional Information:

Working Title Position Number
Air Resources Supervisor I 673 - 424 - 3762 - xxx
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
Carol Wysong
(916) 322-7072

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