Title: AIR RESOURCES SUPERVISOR I Salary: $7,377.00 - $8,965.00 Posted: 04/11/2013
POSITION IS PENDING BUDGET APPROVAL WITH AN ANTICIPATED START DATE OF JULY 1, 2013.
The Quality Management Branch is hiring an Air Resources Supervisor I to lead the newly created Quality Management Section. The Section is responsible for ensuring the Air Resources Board (ARB) meets its federally mandated Primary Quality Assurance Organization (PQAO) responsibilities. The ARB PQAO is tasked with overseeing all quality management activities among the State's air monitoring organizations that comprise ARB's PQAO. The goal of the Section is to minimize measurement uncertainty and achieve the highest level of data quality by ensuring that consistent air monitoring practices are performed throughout the network.
The Section works collaboratively with local air monitoring organizations, U.S. EPA, and other stakeholders to assess program operations, harmonize air monitoring policies, and track effectiveness towards meeting the PQAO requirements. Section responsibilities include coordination and communication of quality assurance/quality control information; development and management of an air monitoring training program; and review of air monitoring programs to ensure compliance with State and federal requirements for the collection, analysis, validation, and reporting of ambient air data.
We are seeking an enthusiastic individual who has practical experience working in highly collaborative environments, and demonstrated leadership skills in both technical analyses and program implementation.
The most competitive candidates should have excellent management, organizational, communication and interpersonal skills; the ability to critically evaluate data; the ability to meet deadlines; knowledge of ARB programs and policies; the ability to manage multiple projects and different personalities while meeting specific performance deadlines; planning and management experience on major projects; the ability to effectively interact with all levels of staff across ARB as well as industry and other public stakeholders; and be comfortable working in and promoting a dynamic team environment. An understanding of air monitoring equipment, operations and programs, along with the associated quality assurance activities is critical. Some travel will be required.
Please provide a short cover letter and include a copy of your degree(s).
WHO MAY APPLY:
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, resume, etc.) to the attention of Carolina Zavala at the address below.
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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