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Salary: $15.86 - $19.26
Posted: 04/25/2013

Job Description:

Limited Term Intermittent Position; may work a maximum of 1500 hours per calendar year.


Air Resources Technicians involved in the Portable Equipment Registration Program work under close supervision of Air Pollution Specialists and Engineers in performing technical and administrative duties throughout the portable equipment registration process. They determine eligibility of engines and equipment units, perform calculations for engineering evaluations, tabulate emission data, and compute emission limitations. Duties also include assisting in special projects, performing database queries for data analysis and compiling data for project evaluations. It is pertinent for Air Resources Technicians to stay current with regulation updates in order to analyze situations accurately and adopt an effective course of action. Administrative duties entail performing accounting functions that involve collection and handling of all program fees, including, but not limited to, refunds, bounced checks and declined credit cards; working as the program liaison with ASD and industry accounts payable departments regarding accounts payable and receivable issues; answering questions and responding to information requests from the public and regulated industry either in person, over the phone or via e-mail; and providing administrative support to Air Pollution Specialists and Engineers.


The successful candidate will have strong math, science, and organizational skills. Knowledge of basic air pollution control, internal combustion engine operation, and California’s air pollution control regulatory process is desirable. The candidate will have demonstrated the ability to evaluate and analyze information using Excel/Access, synthesize and report information using Word and Powerpoint, and defend data and conclusions. The successful candidate will have demonstrated ability to communicate clearly and persuasively orally and in writing. The candidate will have a history of courteous professional conduct in the workplace, including dealing with challenging stakeholders and presenting themselves in a professional manner. The candidate will have the ability to work predictable hours, part time, with reliable attendance. Please include a cover letter with your application specifying why you would like to work for the Air Resources Board and how your experience and education qualifies you for this position.


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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 Michael Guzzetta at the address below.

Additional Information:

Working Title Position Number
Air Resources Technician II 673 - 476 - 3873 - xxx
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Location County
Timebase Tenure
Intermittent   1500 per year Limited Term  12 month(s)
Final Filing Date: Department Link:
Contact Unit/Address Contact Name/Phone
Stationary Source Division
1001 I Street,
Sacramento, CA 95814
Michael Guzzetta/PERP
(916) 322-6025

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