The Assistant Division Chief will be responsible for the overall direction of SSD activities for a subset of key programs, based on the Division's needs together with the interests and expertise of the successful candidate. The Division's focus areas include: AB32/climate change, fuels, energy/industrial sources, diesel and freight transport, incentive programs, and air toxics. The Assistant Division Chief will be responsible for: formulating and guiding the development of policy, programs, strategies, and regulations to meet ARB objectives; representing ARB in meetings with the Administration, the Legislature, international and national government agencies, air districts and other local agencies, businesses, communities, and advocacy groups; reviewing and editing documents; and performing special projects as necessary. In addition, the Assistant Division Chief will assist the Division Chief in planning, tracking and managing Division staff, contracts, and funding; as well as serve as acting Division Chief when needed.
The most competitive candidate will: be an effective leader and mentor; have demonstrated an ability to successfully negotiate solutions to sensitive issues with tact and diplomacy; have knowledge of local, State, and federal programs for air quality, climate, transportation, and energy; have demonstrated regulatory, planning, and incentives experience on major projects in these areas; be capable of recommending, advocating, and defending State policy; write effectively using direct, concise, and non-technical language; think strategically and speak articulately; be able to work effectively across divisions, with all levels of management, and a wide variety of government, business, and environmental stakeholders; be comfortable with a flexible management structure based on project teams; readily adapt to changing priorities; travel as needed; and possess a sense of humor. Applications will be screened and only the most qualified candidates will be interviewed.
This position is subject to a background check, including felony convictions and credit, because this Assistant Division Chief may have access to highly sensitive carbon market information and/or the ability to electronically control such information.
PLEASE INCLUDE A ONE-PAGE COVER LETTER THAT HIGHLIGHTS HOW YOU CAN EFFECTIVELY CONTRIBUTE TO THE DIVISION IN THIS ROLE
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, copy of degrees, resume, etc.) to the attention of Pam Clymer at the address below.
|Assistant Division Chief
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|Stationary Source Division
P.O. Box 2815