Title: AIR RESOURCES TECHNICIAN II Salary: $15.84 - $19.84 Posted: 09/05/2013
This is a Limited Term Intermittent position and may work at a maximum of 1500 hours per calendar year.
2 positions. These positions may become permanent.
The Citation, Registration, and Hotline Section is responsible for enforcing the Air Resources Board (ARB) regulations. This section is designed to reduce emissions and improve air quality by reissuing citations and Notices of Violation previously issued to non-compliant vehicle and equipment operators (1) preparing and filing claims in Small Claims Court, (2) obtaining Superior Court judgments and filing real and personal property liens, (3) requesting vehicle or equipment registration holds from the Department of Motor Vehicles, (4) requesting vehicle or equipment impounds from the California Highway Patrol, (5) requesting State income tax offsets from the Franchise Tax Board, and (6) writing and calling the vehicle’s owner or operator to encourage them to complete corrective actions and pay penalty assessments.
Under close supervision of an Air Resources Supervisor I and a team lead by technical staff, the incumbent will assist technical enforcement staff and in a training capacity perform various tasks associated with reviewing and processing the less complex citation packages for consistency with regulations, required registrations, and demonstrations of compliance including the evaluation of appropriate emission control technology types. Assist technical staff in performing audits of private and public records on compliance with emission control regulation; including, but not limited to, ARB’s Diesel Emissions Reduction Plan. Audits include gathering, entering, compiling and analyzing data and records into searchable spreadsheets, and where appropriate, present findings to management or lead-staff. Assist with research and prepare segments of clear and concise technical reports, correspondence, documentation relating to air pollution and assist with other air quality and vehicle emission control special project assignments. A valid California driver’s license is required (must indicate on STD 678). The incumbent may also be subject to the DMV Pull Notice Program. Travel up to 10% may be required. Work schedule may vary as work dictates. The incumbent will be required to sign a confidentiality statement.
Knowledge of diesel engines, diesel emission control technology, and diesel regulations processing citations issued for non-compliance, not-reported, or inaccurate reported or registered information. Bilingual: speaks fluent Spanish is a plus.
The successful candidates should possess customer service skills, writing skills, interpersonal skills, and excellent organizational skills. The successful candidates should have critical thinking and analytical skills, display good attendance, learning ability, self-motivation, experience with Windows operating systems and other computer programs including Word, Excel, PowerPoint, Outlook, and Adobe Professional. The successful candidates should have a background in, or thorough understanding of, enforcement operations. The most successful applicants will possess the ability to work independently and cooperatively with other staff and agencies; ability to meet deadlines; follow written and verbal instructions; use tact and good judgment in dealing with people; and the ability to work effectively under pressure.
WHO MAY APPLY:
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 State application (STD 678). On page one of the completed standard Sate 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 State application STD form 678 and any other relevant documents (e.g. resume, etc.) to the attention of Ms. Elizabeth Walker. Also indicate your eligibility for this position in Explanation Line of your application.
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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