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Salary: $15.84 - $19.26
Posted: 07/12/2013

Job Description:


This is a Limited Term Intermittent position and may work at a maximum of 1500 hours per calendar year.

The Off-Road Diesel Analysis Section within the Mobile Source Analysis Branch is responsible for developing emissions estimates for a broad range of off-road diesel equipment categories, including construction equipment, ocean-going vessels, and agricultural off-road equipment. This will require developing a variety of new modeling tools and research programs while also supporting regulatory divisions in the development of a number of critical Air Resources Board rules and programs related to off-road diesel sources. Duties of the position include assisting in estimating and updating emissions and projections by collecting, analyzing, and interpreting data and methodologies based on studies, tests, surveys, and the literature; analyzing and helping prepare written critiques of complex and detailed technical reports; and assisting in developing models for emissions estimation that may include programming, and working with staff in other sections, and divisions.

The incumbent will be in a training capacity and will work under close supervision of the Section Manager.


We are seeking a candidate with experience developing mobile source emissions estimates, a good understanding of different emissions inventory modeling tools and approaches, and the proven ability to work well with upper management. The successful candidate for this position will be enthusiastic and demonstrate initiative, have excellent written and oral communication skills, have the ability to understand technical and policy issues, have strong analytical and problem-solving skills, and the demonstrated ability to work effectively with other staff. The successful candidate must be able to work in a team setting, have excellent interpersonal skills, and have the ability to work under tight timelines.

Enrollment in a college curriculum leading to a bachelor's or advanced degree in Engineering is highly desirable.


Qualified Air Resources Technician I and Student Assistant Engineering and Architectural Sciences candidates are encouraged to apply.

Applications will be screened and only the most qualified applicants will be selected to be interviewed. Please reference position number 673-786-3873-901 on your application and include any other relevant documents (e.g., unofficial transcript, copy of degrees, resume, etc.) to the attention of Carolyn Schneider at the address indicated below.

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, SRPA, surplus, re-employment, or reinstatement.

SACRAMENTO LOCATION - We are located downtown in the beautiful California Environmental Protection Agency (CalEPA) at 10th and I Street. The Light Rail Station is two blocks from CalEPA building and also close to the downtown plaza, restaurants, and gym.

Additional Information:

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Location County
Timebase Tenure
Intermittent   1500 HOURS Limited Term   month(s)
Final Filing Date: Department Link:
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Contact Unit/Address Contact Name/Phone
Planning & Technical Support Division
1001 I Street
Sacramento, CA 95814
Carolyn Schneider
(916) 322-7305

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