Title: AIR POLLUTION SPECIALIST Salary: $4,204.00 - $8,136.00 Posted: 08/02/2013
The position will represent the program regulatory needs in the operation, support, and maintenance of several tools developed to support the implementation of diesel equipment and greenhouse gas regulations. The position will coordinate with staff from ARB’s Office of Information Services on the day-to-day operations of these tools across the supported regulatory areas on various tasks, including, but not limited to, responding to issues identified by regulatory staff and external users; addressing maintenance, support, development, and administrative tasks; and ensuring that ARB objectives and regulatory requirements are met. The supported regulations include, but are not limited to, transportation refrigeration units, drayage trucks, the portable equipment registration program, and landfill methane. The ability to develop a strong working knowledge of these regulatory programs is critical to success. Duties will also include assisting with the development of control measures, and assisting local air districts and other stakeholders in the implementation of control measures. We are seeking an enthusiastic individual who has experience working in a collaborative environment, and leadership skills in technical analyses, implementation of regulatory programs, and project and program management.
The most competitive candidates will have a strong knowledge of, and experience in, project and program management best practices; have excellent analytical and problem-solving skills; have excellent written and verbal communication skills; possess strong interpersonal and leadership skills; have a strong customer service focus; and, be able to work effectively individually and as part of a team, and take independent action when needed. The successful candidate must also be adaptable to changing priorities, be able to work collaboratively with both technical and non-technical staff, and able to communicate technical information in a non-technical manner. The successful candidate must also be highly motivated, self-starting, enthusiastic, demonstrate initiative, and have the ability to work on multiple projects simultaneously. Knowledge of the systems development life cycle, SharePoint, and project management software is a plus.
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 as well as a copy of your degree(s) and certificate(s). Emailed applications will not be accepted.
WHO MAY APPLY:
Qualified Air Resources Engineer candidates are encouraged to 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 Richard Boyd 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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