Title: AIR RESOURCES TECHNICIAN I Salary: $12.10 - $17.66 Posted: 05/14/2014
This is a Limited Term Intermittent position and may work at a maximum of 1500 hours per calendar year. This position may become Permanent Intermittent in the future.
Under close supervision of the Diesel Equipment Enforcement Section Air Resources Supervisor I, duties while in a training capacity are as follows. Case Developments: Using correct grammar and English composition, reviews files and other types of information. Work cooperatively with staff to perform audits of private and public records. Gather, compute, analyze and compile data and records into searchable spreadsheets. Analyze situations and accurately adopt an effective course of action. May be required to present findings to management or lead-staff, and in doing so, must be able to speak and write effectively. More independent case development is required with the expectation that work will be completed efficiently and productively. Investigations: assist staff by investigating complaints, tips, and leads concerning potentially non-compliant vehicles and fleets. Incumbent is expected to become knowledgeable in the applicable regulations for each program and apply that knowledge in the investigative process. Inspection: Review and interpret air quality data, air pollution regulation requirements, and use basic statistical and mathematical computational techniques to assist staff in identifying potential emission sources for inspection and/or investigation. Make satisfactory progress in any prescribed work-training program. Branch Support: When requested, assist with field inspections and case investigation activities handled primarily by other sections within the division. Conduct research and prepare clear and concise technical reports, correspondence, and documentation relating to air pollution. Assign special project assignments. Other duties as required which fall under the scope of this classification. A valid California driver’s license is required (must indicate on STD 678). Travel up to 25% may be required.
The candidate should have knowledge of Transport Refrigeration Unit Program, Verified Diesel Emissions Control Strategies Program, In-Use Off-Road Diesel Equipment Program. The candidate should possess excellent communication and customer service, writing skills, interpersonal skills, and have excellent organizational skills, critical thinking, analytical skills, display good attendance, learning ability, ability to work independently and as a team member, self-motivation, experience with Windows operating systems and other computer programs, including but not limited to Word, Excel, PowerPoint, Outlook, and Adobe Professional. The candidate 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; apply good customer service techniques; and the ability to work effectively under pressure. Applicants should be familiar with Microsoft Office and Windows; work flexible hours as needed.
WHO MAY APPLY:
Qualified Air Resources Technician I and II 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. cover letter, resume, etc.) to the attention of Ms. Elizabeth Walker at the address below. In addition, all applicants must include documentation verifying their educational background: copies of degree(s) and/or transcripts to be considered a qualified applicant for this classification.
ELECTRONIC APPLICATIONS WILL NOT BE ACCEPTED.
EL MONTE LOCATION - We are located close to restaurants, shopping centers, tour sites (ie: Disneyland, Beaches, Hollywood), and many more. We have FREE PARKING -What a deal! But if you need to use public transportation it is close by.
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.
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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