Title: AIR RESOURCES TECHNICIAN II Salary: $15.84 - $19.84 Posted: 02/20/2014
This Permanent Intermittent Position may work at a maximum of 1500 hours per calendar year.
The Greenhouse Gas Reduction Strategy Section (GHGRSS) in the Research Division of ARB is seeking a highly motivated individual to join the team responsible for implementing the Stationary Source Refrigerant Management Program, an AB 32 measure approved by the Board and in effect since 2011. This program requires affected facilities to follow best management practices to reduce the emissions of high global warming refrigerants from large refrigeration systems. Successful implementation of this regulation will achieve significant emission reductions to help meet the State’s greenhouse gas reduction goals. The successful candidate will be responsible to do the following:
Assist professional staff in providing compliance assistance to affected industry.
Make phone-calls and conduct surveys to verify the rule applicability of businesses.
Enter, manage, and analyze comprehensive greenhouse gas emissions data.
Organize and manage large facility databases.
Assist in the preparation of public outreach, education, and training materials.
Assist in preparing summaries of the regulations and respond to industry questions.
Assist in the investigation of any rule related complaints and violations.
Assist at public workshops.
Attend meetings to ensure clear understanding of regulatory interpretation and policy.
The most competitive candidate should possess excellent communication, writing, organizational and interpersonal skills; have experience in working with the public and follow good customer service practices; exhibit critical thinking, analytical skills, and learning ability; maintain good attendance and follow directions, be self-motivated and able to work in a team environment. The successful candidate will have knowledge in some or all of the following areas: climate change, air pollution, emission sources, clean air technology, and Federal, State, and Local air quality regulations. Candidate must also possess knowledge and adequate experience in using Microsoft Word, Excel, Power Point, and Access as well as statistical techniques. Knowledge of the principles and operation of refrigeration systems is beneficial. Candidate should have the ability to analyze situations accurately and adopt an effective course of action; speak and write effectively, gather, compute, and analyze scientific data; and interpret air quality data and regulations. Experience in providing one-on-one assistance to businesses by telephone and email is highly desirable.
WHO MAY APPLY:
We will also consider an ART I. Applications will be screened and only the most qualified applicants will be interviewed.
If interested, please submit a completed, signed State application (STD. 678) and any other relevant documents (e.g. unofficial transcript, copy of degrees, resume, etc.)to the attention of Shana Wood at the address listed above. NO E-MAILED APPLICATIONS WILL BE ACCEPTED.
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 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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