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Salary: $4,204.00 - $8,136.00
Posted: 03/11/2014

Job Description:

This position is being re-advertised. All applications submitted during the original posting are still being considered.

DUTIES: The Monitoring and Laboratory’s Air Monitoring South Section is seeking an Air Pollution Specialist to perform measurements and provide data to help define the nature, extent, and trend of the air pollution problem. The incumbent will develop and implement procedures for calibration of ambient air monitoring instruments that incorporate state-of-the-art technology to produce air monitoring data of increased accuracy and precision.

Work will involve second level review of data, data summary sheets, quality control check sheets, and other technical data from assigned stations for accuracy and adherence to quality control. Additional assignments will require calibration services of air monitoring instruments operated in Southern California for the Air Resources Board’s (ARB) ambient air monitoring stations and other governmental agencies. This Section also supports the Board's Green House Gas (GHG) monitoring effort by incorporating GHG research projects into a more permanent and conventional monitoring program.

Incumbents may also represent the ARB in various joint operations, group presentations, share technical expertise, train staff, answer inquiries, prepare project protocols, project reports, and be responsible to correspond both internally and outside the ARB. Travel may involve both day trips and overnight travel, and will make up as much as 15 percent of the work schedule.

DESIRABLE QUALIFICATIONS: Demonstrated ability to work in an organized and thorough manner with attention to detail. Demonstrated ability to work independently and as a team member, and to meet deadlines. Good communication and writiing skills. Desire to travel. Enjoy field work.


Qualified Air Pollution Specialist and 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 Fernando Amador at the address below. ELECTRONIC APPLICATIONS WILL NOT BE ACCEPTED.

Additional Information:

Working Title Position Number
None Specified 673 - 554 - 3887 - 003
Will also consider hiring a(n)
AIR RESOURCES ENGINEER $4,608.00 - $8,630.00
Location County
Bakersfield KERN
Timebase Tenure
Full Time Permanent   month(s)
Final Filing Date: Department Link:
Until Filled
Contact Unit/Address Contact Name/Phone
Monitoring and Laboratory Division
9528 Telstar Avenue
El Monte, 91731
Fernando Amador
(626) 575-6635

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