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Salary: $4,204.00 - $7,899.00
Posted: 01/24/2013

Job Description:


The Citation, Registration, and Hotline Section (CRHS) is responsible for processing and investigating citations written by ARB field inspectors and for conducting investigations of heavy-duty diesel fleets subject to California emission regulations that demonstrate non-compliance by not clearing citations issued in the field by ARB field inspectors, district enforcement personnel and special agencies. CRHS investigates complaints, initiates enforcement actions where violations are found, settles investigations or refers them for legal action. Primary duties are to investigate, develop, and resolve enforcement cases involving violations of California's motor vehicle emission control laws. The focus of the work in CRHS revolves around investigating unclear citations, heavy-duty diesel truck and trailer fleets, complaints, and leads concerning potentially non-compliant vehicles, and initiating enforcement actions when necessary. A solid case file and evidence will need to be established and used to develop and track the case to resolution, whether it is through a mutual settlement or litigation. May be assigned to special projects as necessary. Must be able to travel independently up to 20% of the time, must maintain a good driving record, may require a physical and drug testing. Must be able to wear personal protection equipment.

A valid California driver’s license is required (please indicate on STD 678) and must have a good driving record.


Demonstrated ability to work in an organized and thorough manner with attention to detail. Demonstrated ability to learn quickly, work independently and as a team member, and to meet deadlines. Good communication and writing skills. Good personal computer skills and ability to work independently and to work harmoniously with others. Experience and knowledge with gasoline and diesel motor vehicle engines and emission control systems is highly desirable. Good attendance is required. The successful incumbent must be able to understand and interpret complex air pollution regulation requirements and apply that knowledge to your daily activities and be able to conduct research and prepare clear and concise technical reports, correspondence, and documentation relating to air pollution regulations and violations. Applications will be screened and only the most qualified candidates will be interviewed.


Current state employees who are in the Air Pollution Specialist/Air Resources Engineer classification, if you have transfer eligibility and anyone with list eligibility. In order to be eligible to transfer, the Minimum Qualifications of the Air Pollution Specialist/Air Resources Engineer classification must be met, including the educational requirements. All applicants must include documentation verifying their educational background, including copies of degrees awarded or transcripts verifying completion of the degree.

Appointments may be subject to SROA/Surplus restrictions. Surplus applicants must attach a copy of their surplus letter with a State application (STD 678). On page 1 of the State Application you must clearly indicate the basis of your eligibility, list, transfer, SROA, surplus, re-employment, or reinstatement.

Environmental Protection Agency (CalEPA) building at 10th and I Street. Light Rail is two blocks away and the CalEPA building is also close to downtown plaza and numerous restaurants. If interested, please submit a completed State application STD form 678 and any other relevant documents (e.g. resume, etc.) to the attention of Ms. Elizabeth Walker. Also indicate your eligibility for this position in the Explanation Box of your application.

Additional Information:
Working Title Position Number
Air Pollution Specialist 673 - 292 - 3887 - XXX
Will also consider hiring a(n)
AIR RESOURCES ENGINEER $4,608.00 - $8,379.00
Location County
Timebase Tenure
Full Time Permanent   month(s)
Final Filing Date: Department Link:
Contact Unit/Address Contact Name/Phone
Enforcement Division
1001 I Street
Sacramento, CA 95814
Elizabeth Walker