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Salary: $4,204.00 - $7,899.00
Posted: 02/01/2013

Job Description:

DUTIES: The Enforcement Division (ED) is seeking an Air Pollution Specialist to conduct inspections of consumer products, aerosol coatings, indoor air cleaners and composite wood products sold or supplied in California and to conduct field and office investigations to obtain and evaluate evidence necessary for the enforcement of the statewide regulations. The successful candidate will assist in preparing cases for settlement or referral to the Office of Legal Affairs, the State Attorney General or a district attorney for products that are determined to exceed the State standards. Travel may be required up to 20%.

DESIRABLE QUALIFICATIONS: Competitive candidates will have strong investigative skills, a familiarity with consumer products, basic knowledge of chemistry, and a background in quality control or air pollution field inspection. They should have the ability to: work independently and cooperatively with other staff and agencies; meet deadlines; evaluate formulation and sales information; follow written and verbal instructions; write and communicate effectively; use tact and good judgement in dealing with people; and work effectively under pressure. Applicants should be familiar with utilizing computer software including spreadsheet, database, and word processing programs; be able to work flexible hours as needed; and to travel approximately one week per month.

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 or have transfer eligibility.

Persons who have list eligibility for the Air Pollution Specialist/ Air Resources Engineer classification.

SROA/Surplus 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 Elizabeth Walker at the address indicated below.

Additional Information:
Working Title Position Number
Air Pollution Specialist 673 - 273 - 3887 - 323
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
(916) 322-2659