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Salary: $4,204.00 - $7,899.00
Posted: 02/27/2013

Job Description:

DUTIES: The Program Operations Section of the Climate Change Program Evaluation Branch has an opening for an enthusiastic Air Pollution Specialist to conduct a variety of activities related to the development and analysis of greenhouse gas emission reduction programs. The Program Operations Section is responsible for oversight of the California Cap-and-Trade Compliance Offset Program and plays an essential role in developing the systems and practices of the program. The position will use sound scientific principles and an understanding of the goals of the California Global Warming Solutions Act of 2006 (AB32) to develop an offsets verification program, modify the cap-and-trade regulation and compliance offset protocols, as appropriate, and develop new compliance offset protocols. The position also represents the Air Resources Board (ARB) in various group presentations to share technical expertise, train staff, and answer inquiries. The incumbent will also need to prepare project reports, keep abreast of related scientific developments, and maintain professional interactions both internally and outside the ARB. The position may act in a lead capacity or as part of a team. The position may require up to 10 percent travel.

DESIRABLE QUALIFICATIONS:The successful candidate for this position will demonstrate initiative, have excellent written and oral communication skills, have the ability to understand technical and policy issues, have strong analytical and problem-solving skills, work effectively with other staff and coordinate with community, industry and government stakeholders. The candidate must also be able to work independently or in a team setting and have excellent interpersonal skills. Successful candidates will demonstrate an ability to evaluate technical data as well as a strong background in statistics and public policy. Specialized knowledge of or related to GHG offset programs including financial auditing, forestry practices, agricultural practices, coal mining, anaerobic digestion, or ozone depleting qualified candidates in substances is highly desirable.


Qualified Air Resources Engineer candidates are also 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 Jeannine Berry at the address below.

Additional Information:
Working Title Position Number
Air Pollution Specialist 673 - 461 - 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:
03/13/2013 None Specified
Contact Unit/Address Contact Name/Phone
Stationary Source Division
1001 I Street, 6th Floor
Sacramento, CA 95814
Jeannine Berry