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AIR RESOURCES BOARD, STATE

Title:  AIR POLLUTION SPECIALIST
Salary: $4,204.00 - $7,899.00
Posted: 06/17/2013

Job Description:

DUTIES:

Come join a dynamic team responsible for conducting and coordination compliance assistance and outreach activities for the entire suite of Air Resources Board (ARB) diesel regulations. The Mobile Source Outreach Section, within the Compliance Assistance and Outreach Branch, is seeking a highly motivated person to join the team responsible for outreach and compliance assistance on regulations designed to reduce particulate matter emissions from existing on-road diesel engines. The section’s primary responsibility is to assist operators in understanding rule requirements and compliance options in a timely, accurate, and plain language format.

The Air Pollution Specialist position will be responsible for researching, developing and disseminating compliance tools including written publications, web-based applications, presentations at technical forums, and in-person/phone evaluation of fleet related questions. The successful candidate will also be responsible for working with stakeholders in understanding the regulatory requirements, assisting fleets with compliance planning, and other outreach activities. Duties also include being knowledgeable of ARB’s in-use mobile source rules, writing clear and concise technical reports and other regulatory assistance documents.

The incumbent will also be responsible for researching, developing and disseminating compliance tools including written publications, web-based applications, presentations at technical forums, and in-person/phone evaluation of California’s Diesel Risk Reduction Plan.

The incumbent will also be responsible coordinating with other ARB programs to understand technical and policy issues, and may be called upon to staff a call center during peak periods.

This position may require approximately 20-25% travel.

DESIRABLE QUALIFICATIONS: The successful candidate for this position should be able to demonstrate that he/she can take initiative, be creative, and be effective both individually and as a team member. Written and verbal communication skills are crucial. The most successful candidate should be able to understand how applicable rules and regulations apple to mobile sources, and be able to convey this information through written or face-to- face settings to a variety of audiences. Knowledge of and experience with internal combustion engine operation and emission controls, especially related to diesel-powered systems is highly desirable. The most successful candidate should show the ability and the desire to learn technical information related to fleet regulation. Fluency in spanish is a plus.

WHO MAY APPLY:

Qualified Are 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, as well as position number 673-693-3887-006.

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 Bryan Lange.

Additional Information:
Working Title Position Number
Air Pollution Specialist 673 - 693 - 3887 - 006
Will also consider hiring a(n)
AIR RESOURCES ENGINEER $4,608.00 - $8,379.00
Location County
Sacramento SACRAMENTO
Timebase Tenure
Full Time Permanent   month(s)
Final Filing Date: Department Link:
07/01/2013 http://www.arb.ca.gov
Contact Unit/Address Contact Name/Phone
MSCD
1001 I Street, 5th Floor
Sacramento, CA 95814
Bryan Lange
(916) 322-1013
blange@arb.ca.gov