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AIR RESOURCES BOARD, STATE

Title:  AIR RESOURCES TECHNICIAN II
Salary: $15.84 - $19.84
Posted: 11/26/2013

Job Description:

DUTIES:

The Statewide Truck and Bus Enforcement Section is responsible for enforcing ARB regulations designed to improve air quality by reducing emissions generated by diesel-powered trucks and buses operating on the state’s roadways. Enforcement services provided by the Statewide Truck and Bus Enforcement Section focus primarily on conducting inspections of Heavy Duty Diesel truck and bus fleets subject to California emission regulations, investigating complaints, tips, and leads concerning potentially non-compliant vehicles and fleets, initiating enforcement actions where violations are found, and resolving these cases, including providing support in cases that are referred for litigation, and conducting outreach to assure the regulated community is aware of ARB regulations.

Under close supervision of an Air Resources Supervisor I and a team lead by technical staff, the incumbent will assist technical Enforcement staff and perform various tasks associated with: inspections of truck, bus, and Transport Refrigeration Unit (TRU) fleets subject to these rules, investigating complaints, tips, and leads concerning potentially non-compliant vehicles and fleets, initiating enforcement actions where violations are found, and resolving these cases, including providing support in cases that are referred for litigation. The incumbent will also review and interpret air quality data, air pollution regulation requirements, and use basic statistical and mathematical computational techniques to assist technical enforcement staff in identifying potential emission sources for inspection and/or investigation; conduct research and prepare clear and concise technical reports, correspondence, and documentation relating to air pollution. While conducting certain inspections, the incumbent will be working at elevated heights and/or near fast moving machinery or traffic. The incumbent will also assist with special project assignments. This position requires: a valid California driver’s license is required (please indicate on STD 678), may require an annual physical, participation in the DMV Pull Notice Program. The incumbent in this position may travel up to 25%.

DESIRABLE QUALIFICATIONS:

  • Knowledge of Statewide Truck and Bus Program, Periodic Smoke Inspection Program (PSIP), SmartWay Truck Technology Program, Verified Diesel Emission Control Strategy, Drayage Trucks Program, and Transport Refrigeration Unit (TRU) and other legacy enforcement programs.
  • Possession of excellent communication, writing, interpersonal, organizational, analytical, and critical thinking skills.
  • Display excellent attendance, learning ability and self-motivation.
  • Experience with Windows operating systems and other computer programs, including but not limited to Word, Excel, PowerPoint, Outlook, and Adobe Professional.
  • Background in or thorough understanding of enforcement operations.
  • Ability to work independently and cooperatively with other staff and agencies.
  • Ability to meet deadlines; follow written and verbal instructions.
  • Ability to use tact and good judgment when dealing with people.
  • Ability to apply good customer service techniques.
  • Ability to work effectively under pressure.
  • Fluency in Spanish and/or Punjabi is a plus.
  • Ability to work flexible hours as needed.

    WHO MAY APPLY:

    Current state employees who are in the Air Resources Technician I or II classification or have list eligibility for the Air Resources Technician II/Air Resources Technician I classification. Appointment may be subject to SROA/Surplus restrictions. Surplus applicants must attach a copy of their surplus letter with their application. 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. On page 1 of the State Application you must clearly indicate the basis of your eligibility, list, transfer, SROA, surplus, re-employment, or reinstatement. Applicants will be screened and only the most qualified candidates will be interviewed.



    Additional Information:
    Working Title Position Number
    None Specified 673 - 261 - 3873 - 901
    Will also consider hiring a(n)
    AIR RESOURCES TECHNICIAN I $12.10 - $17.66
    Location County
    Multiple
    Timebase Tenure
    Intermittent   1500 Limited Term  12 month(s)
    Final Filing Date: Department Link:
    12/11/2013 http://www.arb.ca.gov
    Contact Unit/Address Contact Name/Phone
    Enforcement Division
    1001 I Street, 5th Floor
    Sacramento, 95814
    Elizabeth Walker
    916-322-2659
    ewalker@arb.ca.gov