| BAY AREA AIR QUALITY MANAGEMENT DISTRICT invites applications for the position of: SENIOR AIR QUALITY ENGINEER |
An Equal Opportunity Employer
SALARY: Hourly $48.08 - $58.44 Biweekly $3,846.61 - $4,675.58 Monthly $8,334.33 - $10,130.42 Annually $100,011.90 - $121,565.09
OPENING DATE: 02/10/17 CLOSING DATE: 03/03/17 05:00 PM
DESCRIPTION: The Bay Area Air Quality Management District (Air District) is a regional government agency, committed to achieving clean air to protect the public's health and the environment. The Air District accomplishes this goal through the regulation of stationary sources and various outreach and incentive programs designed to encourage clean air choices.
The Air District's jurisdiction encompasses all seven counties – Alameda, Contra Costa, Marin, San Francisco, San Mateo, Santa Clara and Napa and portions of two others – southwestern Solano and southern Sonoma.
The District is currently conducting an open recruitment for the position of Senior Air Quality Engineer in the Meteorology, Measurement, and Rules Division. There is one (1) vacant position. This is a full-time represented position.
DEFINITION Under direction, provides lead direction to engineering staff and performs the more difficult and complex engineering rule development assignments and provides lead direction to engineering staff; performs related work as assigned. EXAMPLES OF DUTIES FOR THIS POSITION: EXAMPLES OF DUTIES (Illustrative Only)
Performs the more difficult and complex engineering work for developing regulations to control air pollutants (including those contributing to climate change) and provides lead direction to engineering staff.
Develops and implements cost effectiveness and incremental cost effectiveness calculations for a wide variety of sources in an industry with a variety of control options.
Analyzes emissions inventories to determine baseline emissions and reduction estimates for rules under development.
Develops testing and verification procedures.
Uses independent judgment.
Prepares clear and concise reports for technical, non-technical and legal review.
Revises regulations in accordance with federal, state and Air District polices.
Develops and defends proposals before affected communities, environmental groups, industry groups, outside agencies and elected officials.
Acts as project lead for interdisciplinary projects related to regulation development.
Responds to public, industry and Air District inquiries regarding regulation development and interpretation in person, by telephone and in writing.
Coordinates technical data gathering and compilation, including coordination with other Air District sections and divisions. MINIMUM QUALIFICATIONS: Education and Experience:
A typical way to obtain the knowledge and skills is:
Equivalent to graduation from a four year college or university with major coursework in environmental, chemical, mechanical or petroleum engineering or a closely related field and two years of air quality environmental engineering experience at a level equivalent to the District's class of Air Quality Engineer II. A directly related graduate degree may be desirable for some assignments and may be substituted for one year of the experience. HOW TO APPLY & SELECTION CRITERIA: How to Apply Interested individuals must submit a completed official BAAQMD application along with a chronological resume and the answers to the Supplemental Questionnaire to the District's Human Resources Office at 375 Beale Street, Suite 600, San Francisco, CA, 94105 by no later than 5 p.m. on March 3, 2017. Applications are accepted online. Please visit our website at www.baaqmd.gov/jobs to apply or to download an application.
Resumes are required, but not in lieu of the required application materials. Postmarks, faxes, and E-mailed applications will not be accepted.
Supplemental Questions Instructions Individuals who apply for this position must respond to each of the required supplemental questions. Both paper and online applications must be received by the Human Resources Office no later than the time and date specified in this vacancy announcement. The responses to the supplemental application questions will be used in accordance with the procedures indicated under the Selection Criteria section.
Please limit your responses to one page per question. Do not combine your responses or reference your application, resume, or any other requested documentation that you have included with your application packet to answer a question. This information will be evaluated as is and may be used to determine those applicants with the most directly related experience, education, and training to continue in the selection process. It is very important to provide a concise, clear, legible, complete response to each question.
Selection Criteria Selection may be based upon a competitive examination consisting of a written exercise, interview, or combination of the two. Depending on the number of qualified applicants, an application screening and/or panel interview may be used to determine the most qualified applicants.
The District may hire from this recruitment process to fill future vacancies occurring within the next 18 months.
Persons with disabilities who may require reasonable accommodations during the application and/or selection process should notify the Human Resources Office at (415) 749-4980.
APPLICATIONS MAY BE FILED ONLINE AT: http://www.baaqmd.gov
OUR OFFICE IS LOCATED AT: 375 Beale Street Suite 600 San Francisco, CA 94105 415-749-4980 415-749-4980 firstname.lastname@example.org
An Equal Opportunity Employer Job #IM15-2017 SENIOR AIR QUALITY ENGINEER IA
SENIOR AIR QUALITY ENGINEER Supplemental Questionnaire * 1. Please describe your education and formal training and how that has prepared you for this position.
* 2. Please describe your professional experience that qualifies you for this position. Include a description of your air quality environmental engineering experience and descriptions of the types of calculations that you performed. Also indicate any experience related to developing rules and regulations.
* 3. Please describe your experience in explaining and defending environmental programs to technical and non-technical audiences. Provide specific examples of these communications and include the topic matter, the type of audience you addressed and the challenges you had to overcome.
* 4. Please describe in detail a complex air quality engineering project or assignment in which you played a lead or major role. Include your role and responsibilities, the duration, the outcome of the project/assignment and how your contribution furthered the goals of your organization.
* Required Question