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Location: San Francisco, California
Type: Full Time
Salary: $174,532.79 - $212,145.69
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 regulation of industrial facilities and various outreach and incentive programs designed to encourage clean air choices.
The Air District's jurisdiction encompasses all of 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 Air District is currently accepting applications for the position of Board Operations Officer in the Executive Office. This is an open recruitment for one (1) full-time, exempt, management level position.
Under general direction of the Executive Officer/Air Pollution Control Officer, the Board Operations Officer performs senior-level management duties with responsibility for providing expert and professional support to the Executive Officer on a wide range of highly complex, sensitive and high priority projects and programs. The incumbent serves as the Executive Officer's liaison to the Board, committees and councils and interfaces with all managerial levels within the agency and outside agencies, including local elected officials. The incumbent is responsible for directing all the activities of the Executive Office and staff.
The Board Operations Officer functions as senior manager operating within a broad policy framework and providing overall leadership, direction and support to fellow senior managers to ensure goals are achieved. The incumbent conducts research and analysis on a wide range of issues and topics affecting the Air District and provides recommendations for solutions and courses of action using sound, expert judgment. Responsibilities are broad in scope and require a high degree of political acumen to navigate sensitive political environments and establish credibility and confidence in the Air District’s diverse group of stakeholders. The incumbent is expected to exercise considerable discretion in carrying out responsibilities independently and with awareness of constituent issues and sensitivities. This class may be assigned to perform duties and responsibilities involving a wide range of complexity, authority, impact, visibility, and independence.
Examples of Duties:
Serves as a liaison to Board officials and coordinates with a wide range of internal and external stakeholders, offices and staff.
Plans, develops and manages complex, sensitive and high-priority pro-jects and programs designed to support Air District goals and achieve the Air District’s mission and strategic vision across multiple divisions.
Researches, analyzes and provides recommendations regarding complex, sensitive and wide-ranging policy areas affecting Air District-wide operations; prepares reports and other communications on behalf of the Executive Officer
Anticipates, identifies, and provides recommendations on issues of concern or significance; exercises discretion to provide timely information and updates across multiple stakeholders; responds to inquiries as delegated by the Executive Officer.
Directs, plans, develops, and evaluates the goals, operations, policies, procedures and work standards of the Executive Office; selects personnel and provides for their training and professional development.
Directs the allocation of resources to achieve timely outcomes and measurable goals within budget.
Monitors and evaluates the effectiveness and efficiency of the program’s operations, organizational structure, staffing levels, systems, and other internal policies and procedures; recommends alternative approaches and implements changes.
Represents the Air District at meetings with the public, industry and other agencies; responds to requests for public information regarding the Air District’s policies, procedures, and operations.Directs and oversees the preparation and administration of the division's budget.
Develops and presents technical, policy, operational or administrative issues and recommendations to the Board, committees, and executive management.
Receives and analyzes division and agency reports; directs and prepares a variety of reports, correspondence, and other written materials.Assists in the identification, development and implementation of agency goals, objectives, policies, and priorities.
MINIMUM QUALIFICATIONSEducation & ExperienceA typical way to obtain the knowledge and skills is:Equivalent to graduation from a four year college or university with a major coursework in a job related field and five years of professional level work experience, preferably in a public agency, including three years of supervisor experience.Some positions may require specialized education, training, and experience.DESIRABLE QUALIFICATIONS• Ability to communicate effectively and interpret technical matters to non-technical audience• Ability to maintain effective working relationship with internal and external stakeholders, including local elected officials