Location: san francisco, California
Type: Full Time
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. ABOUT THE ADVISORY COUNCIL The purpose of the Advisory Council is to advise and consult with the Board of Directors and the Executive Officer/Air Pollution Control Officer (APCO) on issues related to air pollution emissions control and the environment. This may include studying and making recommendations on specific matters referred to the Advisory Council from the Board of Directors or the Executive Officer/APCO, including the technical, social, economic and environmental aspects of matters being addressed by the Air District. The Council also may identify areas of interest for exploration and study. The Advisory Council consists of seven members who are experienced in the fields of air pollution, climate change, or the health impacts of air pollution. EXAMPLES OF DUTIES FOR THIS POSITION: These are volunteer positions. There is no salary. Members of the Advisory Council are reimbursed for actual and necessary expenses incurred by them in attending meetings of the Advisory Council and meetings and public hearings conducted by the Board of Directors. Advisory Council members serve a term of two years and may be reappointed to a maximum of twelve consecutive years. Meetings of the Advisory Council are held at least four (4) times per year. The Council meets at the Air District's offices at 375 Beale Street Suite 600 in San Francisco. MINIMUM QUALIFICATIONS: The applicants for the Advisory Council are skilled and experienced in the fields of air pollution, climate change, or the health impacts of air pollution. Members shall be selected to include a diversity of perspectives, expertise, and backgrounds.
HOW TO APPLY & SELECTION CRITERIA: Interested individuals must submit the following materials by 5:00 pm, March 24, 2023: 1) A completed application 2) A chronological resume 3) Responses to the supplemental questions Applications are accepted online. Please visit our website at www.baaqmd.gov/jobs to apply. Supplemental Questions Instructions Individuals who apply for this position must respond to each of the required supplemental questions. Applications must be received no later than the time and date specified in this announcement. Please limit your responses to no more than 500 words per question. 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 HR_Staff@baaqmd.gov An Equal Opportunity Employer Job #JY 2023-01 ADVISORY COUNCIL MEMBER JY
Advisory Council Member Supplemental Questionnaire * 1. Please describe any experience or education which directly relates to air quality, climate change, or health impacts of air pollution, with a focus on particulate matter exposure reduction. Please describe how you think your experience (professional and lived) can be valuable to the Air District and provide any relevant references. Include any relevant leadership positions, accomplishments, publications or awards. Note, we recognize individuals may not have experience in all the categories listed here – please include information in your areas of expertise. * 2. Please describe any environmental justice (EJ) and/or other public health, equity, or social justice work you have been a part of and how it relates to EJ issues in the Bay Area. If you have not been a part of such work, please include your understanding of the topic and of the work required by local governments, like the Air District. * 3. The Air District may soon begin the process of developing an attainment plan for particulate matter for inclusion in the State Implementation Plan (SIP). Please explain your experience that would be useful for working with and implementing the Clean Air Act, particularly around the development of plans to attain the National Ambient Air Quality Standards. If you can, please include examples of innovative strategies to use discretionary authorities to develop an approvable plan that also considers cumulative impacts and reduces air quality disparities in overburdened communities and advances environmental justice.
* 4. Due to the changing meeting requirements for bodies subject to the Brown Act, Advisory Council members will likely be required to meet in-person in the San Francisco Bay Area, most likely at the Air District's headquarters, located at 375 Beale Street in San Francisco, or other Air District offices within the jurisdiction of the Air District. Would you be available to attend 4-6 meetings in person per year?
MINIMUM QUALIFICATIONS: The applicants for the Advisory Council are skilled and experienced in the fields of air pollution, climate change, or the health impacts of air pollution. Members shall be selected to include a diversity of perspectives, expertise, and backgrounds.