Bay Area Air Quality Management District

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Bay Area Air Quality Management District San Francisco, CA, USA
The Bay Area Air Quality Management District (District) is a regional government agency, committed to achieving clean air to protect the public's health and the environment. The District accomplishes this goal through regulation of industrial facilities and various outreach and incentive programs designed to encourage clean air choices.The 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 District is currently conducting a recruitment for the position of Environmental Planner I/II in the Planning and Climate Protection Division. There is one (1) position. This is an open recruitment for a full-time, represented position. DEFINITIONUnder direction, performs professional environmental planning work, including conducting planning studies, environmental impact reviews, and transportation/air quality program activities; performs related work as assigned.DISTINGUISHING CHARACTERISTICSEnvironmental Planner I is the entry level class of this specialized professional planning series. Initially under close supervision, incumbents perform a wide range of professional planning duties while learning the more skilled and complex tasks associated with environmental planning and assessment. As experience is gained, duties become more diversified and are performed under more general supervision. This class is alternately staffed with Environmental Planner II and incumbents may advance to the higher level after gaining experience and demonstrating proficiency which meet the qualifications of the higher level class.Environmental Planner II is the journey level class in this specialized series, fully competent to perform a wide range of professional planning duties associated with air quality and environmental planning. This class is distinguished from Senior Environmental Planner in that the latter provides lead direction to environmental review staff as well as performs more complex and specialized work requiring considerable professional knowledge and the use of significant independent judgment, and may provide lead direction for defined tasks. Examples of Duties for this Position:EXAMPLES OF DUTIES (Illustrative Only)Assists in developing and implementing transportation control measures.Plans and conducts assigned research studies and prepares reports and recommendations regarding transportation/air quality programs.Prepares and/or reviews environmental reports to ensure compliance with federal and state regulations and legislation.Receives and reviews environmental impact documents to determine the project's impact on air quality.Responds to inquiries from local officials, consultants, and the public related to environmental planning issues.Prepares, reviews and edits environmental impact assessment documents as Lead Agency in accordance with relevant guidelines.Analyzes issues, prepares reports and recommendations relative to land use, regional development, transportation and related issues.Monitors compliance of city and county general plans with air quality district regulations and policies.Assists in development of guidelines for assessing environmental impact of development projects and urban growth plans.Administers and interprets District requirements; recommends alternatives or improvements to proposed plans to enhance compliance.Interfaces with local, state and federal environmental control agencies and health departments regarding environmental planning issues.Consults with District engineers and technical staff relative to environmental quality documents and permit applications.Proposes study approaches, designs materials and monitors programs to ensure compliance with various environmental legislation and regulations.Prepares non-attainment area plans relating to assigned work.Represents the District at meetings with the public, other public agencies and consulting firms.Prepares a variety of written communications, including analytical reports, correspondences and drafts of environmental assessments; directs the preparation of these materials by outside consultants and staff.Makes effective oral presentations or prepares materials for presentation to and utilization by the Board of Directors, District staff, consultants and community groups.May act as liaison with other agencies, divisions and local government planning departments. Minimum Qualifications:Education and Experience:A typical way to obtain the knowledge and skills is:Environmental Planner I: Equivalent to graduation from an accredited college or university with a graduate degree in regional, urban or environmental planning or a closely related field and one year of professional planning experience. Additional relevant experience may substitute for the graduate degree.Environmental Planner II: In addition to the above, one year of professional environmental review and planning experience. How to Apply & Selection Criteria:HOW TO APPLY & SELECTION CRITERIA:How to Apply:Interested individuals must submit a completed BAAQMD application, chronological resume, and responses to the supplemental questionnaire by 5:00 p.m. on Friday, November 16, 2018. Applications are accepted online. Please visit our website at www.baaqmd.gov/jobs to apply or to download an application. Resumes must be included, and not in lieu of the required application materials. Postmarks, faxes, and e-mailed applications will not be accepted.Except as requested in this announcement, do not include any additional documents, such as letters of recommendation, performance evaluations, work samples, etc. They will not be considered or returned. Applicants submitting paper applications must also complete an official BAAQMD application.Supplemental Questionnaire Instructions:Individuals who apply for this position must respond to each of the supplemental questions. Both paper and online applications must be received by the Human Resources Office no later than the time and date specified in the vacancy announcement. The responses to the supplemental application questions will be used in accordance with the procedures indicated under the Selection Criteria in the vacancy announcement.Instructions: 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. Please be advised that the information you provide will be evaluated "as is" and incomplete or illegible applications will likely receive lower ratings. Therefore, it is very important to provide a concise, organized, and easy to follow response to each question.You must provide the following for each question regarding experience: The name of the employer where you gained your experience, your job title, length of time in years/months performing the specific function, and detailed examples that illustrate your duties and responsibilities.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. If a panel interview is utilized it will be weighted 100%, and it may include a work exercise that will be scored as a percentage of the total score.The District may hire from this recruitment process to fill future vacancies occurring within the next 18 months.Updates regarding your status in the recruitment will be sent via email, unless you indicate a different preference on your application.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.The District is an Equal Opportunity Employer.
Bay Area Air Quality Management District Richmond, CA, USA
The Bay Area Air Quality Management District (District) is a regional government agency, committed to achieving clean air to protect the public's health and the environment. The District accomplishes this goal through regulation of industrial facilities and various outreach and incentive programs designed to encourage clean air choices.The 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 District is recruiting for the position of Assistant Manager in the Information Services Division. There isone (1) vacancy. This is a full-time, non-represented position located at the Richmond Office.  This vacancy is only open to current regular employees of the District. DEFINITIONUnder administrative direction, performs management duties with responsibility for a program or defined functional area; assists and supports the Manager in the administration of a program or functional area; performs related work as assigned.Incumbents in these positions assist the Manager in making decisions which impact the daily operations and implementation of established procedures and policies of the related programs and solve problems requiring analyses of issues that may result in deviations from routine processes, new technology and/or additional resources. The Assistant Manager typically contacts and establishes working relationships with others at similar levels within the organization.DISTINGUISHING CHARACTERISTICSIncumbents in this class assume responsibility for one or more programs or functional areas and may directly supervise staff, dependent on the needs of the assigned program. Incumbents in these positions assist the Manager in making decisions which typically involve program planning and directing, as well as, organizing new and future resource needs.The Assistant Manager is distinguished from Manager in that the latter has direct managerial responsibility for one or more section(s), programs or functional areas of the District. This class is further distinguished from supervisors in that the latter has supervisory responsibility overseeing programs or services. Examples of Duties for this Position:EXAMPLES OF DUTIES (Illustrative Only)Assists in the development, implementation, and administration of goals, objectives, policies, procedures, and work standards for the Records Management Program.  Develops, reviews, directs and executes the Administration of the OnBase Records Management System. Provides training to District Staff on records management procedures and the operation of the District's OnBase records management system. Develops and maintains Administrative Operating Procedures in cooperation with records custodian staff from each District division. Assists District records custodians with records management procedures necessary for the maintenance, check-in and retrieval of records.Directs, organizes, assigns, reviews, and evaluates the work of assigned staff; selects and trains staff and provides for their professional development.Directs the preparation, maintenance, verification, and reconciliation of a wide variety of reports.Develops, reviews, and recommends improved methods and procedures.Directs the maintenance of and maintains accurate records; prepares clear and concise reports, correspondence and other written materials.Analyzes technical issues, prepares and presents reports and recommendations regarding operational and policy issues to the Board and various committees and other groups.Coordinates budget preparation, monitoring of expenditures and financial reporting for the Records Management Program.Analyzes and reviews local, state, and federal legislation to determine its impact on the District's Records Management Program.Responds to requests for public information regarding the District's policies, procedures, and operations.Monitors contracts with other governmental agencies.Represents the District and assists the Manager/Director as assigned.Serves as manager in the absence of the Manager. Minimum Qualifications:Education and Experience:A typical way to obtain the knowledge and skills is:Equivalent to graduation from a four (4) year college or university with major coursework in a job related field and three (3) years of professional level work experience preferably in a public agency, of which at least one year was at a supervisory level. Some positions may require specialized training, education and experience. How to Apply & Selection Criteria:HOW TO APPLY & SELECTION CRITERIA:How to Apply:Interested individuals must submit a completed BAAQMD application and chronological resume by 5:00 p.m. on Monday, November 19, 2018. Applications are accepted online. Please visit our website at www.baaqmd.gov/jobs to apply or to download an application. Resumes must be included, and not in lieu of the required application materials. Postmarks, faxes, and e-mailed applications will not be accepted.Except as requested in this announcement, do not include any additional documents, such as letters of recommendation, performance evaluations, work samples, etc. They will not be considered or returned. Applicants submitting paper applications must also complete an official BAAQMD application.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. If a panel interview is utilized it will be weighted 100%, and it may include a work exercise that will be scored as a percentage of the total score.The District may hire from this recruitment process to fill future vacancies occurring within the next 18 months.Updates regarding your status in the recruitment will be sent via email, unless you indicate a different preference on your application.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.The District is an Equal Opportunity Employer.
Bay Area Air Quality Management District San Francisco, CA, USA
The Bay Area Air Quality Management District (District) is a regional government agency, committed to achieving clean air to protect the public's health, the environment and the global climate. The District accomplishes this goal through regulation of industrial facilities, regional planning efforts and various outreach and incentive programs designed to encourage clean air choices.The 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 District is currently conducting a recruitment for the position of Air Quality Inspector I in the Compliance & Enforcement Division. There are eight (8) positions. This is an open recruitment for full-time, represented positions.Under direction, performs a full range of inspections and investigations of manufacturing, industrial, commercial, agricultural and residential facilities and dwellings that are existing and/or potential sources of air pollution; performs related work as assigned. Examples of Duties for this Position:Conducts on-site inspections of manufacturing, industrial, commercial and agricultural operations and their compliance to ensure adherence to air quality standards and regulations; may call for source tests of site emissions.Responds to and investigates complaints by community members of air pollution problems; determines nature and extent of problem; takes representative samples of various materials for laboratory analysis; prepares documentation of findingsProvides information and assistance to businesses and the public regarding District regulations and authority, permit policies and procedures.Conducts annual compliance inspections on facilities designated as sources of air pollution within an assigned geographical area within established guidelines and time frames; makes determinations of compliance with applicable regulations; verifies permit status.Uses monitoring equipment and instrumentation to measure and evaluate various emissions and particulates; maintains these devices for integrity and consistency of performance. Conducts grid surveillance to detect permit and emissions violations; ensures that all potential air pollution sources are identified for future monitoring and abatement.Conducts chemical and plume evaluation tests and record findings; takes photographs for documentation at inspection sites.Issues violation notices to sources found in violation of compliance; prepares necessary documentation for violation notice reports.Interfaces with technical personnel at facilities regarding plant source emissions, solvent usage, permit status, and compliance status with district rules and regulations; explains compliance options to industry when a violation occurs.Coordinates with other governmental agencies regarding the investigation of complex community air pollution exposures, such as highly toxic spills.Prepares a variety of written communications, including detailed technical reports, compliance guidance memoranda and case summaries used for office conferences and hearing board sessions; completes inspections forms.Represents the District before the Hearing Board or courts regarding violations of District and state air quality control regulations; represents the District with technical personnel, other governmental agencies and the public. Minimum Qualifications:Education and ExperienceA typical way to obtain the knowledge and skills is:Air Quality Inspector I: Equivalent to graduation from a four-year college or university with major coursework in chemistry, engineering, environmental science or a closely related field.Air Quality Inspector II: In addition to the above, two years of experience performing air quality inspections at a level equivalent to the District's class of Air Quality Inspector I. How to Apply & Selection Criteria:How to ApplyInterested 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, 6th Floor, San Francisco, CA, 94105.  This position will remain open until filled.  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 InstructionsIndividuals who apply for this position must respond to each of the required supplementalquestions. Online or paper 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.InstructionsPlease limit your responses to one page per question. Do not combine your responses or reference your application, resume, or any other requested documentation that youhave included with your application packet to answer a question. This information will beevaluated 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, anapplication screening and/or panel interview may be used to determine the most qualifiedapplicants.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.