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[Met-jobs] Air Pollution Specialist Position with the California Air Resources Board (USA)

From Roger Brugge <>
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Date Thu, 26 Oct 2017 08:51:30 +0000

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State Air Resources Board



Final Filing Date: 11/9/2017

Equal Opportunity Employer

The State of California is an equal opportunity employer to all,
regardless of age, ancestry, color, disability (mental and physical),
exercising the right to family care and medical leave, gender, gender
_expression_, gender identity, genetic information, marital status,
medical condition, military or veteran status, national origin,
political affiliation, race, religious creed, sex (includes pregnancy,
childbirth, breastfeeding and related medical conditions), and sexual

It is an objective of the State of California to achieve a drug-free
work place. Any applicant for state employment will be expected to
behave in accordance with this objective because the use of illegal
drugs is inconsistent with the law of the State, the rules governing
Civil Service, and the special trust placed in public servants.

Position Details

Job Code #:


Position #(s):




$4,651.00 - $9,000.00

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Work Location:

Sacramento County

Job Type:

Permanent, Full Time

Department Information

The Indoor Exposure Assessment Section within Research Division.

Department Website: <>

Job Description and Duties

The Indoor Exposure Assessment Section, in the Health and Exposure
Assessment Branch of the Research Division, is seeking a dedicated
candidate to conduct a wide variety of work to help reduce Californians'
exposures to indoor pollutants. The Section implements the Board's
regulation that limits ozone emissions from indoor air cleaning devices,
and conducts and oversees research on all aspects of indoor air quality
and exposure. The Section also recommends revisions to the California
Green Building Standards Code, participates actively on green building
and green product task forces and advisory groups, develops indoor air
quality guidelines and materials, estimates Californians' indoor
exposures to toxic air contaminants and criteria pollutants, and works
closely with other divisions, agencies, and organizations to reduce
indoor pollution. The candidate filling this position will serve as lead
staff for implementing and amending the indoor air cleaner regulation,
and conduct technical work and oversee projects such as studies of
emissions of contaminants from building materials and exposures to
pollutants in enclosed environments such as in classrooms and in
vehicles. S/he may also review and recommend changes to the indoor air
quality-related sections of the California Green Building Standards Code
and assess the impacts of climate change and greenhouse gas reduction
measures on indoor air quality. Depending on the successful candidate's
experience and interests, they may also analyze data from a variety of
studies, use exposure models to estimate Californians’ indoor and
personal exposures to pollutants, draft and publish scientific articles
and reports, and work collaboratively with other scientific and
governmental organizations.

Special Requirements

If education is being used to meet the minimum qualifications, please
submit a copy of your transcripts/degree.

Application Instructions

Completed applications and all required documents must be received by
the Final Filing Date in order to be considered.

Final Filing Date: 11/9/2017

Who May Apply

Individuals who are currently in the classification, eligible for
lateral transfer, eligible for reinstatement, eligible for a Training
and Development assignment, have SROA and/or Surplus eligibility, or
have list eligibility (or are in the process of obtaining list
eligibility). SROA and Surplus candidates may attach “surplus letters”
to their applications.

Applications will be screened and only the most qualified applicants
will be selected for an interview.

How To Apply

Complete Application Packages (Applications and any applicable or
required documents) must be submitted electronically through your
CalCareer account at <>.

Required Application Documents

Please submit the following items with your application. Applicants who
do not submit the required items timely may not be considered for this job:

·Electronic State Employment Application through your Applicant Account
at <>. All Experience and

Education relating to the Minimum Qualifications listed on the
Classification Specification should be included to demonstrate how you
meet the Minimum Qualifications for the position.

·Resume is optional. It may be included, but is not required.

·Degree and/or School Transcripts

Applicants requiring reasonable accommodations for the hiring interview
process must request the necessary accommodations if scheduled for a
hiring interview. The request should be made at the time of contact to
schedule the interview. Questions regarding reasonable accommodations
may be directed to the EEO contact listed on this job posting.

Desirable Qualifications

In addition to evaluating each candidate's relative ability, as
demonstrated by quality and breadth of experience, the following factors
will provide the basis for competitively evaluating each candidate:

The most competitive candidates will have excellent writing skills and
the ability to communicate effectively with the public, air cleaner
manufacturers and other stakeholders, co-workers, and managers.
Expertise in indoor air quality, exposure assessment, environmental
engineering, environmental science, chemistry, health science or a
related field also is essential. An advanced degree is strongly
preferred. Candidates should be able to complete high quality work on
time and manage multiple priorities. Experience conducting literature
reviews and research studies is desirable. Knowledge of Word, Excel, and
PowerPoint is essential; knowledge of Access and/or SAS (statistical
analysis program) is highly desirable.

Contact Information

The Human Resources Contact is available to answer questions regarding
the position or application process.

·Department Website: <>

·Human Resources Contact:
Christine Seghers
(916) 323-4957 <>

·Please direct requests for Reasonable Accommodations to the interview
scheduler at the time the interview is being scheduled. You may direct
any additional questions regarding Reasonable Accommodations or Equal
Employment Opportunity for this position(s) to the Department's EEO Office.

EEO Contact:
Beverly Bueno
(916) 323-7053 <>

·California Relay Service: 1-800-735-2929 (TTY), 1-800-735-2922 (Voice)
TTY is a Telecommunications Device for the Deaf, and is reachable only
from phones equipped with a TTY Device

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