[ES_JOBS_NET] Air Pollution Specialist, California Air Resources Board
Marianne.Ceballos at arb.ca.gov
Tue Sep 16 10:29:52 MDT 2014
Title: AIR POLLUTION SPECIALIST
Salary: $4,204.00 - $8,136.00
Multiple Positions May Be Available.
The Emission and Exposure Research Section (EERS) has an opening for a highly trained, knowledgeable, and motivated researcher to lead the Air Resources Board's (ARB) research on greenhouse gas (GHG) emission from regional sources throughout the state. The Section is responsible for the design and implementation of critical in-house research studies and management of extramural research contracts focused on GHG emission sources using a groundbreaking GHG Research Monitoring Network and other field studies. The Section also conducts real-world emission and exposure research for criteria pollutants and toxic air contaminants using state-of-the-art mobile measurement platforms.
The selected candidate will be ideally positioned to advise the Agency on GHG research and program planning efforts, and provide scientific recommendations for GHG policy development and implementation. The candidate should have a big-picture understanding of GHG emission sources and mitigation potential from different economic sectors, and will be expected to design, conduct, and participate in field studies to improve our understanding of various GHG sources and emissions and analyze the data collected by the GHG Research Monitoring Network and the Mobile Measurement Platform program. Other desirable qualities include experience with inverse modeling, source apportionment, long-term trend analysis of air pollution data, and experience with advanced statistical and numerical analyses to handle large and complex datasets. Staff will also be expected to manage extramural research projects, publish research findings, and build strategic research partnerships with national and international stakeholders.
The most competitive candidate will have an advanced degree in engineering or other scientific disciplines, and detailed knowledge of air pollution and climate change science, emission behavior of air pollution sources, and a broad understanding of ARB programs. The candidate should have the ability to analyze technical data, develop solutions and present technical information in a clear, concise, and logically organized manner. Expertise in statistical analysis and database applications skills for managing and analyzing large-scale datasets is highly desirable. Critical thinking skills, excellent written and verbal communication skills, and the ability to set and meet deadlines are essential for this job. The candidate must be a team player with a positive attitude, dedication, and a desire to make original and sustained contributions to ARB.
WHO MAY APPLY:
All applications will be screened and only the most qualified candidates will be interviewed. Air Resources Engineers and other qualified candidates in related classifications are encouraged to apply. This vacancy may be subject to SROA/Surplus provisions. Surplus applicants must attach a copy of their surplus letter with a completed standard State application (STD 678). On page one of your State application, under Job Title for which you are applying, please include the Working Title and Position Number listed, and you must clearly indicate the basis of your eligibility: list appointment, transfer, SROA, surplus, re-employment, or reinstatement.
If interested, please submit a hard copy completed standard State application (STD 678), copies of your degree(s) and any other relevant documents (e.g. cover letter, unofficial transcript, resume, etc.) to the attention of Marianne Ceballos at the address below. Please reference position number 673-361-3887-005 on your application. E-MAILED APPLICATIONS WILL NOT BE ACCEPTED.
Air Pollution Specialist
673 - 361 - 3887 - 005
Will also consider hiring a(n)
AIR RESOURCES ENGINEER $4,608.00 - $8,630.00
Final Filing Date:
PO Box 2815
Sacramento, CA 95812
Marianne.Ceballos at arb.ca.gov<mailto:Marianne.Ceballos at arb.ca.gov>
To view this posting online please visit - http://jobs.spb.ca.gov/wvpos/more_info.cfm?recno=571495
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