Job Posting: Community Air Protection Incentives Staff Specialist

State Air Resources Board

JC-140877
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Community Air Protection Incentives Staff Specialist
STAFF AIR POLLUTION SPECIALIST

$8,639.00 - $10,815.00

Final Filing Date: 1/23/2019

Job Description and Duties

The Incentives Development Section is looking for a Staff Air Pollution Specialist to play a significant role in the development and implementation of funding to support the AB 617 Community Air Protection Program. This will involve coordinating with the public and governmental entities, and assisting in the development of mobile source regulations and incentives.  Broadly, this position will be that critical connection between outreach to the community groups and the development of robust technical guidelines.  Specifically, the SAPS will support this effort by developing policies, planning and messaging, coordinating and leading the Branch’s efforts with regards to working with community groups, and coordinating with other groups both inside and outside of CARB that are working on aspects of the Community Air Protection Program.  Some travel and participation at community meetings will be required.

You will find additional information about the job in the Duty Statement.

Minimum Requirements

You will find the Minimum Requirements in the Class Specification.

Position Details

Job Code #:
JC-140877
Position #(s):
673-610-3875-007
Working Title:
Community Air Protection Incentives Staff Specialist
Classification:
STAFF AIR POLLUTION SPECIALIST
$8,639.00 - $10,815.00
# of Positions:
1
Work Location:
Sacramento County
Job Type:
Permanent, Full Time

Department Information

The California Air Resources Board (CARB) is charged with protecting the public from the harmful effects of air pollution and developing programs and actions to fight climate change. From requirements for clean cars and fuels to adopting innovative solutions to reduce greenhouse gas emissions, California has pioneered a range of effective approaches that have set the standard for effective air and climate programs for the nation, and the world.
Department Website: http://www.arb.ca.gov

Special Requirements

Please reference position number 673-610-3875-XXX on your application and include any other relevant documents (e.g., unofficial transcript, copy of degrees, resume, etc.) to the attention of Lisa Nguyen at the address indicated below.  IN ADDITION, APPLICATIONS WITH "SEE RESUME" WILL NOT BE CONSIDERED.

Application Instructions

Completed applications and all required documents must be received or postmarked by the Final Filing Date in order to be considered. Dates printed on Mobile Bar Codes, such as the Quick Response (QR) Codes available at the USPS, are not considered Postmark dates for the purpose of determining timely filing of an application.

Final Filing Date: 1/23/2019

Who May Apply

Individuals who are currently in the classification, eligible for lateral transfer, eligible for reinstatement, have list eligibility, are in the process of obtaining list eligibility, or have SROA and/or Surplus eligibility (please attach your letter, if available). SROA and Surplus candidates are given priority; therefore, individuals with other eligibility may be considered in the event no SROA or Surplus candidates apply.

Applications will be screened and only the most qualified applicants will be selected to move forward in the selection process.

Applicants must meet the Minimum Qualifications stated in the Classification Specification(s).

How To Apply

Complete Application Packages (including your Examination/Employment Application (STD 678) and applicable or required documents) must be submitted to apply for this Job Posting. Application Packages may be submitted electronically through your CalCareer Account at www.CalCareers.ca.gov. When submitting your application in hard copy, a completed copy of the Application Package listing must be included. If you choose to not apply electronically, a hard copy application package may be submitted through an alternative method listed below:

Address for Mailing Application Packages

You may submit your application and any applicable or required documents to:

State Air Resources Board
Attn: Elizabeth Vargas
1001 I Street, 20th Floor
Sacramento, CA 95814

Address for Drop-Off Application Packages

You may drop off your application and any applicable or required documents at:

Elizabeth Vargas
1001 I Street, 20th Floor
Sacramento, CA 95814
08:30 AM - 04:00 PM

Required Application Package Documents

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

  • Current version of the State Examination/Employment Application STD Form 678 (when not applying electronically), or the Electronic State Employment Application through your Applicant Account at www.CalCareers.ca.gov. 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.
  • Other -

    Cover Letter: Please include a one-page letter that highlights your experience and include a sample of a presentation that you worked on (PDF or hardcopy slides only).

  • Statement of Qualifications - All interested applicants must submit a Statement of Qualifications (SOQ) with their application.  The SOQ should include information on how the candidate's education, training, experience, and skills demonstrate the candidate's ability to perform the job duties listed in this bulletin.  The SOQ serves as a documentation of each candidate's ability to present information clearly and concisely in writing and should be no longer than two (2) pages in length, double-spaced, 12pt. Arial font. 
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 organizational, communication and interpersonal skills, the ability to critically evaluate data, knowledge of CARB programs and policies.  Experience working with the public and community-based organizations is essential, as is the ability to effectively interact with all levels of staff across CARB.   The candidates should be comfortable working in and promoting a dynamic team environment.  Also desirable is knowledge of pollution reduction incentive programs and their role in meeting environmental justice and transportation policy objectives.

Contact Information

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

Department Website: http://www.arb.ca.gov
Human Resources Contact:
Elizabeth Vargas
(916) 440-8273
Elizabeth.vargas@arb.ca.gov

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
EEOP@arb.ca.gov
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.

Additional Information on Who May Apply

For this vacancy, CARB will not consider Training and Development assignments.

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 orientation.

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.

Application Methods:
Electronic (Using your CalCareer Account)
By Mail
Drop-off