Job Posting: Air Pollution Specialist

State Air Resources Board

JC-188117
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Air Pollution Specialist
AIR POLLUTION SPECIALIST

$5,054.00 - $9,781.00 per Month

Final Filing Date: 1/21/2020

Job Description and Duties

The mission of the California Air Resources Board (CARB) is to promote and protect public health, welfare and ecological resources through the effective and efficient reduction of air pollutants while recognizing and considering the effects of the economy and the State. The Environmental Justice section is responsible for the development and implementation of CARBs EJ program and policy efforts, agency wide. This includes planning, implementation and coordination of Statewide activities and guidance to CARB internal programs, and working with CARB divisions, the Executive Office, the Chairman’s Office, the Board, Agency, the Governor’s Office and Legislature. The EJ section has the responsibility for providing program policy direction and support, as well as ensuing accessibility for all stakeholders, with a focus on environmental justice and disadvantaged communities, to CARBs decision making processes, and providing accountability to California residents and government officials, and transparency to all.

The Air Pollution Specialist will assist the Executive Office, in particular, the Assistant Executive Officer for Environmental Justice, with establishing and implementing a broad, well-integrated environmental justice vision into CARB’s policies and programs. The overall scope of the position will include serving as a liaison to CARB divisions, coordinating community engagement throughout CARB, and assisting divisions in developing and implementing internal environmental justice policies and programs.

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

Working Conditions

SACRAMENTO LOCATION: CARB offices are located in the beautiful CalEPA building in downtown Sacramento.

  • Position is located in a high-rise building, requires being in a stationary position consistent with office work for extended periods.
  • You will work in a standard office environment (for example: artificial lighting, controlled temperature, etc.
  • You will use daily a personal computer, office equipment, and/or telephone.
  • Travel is required.

    Minimum Requirements

    You will find the Minimum Requirements in the Class Specification.

    Position Details

    Job Code #:
    JC-188117
    Position #(s):
    673-110-3887-935
    673-110-3887-006
    Working Title:
    Air Pollution Specialist
    Classification:
    AIR POLLUTION SPECIALIST
    $5,054.00 - $9,781.00
    # of Positions:
    2
    Work Location:
    Sacramento County
    Job Type:
    Permanent, Full Time
    Facility:
    Liz Solari

    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 innovative approaches that have set the standard for effective air and climate programs for the nation, and the world.

    CARB values diversity at all levels of the organization and is committed to fostering an environment in which employees from a variety of backgrounds, cultures, and personal experiences are welcomed and can thrive.  CARB believes the diversity of our employees collectively make up one of the world’s most respected environmental organizations.  Join CARB and help us improve the lives of all Californians.

    Department Website: http://www.arb.ca.gov

    Special Requirements

    This is a Permanent Fulltime position.  In order to be considered for this position, you must indicate "Permanent Fulltime" and "Sacramento County" in your Employment Preferences in your CalCareer Account.

    If education is being used to meet the Minimum Qualifications, you must submit a copy of your unofficial transcripts and/or degree in order to be considered for this position.
     

    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: 1/21/2020

    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: Gena Harmonson
    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:

    Gena Harmonson
    1001 I Street, 20th Floor
    Sacramento, CA 95814
    Drop off on First Floor and hours don't apply to weekends or state holidays.
    07:30 AM - 05:00 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.
    • Resume is required and must be included.
    • Degree and/or School Transcripts
    • Statement of Qualifications - Statement of Qualifications (SQ) is required and must be included.

      Please have your first and last name, the job control number, and limit to one (1) page.  Please answer the questions:
      1) Describe your vision for CARB's Environmental Justice Unit including what the unit should aim to accomplish over the next five years.
      2) In describing your vision for the unit, please indicate what the unit should prioritize to accomplish over the next year.
    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:

    • Ability to work independently as well as with a team

    • Possesses strong communication skills

    • Has an understanding of environmental justice

    • Has the ability to work collaboratively with various communities

    Benefits

    The Benefits of working at CARB in the CalEPA building:

    • Exercise/Wellness Classes during Lunch Hour
    • Onsite Gym and Exercise Equipment
    • Onsite Locker and Shower Facilities
    • Onsite Daycare Facility
    • Onsite Cafeteria
    • Indoor Bicycle Lockers
    • Nearby Public Transportation
    • Nearby Third Party Parking Facility

     

    The Benefits of working for the State of California click on the hyperlink:

    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:
    Gena Harmonson
    (916) 324-3294
    Gena.Harmonson@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.

    HARDCOPY APPLICATION SUBMISSION

    CARB highly recommends electronic application submission for all their JC (Job Control) postings.  For those applicants who are unable to submit an electronic application, they may be submitted in paper format but must contain the following information on the first page of the application in order to be processed and included in the applicant pool:

    • The JC number listed on the job posting,

    • The classification title,

    • Current CalCareer I.D. number (from your CalCareer account under the "CalCareer Account" tab)

    NOTE:
     Applicant’s must not include Social Security Numbers, LEAP status information or paperwork, Equal Employment Opportunity information, exam result notices or scores, or medical or criminal history information on any document within their application package.

    Drop off hardcopy applications on the 1st Floor, Monday through Friday, 7:30 AM to 5:00PM and the hours don't apply to weekends or state holidays.

    Please do not submit a second application by paper if you submitted an electronic application.

    Failure to follow the application instructions may result in your application not being considered for hire.

    Additional Hiring Information

    If you are new to State service, you can follow the link below to view the necessary steps to apply and be eligible for a State position:
    https://www.calcareers.ca.gov/CalHRPublic/Landing/NewToStateservice.aspx

    For reference, Minimum Qualifications for the classification can be found at the following link: https://www.calhr.ca.gov/state-hr-professionals/Pages/job-descriptions.aspx

    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