Employment Opportunities

10/13/17 The South Coast Air Quality Management District in Diamond Bar, CA is hoping to fill two full-time temporary TDM-related positions.

 

South Coast Air Quality Management District

Planning, Rules and Area Sources (PRDAS) Division

Job Title: Temporary Air Quality Specialist – Transportation Programs

Program Supervisor: Kathryn Higgins

 

WHO WE ARE

SCAQMD is the air quality management agency for four local counties, responsible for regulating businesses so they don’t pollute the air. “We clean the air we breathe.” This regional governmental agency requires a temporary worker to provide technical and administrative assistance with the various governmental transportation and emission-reduction programs.

OVERVIEW OF ASSIGNMENT AB 2766 Subvention Fund Program Assistance

  • Under direct supervision, this individual will provide program support services, including the preparation of notices, resources and outreach material.
  • Provide guidance to program fund recipients.
  • Assist in conducting training classes for local government representatives.
  • Perform a variety of administrative tasks, including managing class registrations and instruction materials.
  • Provide assistance to local government representatives in preparation of annual reports.
  • Review annual reports submitted and provide follow up assistance to ensure local government compliance with program guidelines.
  • Execute transportation-related work tasks for program collaboration with agency stakeholders, local governments, transportation agencies, and the general public.
  • Conduct data & emission analysis, emission quantification, and assist in data merging processes.
  • Contribute to development of the FY 2016-17 AB 2766 Staff Report.
  • Develop program presentations for stakeholder briefings. Transportation Programs Assistance

Provide support for various transportation programs and execute related tasks as required.

REQUIRED QUALIFICATIONS

KNOWLEDGE OF:

  • PC software, including database and spreadsheet applications
  • Basic office and business practices
  • Report writing methodology and techniques
  • Principles of mathematics and statistics

SKILL OR ABILITY TO:

  • Use general PC software applications, including Adobe Acrobat and Microsoft Office programs
  • Prepare accurate and detailed reports and recommendations
  • Accurately
  • perform arithmetic calculations
  • Learn and apply basic principles and practices of environmental, transportation, and urban planning
  • Read, understand, and follow verbal and written directions
  • Multi-task in a fast-paced office
  • Communicate effectively in English, both orally and in writing
  • Deal tactfully and diplomatically with staff and the public

 

EXPERIENCE: The most competitive candidates will have experience working with:

DESIRED QUALIFICATIONS

Governmental agencies and specifically with vehicle trip-reduction and/or emission-reduction programs, or other air quality/transportation issues

  • Principles and practices of environmental, transportation, and air quality management related to transportation and mobile sources issues   Duration of Assignment: Approximately 6 months Work Schedule: Four 10-hour days, Tuesday – Friday, 7:00 a.m. to 5:30 p.m.  Assembly Bill 2766 (AB 2766) was signed into law authorizing a portion of motor vehicle registration fees to be used for the reduction of air pollution from motor vehicles. These emission reductions assist in implementation of the California Clean Air Act of 1988. SCAQMD subvenes a prorated share of the funds to South Coast cities and counties who report annually to the District on their use of the fees and the results of programs funded by the fees. The reporting by local governments follows program guidelines and criteria established by the California Air Resources Board.

 

ADDITIONAL BACKGROUND INFO ON ASSIGNMENT

  • Work Location: Diamond Bar, at the junction of the 57 and 60 freeways — parking is free
  • Salary Range: $25-$27 per hour, depending on qualifications
  • DURATION OF ASSIGNMENT/SALARY RANGE
  • EDUCATION: The most competitive candidates will have completed 34 semester (51 quarter) units from an accredited college or university in public or business administration, accounting, transportation or urban planning, the natural sciences, or a related field, OR possession of an AA degree with emphasis in one of the above fields. You must submit college transcripts along with your resume, to document possession of your college coursework.

Staff assists local governments with project selection, emission reduction calculations, conducts training sessions & briefings, and provides general program guidance. Work assignments support local jurisdiction selection of eligible, quantifiable, cost-effective projects that result in direct mobile source emission reductions.

The SCAQMD requires a temporary worker to assist in the above and related program activities. Transportation planning experience is desirable.

Contact Kathryn Higgins, Program Supervisor, at (909) 396-3309 or via email at khiggins@aqmd.gov, for more information.

 

TRANSPORTATION PLAN REVIEWER

This regional governmental agency requires a temporary worker to assist with the evaluation of trip-reduction and emission-reduction programs.

OVERVIEW OF ASSIGNMENT

Under direct supervision, this individual will provide technical support services, including the review and evaluation of compliance plans submitted by employers subject to this agency’s on-road motor vehicle mitigation Rule 2202, as well as providing assistance to employers and local governments subject to the rule. This temporary worker will be assigned a specific caseload of compliance plans to review and evaluate. The completion of this task is time sensitive. The temporary worker will have a designated timeframe for the accurate evaluation of these program submittals, and will need to become acquainted with the agency’s computer software and hardware.

REQUIRED QUALIFICATIONS

KNOWLEDGE OF:

  • PC software, including database and spreadsheet applications
  • Basic office and business practices
  • Report writing methodology and techniques
  • Principles of mathematics and statistics

SKILL OR ABILITY TO:

  • Use general PC software applications, including Adobe Acrobat and Microsoft Office programs
  • Prepare accurate and detailed reports and recommendations
  • Accurately perform arithmetic calculations
  • Learn and apply basic principles and practices of environmental, transportation, and urban planning
  • Read, understand, and follow verbal and written directions
  • Multi-task in a fast-paced office
  • Communicate effectively in English, both orally and in writing
  • Deal tactfully and diplomatically with staff and the public

DESIRED QUALIFICATIONS

EXPERIENCE: The most competitive candidates will have experience working with:

  • Governmental agencies and specifically with vehicle trip-reduction and/or emission-reduction programs, or other air quality/transportation issues
  • Principles and practices of environmental, transportation, and air quality management related to transportation and mobile sources issues

EDUCATION: The most competitive candidates will have completed 34 semester (51 quarter) units from an accredited college or university in public or business administration, accounting, transportation or urban planning, the natural sciences, or a related field, OR possession of an AA degree with emphasis in one of the above fields. You must submit college transcripts along with your resume, to document possession of your college coursework.

Contact Jeff Inabinet, jinabinet@aqmd.gov, for more information.