Mendocino County Air Quality Management District
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Job Description
Air Pollution Control Officer/Deputy Air Pollution Control Officer
Mendocino County Air Quality Management District
Ukiah, California
Annual Salary:
$115,731- $140,691 DOE/DOQ
Deputy Officer: $92,706 - $112,694 DOE/DOQ

See the full recruitment brochure here Do you believe the health and safety of a community starts with the very air that we breathe? Are you committed to a sustainable future for us all? If so, you’ll be excited to hear that the Mendocino County Air Quality Management District (District) is seeking either an Air Pollution Control Officer OR a Deputy Air Pollution Control Officer to oversee/support the activities of this essential organization, including nine staff with an operational budget of approximately $1.3 million and over $1 million in grant programs. Both levels will support the District’s mission to safeguard our air by adopting policies and procedures that meet current laws and regulations and championing initiatives, such as finding grant funding to assist the local community with California’s upcoming electric vehicle transition. The ideal candidate will have strong engineering/science and mathematical skills, often reviewing and/or conducting complex emissions calculations. They will balance these technical skills with interpersonal skills, such as verbal public communication, relationship building, and collaboration. Both levels offer a highly rewarding opportunity to work closely with the public, outside agencies, and state and federal legislators and officers to implement measures that will reduce air pollution and enhance the well-being of everyone. If you are eager to lead an essential District that supports the community with the unique environmental challenges of California, apply today!
  THE IDEAL CANDIDATE For both the Officer and Deputy Officer levels, the ideal candidate will have a good understanding of applicable health and safety codes, along with a working knowledge of California regulations pertaining to air pollution control. They will balance the necessary interpersonal skills for these roles with a high level of technical expertise, involving logical reasoning, science/engineering and math skills, and the ability to perform complex emissions calculations. The ideal candidate will be a strong communicator and comfortable as a public speaker, regularly presenting to the public, the Board, state and federal legislators, and public officials. They will possess solid people management skills, training and overseeing a team of solutions-focused professionals. Someone who is fiscally savvy, strategic, and will maximize the effectiveness of the District’s mission is ideal for these important roles.