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Assistant/Air Quality Specialist-Rule Development

Diamond Bar CA


South Coast Air Quality Management District (South Coast AQMD) is one of the largest and most technologically sophisticated environmental regulatory agencies in the nation.  We serve a four-county region that includes all of Orange County and the urban portions of Los Angeles, Riverside, and San Bernardino counties, home to more than 17 million people.  South Coast AQMD's headquarters is located in Diamond Bar, 30 miles east of downtown Los Angeles, at the junction of the 57 and 60 freeways.  With a highly diverse "Clean Air Team" of over 750 employees, an annual budget of $170.9 million, and a state-of-the art air quality laboratory, our mission is to ensure clean air and a healthful environment.



We are recruiting for Assistant Air Quality Specialists and/or Air Quality Specialists to fill multiple vacancies in various units within our Planning, Rule Development, and Area Sources (PRDAS) division at the South Coast AQMD, as listed below.  From this recruitment process, we expect to establish an eligible list from which current and future vacancies requiring a similar background may be filled, during the 6-12 month life of the list.


Rule Development

Responsible for developing proposals for new and amended rules that regulate criteria pollutant and toxic air contaminant emissions, and administrative rules.


AB2588 Toxics Hot Spots

Responsible for the preparation and review of air toxics inventory reports, health risk assessments including air dispersion modeling, and risk reduction plans for industrial facilities.


Annual Emissions Reporting

Responsible for developing emission inventories for both point and area sources through the AER Program for both criteria and toxic pollutants and conducting audits of annual emission reports submitted by industries through the AER program.

To see more details about the positiona, go to: http://www.aqmd.gov/careers.  Application deadline: 7/31/19.

Posted July 8, 2019

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