We are excited you are considering the San Joaquin Valley Air Pollution Control District as a place for employment! Our agency is in the heart of the San Joaquin Valley and our mission is to improve the health and quality of life for all Valley residents through efficient, effective and entrepreneurial air quality management strategies. We pride our agency on not only high-quality technical work, but also exceptional customer service. Our customers include the public, the regulated community, other agencies, and fellow employees. The principles of our STAR (Service, Teamwork, Attitude and Respect) culture creates an atmosphere in which providing exceptional service, demonstrating effective teamwork, maintaining a positive attitude, and showing respect to others is a key part of every employee’s job.
The District is recruiting for an Air Quality Instrument Technician to fill the current vacancy located in the Fresno office. The eligible list established as a result of this recruitment may also be used to fill future vacancies. In addition to a competitive salary, the District offers excellent benefits, a generous leave policy, a flexible work schedule and more!
Air Quality Instrument Technicians install, operate and maintain air monitoring instruments, such as analyzers, samplers, recording instruments, and calibrators; assess the data recorded by their instruments to ensure completeness, validity, and compliance with regulatory guidelines; and coordinate the maintenance of their monitoring stations.
After two years of service, incumbents are eligible to promote to Air Quality Instrument Technician II. At the II level, incumbents are fully competent to perform the full range of duties related to calibrations and maintenance.
This position requires education equivalent to an A.S. degree with major coursework in electronics, chemistry, physics or mathematics AND one (1) year of experience installing, operating, maintaining, and repairing electronic instruments and equipment. Experience with maintenance and calibration of air quality analytical equipment and instruments is preferred.
Qualified applicants must possess knowledge of: principles and techniques of electronics; the installation, operation, calibration, repair, and maintenance of a variety of analytical instruments and equipment; record keeping principles; basic principles of physics and chemistry; AND skill in: applying applicable state and federal laws, rules, and regulations; working independently with minimal supervision; gathering, evaluating, tabulating, and recording data; observing safe work methods and practices; understanding and following oral and written directions; and establishing and maintaining effective working relationships with those contacted in the course of the work.
Qualified applicants must: possess a valid California Driver License and meet the automobile insurability requirements of the District; and must meet the District's medical standards for this classification.
Interested individuals must submit an SJVAPCD application by 5:30 p.m. on Tuesday, October 3, 2023. Applications must be submitted on our website at www.valleyair.org/employment.
All applications will be reviewed and those applicants who are among the most qualified for the position will be invited to participate in practical exam (informational) and an interview.
About San Joaquin Valley Air Pollution Control District
The San Joaquin Valley Air District is a public health agency whose mission is to improve the health and quality of life for all Valley residents through efficient, effective and entrepreneurial air quality management strategies. Our Core Values have been designed to ensure that our mission is accomplished through commonsense, feasible measures that are based on sound science.