The District is currently conducting a recruitment for Program Managerto fill a vacancy in the Air Quality Science Department. Under direction from the Director of Air Quality Science, the Program Manager manages the workload and resources of the teams conducting air quality analysis and forecasting, air quality modeling, and leading the District’s air quality research efforts. The Program Manager will also work closely with the department’s Air Monitoring Program and work in close collaboration with the Air Quality Planning team. The District is committed to establishing and maintaining a workforce that provides 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 create 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 Program Manager will play a lead role in promoting and continuing to develop the STAR work culture throughout the District. The incumbent is responsible for accomplishing established District and departmental goals and objectives, for providing expert professional assistance to executive staff, and for managing the work of professional, technical and support staff members. Program Manager is an unclassified position in which the incumbent serves at the pleasure of the Executive Director/APCO. The position is located in the Fresno Office. The ideal candidate will have a unique combination of technical and management skills, including: proven leadership and team-building ability, comprehensive knowledge of air quality planning principles; skill in coaching and mentoring staff; ability to develop goals and objectives for the division; a customer service philosophy which ensures excellent assistance to the public and the regulated community; well-developed organizational skills; strong computer skills; attention to detail; will establish and maintain effective working relationships with those contacted in the course of work; and the ability to exercise independent judgment.
A Bachelor’s Degree from a four year college or university with major coursework in mathematics, physics, chemistry, engineering, environmental science, or a closely related field AND four (4) years of professional level air quality experience in the area of enforcement, planning, engineering, or technical services, two years of which must be at the lead level or above. Experience providing professional support in an air quality or related setting may be substituted for the education on a year for year basis to a maximum of two years provided the completed education includes coursework in environmental science or closely related field.
Must possess a valid California Driver License and meet the automobile insurability requirements of the District. Must be able to attend work on a daily basis as scheduled in addition, must be able to attend meetings outside of regular working hours.
Interested individuals must submit a completed official SJVAPCD application and supplemental application by 5:30 p.m. on Friday, July 22, 2022. Applications must be submitted on our website at www.valleyair.org. Resumes are not accepted in lieu of an official application.
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.