South Coast Air Quality Management District

2 job(s) at South Coast Air Quality Management District

South Coast Air Quality Management District Diamond Bar, CA, United States
Sep 30, 2016
Full time
South Coast Air Quality Management District (SCAQMD),headquartered in Diamond Bar, CA, 30 miles east of downtownLos Angeles, is one of the largest and most technologically sophisticated governmental, regulatory agencies in the nation.  The work we do affects the quality of life of over 17 million people living in four Southern California counties. We have seven current (and more anticipated) vacancies for AIR QUALITY INSPECTORS. Our Air Quality Inspectors regularly report to assigned field locations within our region where they inspect facilities and operations to determine compliance with SCAQMD rules and regulations, federal law and State statutes. Industry types that are inspected for compliance include large power plants and refineries, all sizes of industrial and manufacturing operations, retail gasoline service stations, landfills and waste site excavations, and demolition and land clearing for construction of homes or buildings.  SCAQMD inspectors also respond to public complaints to resolve concerns about air quality.  SCAQMD is sensitive to the impact of our actions on the communities and businesses within our jurisdiction and is fully committed to providing excellence in service and fair consideration to all. Inspectors will report to headquarters weekly, but perform field work daily in an assigned area, such as West LA, Los Angeles, San Fernando Valley, Inland Empire, Riverside County, San Bernardino County & Orange County. The most successful candidates will be diplomatic, professional, and able to establish good rapport and credibility with the public. They must also communicate technical and enforcement information clearly, sometimes under difficult and challenging circumstances.  Those who possess the most competitive combination of education and experience will have an edge in contending for these positions.  Finally, because we must earn and maintain the public’s trust, strong personal and work ethics are a must!  SCAQMD is an organization you can be proud to work for, with a mission that makes a difference in the quality of life in Southern California. ----------------------------------------------------------------------------------An online application and supplemental questionnaire are requiredSee our Employment Opportunities page athttp://www.aqmd.gov/careers---------------------------------------------------------------------------------- SALARY/BENEFITS:  $4,221.60 - $5,228.95 per month, an excellent cafeteria benefits package, defined benefit retirement program, and a 4/10 work schedule!  Our beautiful government center houses our 700+ employees, a large public conference center, cafeteria, and fitness and childcare center.  DESIRABLE QUALIFICATIONS:  A degree from an accredited U.S. college or university in engineering, chemistry, mathematics, physics, environmental or physical science, or a related field.  MINIMUM QUALIFICATIONS:  Completion of at least 34 semester (51 quarter) units of core courses from an accredited college or university required for major in engineering, chemistry, mathematics, physics or a related field, OR one year of experience as an Air Quality Inspector. APPLICATION DEADLINE:  5:00 p.m. on Wednesday, October 19, 2016 
South Coast Air Quality Management District Diamond Bar, CA, United States
Sep 26, 2016
Full time
South Coast Air Quality Management District (SCAQMD), located in Diamond Bar, is seeking an exceptional and motivated accounting and finance professional to manage our Finance unit.  The work we do is critical to the health and well-being of over 17 million people living in four Southern California counties, and our finance team plays an important role in the success of our mission. This executive management position reports to the Chief Administrative Officer  and, with three subordinate managers and a staff of 44, is responsible for the overall financial management of SCAQMD operations, including overseeing the preparation, implementation and monitoring of the comprehensive annual budget process; participating in establishing and monitoring agency goals and objectives; long-term financial planning and economic forecasting; overseeing audits; and planning, organizing, directing and evaluating the work of the Finance Division.  This position requires someone who is a highly motivated, results-oriented leader with the proven ability to: establish and maintain cooperative working relationships with both internal and external stakeholders; demonstrate discretion, diplomacy and integrity; function effectively under pressure; analyze and anticipate business needs, think proactively and develop workable alternatives; and communicate effectively both orally and in writing. The most competitively qualified candidates will possess at least five years' directly related, progressively responsible, management experience and demonstrated successful performance in managing complex public agency finance programs.  The best candidates will also possess strong leadership and problem-solving skills, decision-making abilities, diplomacy and tact, and exceptional analytical and writing ability. Work history must clearly reflect broad knowledge and in-depth experience in comprehensive fiscal administration, including agency-wide strategic planning, budgeting, forecasting, auditing, procurement/purchasing and related practices.  In addition, the most desirable candidates will possess:•             An advanced degree from an accredited college or university in accounting, finance, business administration or a closely related field.•             Current Certified Public Accountant (CPA) license or similar professional certification.•             Experience working in a government agency or performing government agency audits.•             Demonstrated experience and working knowledge of computer-based automated accounting, budget, payroll and cash management systems.•             Understanding of federal administrative and financial requirements related to grants.•             Proficiency with related computer applications and various tools for data analysis, research and report preparation.•             Demonstrated project management and supervisory experience.•             Exceptional writing, analytical and oral presentation skills.The salary annual salary $158,004, plus a generous benefits package, a defined benefit retirement plan, and 4/10 work schedule!  Please see our webpage: http://www.aqmd.gov/careers for all details.  Closing Date is October 14, 2016 at 5 pm.  EOE