Air Quality Director
Updated April 2021
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The safety of our team members, both current and future, is EHC’s highest priority. At this time, most of our team members are working remotely due to the current COVID-19 pandemic. Candidates who are selected for this position will be trained remotely and must be able to work from home in a designated work area. Once EHC determines it is safe for team members to return to the office (in alignment with CDC and San Diego County DHS requirements and recommendations), candidates may be required to work in our office.
Environmental Health Coalition (EHC) is a San Diego/Tijuana non-profit social and environmental justice organization dedicated to empowering people, organizing communities and achieving justice for low-income communities of color. We are an effective, results-oriented organization with a passion for social change. We have been making a difference in the lives of the individuals, families, and communities we work with for over 40 years.
The Air Quality Director (AQD) is a position for an experienced, professional policy advocate who thrives in a fast-paced environment working with community organizers and allied organizations to influence government policies to achieve environmental justice through air quality improvement. The AQD works to advance policies and projects that reduce air pollution and greenhouse gas emissions from transportation and stationary sources, focusing on heavy-duty freight and industrial sources. The AQD focuses on low-income communities of color where these sources are disproportionately located and works with community leaders to identify key issues and community-driven solutions. The AQD conducts policy advocacy to influence local governments and state regulatory and legislative bodies to reduce impacts in low-income communities of color in the San Diego region.
The AQD designs and implements advocacy campaigns to promote a policy agenda developed in conjunction with community residents. The AQD represents EHC with local, regional, and state regulatory bodies related to transportation justice, goods movement, air pollution, climate change, and public health. The AQD works with technical experts and consultants to develop expertise and analysis for policy positions.
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REQUIRED QUALIFICATIONS AND SKILLS:
PREFERRED QUALIFICATIONS AND SKILLS:
Salary Range: $67,400 – $78,100 per year; salary commensurate with experience.
Due to budgetary considerations, this salary range is fixed, and the starting salary would be dependent upon the level of alignment with the above required and preferred qualifications.
Benefits: EHC offers a competitive benefits package inclusive of:
Target Start Date: Position open until filled.
Applications: Submit cover letter and resume to the Environmental Health Coalition at firstname.lastname@example.org. The subject line should read Air Quality Director 2021, followed by your name. No phone calls, please.
EHC IS AN EQUAL OPPORTUNITY EMPLOYER
WE ENCOURAGE PEOPLE OF COLOR AND WOMEN TO APPLY
EHC provides equal employment opportunities to all employees and applicants for employment and prohibits discrimination and harassment of any type without regard to race, color, religion, age, sex, national origin, disability status, genetics, protected veteran status, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, or any other characteristic protected by federal, state or local laws. This policy applies to all terms and conditions of employment, including recruiting, hiring, placement, promotion, termination, layoff, recall, transfer, leaves of absence, compensation and training. To ensure equity in our recruitment efforts, qualified women and minority candidates are encouraged to apply.