Sacramento Metropolitan Air Quality Management District

777 12th Street, 3rd Floor
Sacramento , CA
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Program Manager

Sacramento Metropolitan Air Quality Management District
Sacramento, CA Full time
Posted on November 15, 2017

The Sacramento Metropolitan Air Quality Management District

is seeking an experienced


$8,798.82 - $11,790.89 Monthly

FFD: 12/6/17 at 4:00 PM


 An Equal Opportunity Employer

The Program Coordination Division (PCD) is responsible for rule development, air monitoring, emission reduction credits, emissions inventory and air quality planning for the Sacramento Metropolitan Air Quality Management District. While efforts of management and staff can touch upon all of these areas, the Program Manager will primarily be tasked with directing the efforts of two Program Supervisors and their respective programs – Air Monitoring and the Planning/Data Analysis programs. These programs are responsible for the maintenance of monitoring equipment; collection, quality control and assurance, and analysis and modeling of air quality data; and air quality planning including State Implementation Plans (SIP). Major tasks being overseen in the next few years include replacing aging air monitoring stations and PAMs re-engineering, the 5 year technical system audit, community monitoring and work on the 2015 ozone SIP. The ideal candidate will have knowledge and experience in these program areas, experience in managing staff, fiscal management, and be prepared to represent the Division and District as called upon. 

Under general direction, supervises, oversees, and manages the activities and personnel of a section within a division; provides technical assistance to the division manager; and performs other related duties as required.



The duties listed below are examples of the work typically performed by employees in this class. An employee may not be assigned all duties listed and may be assigned duties which are not listed below. 

1. Plans, supervises, and participates in the development, implementation and evaluation of multiple program activities, strategies, goals and objectives of a District work section. Programs supervised may include emission reduction credit, emission inventory; technical services including air monitoring, stationary source permitting, toxic hot spots, Title V federal operating permits; Title III federal toxics; stationary source field operations and asbestos. 
2. Hires, trains, supervises, and evaluates assigned staff; oversees assignment of duties. 
3. Coordinates section's technical activities to ensure consistency with state, federal and local requirements, and with other programs. 
4. Plans, recommends and implements policies and procedures related to section's programs and activities; develops new procedures and practices to increase operational efficiency such as expedited permitting and application in-take. 
5. Represents the District in hearings, in court proceedings, to the media, and before other public and private groups; responds to difficult inquiries and complaints. 
6. Prepares the annual section budget and monitors expenditures; develops, prepares, monitors, and administers grants, contracts, and sources of revenue. Directs acquisition of equipment and supplies for section; recommends and justifies expenditures. 
7. Develops and prepares a variety of position papers, articles, reports, memos, correspondence and other documents. 
8. Participates as a member of, or technical advisor to, various public and private committees, boards, industries and organizations concerned with air quality management.


Education and Experience: 

Completion of a Bachelor's degree from an accredited college or university in a related engineering specialty, and environmental science, industrial technology or a field related to the work of the section and five years of full-time experience in a major air quality program including at least one year of supervisory experience. 

Knowledge of (as it relates to the specific position): 

Principles and practices of personnel management and supervision; practices of fiscal management and budget administration; current federal, state, and local air quality laws, rules and regulations; relationship of federal and state air quality management programs to local government programs; principles and methods of engineering; principles, methods, practices, and equipment used to determine, analyze, evaluate, and control sources of air contaminants; recent developments and sources of information on air quality engineering and monitoring; principles and methods of industrial processes related to air quality management; principles, methods, practices and equipment used to determine, analyze, evaluate, and control sources of air pollution; principles and techniques of enforcement and rule development practices related to air quality management. 

Ability to: 

Plan, organize, and evaluate air quality services, programs and operations; develop, implement and monitor policies, procedures and standards for the section; select, train, supervise and evaluate professional and technical staff; coordinate section functions with industry, government, the media, and the public; develop, coordinate and enforce District rules, regulations, plans, policies, and strategies; analyze and make recommendations on difficult air quality management problems; establish and maintain working relationships with federal and state agency representatives, and staff; administer program budgets, contracts, and grants; represent the District before various groups; understand, interpret, apply, and enforce federal, state, and local laws, rules, and regulations pertinent to air quality management; analyze and evaluate complex engineering, scientific and technical data; prepare, review and present complex and comprehensive reports and recommendations orally and in writing to specialists and non-specialists.


Physical Demands 

This is primarily a desk job. The job requires occasional travel by car. Physical demands include occasional lifting up to 25 pounds, walking, some bending, stooping, and squatting. 

Working Conditions 

Generally clean work environment with limited exposure to conditions such as dust, fumes, odors, or noise. Computer terminal used on a daily basis. Travel throughout the District is required.