The Ventura County Air Pollution Control District was formed by the Ventura County Board of Supervisors in 1968, in response to the County's first air pollution study and is classified as a Special District separate and independent from the County of Ventura's agencies.
The District's structure, operating procedures, and authority are established under Division 26 of the California Health and Safety Code providing a full range of air pollution control activities, including permitting, facility inspection, air quality attainment planning, rulemaking, air quality monitoring, and incentive programs. The District shares responsibility with the California Air Resources Board for ensuring that all state and federal air quality standards are achieved and maintained within Ventura County. The District is divided into divisions: Fiscal and Administrative Services, Compliance, Engineering, Rule Development & Incentive Programs, Information Services, Monitoring, Planning and Evaluation.
The APCD Air Quality Technician (AQ Tech) under immediate (I) to general (II) supervision, performs work related to rules, regulations, instruments, principles, practices, and programs in the Ventura County Air Pollution Control District.
The AQ Tech may be assigned to the Engineering Division or the Compliance Division in the Air Pollution Control District. Duties include entering data into computer databases, preparing permit renewal invoices, providing information to the public, taking information from the public on air pollution complaints, taking information from the regulated community concerning breakdowns of equipment, routine filing, and related duties.
The ideal candidate will have some knowledge of the principles, practices, and techniques of air pollution control and federal and state air pollution laws, and local rules and regulations relative to air pollution control.
APCD Air Quality Technician I: $20.79 - $29.03 Hourly
APCD Air Quality Technician II: $22.27 - $31.11 Hourly
Some positions may be eligible for educational incentive of 2.5%, 3.5%, or 5% based on completion of an Associate's, Bachelor's, or Master's degree that is not required for the classification.
Incumbents may also be eligible for bilingual incentive depending upon operational needs and certification skills.
APCD Air Quality Technician I/II are represented by Service Employees International Union (SEIU) and is eligible for overtime compensation.
Job Type: Full-Time
Location: Ventura, California
Agency: Air Pollution Control District