Deputy Air Pollution Control Officer
Under general direction, oversees, directs, implements and develops policies and procedures related to the County’s permit evaluation and enforcement programs; plans, develops, and administers a wide variety of plans and programs focused on improving and monitoring air quality in Tuolumne County; researches and prepares technical responses for regulatory agencies regarding laws, guidelines and engineering decisions affecting the County; may coordinate or manage individual air quality improvement projects; serves as the Air Pollution Control Officer (APCO) on a relief or an assigned basis; and performs related work as required.
SUPERVISION RECEIVED AND EXERCISED
Receives general direction from the APCO. Exercises general supervision over professional, technical, and clerical staff.
The Deputy APCO is a single-position classification responsible for providing technical and administrative air pollution control assistance and enforcing all local, state and federal air pollution laws through compliance inspections and complaint investigations. The work provides for a wide variety of independent decision-making within legal or general policy and regulatory guidelines. An incumbent assists the APCO in the overall operation of the Air Pollution Control District (APCD) and supervises lower-level staff.
Education and Experience:
Any combination of training and experience that would provide the required knowledge, skills, and abilities is qualifying. A typical way to obtain the required qualifications would be
Equivalent to graduation from a four-year college or university with major coursework in an appropriate engineering, environmental science, biological or physical science or a field related to the work and three (3) years of experience managing an engineering, monitoring, or enforcement program in air quality management. Possession of an advanced degree in a related field is desirable.
Licenses and Certifications:
Must possess a California driver's license and have a satisfactory driving record.
Must possess a valid Visible Emissions Evaluation certificate.