FT job - SF - Bay Area Air Quality Management District - Principal Environmental Planner
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Principal Environmental Planner
Approx. $83,105 - $101,015 Annual Salary
Closing Date: September 18, 2006
The Bay Area Air Quality Management District is currently recruiting for the
position of Principal Environmental Planner in the Grant Programs Section of
the Outreach and Incentives Division. There is currently one (1) vacancy.
This is a full-time represented position.
Under direction, the Principal Environmental Planner participates in the
most complex grant program activities and performs related work as assigned.
This class provides high-level professional environmental planning services
in support of the District’s goals and objectives. Incumbents are
responsible for handling difficult and/or innovative planning activities for
the District, and providing project leadership for developing and
implementing grant programs.
EXAMPLES OF DUTIES FOR THIS POSITION
· Coordinates or provides a lead role in implementing current, and
developing new, grant and incentive programs.
· Leads and participates in the preparation, review and editing of
grant and incentive programs documents, and recommendation of grant awards,
policies and guidelines; provides leadership for difficult, sensitive,
innovative or critical projects.
· Coordinates and participates in administrative and technical
activities necessary to achieve grant and incentive program objectives;
monitors adherence to the terms and conditions of grants and incentives,
including the use of funds and related expenditures. Monitors and
evaluates legislation and other governmental actions relating to air quality
and grant and incentive programs; collects and organizes data for reporting
purposes and to assess program effectiveness.
· Represents the District and responds to inquiries of a sensitive or
controversial nature from a variety of government officials, consultants,
community organizations and the public related to grant program issues.
· Analyzes issues, prepares reports and recommendations relative to
grant nd incentive programs, and related issues; provides input into mobile
and stationary sources impact on air quality.
· Interfaces and confers with personnel from other divisions and
local, state and federal agencies in coordinating work and activities; meets
with community organizations and other groups to encourage cooperative
action or resolve problems.
Equivalent to graduation from a college or university with a graduate degree
in regional, urban or environmental planning or a closely related field and
four years of professional environmental planning experience. Additional
relevant experience may substitute for the graduate degree.
Must possess a valid California Driver’s License and meet the automobile
insurability requirements of the District. Must be willing to attend
meetings outside of regular working hours.
HOW TO APPLY
Interested individuals must submit a completed BAAQMD application along with
their responses to the supplemental application questions no later than 5:00
p.m. on Monday, September 18, 2006. For an application packet, visit our
website at http://www.baaqmd.gov or contact the Human Resources Office at
(415) 749-4980. Completed application packets should be returned to: Bay
Area Air Quality Management District, Human Resources Office, 939 Ellis
Street, Fourth Floor, San Francisco, CA 94109. Except as requested in this
announcement, do not include any additional documents, such as letters of
recommendation, performance evaluations, work samples, etc. They will not
be considered or returned. A resume may be included but will not be
accepted in lieu of an official BAAQMD application. Postmarks, faxes, and
e-mails will not be accepted.
Selection may be based upon a competitive examination consisting of a
combined work product exercise and interview. Depending on the number of
qualified applicants, an application screening and/or panel interview may be
used to determine the most qualified applicants. If a panel interview is
utilized it will be weighted 100%.
The District reserves the right to utilize these procedures or any other
selection procedure deemed appropriate as determined by the Human Resources
Officer and the Hiring Manager, if the qualified applicant pool includes two
(2) or fewer bargaining unit employees.
The District may hire from this recruitment process to fill future vacancies
occurring within the next 18 months.
SALARY AND BENEFITS
Initial hire is normally set at the entry salary rate.
The District provides an excellent, comprehensive benefits plan, including:
ü 100% District-paid family medical option
ü 100% District-paid family dental
ü 100% District-paid vision
ü 100% District-paid life insurance (coverage up to 5 times annual
ü 100% District-paid retirement (2% @ 55 formula)
ü Transit subsidy up to $175 per month
ü Money Purchase Pension Plan (401a)
ü 12-30 days of annual leave per year
ü 12 days of sick leave per year
ü 36 hours of floating holiday per year
ü 13 paid holidays
Persons with disabilities who may require reasonable accommodations during
the application and/or selection process should notify the Human Resources
Office at (415) 749-4980. EOE