The Department of Ecology is Washington's environmental protection agency. Our mission is to protect, preserve and enhance Washington's land, air and water for current and future generations. We support environmental work throughout Washington. Nearly 70 percent of our budget is passed through to local communities to pay for projects that benefit the environment. We were founded in 1970 as the first agency in the nation dedicated to environmental protection.
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Keeping Washington Clean and Evergreen
Protecting Washington State's environment for current and future generations is what we do every day at Ecology. We have a culture that is invested in making a difference. If you want to join a team that is highly effective, collaborative, has leadership that embraces the value of people, Ecology is a good fit.
The Air Quality Program (AQP) is looking to fill an Emissions Inventory Specialist (Environmental Specialist 3) position. The position will be located in our Headquarters Building in Lacey, WA.
The Emissions Inventory Specialist position serves as an Air Quality Program specialist for all aspects, including legal and historical perspectives, of the statewide air emissions inventory program. Accurate emissions inventories form the basis of much of the work of the Air Quality Program; they tell us where air pollution is coming from and help direct our efforts to clean it up. The position develops emissions inventories in support of federal annual and triennial reports, State Implementation Plans (SIP) and Maintenance Plans, and for regional and statewide air quality modeling needs. Responsibilities include researching scientific literature to identify and implement latest developments in emissions inventory methodology associated with, among other things, ozone formation and fine particulate, for use by Ecology, Local Air Agencies and EPA for such things as complex regional air quality models which are crucial to successful air quality management.
We are looking for applicants who possess experience developing air quality emissions inventories. Self-motivated to help customers navigate our air emissions reporting database tool; flexibility in approach to projects and problems; take initiative to research, understand, and apply knowledge to estimate emissions. Works well as an individual and as a member of a team. Detail oriented person that values the need to complete all data processing and documentation steps accurately and completely.
As an agency, our mission is to protect, preserve and enhance Washington's environment for current and future generations. We invest in our employees to create and sustain a working environment that encourages creative leadership, effective resource management, teamwork, professionalism and accountability.
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A Bachelor's degree involving a major study in environmental, physical, or one of the natural sciences, or environmental planning AND two (2) years of professional level experience in environmental analysis or environmental planning. One (1) year of the required experience must include work in an air quality field.
One (1) year of experience as an Environmental Specialist 2, provided that a Bachelor's degree in one of the above fields has been attained. One (1) year of the required experience must include work in an air quality field.
A Master's degree in one of the above fields will substitute for one (1) year of the required experience.
A Ph.D. in one of the above fields will substitute for two (2) years of required experience.
For both a Master's or a Ph.D., one year of combined air quality-related coursework and field work is required.
Demonstrated understanding of air quality pollutants and their sources, and experience with air quality emissions inventories and knowledge of regulations pertaining to them.
Demonstrated ability to handle large amounts of data efficiently; proficient with spreadsheet and database software packages.