Environmental Quality, Dept - Phoenix, AZ

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Under the direction of the Unit Supervisor, the Air Quality permit engineer is expected to review air quality permit applications (including applications for new and existing sources of air pollution as well as proposed modifications, amendments and revisions to
existing permits), prepare and complete draft air quality control permits and technical supporting documentation based upon the contents of the permit application and make recommendations regarding the denial or issuance of a permit. This position is also responsible for completing engineering projects and related research, estimating air pollution emissions and potentially providing technical assistance in rule development and engineering projects. This position will also review, understand and apply all applicable air quality rules and state statues and be a technical expert in air pollution control practices and technology.

The preferred candidate will have knowledge of air pollution control practices, methods and techniques of engineering analysis and methods involved in technical project management. A working knowledge of personal computers and software applications is desired. The required skills include applying engineering principles, technical
report writing and effective written and verbal communication. The candidate will possess problem solving skills, basic skills in Microsoft Excel, Power Point and Word and time management.

This position requires possession of and ability to retain a current, valid state-issued driver's license appropriate to the assignment. Employees who drive on state business are subject to driver's license record checks, must maintain acceptable driving records and must complete any required driver training (see Arizona Administrative Code R2-10-207.12.)

All newly hired employees are subject to the E-Verify Employment Verification Program.

This position participates in the Arizona State Retirement System (ASRS)*.

  • ASRS enrollment eligibility will become effective after 27 weeks of employment, if not already an ASRS member at the time of hire.
Comprehensive benefits package includes accrual of sick and vacation leave, and 10 holidays per year; health* and dental insurance*; retirement plan; life insurance; and long-term disability insurance. Optional employee benefits include short-term disability*, deferred compensation, and supplemental life insurance*.

  • Elective benefits for new employees hired on or after July 20, 2011, will be subject to a 90-day waiting period, except for transfers from other State agencies or who regularly worked for the State of Arizona within 2 years prior to the date of hire.
Location: Air Quality Division/Permits Section/New Source Review Staff Team Unit
Supervisor: Brian Parkey
Position Number: SEV000000268