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UNIT MANAGER - AQIP Unit 2

  • 511282
  • PHOENIX
  • REMOTE OPTIONS
  • VARIOUS-STATEWIDE
  • DEPT OF ENVIRONMENTAL QUALITY
  • Full-time

DEPT OF ENVIRONMENTAL QUALITY

We are looking for results-oriented, driven individuals with a thirst for problem solving.

At Arizona Department of Environmental Quality (ADEQ) our vision is to be the number one state in the nation in balanced, leading-edge environmental protection; through technical and operational excellence; and radical simplicity for customers and staff. We are currently looking for employees who are committed to our Agency, passionate to excel in their career and engaged in our mission. Only this caliber of employee will be successful in driving our Agency towards accomplishing our vision.

Unit Manager
Air Quality Planning Unit

DEPT OF ENVIRONMENTAL QUALITY

Job Location:

Address:  1110 W Washington Street, Phoenix, Arizona

This position is available for remote work on a full-time basis within Arizona (including virtual office arrangement).

Posting Details:

Salary: $80,000 - $85,000 

Grade: 24

Closing Date: Open until filled (First review of resumes on 9/5/22) 

Job Summary:

The Unit Manager for Air Quality Improvement Planning (AQIP) Unit 2 leads a multidisciplinary team of engineers, scientists, planners and legal specialists in preparing plans required by the Clean Air Act and submitting them to EPA for inclusion into the State Implementation Plan. Creating these plans includes the developing emission inventories, modeling, and analyzing and developing regulations. The Unit Manager is responsible for working with staff to build project schedules, determining resource needs, and managing relationships with stakeholders.

All our Unit Managers champion continuous improvement projects within the unit and recommend and implement program or operational improvements; assist in the development of goals and strategies; develop policies and procedures related to planning; ensure the unit operations meet established time lines and objectives; and provide guidance and interpretation of federal/state laws/regulations related to complex regulatory situations. 

Selective Preference(s):

• Bachelor's degree in the fields of Environmental or Chemical Engineering, Environmental Science or closely related field
• 3 years of Air Quality experience in a regulatory agency, consulting, or private industry.
• 0-2 years of supervisory experience 

Benefits:

Among the many benefits of a career with the State of Arizona, there are:
· 10 paid holidays per year
· Accrual of sick and annual leave beginning at 12 and 13 days per year respectively for full-time employees
· A top-ranked retirement program with lifetime pension benefits
· A robust and affordable insurance plan to include medical, dental, life, short-term and long-term disability
· An incentivized commuter club and public transportation subsidy program
· We promote the importance of work/life balance by offering workplace flexibility
· We offer a variety of learning and career development opportunities

For a complete list of benefits provided by The State of Arizona, please visit our benefits page

Retirement:

ASRS Lifetime Pension Benefit

Contact Us:

Persons with a disability may request a reasonable accommodation such as a sign language interpreter or an alternative format by contacting HPO@azdeq.gov.
Requests should be made as early as possible to allow time to arrange the accommodation. Arizona State Government is an AA/EOE/ADA Reasonable Accommodation Employer.

ARIZONA MANAGEMENT SYSTEM (AMS)

All Arizona state employees operate within the Arizona Management System (AMS), an intentional, results-driven approach for doing the work of state government whereby every employee reflects on performance, reduces waste, and commits to continuous improvement with sustainable progress.  Through AMS, every state employee seeks to understand customer needs, identify problems, improve processes, and measure results.  
State employees are highly engaged, collaborative and embrace a culture of public service.

The State of Arizona is an Equal Employment Opportunity Employer.