South Coast Air Quality Management District (SCAQMD) is one of the largest and most technologically sophisticated environmental regulatory agencies in the nation. We serve a four-county region that includes all of Orange County and parts of Los Angeles, Riverside, and San Bernardino counties, home to almost 17 million people. SCAQMD's headquarters is located in Diamond Bar, 30 miles east of downtown Los Angeles.
We are currently recruiting to fill one vacant Quality Assurance Manager position. Under direction of the Assistant Deputy Executive Officer over Science & Technology Advancement’s Quality Assurance unit, the Quality Assurance Manager develops, implements, and manages a quality assurance program to ensure accuracy and precision in monitoring, testing, and analysis of air contaminants; evaluates ambient air quality data; and does other work as required.
This position is responsible for managing and developing quality assurance control methods, plans, procedures, and programs; and for coordinating the training of division personnel on the techniques, methods and procedures of source tests, chemical analysis, and ambient air monitoring.
The most competitive candidates will possess:
Directly-related supervisory or management experience, preferably involving writing and reviewing quality assurance and/or management plans and standard operating procedures.
Demonstrated ability to prepare, conduct, and/or supervise performance-based and/or systems audits.
Comprehensive knowledge of environmental issues, particularly how to carry out federal, State and local environmental programs or regulations that require a quality assurance or quality control element.
Knowledge of technical methods and applications involved in quality assurance of laboratory analytical instrumentation and air monitoring equipment.
An advanced degree in chemistry, engineering, physics, or a related field would be a plus.
BENEFITS: $8,743 - $10,629 Monthly DOQ. SCAQMD offers an excellent benefits package and a defined benefits retirement program. Our beautiful corporate campus houses our 715+ employees, a large public conference center, cafeteria, and fitness and childcare centers. (Sorry, no relocation funds are available.)