Egineer Program Manager I - Rectuitment #122017-MFBC07-400400

New Castle, DE

This position is the front-line manager in the Division of Air Quality's Engineering and Compliance Branch that works directly managing engineers to oversee work flow and ensure timely issuance of permits which are assigned facilities throughout the state including several Title V and Synthetic Minor sources.  In addition to permitting, this manager position has significant responsibility in ensuring that facilities remain in compliance.  The position is responsible for maintaining consistency throughout the program by working with the other two Engineer Program Manager I positions when making permitting and enforcement recommendations to the Branch Manager.

Closing date: 11:59 p.m. on 01/19/2018

Salary (min/mid): $76,241 - $84,313

For more detailed information regarding this opportunity, please visit this DNREC webpage.

Analytical Chemist II - Rectuitment #122617-MGBA02-400400

New Castle, DE

This is the primary position that implements the monitoring portion of the federally mandated Photochemical Assessment Monitoring Program.  This analysis is accomplished by using a gas chromatograph and manual sampling equipment.  The Analytical Chemist is also critical in managing the Chain of Custody for all the PM 2.5 program logistics.

Closing date: 11:59 p.m. on 01/17/2018

Salary (min/mid): $39,093 - $48,886

For more detailed information regarding this opportunity, please visit this DNREC webpage.

Environmental Protection Specialist, CS-0028-09 Job ID. 2207 (TWO positions): 

These entry-level air monitoring and analysis program jobs are located in the Monitoring and Assessment Branch, Air Quality Division, Environmental Services Administration, DC Department of Energy and Environment in Washington, DC. 

Closing date:  January 15, 2018.

Salary (Minimum-Maximum):  $51,039 - $65,709.

For more detailed information regarding this opportunity, please visit the DC Government career website at and search for Job ID 2207.  


The Mid-Atlantic Regional Air Management Association (MARAMA), a voluntary, non-profit association of ten state and local air pollution control agencies, seeks an Air Quality Scientist or Engineer.  This position is supervised by MARAMA’s Executive Director.

The three key areas of responsibility for this position relate to the three aspects of MARAMA’s Mission:  Coordination, Projects, and Training.

-        Responsibilities that advance further regional coordination would include working with MARAMA members to develop a project scope and workplan for workgroups such as Emissions Inventory, MOVES, monitoring/data analysis and electricity generation groups to inform, train and complete and review technical work products.  Specific tasks include workgroup leadership management and documentation, serving as a resource to help members find information, and providing leadership to identify issues needing coordination and methods for resolving issues.

-        Responsibilities for projects will include both managing contractors and performing work in-house.  Contract management tasks include writing RFPs, organizing teams of members to review proposals and work products, drafting contracts, organizing conference calls to track progress, circulating draft and final work products, and identifying issues.  In-house project tasks may include preparing data summaries or data analysis reports, or comments on proposed policies or regulations, gathering member feedback, editing and posting them on MARAMA’s web site.

-        Training responsibilities will include organizing meetings and conference calls and assessing what kind of technical training courses are needed and available for air pollution control agency staff working in the MARAMA region.  Emphasis is to be on providing training opportunities for the data analysis, permitting, emissions inventory, monitoring, and other technical air quality staff in the region.  This will include identifying potential speakers, developing agendas, and compiling handouts that meet members’ needs.  The successful candidate will also assist MARAMA training staff to develop and evaluate RFPs for EPA designed courses and may develop courses, webinars, and training events around MARAMA identified priorities.

Requires BA/S degree from an accredited four year college or university in related area.  Must be capable of working independently and as part of a team and possesses excellent communication skills.  Strong skills in the Microsoft Office Suite are a must.  Web site, database, statistics, and GIS experience a plus.  Experience in air quality management is desired.

SALARY and BENEFITS: Salary is dependent upon the selected candidate’s education and related experience. MARAMA offers a competitive benefits package including: medical and dental insurance, a generous leave package with federal holidays, sick and vacation leave.  Other benefits include a 401 K plan with employer contribution, and free parking in a desirable location. 

Interested parties should send a cover letter, resume, and short writing sample addressed to Julie McDill, Executive Director, MARAMA, by e-mail to: This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it. or mail to MARAMA, Attn.: Human Resources, 8600 LaSalle Road, Suite 636, Towson, MD 21286.  Telephone 443-901-1882. EOE

The National Council on the Aging (NCOA) has a position available at the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) for an Instructor to work part-time from home and to travel to training sites as needed.  The position will conduct and develop training programs to enable Federal, State and Local air pollution control districts to perform EPA level 2 inspections of air pollution sources.  DUTIES:  Perform mock inspections as part of training courses; help develop and deliver NACT training courses; analyze state specific rules and regulations as they relate to training materials; identify/assess pre and post course examination questions and conduct post course evaluations; attend meeting and training in support of these duties.  REQUIRED:  Age 55+, BA/BS degree in physical science or engineering required.  Ideal candidate must have a minimum of 15 years working at a Federal, State or Local Air Quality Agency, possess excellent verbal and written communication skills; ability to travel at a minimum of one (1) week per month, multi-task, prioritizing and working independently is a plus.  MS Word and Excel skills are highly desired.  Position is part-time $12.72 per hour or higher based on experience, plus benefits.  Send resume to:  See.HR [at]

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