Careers Archive - MARAMA
This is a position specific recruitment for the Maryland Department of the Environment.
The Administrator II Air Quality Data Analyst (Recruitment #20-002587-0039) is responsible for providing technical expertise and support for air monitoring projects related to the collection and analysis of data requiring the application of advanced statistical and visualization techniques. The incumbent in this position will have full responsibility for independent interpretation of data, designing and completing projects, and preparing final reports.
The selected candidate will occasionally work in the field and may drive a State vehicle. Employees that drive a State vehicle must maintain a driver’s license valid in the State of Maryland, with less than 5 points on their driving record.
Duties include, but are not limited to:
Responsible for obtaining, compiling, and analyzing air quality data for evaluation purposes for a wide range of activities managed by the Air Monitoring Program.
Responsible for updating Air Monitoring Program website with interactive graphs and GIS applications that allow the public to visually understand changes in air quality in Maryland as well as understand how air quality in Maryland compares with national ambient air quality standards.
Serves as project lead on developing and performing analyses of air toxics using the data analysis and reporting tool (DART) for the chemical speciation network (CSN) data. Perform statistical analyses of the CSN data containing multiple sets of air toxics to determine if the data is valid and meets all EPA criteria.
Build and manage databases for analyzing air quality data. Write computer code to automate analyses and summarize large data sets as well as perform statistical analyses on these data sets.
Position: Greenhouse Gas Inventory Specialist
The Department of Environmental Quality’s, Air Division, Office of Air Data Analysis, is seeking a qualified applicant to develop an enhanced and comprehensive statewide emissions inventory of greenhouse gas pollutants for climate change planning purposes. This position will have the principal staff responsibility for developing documenting, and updating this enhanced inventory. The position will work with DEQ policy and regulatory staff to develop any legislation and regulations needed to implement an enhanced inventory process; develop and periodically update a formal report on the GHG inventory and work with other agencies that may contribute to its development; work with other DEQ staff to develop a forward facing online GHG inventory access portal for public data access, and assist other division and agency staff in climate change planning activities.
Position: Carbon Trading Program Specialist
The Department of Environmental Quality’s, Air Division, Office of Air Data Analysis, is seeking a qualified applicant to serve as the principal staff coordinator for the Virginia carbon trading rule program for the power sector. The position serves as the staff contact with sources regulated by the program and assists the division and agency management in working with the regional trading organization and the participating states. This position will serve as the lead staff contact with the Regional Greenhouse Gas Initiative (RGGI) organization and will participate in all regular RGGI meetings, events and calls as well as serve on RGGI committees as necessary; serve as the staff expert on the RGGI auction process and assist regulated sources and other parties in participating in the auctions; serve as the staff expert on other functions of RGGI such as the use of the CO2 Allowance Tracking Systems (COATS), reporting requirements, and compliance obligation procedures; briefs management on the status of the trading program and develops periodic reports, and works with RGGI and DEQ regulatory staff to develop revisions to the trading program and rules as needed.