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.