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Bay Area Air Quality Management District

The Bay Area Air Quality Management District (Air District), created in 1955, is the state’s first regional agency to regulate air pollution. The Air District was created during that time, as the air in the Bay Area was often unhealthy to breathe due to burning, vehicle exhaust, and industrial pollution. The Air District is tasked with regulating stationary sources of air pollution in the nine counties that surround the San Francisco Bay: Alameda, Contra Costa, Marin, Napa, San Francisco, San Mateo, Santa Clara, southwestern Solano, and southern Sonoma counties. The Air District is currently seeking an experienced, collaborative, and goal oriented Executive Director. The ideal candidate is politically astute and effective while understanding the value and importance of clear communication and direction. A candidate that is forward thinking and solution oriented will excel in this position. The successful candidate has excellent administrative and technical skills and has the desire to mentor and develop staff. The new Executive Officer must be ethical and possess the highest integrity. They will be innovative and creative and must demonstrate high emotional intelligence. The ideal candidate will possess strong leadership skills and the ability to create a team-oriented environment that emphasizes cooperation, accountability, and responsiveness to achieve the goals and objects of the Air District. The new Executive Officer will have a strong commitment to the Air District and must have passion and aptitude for their work and the mission of the organization. The ideal candidate will be clear and articulate with the ability to interact with a variety of groups and communities within the region. They will be an excellent communicator that is able to represent the agency nationally and internationally as an air quality and climate thought leader. They will be trusted to make quality decisions and ensure accountability. Along with these qualities, the Executive Officer must also be a public servant that is community oriented and organizationally savvy.

Qualified candidates must possess the equivalent to a graduate degree in engineering, physical or biological sciences, business or public administration, or a closely related field, and five (5) years of experience managing environmental quality and related technical and support programs and activities. The annual salary for the Executive Officer – Air Pollution Control Officer is negotiable and is dependent on qualifications and experience. The Air District also offers an outstanding benefits package.

If you are interested in this outstanding opportunity, please visit our website at www.bobmurrayassoc.com to apply online. If you have any questions, please do not hesitate to call Ms. Valerie Phillips at (916) 784-9080.

Filing Deadline: October 19, 2022

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