Spokane Regional Clean Air Agency
Salary: $115,000 - $130,000
The Spokane Regional Clean Air Agency is headquartered in the City of Spokane, Washington, (pop. 219,000). Spokane is Eastern Washington’s largest city and is located next to the Washington-Idaho border. Spokane has been named as one of the Best Places to Live in America by Outside Magazine. Spokane County as a whole, (pop. 523,000), offers outstanding benefits for individuals looking to move to a new area, including excellent recreational opportunities, low-cost living, affordable housing, and an abundance of higher education offerings and industry base. Spokane County is a business, trade, and cultural center for the Inland Northwest.
The Spokane Regional Clean Air Agency is governed by a 5-member Board of Directors. Additionally, a 9-member volunteer Advisory Council advises and consults with the Board and the Executive Director in carrying out the purposes of the Washington Clean Air Act and the agency’s mission. The agency’s work includes air quality monitoring, facility and equipment permitting, enforcing federal, state and local clean air requirements, and providing education and outreach programs. The agency operates on a 2020 budget of approximately $3.3 million and has a dedicated 21-member staff who provide administrative/clerical support, air monitoring and forecasting, communications/outreach, compliance, engineering, information technology, and rule writing/SIP planning.
Under the administrative direction of the Board of Directors, the Executive Director leads and manages a regional air pollution control authority in accordance with Washington State and federal laws and regulations, along with local regulations and board policies.
A bachelor’s degree in engineering, environmental, physical, or natural sciences or a related field, and a minimum of 5 years of professional experience in environmental programs is required, along with 2 years of demonstrated supervisory/management experience. The ideal candidate will be a proven leader who is an active listener with a scientific background and experience in environmental regulation and management. A background in air and air quality regulations, and experience dealing with regulatory agencies, especially EPA and other federal environmental agencies, is highly sought.
For a complete position profile and to apply online, visit Prothman at https://www.prothman.com/, click on "Open Recruitments" and then click the position title. To apply, click on "Apply Online" and follow the directions provided. For questions, call 206-368-0050. Spokane Regional Clean Air Agency is an Equal Opportunity Employer. First review of applications: July 12, 2020 (open until filled).
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