Facilities Services Technician (Office Design Coordinator)

  • Diamond Bar, California
  • Sep 21, 2023
Full Time Human Resources and Personnel Public Health
  • Salary: $55,005.48 - $74,484.12 Annually USD Annually
  • Salary Top: 74484 USD Annually

Job Description



South Coast Air Quality Management District (South Coast AQMD) is one of the largest and most technologically sophisticated environmental regulatory agencies in the Nation. We serve a four-county region that includes large areas of Los Angeles, Orange County, Riverside and San Bernardino counties, including the Coachella Valley, which is home to more than 17 million people. South Coast AQMD's headquarters is located in Diamond Bar, 30 miles east of downtown Los Angeles, at the junction of the 57 and 60 freeways. With a highly diverse "Clean Air Team" of over 800 employees, and an annual budget of $196.3 million, our mission is to ensure clean air and a healthy environment. South Coast AQMD is an organization you can be proud to work for -- we make a difference in the quality of life in Southern California! Please view our video to meet our Clean Air Team!

ABOUT THE JOB: This single-position class is assigned to the Business Services/Facilities Services Unit. The class is distinguished by the responsibility for planning, coordinating, and designing floor plan layouts for all South Coast AQMD office workstation space planning and coordination for modular furniture arrangements and office space rearrangement allocations.
IMPORTANT NOTE: The application period will remain open on a continuous basis, until recruitment needs are met. However, you are encouraged to apply as soon as possible, as the application period may close at any time. The first round of application review will take place in the week of October 4, 2023.

Plans and coordinates the assignment and realignment of facilities interior office space, including tear-down moving and reinstallation of systems furniture; oversees South Coast AQMD and/or contract staff, vendor movers, and furniture suppliers in the realignment of, and moving of, South Coast AQMD offices and equipment.

Analyzes and develops drawing layouts for interior office space, including the updating of Computer Assisted Drawings.

Maintains an up-to-date inventory on existing systems furniture and case goods, places identification tags on new furniture and equipment, and enters record of same in computerized inventory control.

Works with supervisors and managers in projecting and planning for anticipated future changes in office space requirements.

May assist the Business Services Manager on facilities services projects.


EXPERIENCE: Two (2) years of progressively responsible experience performing interior facilities services design.
  • Knowledge of principles of systems furniture specification to plan, project, budget, and install for facility needs;
  • Knowledge of principles and practices of space planning and design to achieve maximum usage of space while maintaining an efficient workflow environment and complying with rules and regulations, such as, but not limited to, building codes, California Occupational Safety & Health Act (CalOSHA) laws and regulations, and Americans with Disabilities Act (ADA) regulations.

SUBSTITUTION: Graduation from an accredited college or university with an Associate of Arts degree or successful completion of a two-year certificated college program in Industrial Design Drafting, Architecture, or a related field may be substituted for one year of the required experience.

KNOWLEDGE OF: Principles of systems furniture specification to plan, project, and budget for facility needs; principles and practices of space planning and design to achieve maximum usage of space while maintaining an efficient workflow environment; computer systems such as Computer Assisted Drawing (CAD); data and voice communication systems; cabling and power sources; practices of specifying free standing case goods.

ABILITY TO: Develop office and facilities drafting designs based upon a verbal description of needs and to visualize layouts and spatial relationships; learn and use computers and computer design systems; effectively and efficiently solve space planning problems; communicate clearly and concisely, both orally and in writing; establish and maintain cooperative relations with South Coast AQMD staff and others contacted in the course of work.

LICENSE: California Class "C" Driver's License.

  • A completed employment application covering at least the past 10 years of employment, history (or longer if you have other relevant experience), and your entire South Coast AQMD employment history if you are a South Coast AQMD employee.
  • Up to four references which include the names and phone numbers of your present and past supervisor or managers, or persons for who you have directly provided services, not peers .
  • Responses to the Supplemental Questionnaire. The Supplemental Questionnaire is a form of written test and will be evaluated as such. Your responses should be well written, clear, concise, and directly responsive to all parts of each question. Please limit your responses to no more than one page per answer.
  • If you claim education or certification on your application, an unofficial copy of your transcripts/certificate must be submitted as an attachment to your online application, documenting your education and/or occupational training claimed.

Job applications must be filled out completely. A resume cannot be substituted for the required information. Be sure to detail any education, training, or other relevant coursework that would make you a particularly strong candidate.

Application packages and responses to the supplemental questionnaire will first be screened, and the most competitively qualified candidates will be invited to a multiple-choice examination, to be rated on a pass/fail basis. Candidates who pass the exam will advance to the next step in the process, which may include a writing exercise, oral assessment and/or panel interview (weighted at 100%). (Please note that all tests/interviews may be conducted remotely.)

Following the exam, oral assessment, and/or interviews, a ranked eligible list is expected to be created, from which current and future vacancies at this level may be filled, during the 6-12 month life of the list.

Only those who demonstrate at each successive step of the selection process that they are among the most competitively qualified will be advance to the next step. Meeting the minimum qualifications does not guarantee an invitation to future steps in the process.

South Coast AQMD reserves the right to add, delete, or modify any elements of the selection process as deemed appropriate, based on the number and quality of applicants at each step.

Candidates who may need accommodations during the selection process must call Human Resources at least one week prior to any test dates.

If you have any questions regarding this recruitment, please contact Human Resources at (909) 396-2800.




Monthly Benefit Allotment

$1,401, to purchase medical, dental, and life insurance, with unused portion paid to you as cash

Medical Health Plans

Blue Shield PPO

Blue Shield PPO Savings Plus 2250 (High Deductible Plan)

Blue Shield HMO

Kaiser HMO

Kaiser HSA HMO 1500 (High Deductible Plan)

Dental Plans

Delta Dental (without orthodontic benefits)

Delta Dental (with orthodontic benefits for children only)

DeltaCare (PMI) Dental

Vision Plan

Medical Eye Services (MES) - Optional

Life Insurance

$10,000 Term Life Insurance

(Optional additional life insurance, paid by you, at 1X, 2X, or 3X your salary)

Employee Assistance Program (EAP)

Administered by MHN; Provides 3 employer-paid counseling sessions per event, as well as a variety of work and home life support services

Accidental Death & Dismemberment


Section 125

Optional Plans (Medical Reimbursement; Dependent Care)

Work Schedule

Four 10-hour days, Tuesday through Friday


80 hours per year, increasing to 120 after five years


12 paid holidays per year

Sick Leave

100 hours per year

Other Leaves

Bereavement; Catastrophic; Jury Duty; Military; Witness

Tuition Reimbursement

Reimbursed up to $2,250 per year

Deferred Compensation (457 Plan)

Optional (Employee may contribute up to the IRS maximum)


2.5% @ 67 defined benefit plan - Applies to employees hired on or after January 1, 2013 who, at time of hire, were not members of the San Bernardino County Employees' Retirement Association (SBCERA) or another public employee retirement system through which reciprocity may be established.

2.0% @ 55 defined benefit plan - Applies to employees who, prior to January 1, 2013, were active members of SBCERA or another public employee retirement system through which reciprocity may be established.

Employees pay only the Medicare portion of Social Security.


Base Pay


Job Address

Diamond Bar, California United States View Map