Air Quality Policy Analyst (Weld County, CO)

The Weld County Department of Public Health and Environment is inviting qualified candidates to apply for this new position.

The Air Quality Policy Analyst serves as a member of the Weld County Department of Public Health and Environment and is responsible for performing data, legislative, and regulation review. In this position you will gather input from inside and outside the organization and prepare and present recommendations to the Department leadership and the Board of County Commissioners. This position is a resource on air related topics for boards, staff, towns/cities, and the general public.

$90,943.39 – $115,176.77 annually, plus benefits (see benefits tab on the job posting). The position will normally start at $90,943.39 annually.

Air Quality Policy Analyst

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Sustainable Waste Management from an ESG Perspective (Virtual Mtg July 13, 2022 at 11:00 am MDT)

Please join us for our next AWMA lunch meeting, a joint meeting hosted by the Rocky Mountain States Section and the upper Midwest Section. Our topic will be “Sustainable Waste Management from an ESG Perspective.”

The meeting will be held virtually via Teams from 11:00 AM-1PM (Mountain Time), on Wednesday, July 13th.

If you plan to attend this meeting, please register via this link: Sustainable Waste Management from an ESG Perspective | AWMA-UMS . After registering, you will receive an email on the day before the event with the Teams meeting link.

Summary

Environmental, social, and governance (ESG) criteria are increasingly being utilized as a set of standards to assess a company’s performance. Following a presentation from Barr Engineering, which will inform attendees on what ESG is and how it is applied, the following panelists will give their perspectives on sustainable waste management and the importance of reaching waste management goals in the age of ESG:

JoAnne Berkenkamp, Managing Director – MBOLD

Daniel Chang, Associate Engineer – Minnesota Technical Assistance Program

Laura Rufin, Environmental Manager – Southwest Cheese Company

Gregg W. Thomas, Director, Environmental Quality Division – Denver Dept. of Public Health and Environment

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May 2022 Luncheon Meeting (Meeting In Person!!) Thursday May 26, 2022 at 11:30 am

Gordon Pierce (Technical Services Program Supervisor, CDPHE Air Pollution Control Division) will provide an overview of some of the more recent regulations and legislation in Colorado that has affected air monitoring, as well as what will be coming soon. He will also provide a more detailed overview of the Regulation #7 monitoring requirements and will provide a summary of the air monitoring resources that the Air Pollution Control Division has.

When: May 26, 2022 at 11:30 am

Where: City and County of Denver Offices at 201 W. Colfax Ave., Denver, CO

RSVP to: Bethany Moffat (bethany@applewoodenvironmental.com)

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Air and Water Quality Manager – Denver Department of Public Health and Environment

The Environmental Quality division within DDPHE has an opening for a visionary Air and Water Quality Manager. This position will lead an experienced, passionate, and committed team of subject matter experts.  Broad knowledge of air and/or water quality regulations, monitoring/sampling protocols, data and trends analyses, reporting, community outreach, and environmental justice are essential qualities for this position.  This position is a critical part of EQ’s management team and regularly interacts with programs and staff on other city/state/federal teams.  This position also serves on our environmental duty officer (after hours emergencies) call rotation. 

Job duties and responsibilities of this position include, but are not limited to, the following:

  • Leading, coaching, and conducting performance management for a team of scientists who strive to make Denver’s air and water quality the best that it can be through environmental monitoring, technical analysis, permit compliance, and by developing and contributing to city/state/federal policies with extensive stakeholder engagement.
  • Work across multiple agencies with diverse stakeholders to achieve shared goals.
  • Ensure programs operate in compliance with departmental objectives, pertinent laws, rules and regulations.
  • Oversee grants and contracts development and management.
  • Develop and monitor program budgets in coordination with staff and the management team.
  • Develop and monitor performance metrics in accordance with city, departmental, and divisional goals.
  • Support a management team committed to making the Environmental Quality Division the best place to work in the city.
  • Along with all department staff, this position will actively participate on an emergency preparedness and response team to support DDPHE’s responsibilities outlined in the City’s Emergency Operations Plan.  This may require being ‘on-call’ from time to time to help respond to emergencies.  Additional training commensurate with assigned duties will be provided.
  • Other duties as assigned.

Position Salary Range: $99,162.00 – $163,617.00

Starting Pay: Based on education and experience.

Agency: Department of Public Health & Environment

Our ideal candidate will have:

  • Master’s degree in Environmental Health and/or Science, Engineering, Public Administration, or other physical science.
  • A proven ability to lead/manage a diverse team, creating an atmosphere of trust and inclusiveness.
  • A proven ability to work with representatives from a variety of City agencies and external organizations in an effective and persuasive manner.
  • A proven ability of advocacy and positive representation of programs in a multitude of environments (i.e. Mayor’s Office, City Council, sister agencies) and matrix managing these programs on behalf of the staff.
  • Experience managing complex budgets.
  • A demonstrated commitment to innovation, particularly incorporation of citizen science across diverse communities and/or engaging diverse communities to understand environmental risks.
  • Demonstrated ability to deliver results by creating a shared vision and enabling others to act.
  • Knowledge and/or experience with the Incident Command System (ICS) protocols for emergency response.

We realize your time is valuable so please do not apply if you do not have at least the following required minimum qualifications:

  • Education requirement: Bachelor’s Degree in Public Health, Environmental Health, or in a related field based on a specific position.
  • Experience Requirement: Five (5) years of experience performing professional level environmental or public health scientific analysis or inspections.
  • Education/Experience Equivalency: Two (2) years of the appropriate type and level of experience may be substituted for each required year of post-high school education.
  • Additional appropriate education may be substituted for the minimum experience requirements.
  • License/Certifications: None.

To be considered for this position, you must include the following on your job application (upload the attachment(s) to the Resume/CV section on the My Experience tab):

  • Resume/CV
  • Cover letter
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APCD Technical Services Program Manager

Job Posting for full time Air Pollution Control Division Technical Services Program Manager with the Colorado Department of Health and Environment and will be located in Denver, Colorado. This posting closes on April 19, 2022 at 5:00 pm MDT. See the RMSS-AWMA ‘job posting’ page for more information.

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Air Sciences Intern

Air Sciences Intern

San Francisco, CA or Salt Lake City, UT, USA

Ramboll USA, Inc.

Ramboll is looking for an intern for Summer 2022. This internship is with our Air Science Group in San Francisco, California and Salt Lake City, Utah, but may be staffed remotely depending on the status of the pandemic and office re-openings. If you are detail-oriented, self-motivated and enjoy thinking “outside-of-the-box,” please apply! If you can work independently, apply analytical skills, and are looking to get your hands dirty (literally and figuratively), then you may find Ramboll to be an ideal place to start your career.

Are you our new Air Quality Intern? Click the link below to send your application!

Inviting bright minds

Do you want to develop your excellence in an open, collaborative and creative culture? We work to create a sustainable future and our inspiring projects and innovative solutions aim to set the standard among our peers. You will join a global company that has been growing successfully since its founding in 1945. Together, we lead and leave a positive impact on societies, companies and people around the world.

You will join our Environment & Health department

As our Air Quality Intern you will be part of the Air Sciences Group, which is part of Ramboll’s Environment & Health Division. This group consists of like-minded individuals who are passionate about air quality and assisting Ramboll’s clients with their most challenging problems. The Air Sciences Group consults with clients across various industries on a range of topics, including but not limited to emissions estimation, air dispersion modeling, human health risk assessment, climate change, permitting, and compliance.

Your key tasks and responsibilities will be:

  • Estimating emissions and conducting engineering evaluations of air pollution sources
  • Conducting computer modeling of air pollution dispersion
  • Performing statistical and geospatial analyses of air quality data
  • Analyzing pollution control measures
  • Evaluating air monitoring and indoor air quality data
  • Preparing air quality permit applications and environmental impact reports
  • Critically reviewing and interpreting local, state, and federal environmental regulations

  For this role, we believe your starting point is:

  • Candidates must have completed 6 semesters or obtained Junior status studying Chemical, Mechanical, Civil, or Environmental Engineering or science discipline (e.g., mathematics, chemistry, data science, environmental science) (air quality course work is a plus) with a GPA of 3.5 or higher
  • Strong computing skills including high level use of spreadsheets and word processing
  • Strong written/verbal communication, problem-solving and organization skills
  • Ability to understand and interpret environmental regulations
  • Programming, database, and GIS skills are preferred but not required

Welcome to our Environment & Health division

Ramboll develops innovative, scientifically sound solutions that help increase live-ability by reducing pollution and restoring natural environments. One of the world’s leading environmental and health consultancies, our bright minds are trusted by clients to manage their most challenging environmental, health and social issues.

Ramboll in Americas

Ramboll has nearly 2,000 experts working across 50 offices in the Americas applying their passion to deliver innovative solutions within Environment & Health, Water, Energy and Planning & Urban Design. Founded in Denmark, Ramboll is a people company.  We invite you to contribute to a sustainable future working in an open, collaborative and empowering culture.

How to apply

Click the link below:

https://ramboll.wd3.myworkdayjobs.com/en-US/Early_Careers/job/E—H—-Intern-in-Air-Sciences–San-Francisco-or-Salt-Lake-City_JR18470

Or…

Apply online. Attach your CV, targeted cover letter, and college transcript to showcase why you are the right fit for the role, and when you are available to start. We look forward to receiving your application!

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Air Quality Consultant (Entry Level)

Air Quality Consultant (Entry Level)

Irvine or Los Angeles, CA or Phoenix, AZ, USA

Ramboll USA, Inc.

Applicants must be currently authorized to work in the United States on a full-time basis. No sponsorship is available for this position.

Ramboll is seeking an Air Quality Consultant to join the firm’s Los Angeles or Irvine, California, or Phoenix, Arizona office in Spring/Summer 2022.  If you are detail-oriented, self-motivated and enjoy thinking “outside-of-the-box,” please apply! If you can work independently, apply analytical skills, and are looking to get your hands dirty (literally and figuratively), then you may find Ramboll to be an ideal place to start your career.

Are you our new Entry Level Air Quality Consultant? Click the apply-button to send your application.

Inviting bright minds

Do you want to develop your excellence in an open, collaborative and creative culture? We work to create a sustainable future and our inspiring projects and innovative solutions aim to set the standard among our peers. You will join a global company that has been growing successfully since its founding in 1945. Together, we lead and leave a positive impact on societies, companies and people around the world.

You will join our Environment & Health department

As our new Entry Level Air Quality Consultant you will be part of the Air Sciences Group, which is part of Ramboll’s Environment & Health Division. This group consists of like-minded individuals who are passionate about air quality and assisting Ramboll’s clients with their most challenging problems. The Air Sciences Group consults with clients across various industries on a range of topics, including but not limited to emissions estimation, air dispersion modeling, human health risk assessment, climate change, permitting, and compliance.

Your key tasks and responsibilities will be:

  • Preparing emissions calculations
  • Conducting air quality reviews of emissions reduction or control
  • Assisting in preparing major and minor source permit applications and environmental impact reports
  • Critically reviewing and interpreting local, state, and federal environmental regulations

Your starting point for constant growth

From the moment you join Ramboll, we will support your personal and professional development so that you grow with the company. For this role, we believe your starting point is:

  • B.S. or M.S. in Chemical, Mechanical, Civil, or Environmental Engineering or science discipline (air quality course work is a plus) with a GPA of 3.5 or higher
  • Strong computing skills including high level use of spreadsheets and word processing
  • Strong written/verbal communication, problem-solving and organization skills
  • Ability to understand and interpret environmental regulations
  • Database and GIS skills are preferred but not required

Welcome to our Environment & Health division

Ramboll develops innovative, scientifically sound solutions that help increase live-ability by reducing pollution and restoring natural environments. One of the world’s leading environmental and health consultancies, our bright minds are trusted by clients to manage their most challenging environmental, health and social issues.

Ramboll in Americas

Ramboll has nearly 2,000 experts working across 50 offices in the Americas applying their passion to deliver innovative solutions within Environment & Health, Water, Energy and Planning & Urban Design. Founded in Denmark, Ramboll is a people company.  We invite you to contribute to a sustainable future working in an open, collaborative and empowering culture.

How to apply:

Click the link below:

https://ramboll.wd3.myworkdayjobs.com/en-US/Early_Careers/job/E—H—Entry-Level-Air-Quality–Consultant_JR17129-1

Apply online. Attach your CV, cover letter and relevant documents showcasing why you are the right fit for the role, and when you are available to start. We look forward to receiving your application!

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Environmental Supervisor Position

Tri-State Generation and Transmission Association

Craig, Colorado

POSITION SUMMARY

Responsible for organizing and directing environmental regulatory compliance activities including monitoring, record keeping, and reporting of plant operations at Craig Station. Provides direction, follow-up and organization, necessary training and performance evaluations for Environmental Coordinators. Maintains current procedures and instructions for ensuring compliance with environmental regulatory related issues.

The job grade for this position is: NB23

Tri-State recognized the value of a highly-engaged and committed workforce and provides an excellent benefits program that includes:

Medical Insurance, Dental Insurance, Vision Insurance, Health Savings Account (HSA), Flexible Spending Accounts (FSA), Tuition Reimbursement, Flexible Work Schedules, Life Insurance, Retirement Option, Long Term Disability (LTD), Short Term Disability (STD), Employee Assistance Program (EAP), and Paid Leave Benefits.

Environmental Supervisor Hiring Salary Range is: $102,000 – $128,000

Actual compensation offer to candidate may vary outside of the posted hiring range based upon work experience, education, and/or skill level.

Interested? Here is how to Apply:

Click on the link below:

Environmental Supervisor

or…

All employees interested in this position may apply online at the Tri-State Internet Site.

Click on Job Postings, then click on the iRecruitment link, Log In, then click on the iRecruitment Employee Candidate Link and then click on Search for Jobs.

Or…

Go to www.tristategt.org/ and click on the ‘Careers’ Link. Search for Job and click ‘Apply Now’ Icon. You will be required to register in order to apply.

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AWMA- RMSS-AWMA lunch meeting on Wednesday, March 23 from 12:00 PM-1:00 PM

Please join us for our next virtual AWMA lunch meeting, where our topic will be “Air Quality – Bringing Research into Decision Making”

The meeting will be held online via Microsoft Teams, from 12PM-1PM, on Wednesday, March 23rd.

If you plan to attend this meeting, please RSVP to Sergio Guerra at sguerra@braunintertec.com.

Abstract

According to the World Health Organization (WHO), 91% of the world population lives in areas where air pollution exceeds international guideline limits, and every year approximately 4.2 million people die prematurely from outdoor air pollution. Air pollution is a highly complex societal and scientific problem, and to address and manage the problem it is important to understand the driving factors behind elevated pollution levels and how they might change in the future as our economy and our climate change. In this presentation we will provide a few examples of our research activities ranging from a major field experiment over the Colorado Front Range to air quality forecasting for the U.S. and India to using ultra-high-resolution modeling for the evaluation of emission estimation methods. The one aspect all these projects have in common is that they are targeted to support stakeholders and the public in making informed decisions on managing the risk of air pollution.

Bios

Gabriele (Gabi) Pfister received both her master’s degree in geophysics and meteorology (1997) and her doctorate in geophysics (2000) at the Karl-Franzens University in Graz, Austria. After a postdoc at the National Institute of Water and Atmospheric Research (NIWA) in New Zealand, she came to NCAR in 2002 under an Austrian Erwin Schroedinger Fellowship. Gabi has remained at NCAR and is now a Senior Scientist and also serves as Deputy Director for the NCAR Atmospheric Chemistry Observations and Modeling Laboratory. Gabi’s research revolves around the field of atmospheric chemistry and air quality. She both develops and applies regional and global air quality models, and she has also used satellite retrievals of atmospheric composition and observations from field campaigns to successfully integrate modeling and measurements in her research. One of her most notable achievements has been the co-lead of the Front Range Photochemistry Experiment (FRAPPÉ), a major and successful field campaign along the Colorado Front Range in July-August 2014 with a focus on studying summertime ozone pollution.

Rajesh Kumar received his master’s degree in physics from the Kurukshetra University, India and his doctorate degree in Earth Science from the University of Hamburg, Germany. He came to NCAR as a postdoctoral fellow in 2013 and stayed at NCAR after his postdoctoral fellowship. He is currently a Project Scientist III in the Research Applications Laboratory (RAL) of NCAR. Rajesh’s research focuses on air quality that is one of the most important socioeconomic and environmental concerns around the world today. He synergistically integrates ground- and satellite-based air quality monitoring with atmospheric composition and modeling capabilities to address a number of air quality issues including transport and transformation of air pollution, the relative importance of local and foreign emissions, deterministic and probabilistic air quality predictions, aerosol-climate interactions, heterogeneous atmospheric chemistry, chemistry-climate interactions, projection of future air quality, and impact of air quality for public health and food security. One of his most notable achievements has been the development of an operational air quality forecasting system for New Delhi that has been helping the decision-makers cut peak pollution since 2018.

Operations map
FRAPEE
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AWMA-RMSS Announces Scholarship Awards Program for Fall 2022 – Spring 2023 Academic Year

The Air and Waste Management Association- Rocky Mountain States Section announces the opening of the application period for the Scholarship Award Program for the Fall 2022-Spring 2023 period. The application is available here: 2022-2023- AWMA-RMSS Scholarship Application.

Applicants must be juniors, seniors, or graduate students who will be enrolled full-time 2022-2023 in a college or university in Colorado, Utah, New Mexico, or Wyoming.  Applicants may win scholarships for a maximum of 3 years (requires reapplication).

Applications: Applications must be received by March 15, 2022 (mail or email accepted), and must include the following. Please assemble these documents into a single pdf file or hardcopy (except reference letters which should be sent by the referee directly):
1. Coversheet (following page)
2. Copy of your transcripts or grade records for the last 2+ years (unofficial is acceptable)
3. Plan of Study – Two (2) page max detailing your academic program & training
4. Statement of Professional Goals – Two (2) page max detailing your long range plan
5. Complete CV or Resume- Six (6) page maximum
6. Two letter(s) of reference from an advisor and another faculty member. These should be emailed separately by the letter writers to: miriamhacker@aspenoutlook.com
7. Award winners will be requested to participate with RMSS-A&WMA as student liason, lunch meeting speaker, planning committee for A&WMA national meeting, or in another capacity.

Awards: Anticipated 3 awards with amounts ranging from $1,000 to $2,000 apiece. Final scholarship awards and amounts will be assessed using a merit based system to the top students as judged by an independent review panel (judging form is attached). A 1-year student A&WMA membership will be reimbursed per awardee who joins A&WMA.

All Awards will be announced by May 31, 2022 and awarded by September 30, 2022 for A.Y. 2022-2023.

National Scholarship: Graduate level applicants are highly encouraged to separately apply to the A&WMA national student scholarship competition. A similar but separate application must be made at:

https://www.awma.org/scholarships

The Air & Waste Management Association (A&WMA) is a nonprofit, nonpartisan professional organization that enhances knowledge and expertise by providing a neutral forum for information exchange, professional development, networking opportunities, public education, and outreach to more than 5,000 environmental professionals in 65 countries. A&WMA promotes global environmental responsibility and increases the effectiveness of organizations to make critical decisions that benefit society.

Submit Applications (by March 15, 2022):
Miriam Hacker
miriamhacker@aspenoutlook.com
Aspen Outlook, LLC
3110 Heidelberg Drive
Boulder, CO 80305

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