Northwest Association of Environmental Professionals

Air Quality Specialist Position

  • Wednesday, December 16, 2015 11:54 AM
    Message # 3702040

    Air Quality Specialist I


    The Southwest Clean Air Agency is an organization committed to protecting public health through our mission to preserve and enhance air quality in southwest Washington.  We are responsible for implementing and enforcing air pollution laws including the state and federal Clean Air Act, and for providing public education and outreach in five counties. This job provides an opportunity to improve the health and livability of local communities by ensuring our air is clean. Our office is located in Vancouver, Washington.

    Duties and Responsibilities

    The successful applicant will be responsible for industrial source compliance inspections, inspection reports, complaint response, enforcement, air monitoring equipment operation, outdoor burning permitting assistance, emission inventory, public education and outreach, and other air quality related projects.


    A Bachelor’s degree and valid driver’s license is required for this position.  Preference will be given to a degree in science or engineering but other relevant courses of study will be considered. One or more years of experience in the air quality field is also preferred. We are seeking a person who has excellent communication skills along with technical skills and is committed to the agency’s mission.  

    Working Conditions

    A four-day work schedule; working hours will typically be 7:00 am - 5:30 pm Monday - Thursday or Tuesday - Friday. Applicants must be willing and able to work in an office environment and outdoors in a variety of industrial, commercial, residential, and rural settings, drive long distances and work occasional odd hours.


    The salary range for this position is $3,678 to $5,462 per month based on qualifications and experience.


    SWCAA offers an excellent benefits package including medical, vision, and dental insurance; paid vacation and sick leave; paid holidays (ten eight hour days per year); a pension style retirement plan: Washington Public Employees Retirement System (PERS); a deferred compensation 457(b) plan; life and long term disability insurance; tuition assistance; and an Employee Assistance Program (EAP).

    To Apply

    By January 15,2016 - Please send a cover letter, resume, and SWCAA Application by email to or by mail: Randy Peltier, Southwest Clean Air Agency, 11815 NE 99th St., Suite 1294, Vancouver, WA 98682. Application forms and a complete job description can be found at If you have questions please call (360) 574-3058 Ext. 110.

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