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Air Toxics Emission Analyst (Natural Resource Specialist 3)

Oregon Department of Environmental Quality, Portland, Oregon

Job - Government

Close Date: 07/21/2019

The Oregon Department of Environmental Quality currently has a full-time opportunity for an Air Toxics Emissions Analyst (Natural Resource Specialist 3). This position will be located in Portland, Oregon. Please consider joining an innovative team, and work to advance our agency’s mission to protect and improve Oregon’s environmental quality.

The mission of the Department of Environmental Quality is to be a leader in restoring, maintaining, and enhancing the quality of Oregon’s air, water, and land. The Air Quality Division is responsible for collecting environmental information, analyzing environmental information, and developing sound and effective environmental strategies. The Technical Services Section provides a variety of technical and analytical services to the entire Air Quality program, including emission inventory, air quality model development and modeling, data system support, data analysis, risk assessment, greenhouse gas reporting and data processing, and reporting to federal agencies.

What you will do!

The Air Toxics Emissions Analyst (Natural Resource Specialist 3) ensures emission estimation is accomplished for Air Quality Program purposes, including Cleaner Air Oregon activities. This position estimates criteria and hazardous air pollutant or air toxics emissions by applying advanced principles and methodologies to air pollution sources that may have potentially significant public health or environmental impacts.

What’s in it for you!

The opportunity to join a dynamic team of mission focused individuals tasked with maintaining, restoring, and enhancing the quality of Oregon’s air, water, and land. We offer medical, dental, and vision health benefits with paid sick leave, vacation, personal leave, and 10 paid holidays a year. Public Service Loan Forgiveness Program: If you are employed by a government or not-for-profit organization, you may be able to receive loan forgiveness under the Public Service Loan Forgiveness Program (PSLF). Learn more to see whether you qualify at PSLF Program. If you are passionate about Oregon's environment, apply today!

This is a full-time, AFSCME represented position.

What are we looking for?

Bachelor’s degree in a physical science, environmental science, or closely related field, AND 3 years of experience in a natural resource or environmental field (an equivalent combination of education and experience is acceptable).
Experience with criteria pollutants, air toxics, and hazardous air pollutants.
Familiarity with appropriate emissions inventory techniques.
Knowledge of industrial processes and equipment, and the pollution control equipment utilized for emission reduction.
Experience with the Air Quality permitting tool TRAACS.
Strong skills in organizing, tracking, and manipulating data with relational databases (MS Access, SQL, etc.).
How to Apply:

To apply for this position, please follow the “Apply” link above and complete the online application and all supplemental questions.

Please be sure to attach a resume and cover letter.

**Please be sure to check both your e-mail and Workday account for updates regarding this recruitment.**

Veterans Information:

DEQ provides veterans’ preference points to all eligible veterans. For more information, please go to For privacy reasons, please do not attach veterans’ preference documents when initially applying. You will be asked to submit those once you’ve submitted your application via a pop-up with a veterans’ preference questionnaire.

Questions/Need Help?

If you have questions about the recruitment or need assistance to participate in the application process, please contact Maddy Ouye, Human Resources Analyst, at or (503) 229-5107.

DEQ strives to create inclusive environments that welcome and value the diversity of the people we serve. DEQ fosters fairness, equity, and inclusion to create workplace environments where everyone is treated with respect and dignity regardless of race, color, religion, sex, disability, physical stature, age, national origin, sexual orientation, gender identity, marital status, political affiliation, and any other factor applicable by state or federal law.

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