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The San Diego County Air Pollution Control District (APCD) invites your interest for the position of Air Pollution Control Officer (APCO). This executive position is accountable to the 11-member governing Air Pollution Control Board and the District’s efforts toward achieving the attainment and maintenance of State and federal clean air standards within San Diego county. The APCO is responsible for leading a department of 164 employees and carrying out the vision of the District.

Salary: $200,000 to $250,000 per year plus an excellent benefits package


Qualified candidates will possess a bachelor’s degree (master’s degree preferred) AND five years of management level experience that demonstrates the ability to perform the essential functions of the classification, including policy development, budgeting, staff supervision, board management, and stakeholder engagement. Desirable qualifications include Executive, Chief, or managerial experience with an air pollution/air quality control agency, air resources agency, or a public sector agency with an air quality focus; and experience working in or with community organizations on policy, research, or advocacy work in the environmental justice, health or air quality areas.


How to Apply:

Complete your online application by clicking the green “Apply Externally” button; select Current Job Postings, Job # 21211705U. Attach your current resume, copy of college degree or final transcripts and a Statement of Qualifications (SOQ) detailing your experience, knowledge, ability or potential to meet the Ideal/Desirable Qualifications of the APCO position. The SOQ must provide specific examples indicating the amount of time of your experience and include the number of employees you supervised. The SOQ must not exceed two pages in length, with a font size of at least Arial 12 point with one-inch margins.


The application filing deadline is on October 29, 2021. Interested applicants are encouraged to apply as soon as possible for consideration.