The Air Quality Program (AQP) within the Department of Ecology is looking to fill a Senior Air Monitoring Specialist (Environmental Specialist 4)(In-Training) position, located in the Northwest Regional Office (NWRO) in Shoreline, WA. In this position your primary focus will be on implementing the Near Road Monitoring, PM2.5 Chemical Speciation Network (CSN), National Core (NCore) Monitoring fine and coarse particulate and other particulate monitoring programs. You will provide backup support as a member of a multi-disciplinary, highly collaborative and cooperative team that also implements the Photochemical Assessment Monitoring Stations (PAMS), National Air Toxics Trends Stations (NATTS), and other NCore monitoring. In this position, you will participate in operating almost every type of ambient air monitor, sampler, and sensor used in the Washington Network, including new monitoring to implement Environmental Justice provisions of the Climate Commitment Act. You will help the Air Quality Program better understand the formation, transport and fate of particulate and ozone pollution and their chemical constituents throughout the greater Puget Sound region. Duties also include installing and operating temporary monitors and low-cost air sensors as needed to respond to wildland fire smoke and other emergent events.
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The Emissions and Smoke Portal brings together information, documents, websites, and training materials on smoke management and air quality. The information provided here reflects the efforts of the NWCG Smoke Committee to provide interagency leadership, coordination, and integration of air resources and fire management objectives to support overall land management goals. It also reflects efforts of the University of Idaho to provide the best available science and information for land management professionals to apply in their work. The main topic areas covered here include:
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