Description of Duties/Essential Functions
The Bureau of Air is seeking a qualified individual to serve as the Section
Manager for the Bureau of Air Permit Section located in Springfield, Illinois.
The selected candidate will possess experience in writing, reviewing, and
issuing permits for air emission sources and air pollution control equipment.
The candidate will also possess significant experience in managing permit
writers and the permitting process. The candidate will possess strong
leadership and communication skills and be willing and able to oversee a large
staff of technical professionals and to frequently interact with and respond
to the demands of that staff, other Sections of the Bureau, the USEPA,
regulated industry, public interest groups, and the Bureau Chief among others.
We continually strive for a workforce that reflects the growing diversity within the State of Illinois. A variety of employee backgrounds, perspectives, ideas and experiences are crucial to our ability to most effectively serve the public. Bilingual skills welcome.
Reasonable Accommodation Statement
Persons with disabilities are provided reasonable accommodations throughout the hiring process and during performance of all job duties. Please email the Central Management Services Disability Resource Center at CMS.DisabilityResCen@illinois.govor call (217) 524 - 7514 for further information and to request an accommodation.
POSITION ESSENTIAL FUNCTIONS:
40% Plans, directs, and coordinates the activities of the Permit Section comprised of a large engineering and technical staff engaged in the review and issuance or denial of permit applications for pollution control devices and construction/operation of new and/or existing facilities including under the Clean Air Act Permit Program (CAAPP) as required by Title V of the 1990 Clean Air Act Amendments:
**15% Plans, develops, and implements in-depth engineering procedures, guidelines and operational tools to be utilized by the Section staff.
15% Develops and implements specific State programs which involve stringent restrictions imposed by both State and Federal regulations (e.g., program for satisfying the Prevention of Significant Deterioration requirements of the Clean Air Act, New Source Review, Clean Air Act permitting program, and permit fee system).
15% Develops streamlined processes for executing expedited permit review agreements between the Agency Director and companies requesting expedited permit review and to ensure that expedited permits are assigned and overtime is received fairly across each permitting unit. **
5% Consults with environmental groups, governmental bodies, industry, and the public concerning the Statewide Air Pollution Control permit program.
**5% Consults with other Division/Agency staff to ensure coordinated efforts for all programs related to air pollution control standards, rules and regulations relevant to legislative initiatives, Pollution Control Board rulemaking and Agency rulemaking proceedings.
5% Performs other duties as required or assigned, which are reasonably within the scope of the duties enumerated above.**
CONDITIONS OF EMPLOYMENT:
All applicants must be able to meet the following Conditions of Employment to be considered for this position. The State of Illinois complies with federal and state disability laws and will make reasonable accommodations for applicants and employees with disabilities.
Springfield, IL, USA