Position Details

Tribal Air Monitoring Technology Specialist

ID: SNV-136 Location: Las Vegas, NV Agency: EPA
Wage/Hr: $12.72 Hours/Week: 40 hours per week Minimum Age: 55

Being Age 55 or Older is Good for The Environment! The Senior Environmental Employment (SEE) Program offers unique opportunities in Scientific, Technical, and Administrative / Office support for individuals age 55 and over to support the Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) through a grant administered program through National Older Worker Career Center (NOWCC). This is a unique program where your talents, expertise and experience will truly be valued. The EPA provides a wonderful work atmosphere, and you'll be working side-by-side with EPA staff that are doing important work every day. Benefits Include: Paid Health Insurance Premium, Paid Vacation, Paid Sick Time, Paid Federal Holidays, One Paid Personal Holiday, Vision and Dental Insurance also available as an optional payroll deduction. Background investigation including fingerprinting and identification verification required.


Management, maintenance and troubleshooting of ambient/indoor air samplers.

  • Maintenance/troubleshooting, and upkeep of sampling monitors, following the receiving/shipping guidelines as specified in the Standard Operating Guidelines (SOG), recommend purchase of new monitoring equipment to the monitor. 45%
  • Inventory/management of existing and future monitors. 30%
  • Other duties as assigned. 25%


Minimum of 3 year(s) of experience in Ambient air monitoring OR BA/BS Degree in Science/technology/pre-engineering.

  • Ability to work alone or one-on-one with tribal professionals.
  • Understand the operation of and the support provided by the Tribal Air Monitoring Support (TAMS) Center.
  • A knowledge of Federal Guidelines contained within the Code of Federal Register (CFR) that apply to ambient air monitoring.
  • Helpful knowledge/skills/certifications:
  • - Knowledge/expertise in performing audits both on Particulate Matter (PM) and gaseous air monitoring is a plus.
  • - This position requires extensive work directly/indirectly with tribes nationwide, hence, helpful to understand the unique relationship between the Tribes and the Federal Government.
  • - Knowledge/familiarity with EPA's Trial Authority Rule (TAR) promulgated in February 1998 and other EPA air quality rules as it pertains to Indian Country.
  • Experience required with MS Word, Excel, PowerPoint, Fax, Copying Machine, Scanner


  • Health Safety Training: Handling/working with ambient air monitors
  • Health and Safety Considerations: Will be provided in-house, post selection.
  • Required Safety Gear: Steel-toed shoes, hardhat.
  • Safety Gear Use: When moving heavy equipment from within the lab or preparing for shipping.

NOWCC is committed to promoting equal opportunity and to an environment free from discrimination and harassment in any form when hiring and administering Experienced Worker Programs under cooperative agreements with federal agencies. It is NOWCC’s policy to comply with all applicable laws that provide equal opportunity and to prohibit unlawful discrimination in hiring enrollees in the federal programs.

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