Cal Iaq

California Department of Public Health (CDPH)

Environmental Health Laboratory Branch


Job opening:

Indoor Air Quality Section Chief

Posted: October 12


The CDPH Environmental Health Laboratory Branch is recruiting for a Section Chief to oversee its
Indoor Air Quality (IAQ) Program.
The position is permanent, full time, and is located in Richmond, CA.


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Program Description

The California IAQ Program was established in, the first State program in the nation.  Since then, we have been at the forefront of research related to the causes and control of indoor air pollution in California.  In addition, we provide technical guidance on behalf of CDPH on proposed regulations, legislation, and professional standards, as well as to local health agencies and the public.  Our interdisciplinary staff currently includes six full-time research scientists and chemists, plus student assistants and interns.  The IAQ Laboratory includes field sampling equipment, GC-MS and HPLC analytical instrumentation, material emissions testing apparatus, and a room-size environmental chamber. For more information, see


Job Description




Candidates must be certified as eligible as CDPH Research Scientist Supervisor II (Physical/Engineering Sciences or Chemical Sciences). This requires completion of the State Standard Application plus the CDPH Supplemental Application. Relevant links are given below.


Send letter of interest and resume to:

Jed Waldman, Ph.D., Chief, Environmental Health Laboratory Branch


850 Marina Bay Parkway, Richmond, CA  94804



Indoor Air Quality (IAQ) Section Chief

Job type: Full-Time, Permanent

Location: Richmond, CA (San Francisco Bay Area)

Starting Salary: $7572 - $9156 per month

Target Start Date: December 1, (open until filled)

Civil Service Title: Research Scientist Supervisor II (RSS-II)

Requirement: Current eligibility for U.S. employment


RSS-II Examination Announcements

Physical/Engineering Sciences

State Standard Application

CDPH Supplemental Application


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