Air Quality Technician (Term)

About the Role:

Job Code: 19-4042 Salary: $15.79 - $27.29

Status: Part-time, 3-year term, Non-exempt Location: Env Div Offices

Department: Environment Reports To: Air Quality Program Manager

SUMMARY: Under the direction of the Air Quality Program Manager, the Air Quality Technician

is responsible for collaborating with grant sub awardee for the collection, analysis and dissemination of ambient air data in Akwesasne.


Promote community engagement and involvement

Low cost sensor purchases and assembly

Identify locations within Akwesasne that can be sites for the sensor deployment

Maintain sensor sites

Tasks related to data quality assurance and quality control

Data analysis for source determination, pollution trends and benchmarking air quality metrics

Determination and display of outliers and trends, statistical analysis, control charting, and data visualization

Report writing

  • Travel may be required with this position.

Other related duties as assigned.

SUPERVISORY RESPONSIBILITIES: There are no supervisor requirements for this position.

QUALIFICATION REQUIREMENTS: To perform this job successfully, an individual must be able to perform each essential duty satisfactorily. The requirements are representative of the knowledge, skill, and/or ability required. Technical writing skills are essential to this position along with a strong background in data analysis and the management of large data sets. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions. Must be able to work with minimal supervision.

EDUCATION and/or EXPERIENCE: High School Diploma/ GED with 2 years relevant experience or a two (2) year combination of education and/or experience in environmental, biological, physical science, or engineering which includes some environmental experience.

OTHER SKILLS and ABILITIES: Ability to communicate technical information effectively orally and in writing. Must have excellent computer skills including word, excel, and experience with varying databases as well as software. Work independently and as a part of a team.

Must be at least 18 years of age, have and maintain a valid driver’s license with a clean driver abstract in accordance with the Saint Regis Mohawk Tribe’s Fleet Policy.

Must pass a drug test and criminal background check prior to employment.

Applicants must submit letter of interest, resume, and supporting documents (certificates, degrees, licenses). Applicants that are eligible for native preference must include Tribal Identification Card, Status Card or letter to be eligible for Native Preference. All submissions can be emailed to or by mail to Human Resources, Saint Regis Mohawk Tribe, 71 Margaret Terrance Memorial Way, Akwesasne, NY 13655. Due to our network security, we are unable to open hyperlinks. Applicants will need to attach their documents as a PDF or WORD files if emailing. Applicants must clearly outline that they meet the qualification requirements on their resume.


The Saint Regis Mohawk Tribe strives to be an equal opportunity employer dedicated to the policy of nondiscrimination based on race, sex, marital status, sexual orientation, religion, national origin, age, physical disability, veteran status or any other non-job-related factor. Among qualified applicants, the SRMT will give preference to the qualified native applicant.


All positions require the successful candidate to pass a drug test for illegal substances prior to employment being confirmed.


Some positions require candidate(s) to successfully pass a criminal background check prior to beginning employment, used solely for employment related purposes. Depending on the position there maybe multiple background checks.


A list of qualified candidates is created from interviews that may be used for Emergency Hire individuals to similar positions within the Saint Regis Mohawk Tribe for a period of six months.


Testing in the applicable skills may be required as part of the interview process.


Effective July 3, 2023, the Saint Regis Mohawk Tribe no longer requires the COVID-19 Vaccination for any positions within the organization, to include Health Services.

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