Indoor Air Quality Program Manager

Recruitment #092622-MDAZ05-100200

Summary Statement

The Indoor Air Quality Program Manager primarily reviews asbestos abatement project specifications for facilities and oversees a program to license asbestos abatement workers in the State of Delaware. This position coordinates underground tank removals for facilities management and advises/monitors hazardous materials remediation for the State of Delaware. 

Essential Functions

Essential functions are fundamental, core functions common to all positions in the class series and are not intended to be an exhaustive list of all job duties for any one position in the class. Since class specifications are descriptive and not restrictive, incumbents can complete job duties of similar kind not specifically listed here.

  • Plans, develops and implements the statewide Indoor Air Quality Program, Underground Storage Tank Program and Asbestos Program which includes asbestos abatement licensing.   
  • Plans, assigns, reviews and evaluates the work of professional, administrative, and contractual employees.
  • Oversees the contractual work performed by professional service firms to ensure compliance of contract specifications.   
  • Investigates and recommends corrective action to determine the need for negotiated agreements for professional services.
  • Reviews and approves contracts, plans and specifications for environmental mitigation and provides consultation services to outside agencies on environmental issues.
  • Reviews and recommends change orders.   
  • Drafts laws, rules, regulations, standards and procedures pertaining to programs.   
  • Conducts investigations including industrial hygiene surveys and on site facility inspections for all environmental mitigation, health risk assessments in occupational and/or residential settings to ensure compliance with all federal and State regulations and standards and to determine the occurrence of disease or injury.   
  • Recommends strategic plan initiatives and budgetary recommendations.   
  • Conducts training with DAS and other State agency employees to coordinate a complaint process and disseminate information.   
  • Coordinates and consults with other DAS professional to incorporate asbestos, underground storage tank and indoor air quality standards in statewide construction projects and purchasing of environmentally friendly products.   
  • Assess health hazards by interpreting scientific and technical data, evaluating information, projecting long and short term objectives and evaluating effectiveness of control measures.   
  • Approves asbestos applications for licensing submitted by contractors, professional service firms and training providers and recommends to Division Director issuance of license.   
  • May present expert testimony in court cases and other administrative proceedings involving environmental violations.   
  • Gives presentations before interest groups, departments, schools and other interested parties upon request regarding occupational health and safety, indoor air quality, asbestos and industrial hygiene.   
  • Maintains a variety of records such as investigative findings and recommendations and prepares activity and project status reports.

Job Requirements

JOB REQUIREMENTS for Indoor Air Quality Program Manager
Applicants must have education, training and/or experience demonstrating competence in each of the following areas: 

  1. Three years experience in interpreting environmental and occupational safety and health laws, rules, regulations, standards, policies and procedures.
  2. Six months experience in program administration such as overseeing and directing the development, implementation and evaluation of programs and services; planning and establishing short and long range program goals and objectives. Providing advice to other agency organizational units through consultation.
  3. Six months experience in contract administration which includes overseeing the development and negotiation of contracts and bid specifications; managing bid openings; awarding and executing contracts.
  4. Six months experience in collecting samples of dust, gases, vapors, contaminants, carcinogens, air borne blood pathogens, temperature, noise or other potential toxic materials.

Conditions of Hire

Applicants must be legally authorized to work in the United States. The State of Delaware Executive Branch participates in the Federal E-Verify system where the State will provide the federal government with each new hires Form I-9 information to confirm that you are authorized to work in the U.S. For more information refer to our job seeker resources.


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Selection Process

The application and supplemental questionnaire are evaluated based upon a rating of your education, training and experience as they relate to the job requirements of the position.  It is essential that you provide complete and accurate information on your application and the supplemental questionnaire to include dates of employment, job title and job duties.  For education and training, list name of educational provider, training course titles and summary of course content.   Narrative information supplied in response to the questions must be supported by the information supplied on the application including your employment, education and training history as it relates to the job requirements.

Once you have submitted your application on-line, all future correspondence related to your application will be sent via email.  Please keep your contact information current.  You may also view all correspondence sent to you by the State of Delaware in the “My Applications” tab at


Accommodations are available for applicants with disabilities in all phases of the application and employment process.  To request an auxiliary aid or service please call (302) 739-5458. TDD users should call the Delaware Relay Service Number 1-800-232-5460 for assistance.

The State of Delaware is an Equal Opportunity employer and values a diverse workforce. We strongly encourage and seek out a workforce representative of Delaware including race, color, religion, age, sex, national origin, disability status, genetics, protected veteran status, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression.