Protecting Public Health and the Environment.

Working at DEQ

Are you solution-oriented? Do you value teamwork? Are you passionate about protecting human health and the environment? Come join the DEQ team! 

We employ a variety of environmental professionals, including analysts, engineers, scientists, financial experts, communicators, human resource professionals, and administrators and offer excellent benefits and growth opportunities. 

DEQ is an equal opportunity employer and hires without regard to race, color, religion, national origin, sex, age, or disability. Veterans who qualify under state and federal laws and regulations may be given preference.

Internships

DEQ provides internship opportunities for undergraduate and graduate students interested in environmental engineering, water and air quality, environmental policy, and communications and outreach. For more information, contact Becky Pearson, Human Resource Specialist, at (208) 373–0333 or email DEQ.recruitment@deq.idaho.gov.

Information for Job Seekers

Current Job Openings

Classified Title:Analyst 3 
Working Title:IPDES Compliance Officer
Type:Classified, Full Time
Pay Rate:Pay Grade M : $24.06 - $25.25 per hour
Location:Pocatello Regional Office
Open To:All qualified internal & external candidates: Internal candidates, external candidates, voluntary demotions, or lateral transfers.
Date Posted:Friday, February 14, 2020
Apply By:Friday, February 28, 2020
Announcement Link:https://www.governmentjobs.com/careers/idaho/jobs/2714382/ipdes-compliance-officer
Contact:Lynn Van Every at (208) 239-5013


Classified Title:Analyst 4 
Working Title:Hazardous Waste Compliance & Enforcement Coordinator
Type:Classified, Full Time
Pay Rate:Pay Grade N : $26.58 - $33.50 per hour
Location:Waste Management and Remediation Division, State Office, Boise
Open To:All qualified internal & external candidates: Internal candidates, external candidates, voluntary demotions, or lateral transfers.
Date Posted:Thursday, February 13, 2020
Apply By:Thursday, February 27, 2020
Announcement Link:https://www.governmentjobs.com/careers/idaho/jobs/2717364/hazardous-waste-compliance-enforcement-coordinator
Contact:Natalie Creed (208) 373-0506


Classified Title: Scientist 3 
Working Title:Health Physicist
Type:Classified, Full Time
Pay Rate:Pay Grade M : $24.06 - $28.18 per hour
Location:Idaho Falls Regional Office
Open To:All qualified internal & external candidates: Internal candidates, external candidates, voluntary demotions, or lateral transfers.
Date Posted:Thursday, February 13, 2020
Apply By:Thursday, February 27, 2020
Announcement Link:https://www.governmentjobs.com/careers/idaho/jobs/2663729/health-physicist
Contact:Erick Neher at (208) 528-2659


Classified Title:Analyst 4 
Working Title:Water Quality Coordinator
Type:Classified, Full Time
Pay Rate:Pay Grade N : $26.58 - $35.00 per hour
Location:Coeur d’Alene Regional Office
Open To:All qualified internal & external candidates: Internal candidates, external candidates, voluntary demotions, or lateral transfers.
Date Posted:Wednesday, February 12, 2020
Apply By:Wednesday, March 4, 2020
Announcement Link:https://www.governmentjobs.com/careers/idaho/jobs/2711033/water-quality-coordinator
Contact:Robert Steed at (208) 666-4625


Classified Title:Analyst 3 
Working Title:Water Quality Analyst
Type:Classified, Full Time
Pay Rate:Pay Grade M : $24.06 - $28.00 per hour
Location:Lewiston Regional Office
Open To:All qualified internal & external candidates: Internal candidates, external candidates, voluntary demotions, or lateral transfers.
Date Posted:Monday, February 10, 2020
Apply By:Monday, March 2, 2020
Announcement Link:https://www.governmentjobs.com/careers/idaho/jobs/2709611/water-quality-analyst
Contact:Sujata Connell at (208) 799-4874


Classified Title:Technical 1, Engineer  
Working Title:Senior Water Quality Engineer
Type:Classified, Full Time
Pay Rate:Pay Grade M : $26.58 - $34.00 per hour
Location:Surface and Wastewater Division, State Office, Boise
Open To:All qualified internal & external candidates: Internal candidates, external candidates, voluntary demotions, or lateral transfers.
Date Posted:Friday, February 7, 2020
Apply By:Sunday, February 23, 2020
Announcement Link:https://www.governmentjobs.com/careers/idaho/jobs/2711336/senior-water-quality-engineer
Contact:Larry Waters at (208) 373-0151


Classified Title: Analyst 3 
Working Title:Data Management Analyst
Type:Classified, Full Time
Pay Rate:Pay Grade M : $24.06 - $28.61 per hour
Location:Surface and Wastewater Division, State Office, Boise
Open To:Surface and Wastewater Division, State Office, Boise
Date Posted:Friday, February 7, 2020
Apply By:Thursday, February 20, 2020
Announcement Link:https://www.governmentjobs.com/careers/idaho/jobs/2682926/data-management-analyst
Contact:Graham Freeman at (208) 373-0461


Classified Title:Non-Classified 
Working Title:Beneficial Use Reconnaissance Program (BURP) Environmental Technician
Type:Non-Classified, Temporary Full Time
Pay Rate:$11.00 per hour + Per Diem
Location:Boise, Idaho Falls, Pocatello, Lewiston, Coeur d’Alene, Twin Falls
Open To:All qualified internal & external candidates: Internal candidates, external candidates, voluntary demotions, or lateral transfers.
Date Posted:Friday, January 31, 2020
Apply By:Sunday, March 1, 2020
Announcement Link:https://www.governmentjobs.com/careers/idaho?department[0]=Department%20of%20Environmental%20Quality&sort=PositionTitle%7CAscending
Contact:

Boise: Danie Merriman (208) 373-0589
Idaho Falls: Alex Bell (208) 528-2679
Pocatello: Jennifer Cornell (208) 236-5021
Lewiston: Sujata Connell (208) 799-4874
Coeur d’Alene: Craig Nelson (208) 666-4610
Twin Falls: Tyana Weaver (208) 737-3886


Classified Title:Engineer Technical 1 
Working Title:Regional Engineering Manager
Type:Classified, Full Time
Pay Rate:Pay Grade N : $26.58 - $37.00 per hour
Location:Pocatello Regional Office
Open To:All qualified internal & external candidates: Internal candidates, external candidates, voluntary demotions, or lateral transfers.
Date Posted:Wednesday, January 22, 2020
Apply By:Monday, February 24, 2020
Announcement Link:https://www.governmentjobs.com/careers/idaho/jobs/2645655/regional-engineering-manager
Contact:Bruce Olenick at (208) 239-5000


Classified Title:Analyst 4 
Working Title:Preliminary Assessment Program Coordinator
Type:Classified, Full Time
Pay Rate:Pay Grade N : $26.58 - $33.82 per hour
Location:Waste Management and Remediation, State Office, Boise
Open To:All qualified internal & external candidates: Internal candidates, external candidates, voluntary demotions, or lateral transfers.
Date Posted:Tuesday, December 10, 2019
Apply By:
Announcement Link:https://www.governmentjobs.com/careers/idaho/jobs/2653838/preliminary-assessment-program-coordinator
Contact:Dean Ehlert (208) 373-0416


Hiring is done without regard to race, color, religion, national origin, sex, age or disability. In addition, preference may be given to veterans who qualify under state and federal laws and regulations.


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Staff Contacts

Recruitment Specialist
Becky Pearson
1410 N. Hilton St.
Boise, ID 83706
208-373-0479
Becky.Pearson@deq.idaho.gov

DEQ Resources

Employee Benefits Overview

More Information

DEQ.recruitment@deq.idaho.gov
or (208) 373-0333

Idaho Division of Human Resources
700 W. State St.
Boise, ID 83720
(208) 334-2263
www.dhr.idaho.gov

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About the Idaho Department of Environmental Quality