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:Engineer Tech 1 
Working Title:Senior Water Quality/Solid Waste Engineer
Type:Classified, Full Time
Pay Rate:Pay Grade N : $27.38 - $35.00 per hour
Location:Boise Regional Office
Open To:All qualified internal & external candidates: Internal candidates, external candidates, voluntary demotions, or lateral transfers.
Date Posted:Wednesday, July 1, 2020
Apply By:Wednesday, July 15, 2020
Announcement Link:https://www.governmentjobs.com/careers/idaho/jobs/2747024/senior-water-quality-solid-waste-engineer
Contact:Valerie Greear at (208) 373-0459


Classified Title:Engineer Technical 1 
Working Title:Regional Engineering Manager
Type:Classified, Full Time
Pay Rate:Pay Grade N : $27.38 - $35.00 per hour
Location:Pocatello Regional Office
Open To:All qualified internal & external candidates: Internal candidates, external candidates, voluntary demotions, or lateral transfers.
Date Posted:Friday, June 26, 2020
Apply By:
Announcement Link:https://www.governmentjobs.com/careers/idaho/jobs/2714004/regional-engineering-manager
Contact:Bruce Olenick at (208) 239-5000


Classified Title:Analyst 4 
Working Title:Hazardous Waste Compliance & Enforcement Coordinator
Type:Classified, Full Time
Pay Rate:Pay Grade N : $27.38 - $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, June 25, 2020
Apply By:
Announcement Link:https://www.governmentjobs.com/careers/idaho/jobs/2717364/hazardous-waste-compliance-enforcement-coordinator
Contact:Natalie Creed (208) 373-0506


Classified Title:Engineer, Technical 1  
Working Title:Senior Water Quality Engineer
Type:Classified, Full Time
Pay Rate:Pay Grade N : $27.38 - $34.14 per hour
Location:Twin Falls Regional Office
Open To:All qualified internal & external candidates: Internal candidates, external candidates, voluntary demotions, or lateral transfers.
Date Posted:Thursday, June 25, 2020
Apply By:Thursday, July 16, 2020
Announcement Link:https://www.governmentjobs.com/careers/idaho/jobs/2682673/senior-water-quality-engineer
Contact:Mike Brown at (208) 737-3868


Classified Title:Non-Classified 
Working Title:Seasonal Smoke Specialist - Twin Falls
Type:Non-Classified, Temporary Full Time
Pay Rate:$16.00 per hour
Location:Twin Falls, ID
Open To:All qualified internal & external candidates: Internal candidates, external candidates, voluntary demotions, or lateral transfers.
Date Posted:Thursday, June 25, 2020
Apply By:
Announcement Link:https://www.governmentjobs.com/careers/idaho/jobs/2801436/seasonal-smoke-specialist
Contact:Bobby Dye at (208) 737-3889


Classified Title:Non-Classified 
Working Title:Seasonal Smoke Specialist - Lewiston
Type:Non-Classified, Temporary Full Time
Pay Rate:$16.00 per hour
Location:Lewiston, ID
Open To:All qualified internal & external candidates: Internal candidates, external candidates, voluntary demotions, or lateral transfers.
Date Posted:Thursday, June 18, 2020
Apply By:
Announcement Link:https://www.governmentjobs.com/careers/idaho/jobs/2785487/seasonal-smoke-specialist
Contact:Philip Hagihara at (208) 799-4884


Classified Title:Analyst 3 
Working Title:Drinking Water Compliance Officer
Type:Classified, Full Time
Pay Rate:Pay Grade M : $24.78 - $30.96 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:Monday, June 15, 2020
Apply By:Monday, July 6, 2020
Announcement Link:https://www.governmentjobs.com/careers/idaho/jobs/2785493/drinking-water-compliance-officer
Contact:Anna Moody at (208) 769-1422


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

HR 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