Environmental Science Section Supervisor – DEQ

Job Type(s): Administrative, Programs / Services
Salary: $66307 – $76508
Deadline: May 28, 2019 12:00 am
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We are looking for an enthusiastic Section Supervisor (Supervisor) with an interest in leading an exciting group managing Montana’s water quality.  At the Department of Environmental Quality, we are striving to make our work environment a supportive and fun environment that fosters a work/life balance.

The Supervisor provides overall direction and assistance related to compliance, training, and technical assistance for activities that impact water quality.  Responsibilities include tracking and ensuring compliance with a range of wastewater discharge permits and regulations, overseeing inspections to ensure compliance with permits and federal obligations, facilitating training, explaining program activities, administering databases and managing program budgets.  The Supervisor is responsible for managing day-to-day activities, leading staff and assigning work.

At the Department of Environmental Quality, our ultimate goal is to protect public health and to maintain Montana’s high quality of life for current and future generations.  Come and be a part of Department of Environmental Quality!

To apply for this position, please submit your resume and cover letter through the State of Montana Careers site.  In your cover letter, describe how your education, knowledge and skills have prepared you for this position.


Qualifications include a bachelor’s degree in environmental science, hydrology, chemistry, or a related field and 3 years of related work experience.  Demonstrated experience leading people is required, although this may be from roles other than formal supervision.

Other combinations of education and experience may be considered on a case-by-case basis.

Applicant Pool Statement:  If another department vacancy occurs in this job title within six months, the same applicant pool may be used for the selection.