Environmental Science Specialist (Water Quality Permit Writing) – DEQ

Job Type(s): Programs / Services
Salary: $44966 – $65499
Deadline: May 29, 2019 12:00 am
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If you have a passion for water quality, protecting the environment and the desire to succeed, a position as an Environmental Science – Water Quality Specialist (Specialist) may be for you!  The focus of the Specialist will be Water Quality Permit Writing.  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.

We will be filling up to two position!  The Permit Writers will focus on protecting surface water by regulating pollutants.  Both Permit Writers will perform scientific analyses, calculations, assessments and determination.  Responsibilities include reviewing wastewater specifications and processes at existing and proposed water quality projects and discharge facilities; conveying water quality rules and permit requirements.

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 ofDepartment of Environmental Quality!

To apply for these positions, 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 these position.



Qualifications include a bachelor’s degree in hydrology, environmental studies or a related field and two years of related work experience.

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