Environmental Specialist (Water Quality) – MTDEQJob Type(s): Programs / Services
Salary: $44966 – $65499
Deadline: January 17, 2020 12:00 am
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If you are passionate about water quality and have a desire to succeed, a position as an Environmental Science- Water Quality Specialist (Specialist) may be for you! 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 focus of the Specialist will be Water Quality Permit Writing primarily for Coal Mines in Montana. The Specialist is responsible for performing scientific and technical analyses, calculations, assessments and determinations essential to the implementation of the water quality program in the State of Montana. Responsibilities include: reviewing specifications and processes of water quality projects at existing and proposed discharge facilities; responding to permit applications, determining whether facilities are operating in compliance with water quality rules and permit requirements; planning and participating in public meetings; reviewing, and monitoring changes to statutes, legislation and policies proposing appropriate courses of action.
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.
This position is part of a career progression; technical skill level upon hire will determine starting salary.
Qualifications for this position include a bachelor’s degree in geology, hydrology, or other physical science or environmental engineering and 2 years of related experience.
Other combinations of education and experience may be considered on a case-by-case basis.