Idaho Department of Environmental Quality

DEQ employs a broad range of environmental professionals, ranging from analysts to scientists to engineers. DEQ also hires accounting, information technology, education and public outreach, human resources, and other administrative professionals to support core programs.

Idaho Department of Environmental Quality Boise, Idaho, USA
Feb 15, 2018
Temporary
Three (3) State Temporary Field Positions in   Boise These positions are temporary, full-time appointments without benefits.  When applying, check "Temporary Employment" under Job/Type Shift.  The Idaho Department of Environmental Quality (DEQ) is hiring a total of three (3) Environmental Technicians to measure the effect of timber harvest on stream shade. A crew consists of three people, and will be based out of Boise. The crew will camp in remote forested locations three or more nights per week. A daily meals allowance will be paid. Applicants must be available between June 1 and August 17. Some positions may continue until October 30. The ideal candidate will be enthusiastic about working and camping outdoors, and may have experience in environmental science or forestry. Team skills and experience are essential. The crew will traverse rugged terrain to collect detailed measurements, occasionally hiking up to two miles to reach a site. DEQ will provide comprehensive training in the measurement techniques required. Skills: Working outdoors Navigating and map reading Performing stream surveys Walking and working in steep, rugged terrain Requirements : Possession of a valid driver's license Ability to work during exposure to inclement weather Ability to walk over rough terrain while lifting and carrying objects weighing up to 25 pounds Available to work June 1 through October 30 DEQ Provides: Vehicles for transportation between the office and field locations Monitoring equipment and training Wilderness and first aid and defensive driving training $11 hourly wage and up to $45 per day meals allowance DEQ Does Not Provide : Transportation between home and office Housing  Camping equipment Open for Recruitment:   February 1, 2018 - February 28 , 2018 Remember to say you found this opportunity at EnvironmentalCareer.com
Idaho Department of Environmental Quality Coeur d'Alene, ID, USA
Feb 15, 2018
Temporary
DEQ is committed to protecting human health and the quality of Idaho's air, land, and water. Seven (7) positions in Boise Hourly Salary + Per Diem These positions are temporary, full-time appointments without benefits.     When applying, check "Temporary Employment" under Job/Type Shift.  The Idaho Department of Environmental Quality (DEQ) is hiring seven (7) Environmental Technicians to monitor and evaluate water quality conditions in Idaho's streams.  Crews are based out of Boise and camp in remote locations three or more nights per week.  Crews are required to furnish their own camping and cooking equipment.  Applicants must be available mid-June through August, with some positions working through   September.  The ideal candidate will  have experience working outdoors, on a field crew or team, performing environmental monitoring, be detail oriented in collecting and recording data, capable of hiking and camping,   with knowledge of outdoor survival skills.To apply for the Environmental   Technician   in   Twin Falls,   click here .To apply for the Environmental Technician in   Lewiston,   click here .To apply for the Environmental Technician in   Idaho Falls,   click here .To apply for the Environmental Technician in   Coeur d'Alene,   click here .To apply for the Environmental Technician in   Pocatello,  click here . Responsibilities: Working outdoors Monitoring water quality Collecting fish and aquatic insects Electrofishing Surveying Habitat Performing stream bank surveys May involve working at high altitudes May involve working ten (10) days on with four (4) days off Minimum Requirements: Possession of a valid driver's license Ability to work during exposure to inclement weather Ability to walk over rough terrain while lifting and carrying objects weighing up to 50 pounds Ability to hike in hip boots/waders over rough terrain and in streams Available to work mid-June through August DEQ Provides: Transportation to and from field to regional office location Monitoring equipment and training Wilderness and first aid training Hourly salary + field day per diem Open for Recruitment:   February 1, 2018 - February 28 , 2018 Remember to say you found this opportunity at EnvironmentalCareer.com
Idaho Department of Environmental Quality Boise, ID, USA
Feb 15, 2018
The Air Quality Division is filling a position for a Airshed Management Analyst.  This position will be the lead on transportation conformity and exceptional events, act as primary staff for development of State Implementation Plans (SIPS) and maintenance plans, and provide support to the regional offices for Airshed management activities. Principal Responsibilities : Write SIP documents and provide support to Regional Office staff for outreach to communities Track exceptional events, make recommendations to management which events should be submitted to EPA, and ensure documentation meets EPA requirements Act as transportation conformity lead for DEQ, coordinate with ITD, and provide support to Regional Office staff Provide support to the Regional Offices for Airshed Management activities such as PM Advance Minimum Qualifications : Possession of a Bachelor’s degree in the physical or biological sciences, political science, business or public administration, engineering, or related natural resources management field   OR   any combination of education and/or experience equivalent to a typical four (4) year Bachelor’s degree. For example: Successful completion of sixty (60) semester hours of study, including twenty-four (24) semester hours in a subject required for the specific discipline, is equivalent to two (2) years of undergraduate education; and/or experience performing routine duties in completing multiple tasks such as policy research, data collection, interpretation, analysis, and preparation of reports and written documents for at least two (2) years can substitute for one (1) year of college.   AND, at least four (4) years’ experience managing and implementing, projects or component(s) of programs that are environmental, regulatory, or administrative in nature, where you were required to routinely perform program or project planning; provide technical assistance to staff, special interest groups and the public; and provide policy and/or regulatory interpretation and/or development. OR Possession of a Master's degree in any of the above fields   AND   at least two (2) years' professional experience managing and implementing, or overseeing projects or component(s) of programs that are environmental in nature, where you were required to routinely perform program or project planning; provide technical assistance to staff, special interest groups and the public; and provide policy and/or regulatory interpretation and/or development. Specialty Minimum Qualifications (required for this position):  AIR QUALITY AIRSHED MANAGEMENT OR REGIONAL PROGRAM IMPLEMENTATION   (3114) : Requires possession of a college degree in Meteorology, Physics, Chemistry, Environmental Science, Engineering, or closely related field; OR education and experience equivalent to an undergraduate degree as described below; AND at least one (1) year of full-time work experience supporting the implementation of air pollution control and air quality improvement strategies; conducting air emission inventories, or ambient air quality monitoring; working closely with a specific category of emission sources, such as industrial source testing, mobile source emissions and controls, or air quality characteristics of residential wood burning and controls; or experience in air pollution control involving interpretation and application of the Clean Air Act and environmental rules, such as reviewing, developing or implementing monitoring networks, inspection programs, environmental compliance with state and federal rules, emission inventories, receptor modeling, air quality improvement plans for non-attainment areas, construction or operating permits and smoke management programs. OR Possession of an unrelated degree; AND at least four (4) years experience as outlined. EDUCATION AND EXPERIENCE EQUIVALENCY : Successful completion of sixty (60) semester hours of study, including twenty-four (24) credited hours in a subject required for the particular degree, is equivalent to two (2) years of undergraduate education; AND/OR each two (2) years of qualifying work experience as described on the announcement may be equivalent to one (1) year of undergraduate education. Physical requirements : Ability to sit and work on a computer for 2 - 4 hours at a time Some periods of heavy reading and typing Must have a valid driver's License Occasional travel required Desirable Qualifications (the education and/or experience below is not required but may increase your score): Experience in program management. Experience in regulation, rule, and/or policy development. Experience preparing and presenting written and oral reports. Exam:  Checklist/Narrative. You will receive a score based on your answers. You must receive a minimum rating of 70 to pass this examination. Exam results are available online when the review process is complete. Apply By: Monday, February 26, 2018 Remember to say you found this opportunity at EnvironmentalCareer.com