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Air Quality Division

Posted November 10, 2020
Environmental Technician
As an Environmental Technician, this position performs field inspections to monitor emission testing of the state’s centralized test station’s equipment, inspectors and fleet program. | Go to Apply >

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Water Quality Division

Posted November 20, 2020
Environmental Science Specialist 3
We are seeking an Environmental Scientist Specialist 3 (ESS3) with expertise in Clean Water Act (CWA) Section 402 inspections, audits, and evaluations with respect to AZPDES general and individual permits | Go to Apply >

Posted November 15, 2020
Environmental Engineering Specialist 2-3
As an Environmental Engineer in our Groundwater Permitting Unit, you will research, design, plan and evaluate mining sites and industrial sites for adherence to AZ Revised Statutes and AZ Administrative Code | Go to Apply >

Posted November 12, 2020
Environmental Engineering Specialist 1-2
The Environmental Engineering Specialist will be responsible for performing inspections and compliance related work in the industries of mining and wastewater treatment | Go to Apply >

Posted October 28, 2020
Hydrogeologist/Principal Engineer
This position is responsible for guiding the Department in evaluating and permitting wastewater treatment plants across the state.  As Arizona’s primary expert in this field, you will be conducting technical evaluation of the design and operation of these facilities to ensure the efficacy of treatment options as well as effluent disposal options.  Additionally, you will be assisting treatment plant operators in trouble shooting issues with discharge limit exceedances as well as aquifer quality limit exceedances | Go to Apply >

Posted September 18, 2020
Program Manager – Groundwater Permits Unit
Our Groundwater Permits Program Manager is an integral part of our diverse, talented, and innovative team and directly contributes to our agency’s mission by driving operational performance in the Groundwater Permits program.  You will be responsible for taking the Agency strategic plans and translating them into daily work that will be deployed by team members. You must be passionate about the mission, passionate about the vision, and passionate about leadership | Go to Apply > 

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Waste Programs Division

Posted November 16, 2020
Program Manager – UST Leak Prevention
Our Unit Manager for the Leak Prevention Unit is responsible for managing the operating functions of the unit. The Unit manages a variety of leak prevention activities include both non-corrective action programs, suspected release investigation, release confirmation, service provider certifications, and plan reviews | Go to Apply >

Posted October 27, 2020
Environmental Engineering Specialist
We are looking for engineers to help drive our agency towards accomplishing our vision.  This position will support the Project Managers by conducting technical reviews for soil and groundwater remediation sites, and ensures appropriate and aggressive remediation technologies are being implemented at leaking UST (Underground Storage Tank) sites | Go to Apply >

Posted October 19, 2020
Program Manager – Hazardous Waste Permits/Support Unit
Our Program Manager for the Hazardous Waste Permits and Support Unit is responsible for managing the operating functions of the unit. This position is responsible for supervising staff including assigning work, setting priorities, monitoring and evaluating performance, developing and providing training to staff. The position is also responsible for ensuring that all unit work products are technically sound, accurate and meet program goals, State and Federal statutes, rules, regulations and professional ethics. Review and evaluate technical reports, community involvement relations and outputs, and legal documents such as consent decrees, orders, and access agreements | Go to Apply >

Posted September 23, 2020
Environmental Program Manager – Remedial Projects
ADEQ is looking for a Program Manager for the Water Quality Assurance Revolving Fund, commonly referred to as WQARF.  WQARF is Arizona’s state Superfund Program and is currently responsible for 35 listed sites and 30 Preliminary Investigation (PI) sites. The WQARF and PI sites are spread across the state and the main contaminants include Volatile Organic Compounds and metals.  The sites consist of small contaminant plumes to plumes that are over 6 miles in length that are associated with dry cleaners, manufacturing facilities and mine sites | Go to Apply >

Posted September 20, 2020
Environmental Science Specialist 1-3 – Solid Waste Inspector
We have an immediate opening for an Environmental Science Specialist 1-3. In this role, you will review information and conduct on-site inspections for the purpose of assessing compliance with Arizona environmental statutes and rules, as well as permits issued by ADEQ. Using knowledge of various scientific disciplines you may collect, synthesize, study, report, and recommend action based on data and information derived from the inspections | Go to Apply >


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Mission Partners (Operations Support)

November 16, 2020
Program Project Specialist
Our Program Project Specialist will join the Remedial Projects Support Unit (RPSU) to support and work with coworkers in a team atmosphere | Go to Apply >

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