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Data Analyst

  • 506778
  • Full-time


We are looking for results-oriented, driven individuals with a thirst for problem solving.

At Arizona Department of Environmental Quality (ADEQ) our vision is to be the number one state in the nation in balanced, leading-edge environmental protection; through technical and operational excellence; and radical simplicity for customers and staff. We are currently looking for employees who are committed to our Agency, passionate to excel in their career and engaged in our mission. Only this caliber of employee will be successful in driving our Agency towards accomplishing our vision.

Data Analyst

Waste Programs Division


Job Location:

Address:  1110 W Washington Street, Phoenix, AZ 85007

Posting Details:

Salary: $70,000-$75,000 

Grade: 24

Closing Date: Open Until Filled

This position is available for remote work on a full-time basis within Arizona (including virtual office arrangements)

Job Summary:

The Data Analyst is responsible for providing the Waste Programs Division with maintenance and execution support for all databases within the division. This includes, managing the internal water quality database and providing data support to all value streams in the division.

Job Duties:

Primary Responsibilities:
• Identify, extract and mine data from designated sources, reorganize it in a format that can be easily analyzed, integrated for the intended purpose. Develop statistical, analytical, and executive level reports, dashboards and charts that show data in a context that allows decision-makers to gain insights into the data and make informed business decisions.
• Researches best practices and supports developing the solutions and recommendations for the current business operations; Works with stakeholders to identify data and analytical requirements; Provides business data interpretation; Helps to produce ad hoc data and reports
• Performs routine analysis using various techniques, e.g. statistical analysis, explanatory and predictive modeling, data mining.
• Works on projects/matters of limited complexity in a support role; Performs or assists with source-to-target data mapping for data migration to new systems or data warehouses, including scripting in one or more languages.
• Ability to analyze, interpret and evaluate information gathered from multiple sources, consolidate details and extract to functional requirements; translate user requirements to business, functional and test scenarios for projects; develop technical documentation; communicate verbally and in writing with internal and external customers; successfully initiate and maintain complex relations; work and be productive in one-on-one and group settings; balance, prioritize and organize multiple tasks and complete assignments by applicable deadlines; take the lead on projects.

Knowledge, Skills & Abilities (KSAs):

• Working knowledge of data management, modeling techniques, and data QA/QC methods per EPA and state methodology frameworks.
• Working knowledge of data gathering, cleansing and transforming techniques; data warehousing and ETL techniques; statistical software.
• Skilled in coding languages such as SQL, Python and/or R; Analysis and problem-solving; Reporting and data visualization using software like Tableau and other visualization tools; technical writing.
• Ability to work with and understand large data sets; Communicate effectively, both verbally and in writing; QA and troubleshoot data; and develop various statistical, analytical reports, and dashboard reports for various users.
• Ability to compile and interpret legal, economic, scientific, and technical findings in order to prepare a narrative with statistical reports with supportable documentation aligned with agency's data governance program.
• Ability to develop and recommend policies and procedures; assemble and interpret statistical data.

Selective Preference(s):

• Bachelor’s degree in Data Analytics, Computer Science, Information Systems, Industrial or Environmental Engineering with data analytics minor.
• 5 years’ experience in data analysis, data analytics.
• Strong customer service skills, interpersonal, written and oral communication skills.
• Strong problem-solving skills and attention to detail.
• Must be able to prepare reports and manuals, interpreting and summarizing technical and/ or complex information for use by less knowledgeable individuals.
• Must be able to communicate clearly and mediate, negotiate and facilitate resolution of projects, problems, or issues.


Among the many benefits of a career with the State of Arizona, there are:
· 10 paid holidays per year
· Accrual of sick and annual leave beginning at 12 and 13 days per year respectively for full-time employees
· A top-ranked retirement program with lifetime pension benefits
· A robust and affordable insurance plan to include medical, dental, life, short-term and long-term disability
· An incentivized commuter club and public transportation subsidy program
· We promote the importance of work/life balance by offering workplace flexibility
· We offer a variety of learning and career development opportunities

For a complete list of benefits provided by The State of Arizona, please visit our benefits page


ASRS Lifetime Pension Benefit

Contact Us:

Persons with a disability may request a reasonable accommodation such as a sign language interpreter or an alternative format by contacting HPO@azdeq.gov.
Requests should be made as early as possible to allow time to arrange the accommodation. Arizona State Government is an AA/EOE/ADA Reasonable Accommodation Employer.


All Arizona state employees operate within the Arizona Management System (AMS), an intentional, results-driven approach for doing the work of state government whereby every employee reflects on performance, reduces waste, and commits to continuous improvement with sustainable progress.  Through AMS, every state employee seeks to understand customer needs, identify problems, improve processes, and measure results.  
State employees are highly engaged, collaborative and embrace a culture of public service.

The State of Arizona is an Equal Employment Opportunity Employer.