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  • 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.

Environmental Engineer 3
Remedial Projects Unit


Job Location:

Address:  1110 W Washington Street, Phoenix, AZ 

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

Posting Details:

Salary: $80,000 - $85,000 

Grade: 26

Closing Date: Open until filled (First review of resumes 10-14-22)

Job Summary:

As an Environmental Engineering Specialist, you will research, plan, or perform engineering duties in the prevention, control, and remediation of environmental hazards using various engineering disciplines. Work may include landfill permitting, waste treatment, site remediation, pollution control technology, the investigation of complex environmental problems, and interact with customers from a technical perspective. 

Knowledge, Skills & Abilities (KSAs):

• Ability to manage large projects and develop and mentor staff.
• Experience managing pump & treat wellhead treatment systems and in-situ remediation technologies at complex WQARF projects.
• Strong customer service skills, excellent oral and written communication skills
• Strong project management skills.
• Ability to prioritize and organize multiple tasks, lead project teams, build strong relationships of trust with customers and others at ADEQ, and develop and prepare technical documentation. 

Selective Preference(s):

• Bachelor’s degree in law, environmental/civil/chemical engineering, hydrology or environmental science
• Requires 5 or more years’ experience (Master’s degree may substitute for 2 years exp., Doctorate may substitute for 4 years exp.) EIT/PE certification through the Arizona Board of Technical Registration. 


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 Benefits

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.