Be a part of our mission to protect human health and the quality of Idaho's air, land, and water!
The Idaho Department of Environmental Quality (DEQ) is hiring a senior water quality engineer for our Twin Falls Regional Office. This position is responsible for reviewing drinking water and wastewater plans, preliminary engineering reports, facility plans, and maintaining the plans and specifications database. This position also manages water and wastewater grants, State Revolving Fund loans, serves as project officer for the Twin Falls regional office, and is a senior member of the DEQ engineering peer review group and may provide input on rule and guidance development.
This position is established at the Engineer Tech 1 level and may be underfilled at the Staff Engineer level. Upon successful completion of a training plan and when minimum qualifications for the Engineer Technical 1 level are met, the incumbent will be reclassified to an Engineer Technical 1 level and compensated accordingly.
To apply at the Staff Engineer level, please go to the DEQ Water Quality Engineer announcement link below.
DEQ works closely and collaboratively with a wide range of public and private partners, including federal and state agencies; the Board of Environmental Quality; city, county, and tribal governments; businesses; community organizations; and Idaho citizens. These partnerships are critical to accomplishing our environmental and human health protection mission. The agency is committed to working in partnership with local communities, businesses, and citizens to identify and implement cost-effective environmental solutions.
DEQ is committed to protecting human health and the quality of Idaho's air, land, and water.
The Staff Engineer classification is used for recruitment and training purposes for the Engineer Technical 1 position. Through various types of on-the-job training, employees hired at the staff level will learn to carry out the duties of an Engineer Technical 1. Upon completion of training, including possession of a Professional Engineering license, the employee will be promoted to the Engineer Technical 1 level.
Example of Duties:
Licensure: Licensed in Idaho as a Professional Engineer (PE), or eligibility for comity licensure by the Idaho Board of Professional Engineers in accordance with Idaho Code, Title 54, Chapter 12;
AND Valid Driver's license.
Experience: coordinating with State and local government operations in one of the specific engineering specialties described below; evaluating engineering projects and making decisions relative to their merit; writing engineering reports and related correspondence; reviewing engineering analysis; making oral presentations to groups relative to the merits of engineering applications.
Specialty Minimum Qualifications (required for this position):
The Department of Environmental Quality may conduct verification of the information provided in your application, including validation of driver's license status, education, employment, and criminal history. Omission and/or falsification of information provided in your application will result in your removal from consideration for employment, appointment, or promotion.
Hiring is done without regard to race, color, religion, national origin, sex, age or disability. If you need special accommodations to satisfy testing requirements, please contact the Division of Human Resources at (208) 334-2263.
Preference may be given to veterans who qualify under state and federal laws and regulations.
To protect human health and the quality of Idaho's air, land, and water.
If you have questions, please contact us at:
Phone: (208) 373-0333
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