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Employment Opportunities

This page lists jobs available here at ECOS (in our offices in Washington, DC), job postings within the various state agencies that we represent, and positions with other organizations.


E-Enterprise for the Environment Coordinator

Position description and qualifications here.

Intern (unpaid)

Email resume to chanson at ecos dot org.

In the States

Tennessee Department of Environment and Conservation Seeks Watershed Planning Manager and Policy Analyst

The Tennessee Department of Environment and Conservation is in search of a Manger of its watershed planning unit in the Division of Water Resources. The position leads the department’s watershed planning and Total Maximum Daily Load work. Although in the posting the entry-level salary range is noted, the actual salary range for this position is $56,268 - $90,012. The application information can be found here. Please note that “TDEC” is important to use in the “Vacancies” search engine.

TDEC also has a new opening for a Policy Analyst working with its Office of Policy and Planning team. Candidates with a graduate-level degree or law degree are sought. This analyst will conduct short- and long-term environmental policy research and analysis, implement strategic planning and process management initiatives, and perform Title VI and Environmental Justice functions supporting the TDEC mission. The salary range for the position is $48,948 - $88,116. The position is posted here.

For additional information about these vacancies, please contact Beth B. Smith, Director of the TDEC Office of Talent Management, at or (615) 253-5907.

Washington State Department of Ecology, Air Quality Program

Has your career focused on protecting, preserving and enhancing the environment to safeguard public health? Do you want to play an important role within a leadership team in how our state, region and nation respond to air quality issues including climate change? The Program Development Section Manager leads the development of Air Quality program plans and strategies to respond to high-profile, scientific and technically complex environmental issues. We work in a fast paced, politically sensitive environment and strive to make decisions that balance competing public demands, priorities and risks. The implications of decisions can be dramatic and legislative actions or litigation can occur if acceptable resolution cannot be reached. High profile issues routinely involve coordination with the agency Director, business and environmental leaders, the Governor’s Office and the legislature. This position manages a team of seasoned professionals to establish and/ or influence statewide clean air and climate change laws, rules, policies and procedures as well as agency and program strategic plans, policies and priorities. Applicants may both learn more about this position and apply here.

Maricopa County Air Quality Department, Air Quality Director

The Maricopa County Air Quality Department is a regulatory agency whose goal is to ensure federal clean air standards are achieved and maintained for the residents and visitors of the county. The department is governed by the Maricopa County Board of Supervisors and follows air quality standards set forth by the federal Clean Air Act. The Air Quality Director reports to the Deputy County Manager and has management oversight of an annual operating budget of approximately $16.2 million and a staff of 130+ employees. The Director is responsible for the strategic and visionary leadership of the Air Quality Department. Maricopa County is currently recruiting for a Director to lead the day-to-day operations of the Air Quality Department by directing the resources of the permitting, compliance, media, business, and enforcement activities. The ideal candidate will possess a Bachelor's degree in Environmental Health, Public Health, Engineering, Natural or Physical Science or closely related field and ten (10) years of professional air quality experience including five (5) years of supervisory and/or management experience. A Master’s degree in environmental health, natural science of physical science is preferred. An equivalent combination of training and experience, which provides the required knowledge, skill and abilities, may be substituted on a year for year basis. Interested applicants are required to submit an online application with a resume and cover letter. This recruitment is open until filled. To view the executive recruitment brochure for this outstanding opportunity, please click here.

Wisconsin DNR, Air Management Engineers

The Wisconsin Department of Natural Resource, Bureau of Air Management is recruiting for Air Management Engineers. The details for the job are found here.