Temporary Employment

DEQ frequently hires employees for temporary employment. Candidates must be 18 years or older and have a high school diploma or GED. Temporaries may be hired in a general clerical, technical, professional or paid internship classification. Technical, professional or paid internships are generally those who have or are obtaining a degree in a biological science, chemistry, geology, hydrology, physical geography, environmental science, civil, mechanical or chemical engineering, accounting or business/finance.

A temporary employee may work no more than 999 hours in a twelve month period and no more than forty hours a week. If a temporary employee exhausts the allotted 999 hours before his/her anniversary date is reached, the employee must resign.

If interested in a temporary position e-mail a resume to DEQ recruitment e-mail. Resumes will remain on file for 6 months at a time, and an updated resume must be submitted for continued consideration.