The Department of Ecology is Washington's environmental protection agency. Our mission is to protect, preserve and enhance Washington's land, air and water for current and future generations. We support environmental work throughout Washington. Nearly 70 percent of our budget is passed through to local communities to pay for projects that benefit the environment. We were founded in 1970 as the first agency in the nation dedicated to environmental protection.
A Bachelor's degree involving a major study in environmental, physical, or one of the natural sciences, environmental planning or other related field
Seven (7) years of professional-level experience showing progressively increasing responsibilities in environmental analysis and control, or environmental planning.
Additional qualifying experience will substitute, year-for-year, for education.