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Oregon Seeks Director of its Department of Environmental Quality

Oregon’s Department of Environmental Quality (DEQ) is seeking an experienced leader to serve as its next Director.  The purpose of this job is to administer and enforce laws regulating air, water, and land pollution; administer authorities delegated by the U.S. EPA, including the Clean Air, Clean Water and Resource Conservation and Recovery Acts; administer state statutes including solid waste management, recycling, and environmental cleanup; serve as a member of the Governor’s cabinet; and assist Assistant to the Governor for Natural Resources in efforts to coordinate Natural Resource Agencies.  (The state’s drinking water program is located in the Department of Human Services, not the DEQ.)  Please see that attached document for a full description of this position and a link to the job posting, which closes on June 13th.

Attachment — DEQ Brochure