The Florida Department of Environmental Protection offers a wide range of job opportunities for talented, energetic people across the state. If you are interested in a challenging, rewarding career protecting and restoring Florida’s environment, then DEP has a place for you.
The department’s staff includes administrators, accountants, policy analysts, surveyors, water specialists and more. DEP offers competitive benefit packages for its full-time Career Service, Selected Exempt Service and Senior Management Service employees, including health-care options and retirement plans.
As a DEP employee with a Career Service, SES or SMS position classification, you also are eligible to participate in the state-sponsored tuition waiver program. Find more information by reviewing state employee benefits.
DEP values the service that veterans and their family members have given to our country and supports the hiring of returning service members and military spouses in accordance with veteran preference eligibility guidelines.
Visit the DEP Job Portal to view advertised vacancies and set up a candidate profile to receive job notifications and complete an employment application form. If you need assistance applying for a position, call 877-562-7287.
A biologist working in the resource review section of the Beaches, Inlets and Ports Program contributes to coastal ecosystem management around the state. First-hand scientific observation of coral reefs or hardbottom helps Florida oversee beach nourishment or inlet dredging projects while safeguarding resources.
Scientific knowledge and expertise helps inform regulatory decisions and leads to opportunities to collaborate with environmental colleagues across Florida. Sharing information with local governments, researchers and environmental enthusiasts allows for a greater perspective on natural resource management.
Florida Department of Environmental Protection Human Resource Management Attn: Employee Relations/Recruitment 3900 Commonwealth Blvd., MS 70 Tallahassee, FL 32399-3000
DEP is an equal opportunity/affirmative action employer. If you need an accommodation to participate in the recruitment/selection process, contact us at 850-245-2456.
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The Florida Department of Environmental Protection is the state’s lead agency for environmental management and stewardship – protecting our air, water and land. The vision of the Florida Department of Environmental Protection is to create strong community partnerships, safeguard Florida’s natural resources and enhance its ecosystems.