Natural Resources Analyst, Wyoming Department of Environmental Quality

Casper, Wyoming 

Organization: Wyoming DEQ, Solid Waste Management

Type of opportunity: Full-time

Contact: Department of Administration & Information, Human Resource Division, (307) 777-7188


  • Serves as the permitting coordinator for assigned solid waste management facilities.
  • Prepares detailed technical reviews of permit applications and other submittals to ensure applications are prepared in accordance with state statutes and rules.
  • Reviews environmental monitoring reports and data, and makes appropriate recommendations with respect to the technical data and reports.
  • Conducts evaluations of groundwater data.
  • Applies and interprets complex rules, regulations, guidelines, and standards.
  • Represents SHWD in meetings and provides appropriate recommendations for resolving permitting and compliance issues.

Desired qualifications:

  • Bachelor’s degree, preferably in the sciences.
  • 1-3 years of work experience.
  • Knowledge of applicable state statutes, regulations, policy, and guidance related to solid waste management, and federal solid waste regulations.
  • Requires training or experience in a variety of disciplines including engineering, geology, groundwater, soils, chemistry, and statistics.
  • Skill in application of geologic, hydrogeologic, and scientific principles and/or engineering analysis to effectively analyze problems and situations involving activities that may threaten groundwater quality, in order to protect groundwater quality, and restore groundwater quality.
  • Skill in groundwater quality investigations; groundwater and aquifer characterization; fate and transport processes through vadose zone and groundwater.
  • Skill in the use of personal computer for word processing, database, spreadsheet, modeling, and statistical analysis applications.
  • Strong attention to detail and ability to organize information in a concise manner.
  • High level of skill in written, oral and electronic communication.
  • Ability to communicate, work cooperatively with staff, the regulated community, and the general public, manage time and prioritize workload, meet deadlines, resolve conflicts, solve complex problems, public speaking, and written and oral communication skills.
  • Ability to apply basic principles and concepts in new situations involving site-specific issues.
  • Must be able to maintain compliance with the OSHA requirements of 29 CFR Part 1910.120.

Salary/pay: $3,742 – $4,678/month

Link to more information: View the job announcement and apply online.

Application deadline: Position open until filled.