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The Environmental Quality Division administers and monitors the City of Jacksonville's air and water resource management activities, with particular emphasis on pollution control issues. It also enforces laws related to environmental quality issues. Testing water samples from Jacksonville's treasured St. Johns River. Our responsibilities include air, odors, noise, surface water, groundwater, underground storage tanks, hazardous wastes, wetlands and wildlife.

The Environmental Protection Board consists of nine members, appointed for four-year terms, who are chosen to represent industry, conservationist organizations, professional engineers, the medical profession, and the general public. This board develops regulations necessary for administration and enforcement of the city's environmental laws. It conducts investigations of complaints, takes testimony in matters under its jurisdiction and provides a hearing platform for environmental matters within the city. The EPB also conducts public outreach programs for schools, teachers, civic and private organizations.

Join the Team!

The Environmental Quality Division is looking for individuals to fill several positions focused around the enforcement of state and local regulations. Jobs, with field work, are in different areas such as
Air Quality
(asbestos, noise, odors and permitted facility compliance)
Water Quality
(Erosion & Sediment control, well permitting/inspections, high-risk facility inspections, lift stations inspections, tank inspections and hazardous waste)
Petroleum Clean-up Program
(investigations of petroleum storage tanks and cleanup sites)
If you are interested, or know someone who might be, check the City's Careers page for more information.

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