Environmental Quality Analyst (Water Infrastructure Finance Section)

State of Michigan

Kalamazoo, MI, US

Job Description

This position performs review of standard/routine water project proposals and plans for approval of loan requests received from municipalities/water suppliers participating in the State Revolving Fund (SRF), the Strategic Water Quality Initiatives Fund (SWQIF), including the associated Stormwater, Asset Management, and Wastewater (SAW) Grant Program, and/or the Drinking Water Revolving Fund (DWRF) loan programs.
Conduct review of standard water project proposals for approval of loan and/or grant requests and determine impacts to the environment. Standard water projects involve small/routine one-for-one projects that include replacement of a portion of existing drinking water or waste-water system infrastructure (i.e., replacement of a broken water main, water pump at treatment plant, or sewer rehabilitation). Standard water projects are low profile, less controversial and involve limited coordination.

Position Description – Environmental Quality Analyst-E (Download PDF reader)

The health and safety of our employees is a top priority for the Department of Environment, Great Lakes, and Energy (EGLE).  Although the official work location for this position is “Kalamazoo District Office in Kalamazoo, Michigan”, our employees are temporarily working remotely as part of our COVID-19 response.  To learn more about how EGLE employees are achieving the Department’s mission while abiding by COVID-19 safety protocols, please visit our EGLE Website.

Required Education and Experience


Possession of a bachelor’s degree in the biological sciences, engineering, physical sciences, resource development, or resource management.


Possession of a bachelor’s degree in any major with at least 30 semester (45 term) credits in one or a combination of the following: biochemistry, biology, botany, chemistry, crop and soil science, engineering, environmental health, environmental science, forest management, geology, ecology, meteorology, microbiology, physics, remote sensing, resource development, resource management, toxicology, or zoology.


Environmental Quality Analyst 9
No specific type or amount is required.

Environmental Quality Analyst 10 
One year of professional experience equivalent to an Environmental Quality Analyst 9.

Environmental Quality Analyst P11 
Two years of professional experience equivalent to an Environmental Quality Analyst including one year equivalent to an Environmental Quality Analyst 10.


The Department of Environment, Great Lakes, and Energy’s (EGLE) mission is to protect Michigan’s environment and public health by managing air, water, land, and energy resources.

At the Department of Environment, Great Lakes, and Energy, we are passionate about protecting human health and Michigan’s land, water, and energy resources.  We are equally passionate about creating a positive, professional, and supportive work environment where we value our differences and are committed to being open and respectful of all our employees and the public we serve.  Our unique backgrounds and experiences make us better equipped to equitably deliver impactful environmental outcomes in the interest of all of Michigan’s residents.

The State of Michigan offers a competitive benefits package for all career employees that include medical, dental and vision coverage, along with paid parental leave, flexible spending accounts, retirement and much more. Click the following link to learn more.
State of Michigan – Employee Benefits

Please attach a cover letter, resume and your official college transcripts to your application.  For our purposes, “Official Transcripts” must contain the college/university name and address, the degree conferred and date granted, coursework completed (especially if no degree granted), and the Registrar’s signature and/or seal.

Information provided in your application, resume, cover letter, transcripts, and any other documentation provided will be used to verify responses to the supplemental questions.  Unsupported responses may not be considered further.

Your application for any position does not guarantee that you will be contacted by the Department/Agency for further consideration.  Only those applicants interviewed will be notified of the results.

View the entire job specification at:
https://www.michigan.gov/documents/EnvironmentalQualityAnalyst_12615_7.pdf (Download PDF reader)





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