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At the Department of Environment, Great Lakes, and Energy, we are passionate about protecting human health and Michigan’s air, 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.
We work in the office and in the field. Our work spans research, monitoring, regulation, education, and community engagement. Our job is hard, but our mission is simple: to protect Michigan’s environment and public health by managing air, water, land, and energy resources.
Have you or a member of your household served in the military? If you are a military veteran, EGLE is an ideal career journey. We are recognized as a Silver Level, Veteran Friendly Employer, and value the unique skills you bring which can be a launchpad to success. Veterans bring outstanding work ethics and a solid foundation of principles to our workspace. We support our veterans, and their families, and salute you in appreciation for your service and sacrifice to our country.
Career, Student Assistant, and Internship openings are posted on the State of Michigan’s job openings page. Check the website frequently as vacancy postings are added often.
Careers in Water
No matter your skills or interests, there is a career for you in water. It takes a variety of positions to help ensure Michiganders have clean water, and there is a substantial and immediate demand for workers in these fields. Careers in water operations are stable and offer competitive salaries and opportunities for growth.