At ADEQ, we strive to protect and enhance public health and the environment in Arizona, through consistent, science-based environmental regulation; clear, equitable engagement and communication; and with integrity, respect, and the highest standards of effectiveness and efficiency.
We are looking to expand our team of committed and engaged employees. Do you have the combination of passion, technical and creative knowledge, skills, and abilities to help drive this agency to our vision? If so, explore exciting employment opportunities with us today | View Open Positions >
How We Act
We believe in leveraging the power of continuous improvement. It’s how we learn, how we work, and how we bring our ideas to fruition.
What We Do
ADEQ administers the state’s environmental laws and delegated federal programs to prevent air, water, and land pollution and ensure cleanup. The agency is organized into three divisions and operational support:
The Air Quality Division helps control present and future sources of air pollution | Learn More >
The Waste Programs Division reduces the risk associated with waste management, contaminated sites, and regulated substances | Learn More >
The Water Quality Division ensures public water systems provide healthy drinking water and helps control current and future sources of surface and groundwater pollution | Learn More >
Mission Partners provides operational support to the agency as a whole. Responsibilities include: executive administrative functions; human resources; communications and outreach; information technology; business and financial services; administrative counsel; intergovernmental and community engagement; and continuous improvement and business intelligence.
ADEQ also maintains a regional office in Tucson and has community liaisons posted throughout the state to serve our customers better | Learn More >