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Type: Standard

Location: Jefferson City

Starts: May. 23, 2024

$ Paid
 Full Time
 Part Time


Hourly Rate: $17.77

Duration of Assignment: May 23, 2024 - August 12, 2024

Job Location: This position is with the Missouri Department of Natural Resources, Division of Environmental Quality, Air Pollution Control Program, and will be located at 1659 E. Elm Street, Jefferson City, MO.

Why you’ll love this position:

You will be assisting the Air Pollution Control Program’s Air Quality Analysis Section manage Missouri’s ambient air monitoring network and the associated data. Ambient air monitors are strategically located throughout the state. The measurements from the monitors help inform the public about air quality in their area and identify areas that may need improvement. Please apply today and help us protect Missouri’s air quality!

Professional Experience to be Gained:

  • You will get an introduction to some of the work, policy, guidance, and regulation involved in protecting air quality.
  • You will have the opportunity to put your education into practice.
  • You will make some new friends and contacts within the Department of Natural Resources.


What you’ll do:

  • Assist in the management of ambient air monitoring data. The work may include assistance with a study of non-regulatory ambient air monitoring sensors or assistance with regulatory ambient air monitoring data.
  • Assist with ambient air monitoring site evaluations. Ambient air monitors must meet regulatory siting criteria. The selected candidate may assist with the routine verification that the monitoring locations continue to meet siting criteria.


ll you need for success:

  • Currently enrolled as an undergraduate student with a college or university.
  • Working towards a scientific degree such as atmospheric science, engineering, environmental science, math, chemistry, and/or physics. Other scientific backgrounds are encouraged to apply.
  • Experience working with Microsoft Excel.
  • Well organized.
  • Works well with others

Lack of post-secondary education will not be used as the sole basis denying consideration to any applicant.

If you have questions about this position, please contact: 

Josh Vander Veen, (573) 751-4817 or


Aarick Roberto (DNR Recruiter), (573) 522-1503 or

 The State of Missouri is an equal opportunity employer. We celebrate diversity and are committed to creating an inclusive environment for all employees.

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