The Florida Department of Environmental Protection (DEP) offers a
wide range of opportunities, all across the State of
Florida, for talented, energetic people.
If you are interested in a challenging and rewarding career
that offers professional growth, then DEP has a
place for you.
Laura Herren, Environmental Specialist, tests water quality at Pellicer Creek Aquatic Preserve in St. Johns County. Using a “datasonde,” which records water quality data every 30 minutes, Laura can ensure continued protection of one of Florida’s 41 aquatic preserves. Aquatic Preserves provide a unique setting to understand nature and to set goals for protecting other estuaries in the region.