Career Opportunities

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.

Find a Job or Internship

If you are interested in working for DEP you will be able to view advertised positions by visiting the state's official website at:

When applying for any vacant position, a State of Florida Employment Application is required and can be located at the link above. Applications are only accepted for advertised positions. Should you require assistance in applying for a position thru People First site, you can call People First at 1-877-562-7287.

Applying for an Internship

DEP offers a variety of exciting and challenging internships across the entire state for individuals interested pursuing careers in engineering, environmental law, environmental science and park management. Through our internship program, students can improve communications skills, develop team work skills, learn the importance of protecting the environment and much more. Other professional, technical and administrative positions including field work, surveying, hydrology, communications and information technology also are available. Application materials can be submitted electronically or by mail. Find more information regarding DEP internships.

If you are interested in applying for an internship with DEP, you will need to send us the following information:

Cover letter describing your area(s) of interest and the dates when you will be available
Resume describing your training and experience
Copy of School's internship criteria

Please send these three items to the following email address:

You may also submit your information via fax at 850-245-2545 or by mail at the address below.

Mailing Address:
Florida Department of Environmental Protection
Human Resource Management
Attn: Recruitment
3900 Commonwealth Boulevard, MS #70
Tallahassee, Florida 32399-3000

Physical Location:
3800 Commonwealth Boulevard, Room 160
Tallahassee, FL
Phone: 850-245-2511


DEP is an equal opportunity/affirmative action employer. If you need an accommodation to participate in the recruitment/selection process, contact the Bureau of Human Resource Management at 850-245-2511.