Veterans & Career Transitions

If you haven’t looked at the two-page flyer, ‘What is the Water Environment Industry?’ you should take a few moments to do so now.

Michigan has a long and proud history of honoring and supporting the men and women who have bravely served our country. Those in the water industry are also keenly aware of the excellent training the military provides which makes veterans such excellent candidates to fill the growing number of positions that will need to be filled in the coming years.

Also, have you recently retired and “have a lot left in the tank” or are just looking for a more rewarding and fulfilling career? You may very well be looking in the right place! 

Why Water?

When you work for water, you work for the health of your community and the environment. Water is essential to every community and ecosystem; therefore you can find well-paying, stable water jobs almost anywhere. 

The water industry needs you! There is a growing demand for jobs in the environmental field. (1 out of 3 water professionals are currently eligible for retirement). These positions offer you a chance at a “green” career with a purpose that makes a difference in the health and well-being of your community.

You don’t have to be a math or science whiz to join the industry that; 
Do you have a passion for nature? 
A spirit of discovery? 
Scientific curiosity or engineering mind?

Water environment careers include a wide range of interests and abilities:  scientific, social, mechanical, and political to name a few. Career preparations also vary greatly from high school education to post-graduate degrees. Consider some of the options listed on the Meet a Water Professional page or the Explore Career Paths page.

Set your sights on a career in the WATER ENVIRONMENT FIELD.

This is a growth field with unlimited potential!

Helpful Information

    Career Tools 

    College Programs in Michigan with a water focus  

    Water Career Profile (Quiz)  

    Job Seeking Tips 

Don’t forget to check out the large number of job offerings located at Current Openings on this website.