Arizona Revised Statutes § 49-102 Department Of Environmental Quality; Director; Deputy Director; Division Directors; Divisions

49-102. Department of environmental quality; director; deputy director; division directors; divisions

A. The department of environmental quality is established.

B. The governor shall appoint a director of environmental quality pursuant to section 38-211. The director shall administer the department and serve at the pleasure of the governor. The director is entitled to receive compensation as determined under section 38-611. The director shall appoint a deputy director and, subject to legislative appropriation, may appoint division directors if necessary. The positions of director and deputy director are exempt from title 41, chapter 4, articles 5 and 6 relating to state service.

C. To be eligible for appointment as director a person must have a background or experience in one or more of the following areas:

1. Public administration.

2. Planning.

3. Personnel management.

4. Law.

5. Environmental science.

D. The director may organize the department into divisions as he deems appropriate.

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