The current paper is devoted to the issue of the public personnel management, its main features and how it can be managed by the environmental agency of the state Michigan. This agency is called Department of Environmental Quality. Its activity is connected with the environment protection (including air, land and water resources), pollution prevention, supporting the sustainable environment and healthy communities in the state (Annual Report of the Agency, 2016). The structure of the agency includes nine divisions and offices. There is also special environmental assistance center on the agency’s structure that is in charge of the ...