Drinking Water Protection Compliance Coordinator

Minnesota Department of Health
St. Paul, MN, United States
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Junior (3-4 Years)


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Job Summary

Job Summary
This vacancy will be used to fill two (2) vacancies in the Drinking Water Protection Section.
This position exists in the Community Public Water Supply (CPWS) Unit and Non Community Public Water Supply (NPWS) Unit (1 position per Unit) to: 1) administer and ensure compliance with the federal Safe Drinking Water Act (SDWA) and Minnesota Department of Health (MDH) rules and regulations as they pertain to public water systems, 2) coordinate, train, guide, and mentor compliance officers, 3) define, document, and improve compliance SOPs Section-wide, 4) collaborate with Unit Supervisor, other Unit Compliance Coordinator, Section, and Division staff, and US EPA to optimize program implementation; and 5) provide technical assistance, consultation, and training to staff, public water systems, operators, and others in regard to regulatory compliance for public water supplies.


Minimum Qualifications
Three years of professional experience in environmental health, hydrology, or related field
Professional experience must include compliance monitoring, compiling and analyzing data, and writing reports and correspondence

Preferred Qualifications
Advanced degree would be an asset
Detailed knowledge of the federal Safe Drinking Water Act and Minnesota Rules applicable to public water supply systems
Ability to compile and analyze data from a variety of sources to make compliance and enforcement determinations
Background enforcing laws and rules including in contentious situations
Ability to establish effective working partnerships within MDH, with regulated facility owners and operators, and with the general public
Ability to develop techniques and procedures to accomplish goals and objectives

Additional Requirements
Must successfully pass a background check
Must possess a Valid Class D driver's license

Application Details

Why Work For Us
Come work for one of the best public health systems in the nation and you will contribute to our mission to protect, maintain and improve the health of all Minnesotans. We are working hard to achieve our vision for health equity in Minnesota, where all communities are thriving and all people have what they need to be healthy. Our collaborative, mission-driven work environment is a major factor in promoting a high level of employee health awareness, employee longevity and job satisfaction.

How to Apply
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For additional information about the application process, go to http://www.mn.gov/careers.

If you have questions about the position, contact Bill Ziegler at William.k.ziegler@state.mn.us
If you are a Connect 700 applicant, please email your certificate and the Job posting ID# to William.k.ziegler@state.mn.us
If you are an individual with a disability and need an accommodation for an interview, you may contact the Department of Health ADA Coordinator at health.hr.ada@state.mn.us
The State of Minnesota is an equal opportunity, affirmative action, and veteran-friendly employer. We are committed to providing culturally responsive services to all Minnesotans. The State of Minnesota recognizes that a diverse workforce is essential and strongly encourages qualified women, minorities, individuals with disabilities, and veterans to apply.
We will make reasonable accommodations to all qualified applicants with disabilities. If you are an individual with a disability who needs assistance or cannot access the online job application system, please contact the job information line at 651-259-3637 or email careers@state.mn.us. Please indicate what assistance you need.