The purpose of this position is to ensure the effective and efficient delivery of Well Management Program activities throughout the state.
The primary responsibilities of this position include:
- Supervising and managing the programs and staff of the Operations Unit of the Well Management Section, which implements state statutes and rules pertaining to well and boring construction and sealing to assure that public health and groundwater resources area protected.
- Leading the planning, development, and implementation of activities assigned to the Operations Unit, including licensing, permits, variances, equipment management, delegated partners program, and well disclosure program.
- Assisting the Well Management Section Manager in the planning, development, and implementation of the section activities
- Providing technical assistance, education and outreach for the regulated industry, other agencies and general public.
This position is located in the St. Paul office, with telework options within the Metro area considered during COVID response.
| |Minimum Qualifications
- Bachelor’s degree in hydrogeology, geology, hydrology, civil engineering, environmental engineering, environmental science, environmental health, or a closely related field.
- Four years of professional experience within a combination of the following areas: interpreting well record and groundwater quality data, geologic mapping, groundwater investigations.
- Experience in a supervisory or lead role in one of the above mentioned areas.
Licensed with the AELSLAGID Board as a professional geologist
OR a professional engineer
OR ability to obtain licensure within the six-month probationary period.
- The Minnesota Well Code and Minnesota state water laws
- Principles and practices of water well and boring construction, geology, water resources management, source water protection, hydrology, hydraulics, geohydrology, geochemistry, microbiology, chemistry, plumbing and sewage systems
- Public health, state and local environmental health programs, and land use planning
- General business practices such as process documentation, quality improvement, and policy development
- Leading and working effectively with groups to include managing situations where opinions are diverse and solutions are not clear, prioritizing and completing tasks in a timely manner.
- Communicating effectively with a wide range of audiences to include the public, regulated parties and governmental organizations both verbally and in writing, demonstrating strong interpersonal and human relations skills.
- Using GIS and geodatabase software to analyze, interpret, and display data, providing technical information, training or other education
- Standard office work physical requirements
- Ability to drive to field inspections
- Ability to navigate uneven terrain and inclement weather to conduct inspections
Must successfully pass a background check.
| |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.
We offer a competitive benefits package including employee and family health and dental insurance, life insurance, disability insurance, health promotion programs, pre-tax benefits, vacation leave, sick leave, paid holidays and more!
How to Apply
Click “Apply” at the bottom of the page. If you have questions about applying for jobs, contact the job information line at 651-259-3637.
For additional information about the application process, go to http://www.mn.gov/careers.