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State of Minnesota Compliance Officer - Lead and Copper Data Coordinator in St. Paul, Minnesota

Working Title: Compliance Officer - Lead and Copper Data Coordinator

Job Class: State Program Administrator, Intermediate

Agency: Health Department

  • Who May Apply : Open to all qualified job seekers. Open for bidders through 04/08/2024.

  • Date Posted : 04/02/2024

  • Closing Date : 04/23/2024

  • Hiring Agency/Seniority Unit : Health Department

  • Division/Unit : Health Protection / EH DWP Metro Ops Staff

  • Work Shift/Work Hours : Day Shift

  • Days of Work : Monday - Friday

  • Travel Required : No

  • Salary Range: $24.20 - $35.13 / hourly; $50,529 - $73,351 / annually

  • Classified Status : Classified

  • Bargaining Unit/Union : 214 - MAPE

  • FLSA Status : Nonexempt

  • Telework Eligible : Yes

  • Designated in Connect 700 Program for Applicants with Disabilities (https://mn.gov/mmb/careers/diverse-workforce/people-with-disabilities/connect700/) : Yes

Make a difference in the lives of Minnesotans.

The work you’ll do is more than just a job. At the State of Minnesota, employees play a critical role in developing policies, providing essential services, and working to improve the well-being and quality of life for all Minnesotans. The State of Minnesota is committed to equity and inclusion, and invests in employees by providing benefits, support resources, and training and development opportunities.

The Minnesota Department of Health's (MDH) Community Public Water Supply (CPWS) Unit is looking for a Compliance Officer to 1) administer and ensure compliance with the federal Safe Drinking Water Act (SDWA) and Minnesota Department of Health (MDH) rules and regulations pertaining to public water systems; 2) define, document, and improve compliance SOPs; 3) collaborate with Unit Supervisor, other Compliance Coordinator, Section, and Division staff, and US EPA to optimize program implementation, and 4) provide technical assistance, consultation, and training to staff, public water systems, operators, and others in regard to regulatory compliance for public water supplies. Candidates residing in Minnesota, Wisconsin, Iowa, North Dakota, or South Dakota may have the option to telework; however, telework schedules are based on the unit's operational needs and are at supervisory discretion. The incumbent will be working at the St. Paul office location approximately three days a week preparing and responding to water quality monitoring results and schedules.

Minimum Qualifications

An Associate's degree may be substituted for six (6) months of experience. A Bachelor's degree may be substituted for one (1) year of experience. To facilitate proper years of service crediting, please ensure that your resume clearly describes your experience in the areas listed and indicates the beginning and ending month and year for each job held.

One (1) year of experience in the following areas:

· Writing technical or science-based regulatory and/or public education correspondence.

· Managing fast and immediate turnaround in emergency and regular communications with technical partners, such as laboratories.

Additional minimum qualifications to be assessed during interview:

· Oral and written communication skills sufficient to communicate in a clear, concise, effective manner, both verbally and in writing.

Preferred Qualifications

· Lead and Copper Sampling, Rule, or other relevant experience.

· Detail-oriented, thorough and accurate.

· Strong problem-solving skills.

· Self-motivated.

· The ability to exercise good judgement and decision-making.

· The ability to manage complex data received from numerous sources.

· The ability to prioritize workload and meet specified deadlines.

· The ability to work both independently, and as a member of a team.

· The ability to receive/react to changes in priorities and implement these changes into the daily schedule.

Physical Requirements

The ability to manage physical paperwork and assemble mailed kits for sample collection.

Additional Requirements

This position requires successful completion of a background check and employment reference check.


Minnesota State Colleges and Universities is an Equal Opportunity employer/educator committed to the principles of diversity. We prohibit discrimination against qualified individuals based on their race, sex, color, creed, religion, age, national origin, disability, protected veteran status, marital status, status with regard to public assistance, sexual orientation, gender identity, gender expression, or membership in a local commission as defined by law. As an affirmative action employer, we actively seek and encourage applications from women, minorities, persons with disabilities, and individuals with protected veteran status.

Reasonable accommodations will be made 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 is needed.