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(USA-MN-Marshall) Assessment Data Analyst – Research Analysis Specialist

Clarkfield, MN | Posted 2 months ago

**Working Title: Assessment Data Analyst** **Job Class: Research Analysis Specialist** **Agency: Pollution Control Agency** + **Job ID** : 76505 + **Location** : Various + **Telework Eligible** : Yes - Full-time telework eligible + **Full/Part Time** : Full-Time + **Regular/Temporary** : Unlimited + **Who May Apply** : Open to all qualified job seekers + **Date Posted** : 05/10/2024 + **Closing Date** : 06/10/2024 + **Hiring Agency/Seniority Unit** : Pollution Control Agency / Pollution Control-MAPE + **Division/Unit** : Environmental Analysis & Outcomes / Environmental Analysis & Groundwater Services + **Work Shift/Work Hours** : Day Shift + **Days of Work** : Monday - Friday + **Travel Required** : No + **Salary Range:** $26.64 - $39.06 / hourly; $55,624 - $81,557 / annually + **Job Class Option** : Environmental + **Classified Status** : Classified + **FLSA Status** : Nonexempt + Designated in Connect 700 Program for Applicants with Disabilities (https://mn.gov/mmb/careers/diverse-workforce/people-with-disabilities/connect700/) : Yes This position may be located at one of the MPCA office locations: Duluth, Brainerd, St. Paul, Rochester, Detroit Lakes, Marshall or Mankato **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. This position exists to execute data management and quality assurance activities for water and fish assessment processes. The incumbent is tasked with ensuring the integrity and quality of data utilized in these assessments at the Minnesota Pollution Control Agency (MPCA). Responsibilities include overseeing the accuracy, consistency, and validation of data; addressing data retrieval issues; and improving data integration and access. The role is pivotal in supporting the agency's environmental protection and public health initiatives, managing data from various sources and fostering collaborative relationships with an array of internal and external stakeholders. Furthermore, this position plays a vital role in enhancing the agency's emergency response capabilities and ensuring the continuity of services. **Minimum Qualifications** Bachelor’s degree in an Environmental Science, Engineering, Computer Science, GIS, or other Natural Science; Statistics, Environmental Health, Toxicology or other related degree. Three (3) years of demonstrated experience conducting research and data analysis and providing or communicating data to both technical and general audiences. Strong planning and organizational skills to meet priorities, goals and objectives, monitor work, and follow-up on implementation for both independent and team-oriented work. Ability to communicate complex technical information in a clear and concise manner to a wide range of audiences. Ability to evaluate and interpret scientific data, reports and literature, particularly to conduct thorough research and review of the validity of data used in model and tool development. The Minnesota Pollution Control Agency will not sponsor applicants for work visas. In compliance with federal law, all persons hired will be required to verify identity and eligibility to work in the United States and to complete the required employment eligibility verification form upon hire. **Preferred Qualifications** Understanding of or experience in environmental and regulatory programs, such as remediation, air, water or solid waste permitting, and/or pollution prevention programs. Understanding of or experience in water assessment and regulatory work. Experience performing analyses and data visualization using a wide variety of data science (data collection, analysis, processing, evaluation, visualization, etc.) software such as Tableau, SQL, Excel, Python, R or other statistical analysis software. Ability to produce clear, concise analysis and reports in support of program management and decision making. Human relation and communication skills sufficient to collaborate, work effectively, and create understanding within a wide range of clientele, partners, and interested parties. **Physical Requirements** Requires occasionally moving such articles as file boxes and heavy hand tools or heavier materials with help from others and/or moving light objects frequently. A job in this category may require maintaining a stationary position to a significant degree or may involve a certain amount of moving necessary in carrying out job duties. **Additional Requirements** Position duties may require travel, but driving is not a minimum qualification or essential function of this position. Employees who may drive for state business will need their driver’s license checked prior to operating a state vehicle. AN EQUAL OPPORTUNITY EMPLOYER 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 [email protected] . Please indicate what assistance is needed.

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