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(USA-MN-Marshall) North Watershed Program Manager – Pollution Cont Program Admi

Clarkfield, MN | Posted 2 months ago

**Working Title: North Watershed Section Manager** **Job Class: Pollution Control Program Administrator** **Agency: Pollution Control Agency** + **Job ID** : 76779 + **Location** : Various + **Telework Eligible** : Yes + **Full/Part Time** : Full-Time + **Regular/Temporary** : Unlimited + **Who May Apply** : Open to all qualified job seekers + **Date Posted** : 05/17/2024 + **Closing Date** : 06/06/2024 + **Hiring Agency/Seniority Unit** : Pollution Control Agency / Pollution Control-Managerial + **Division/Unit** : Watershed / North Watershed Section + **Work Shift/Work Hours** : Day Shift + **Days of Work** : Monday - Friday + **Travel Required** : Yes - Up to 20% of the time + **Salary Range:** $43.09 - $61.90 / hourly; $89,971 - $129,247 / annually + **Classified Status** : Classified + **FLSA Status** : Exempt - Executive + Designated in Connect 700 Program for Applicants with Disabilities ( : Yes This position may be located at one of the MPCA office locations: Detroit Lakes, Brainerd or Duluth **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 manage the Watershed Division’s North Watershed Section, and to co-manage the Watershed Program with the South Watershed Section Manager. The position directs the development, delivery, and oversight of MPCA Watershed Program activities implementing Minnesota’s Watershed Approach, including: problem investigation monitoring, stressor identification reports, watershed modeling, Watershed Restoration Protection Strategy/Total Maximum Daily Load (WRAPS/TMDL) reports, geographic information system products, Clean Water Partnership Loan projects, Clean Water Section 319 projects, and the Great Lakes Restoration Initiative (GLRI) Lake Superior Lakewide Action and Management Plan (LAMP) program work. The position represents the MPCA as part of a team approach on a variety of international and interstate water-focused organizations. **Minimum Qualifications** Candidates must demonstrate the following qualifications: A) Two years of experience supervising environmental activities in one of the following program areas: Water Quality, Air Quality, Solid Waste, Hazardous Waste, Environmental clean-up. Experience should include supervising staff; exercising fiscal control and/or preparing budgets; developing and implementing policies, procedures, criteria, and/or guidelines. Experience should be at the level of State classes Pollution Control Specialist Principal, Engineer Principal (supervisory) or equivalent; OR B) Four years of advanced professional experience in an environmental program in one of the following program areas: Water Quality, Air Quality, Solid Waste, Hazardous Waste, Environmental clean-up. Experience should be at the level of Environmental Specialist 3/4, Hydrologist 2/3, Planner Principal State (Environmental), Engineer Senior, Engineering Specialist Senior, or equivalent. Experience must include demonstrated skill in the following areas: 1) plan/implement strategies; 2) interpret policy and regulations; 3) motivate and lead employees effectively; 4) work as a team member and leadership role in internal/external teams or work groups; OR C) A combination of the above experience (A and B) determined to be equivalent AND Ability to communicate effectively to all audiences, and to interpret complex policies and regulations and effectively communicate agency positions to project proposers, other governmental entities, and the public. Effective facilitation skills to manage discussions in difficult settings Valid Class D Driver's License (see additional requirements). 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** Understand federal and state regulatory frameworks and their applicability to water and mining projects. Accomplished management skills to guide and direct a number of complex development projects. Experience and ability to work cooperatively with EPA, tribal nations, public and private entities and sector-based teams to ensure compliance and promote environmental protection. Demonstrated understanding of the legislative planning processes. Experience achieving environmental results in either regulatory or non-regulatory situations under challenging circumstances. Experience working with and fostering diversity in the workplace. **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** A driver’s license is an essential function of this position. This requires possession of an unrestricted Class D Driver’s License. The job offer is contingent on confirmation of a valid driver’s license AND a satisfactory DLR check. Requires a Class D Driver's License: a single unit vehicle with a gross vehicle weight of less than 26,000 pounds. This is a basic driver's license. Operators may also tow vehicles/trailers as long as the gross combination weight does not exceed 26,000 pounds. 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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