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(USA-MN-Marshall) Pollution Cont Program Administrator

Posted 8 months ago

**Working Title: Water Assessment Manager** **Job Class: Pollution Control Program Administrator** **Agency: Pollution Control Agency** + **Who May Apply** : Open to all qualified job seekers + **Date Posted** : 04/14/2023 + **Closing Date** : 05/04/2023 + **Hiring Agency/Seniority Unit** : Pollution Control Agency / Pollution Control-Managerial + **Division/Unit** : EAO Division Managers + **Work Shift/Work Hours** : Day Shift + **Days of Work** : Monday - Friday + **Travel Required** : No + **Salary Range:** $40.84 - $58.67 / hourly; $85,273 - $122,502 / annually + **Classified Status** : Classified + **Bargaining Unit/Union** : 220 - Manager/Unrep + **FLSA Status** : Exempt - Executive + **Telework Eligible** : No + **Office Locations Available** : Duluth, Brainerd, Detroit Lakes, St. Paul, Rochester, Mankato, Marshall + 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. Join the talented, engaged and inclusive workforce dedicated to creating a better Minnesota. This position manages the Water Assessment Section and directs the development of water quality standards that protect human health and aquatic life and ensure that waters are suitable for uses like fishing, swimming, and drinking water. This position performs agency work on PFAS, evaluation of groundwater conditions, and agency work on potential, persistent, and emerging contaminants as well as toxic pollutants. **Minimum Qualifications** Candidates must clearly 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. **Preferred Qualifications** Knowledge of: + Federal and state laws, regulations, and program requirements related to surface and groundwater management, water quality standards and effluent limits. + State government, legislative and rulemaking processes, and public policy development. + Government budgeting and financial management processes sufficient to coordinate and articulate budget proposals, prioritize, and manage budgets, monitor revenue, administer grants, and interpret budget reports. Ability to: + Communicate agency positions effectively to multiple audiences. + Interpret complex policies and regulations . + Collaborate effectively and establish and maintain effective working relationships between many levels within and outside the agency and in that context plan, implement, and coordinate climate change mitigation and adaptation. + Create a diverse and inclusive working environment with internal and external parties. Manage priorities through a balance of long and short-term goals and objectives Skills with: + Managing or leading many complex projects and priorities to implement short- and long-term strategic goals and objectives. + Human relations and interpersonal skills to work with a wide range of controversial and challenging public policy debates and decisions, build alliances, problem solve, and resolve conflicts. + Managing, directing, and guiding staff in a multi-disciplined section of a statewide organization to ensure the work of the Water Assessment Section is accomplished within the required time frame with the highest degree of professionalism and accuracy. **Physical Requirements** Requires occasionally lifting and/or carrying such articles as file folders, ledgers and small equipment. Although a sedentary job is defined as one which involves sitting, a certain amount of walking and standing is often 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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