Career Posting: Industrial Hygienist 2-Lead Risk Assessor
Minnesota Department of Health-St. Paul, Mankato, or Rochester district office. Is seeking qualified candidates to fill the following position Industrial Hygienist 2-Lead Risk Assessor.
The Minnesota Department of Health (MDH) is seeking two Environmental Lead Risk Assessors to join the Lead Risk Assessment Unit. Environmental Lead Risk Assessors conduct public health prevention activities related to lead exposure. Primary areas of responsibility include conducting environmental lead risk assessments and clearance inspections in accordance with the Minnesota Lead Poisoning Prevention Act and related rules. You will provide technical assistance to local health agencies and works closely with the Health Risk Intervention (HRI) Unit to ensure consistent delivery of services, data quality, and case coordination.
Selected candidates will work from either the Mankato, Rochester, or the St. Paul disctrict office.
Possession of a current or renewable lead risk assessor’s license.
- Candidates may be hired on a provisional appointment if eligible to obtain a lead risk assessor’s license in accordance with Minnesota Administrative Rule 4761.2300 within one (1) year of hire.
- To be eligible for a lead risk assessor license, an applicant must meet one of the following combinations of education and experience:
- have a high school diploma and at least three years of experience in regulated lead work, asbestos abatement, environmental remediation, general construction, or a childhood lead poisoning prevention program of a government agency;
- have an associate degree and two years of experience in regulated lead work, asbestos abatement, environmental remediation, general construction, or a childhood lead poisoning prevention program of a government agency;
- have a bachelor's degree and one year of experience in regulated lead work, asbestos abatement, environmental remediation, general construction, or a childhood lead poisoning prevention program of a government agency; or
- be a certified industrial hygienist, registered professional engineer, registered architect, certified safety professional, or registered public health sanitarian.
*The Minnesota Department of Health will provide successful candidates with pre-licensure training and licensure when eligible.
- Possession of bachelor’s or master’s degree in industrial hygiene, public health, environmental health, toxicology, engineering, or related scientific field.
- Possession of a current or renewable registration as a sanitarian, environmental health specialist, certified industrial hygienist, certified safety professional, or licensed lead risk assessor in the State of Minnesota.
- Experience coordinating and conducting lead exposure risk assessments and environmental or public health investigations.
- Fluency in Hmong, Spanish, Somali, Pashto, Karen, or Hindi.
The physical ability to inspect private residences, including but not limited to:
- lifting or carrying equipment up to 50 pounds;
- climbing stairs;
- navigating around objects, and;
- travelling on uneven surfaces.
- Successful completion of a background check
- Possession of a valid Class D driver’s license
Position closes on: 2023-06-12
Where to Apply: https://careers.mn.gov/psp/mnjob/MNCAREERS/HRCR/c/HRS_HRAM_FL.HRS_CG_SEARCH_FL.GBL?Page=HRS_APP_JBPST_FL&Action=U&FOCUS=Applicant&SiteId=1001&JobOpeningId=65892&PostingSeq=1