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Are you looking for a rewarding career in the northern Twin Cities metropolitan area where you can make a meaningful difference in others' lives and enjoy a positive work-life balance?

Our diverse Anoka County team brings next-level talents, personalities and experiences together in ways that make us both effective and efficient. Our team of nearly 2,000 employees is united by a common mission to preserve the public's trust. We do this by bringing our very best to work every day and serving Anoka County's 345,000 citizens in a respectful, innovative and fiscally responsible manner.

If your career aspirations resonate with our mission, we invite you to Find Your Path at Anoka County! Apply today to join our team.

Environmental Health Supervisor

Our commitment to the community shines in the Community Health and Environmental Services Department. Every day our environmental health professionals strive to protect the health and safety of our community through education, inspection, and other business and public outreach activities. Join Anoka County to be a part of our great team protecting our community from environmental factors that may adversely impact health or the ecological balances essential to health and environmental quality.

This position provides daily work direction to staff assigned to regulatory programs in the Environmental Health Unit with a special concentration on supervising inspections and licensing of restaurants, lodging establishments, pools, solid waste facilities and businesses that generate hazardous waste. As an Environmental Health Supervisor, you will assist the Environmental Services Manager in program planning, program administration and community outreach and partnership activities.

This is a full-time, benefit eligible position in Anoka, MN. We are looking for an energetic environmental health professional with a passion for customer service and experience with Environmental Health regulatory programs.


Duties and Responsibilities

These examples are not all inclusive and are intended to be illustrative of primary responsibilities of an Anoka County Environmental Health Specialist.
• Conduct performance appraisals and reviews with staff assigned to licensing and inspection.
• Develop goals and performance measurements.
• Complies with Delegation Agreements, mandates and best practices for regulatory programs.
• Provide legislative and guidance document analysis to redesign programs to implement new requirements.
• Manages data and reporting including program budget tracking, invoice approval, and information sharing with partner agencies.
• Assists with accuracy and distribution of public information related to Environmental Health and business regulation.
• Develops and maintains community partnerships at the local, region and state level.
• Provides education and consultation to the community related to current, new or emerging Environmental Health issues.


Minimum Qualifications

• Bachelor's Degree or higher with emphasis in Public Health, physical sciences, or degree closely related to Environmental Health from
an accredited four-year college.
• State of Minnesota Registered Environmental Health Specialist or ability to obtain this credential within a year.
• Three or more years of full-time equivalent experience working with Environmental Health regulatory programs.
• Two or more years of full-time equivalent experience supervising employees and demonstrating effective leadership practices.

Preferred Qualifications

• Hazardous Waste Operations and Emergency Response (40-hour) training
• Certified Hazardous Materials Manager
• Experience in project and budget management
• Experience in licensing and inspection software development

Must successfully complete criminal background and valid driver's license check.

Knowledge of: environmental health principles, performance management, quality improvement, risk mitigation, emergency response and public health strategies.
Skill in: Effective oral and written communication; and conflict management and resolution.
Ability to: Understand oral and written instructions; conduct service programs with uniformity, impartiality and personal responsibility; analyze potential environmental health hazards; prepare reports or other documents which clearly state the conditions that exist and the improvements or corrective actions that are needed; explain regulatory provisions with firmness, tact and courtesy; direct activities of subordinates using supervision and guidance; analyze problems and alternatives and assist clients in effective problem resolution and/or remedial actions; organize work tasks and use time effectively to function with a minimum of supervision; work infrequent weekends and evenings in support of special events and incident management.
Work environment: Work is primarily performed in an Anoka County office building. Some travel is required. Equipment used may include, but is not limited to telephone, computer, printer, calculator, copier and scanner.



Anoka County Salary Schedule, Grade C014
Normal hiring range: $59,363 to $61,144 annual ($28.54 to 29.40 per hour)
2018 full salary range: $59,363 to $88,212 annual ($28.54 to $42.41 per hour) Career potential up to $93,683 ($45.04 per hour)
After successful completion of an initial hire probationary period, eligible for a probationary period increase.


Full-time; 40 hours per pay week.
Work schedule is primarily Monday through Friday, 8 a.m. to 4:30 p.m.
Schedule may vary based on business needs and at supervisor discretion.

Selection Process

The examination/selection process for this classification will consist of a review of your training and experience from the application materials submitted. The most qualified candidates will be invited for an oral exam.

Additional Information

Include responses to all supplemental questions with your application no later than 4:30 p.m. on the closing date of the position. Application closing date is June 25, 2018.

If you have a disability that would prevent you from testing for a position under standard conditions or if you wish to submit Veterans’ Preference information, please notify Randi Mayer, Anoka County Employee Relations Department at 763-324-4319 so that every reasonable effort can be made to accommodate you.