Seasonal Environmental Health Technician – City of Minneapolis

Career Posting:Seasonal Environmental Health Technician – Food, Lodging, & Pools

City of Minneapolis Is seeking qualified candidates to fill the following position Seasonal Environmental Health Technician – Food, Lodging, & Pools.

Position Description: Assist Inspectors on field investigations for problems relevant to the assigned area which may include food, lodging, pools, and emergency response, and perform related du
ties, on a seasonal basis.

• Perform studies that analyze objective data regarding the area assigned and generate reports.
• Assist Inspectors on field investigations for problems relevant to the assigned area which may include food, lodging, pools, and emergency response.
• Assist inspectors with inspections and in developing and issuing written orders that address non- compliance
• Use GIS to create maps of the location of identified issues.
• Recommend permit denials, revocations, or administrative fines to the Supervisor or Inspectors.
• Assist in the work of/with stakeholders on area assigned issues, including, businesses, and neighborhood groups; attend and make presentations at meetings, prepare letters and update website information.
• Represent the Health Department to the public and to outside organizations.

Position Requirements:Applicants Must be in the process of earning a Bachelor's Degree in Natural or Physical Science, or a related field with background in environmental studies (transcripts must be submitted with the application)

LICENSES/CERTIFICATIONS Valid Driver's License

Selection Process
The selection process will consist of one or more of the following steps: a rating of relevant education and experience and/or an oral examination (100%). It is important that your application show all the relevant education and experience you possess. This information will be used to determine which candidates will proceed in the selection process. A submitted application is also used to verify the answers to any supplemental questions. Only those candidates who attain a passing score (70%) on each step in the selection process will be placed on the eligible list. The City of Minneapolis Human Resources Department reserves the right to limit the number in any phase of the selection process.

Position closes on:2024-03-04

Where to Apply: https://www.governmentjobs.com/careers/minneapolismn/jobs/4372986/seasonal-environmental-health-technician-food-lodging-pools-amended

Environmental Specialist Household Hazardous Waste – Stearns County (2/23)

Career Posting:Environmental Specialist-Household Hazardous Waste, Environmental Services Department

Stearns County Is seeking qualified candidates to fill the following position Environmental Specialist-Household Hazardous Waste, Environmental Services Department.

Position Description: Stearns County is accepting applications for an Environmental Specialist-Household Hazardous Waste to provide implementation of the collection and management of household hazardous waste and problem materials. This position is responsible for maintaining awareness of safety procedures and educating the public about laws and policies involved with household hazardous waste and problem materials.

To view complete job description and to apply visit our website at stearnscountymn.gov.

Position Requirements:Minimum Qualifications
• Bachelor's degree or higher in environmental studies, biology, chemistry, or similar field (education must include 11 or more semester credits in chemistry)
• Must possess a valid Minnesota Class "D" Driver's License or have the ability to obtain within 30 days of employment
• Reliable transportation to travel to multiple locations around Stearns County, some of which may not be accessible by public transportation

Ability to obtain/complete the following criteria within 180 days of hire date with training provided by Stearns County:
• Valid Minnesota Class "A" Commercial Driver's License with a Hazardous Materials Endorsement
• Powered Industrial Truck Operator's Certification
• The Occupational Safety and Health Administration (OSHA) 40-hour HAZWOPER

Position closes on:2024-02-23

Where to Apply: https://www.governmentjobs.com/careers/Stearns

Environmental Health Student Intern Outreach and Engagement – Ramsey Co

Career Posting:Environmental Health Student Intern-Outreach and Engagement

Ramsey County Is seeking qualified candidates to fill the following position Environmental Health Student Intern-Outreach and Engagement.

Position Description: The Outreach & Engagement Unit of Ramsey County Public Health’s Environmental Health Division educates and engages residents, businesses and schools on topics related to managing waste responsibly and reducing waste. Environmental justice and health equity considerations guide the unit’s work.
The schedule will primarily be Monday through Friday, 40 hours per week, for the summer season. This will be a hybrid position, with the expectation of at least two days per week in the office (located in Maplewood). Additionally, this position will include evening and weekend work to assist with education/engagement activities in the community.
Responsibilities:
• Become familiar with recycling and waste management in Ramsey County.
• Help staff tables at community events and provide education to residents about recycling and waste reduction.
• With assistance from Ramsey County staff, work with summer camps, libraries and other community groups to conduct educational programs for youth, with a focus on recycling and waste reduction.
• Assist with running monthly Fix-It Clinics.
• Lead the development of educational activities to connect with youth at community events (examples could include a prize wheel with trivia questions and a coloring/activity book).
• Research and write articles for the Green Ramsey e-newsletter.
• Assist with the development of social media content. Provide suggestions for new strategies/channels.
• Assist with community presentations related to recycling and waste management.
• Assist with communication and engagement activities related to solid waste management planning.
• Observe Ramsey County work activities and suggest improvements.
• Independently manage assigned work and document its completion, seeking help when needed.

Position Requirements:Minimum Qualifications
• Ability to communicate effectively with a diverse group of colleagues and residents.
• Comfort sharing information with others verbally.
• Strong writing skills.
• Academic experience and current undergraduate or graduate school enrollment in environmental health, public health, biological or physical sciences, education or related field.
• Computer software competency in commonly used Microsoft Office and Adobe products.
• Ability to travel to multiple locations in the county to attend events.
• Ability to pass a criminal background check.
Additional Useful Qualifications
• Previous work or volunteer experience in the environmental field.
• Fluency in a language other than English.

Position closes on:2024-03-01

Where to Apply: https://www.ramseycounty.us/your-government/departments/health-and-wellness/public-health/college-student-internships

Environmental Health Student Intern Climate Response – Ramsey Co

Career Posting:Environmental Health Student Intern-Climate Reponse

Ramsey County Is seeking qualified candidates to fill the following position Environmental Health Student Intern-Climate Reponse.

Position Description: The Saint Paul-Ramsey County Public Health Department is seeking candidates for an internship on our Climate Action team. This team leads the county’s work to respond to climate change and increase community resilience. The county will launch our first Equitable Climate Action Framework this spring and this internship will focus specifically on associated data collection, tracking and analysis.
Specific projects include:
• Collecting and analyzing GIS data to update chapters of the county’s climate vulnerability assessment chapters, with support from the climate and health planner.
• Updating an xcel spreadsheet/pivot-table version of the county’s Equitable Climate Action Framework with work progress data from departments implementing climate action strategies, with support from the climate and health planner.
• Tracking news and reports related to climate change, response and adaptation, to share science-backed information with the county’s Climate Change Governance Team, Equitable Climate Action Resident Advisory Team and emergency response teams.
This intern will receive a structured orientation to the county’s climate response work, consistent work support from the Climate Action team and regular check-ins with the county’s Climate and Health Planner to ensure they feel supported and are developing new professional skills.
The work schedule will primarily be Monday through Friday, 40 hours per week, with potential for occasional evening or weekend meetings. This position is a hybrid, in-person and remote, role.

Position Requirements:Minimum qualifications:
• Ability to communicate effectively with a diverse group of colleagues and residents.
• Ability to organize complex data into easy-to-understand resources or narratives.
• Software competency in Microsoft Office (specifically excel spreadsheet) and GIS spatial data analysis.

Desired qualifications:
• Experiencing collecting data via interview and online search.
• Knowledge of common climate change mitigation and adaptation strategies.

Position closes on:2024-03-01

Where to Apply: https://www.ramseycounty.us/your-government/departments/health-and-wellness/public-health/college-student-internships

Environmental Health Intern – Hennepin County

Position Description: Come be a part of the Public Health Protection & Promotion division to improve and protect the health of children, adolescents and adults who live, learn, work or play in Hennepin County. We are seeking three environmental health interns to perform licensed pool inspections and take beach water samples as well as other duties within environmental health program areas.

Location and hours:
These positions are hybrid and will be performed both on-site based out of 479 Prairie Center Drive, Eden Prairie, MN 55344 and other various sites throughout Hennepin County and remote as job duties require. Internships will start in May 2024 and end in August 2024 with the potential to extend on a case-by case basis. The work schedule will primarily be 40 hours per week, Monday through Friday with hours between 8 a.m. – 4:30 p.m. Some weekend hours may be required to accommodate special events.

While these positions are designated as hybrid, based on current requirements hires must reside in Minnesota or Wisconsin.

About these position types:
These positions are seasonal, non-benefit earning internship positions.
These positions are internally classified as an Intern II.
Click here to view the job classification specification.

Note: You must attach a resume with your application materials to be considered for this position.

In these internships, you will:
Inspect licensed public swimming pools for compliance with state and county ordinances.
Collect water samples from wells and public beaches.
Educate, train, and advise operators on code requirements and assist with implementation of operational changes to meet standards.
Become knowledgeable in other environmental health programs to assist with educational outreach and other duties as directed.

Position Requirements:Must be currently enrolled for the academic school year of 2023-2024 in either a:
Bachelor's degree program as a junior or senior in environmental health, environmental science, food science, biology, chemistry, and/or related degree.
Master's degree program in environmental health, environmental science, food science, biology, chemistry, and/or related degree.
Recent graduate (within 6-months) with a bachelor's or master's degree in environmental health, environmental science, food science, biology, chemistry, and/or related degree.
A valid driver's license, access to reliable transportation to travel to sites throughout Hennepin County and the ability to obtain a Hennepin County driver’s permit.
The ability and willingness to work some weekends, occasionally on short notice, to attend events and meetings for community organizations.
Access to reliable internet and self-support hybrid workspace.

Position closes on:2024-03-05

Where to Apply: https://www.governmentjobs.com/careers/hennepin/jobs/4338294/internship-environmental-health

Environmental Public Health Intern II – City of Edina

Career Posting:Environmental Public Health Intern II

City of Edina Is seeking qualified candidates to fill the following position Environmental Public Health Intern II.

Position Description: The City of Edina is seeking applications for a Summer 2024 seasonal part-time environmental health intern. The individual in this position will gain experience in all Environmental Health program areas regulated by the Edina Health Division. The position will be offered from May – September, depending on availability of the chosen candidate. The position provides a great opportunity to work for local government and experience a variety of community issues for career development.

Essential Functions:
– Conduct housing and property maintenance inspections;
– Public Health Nuisance complaint investigation and enforcement;
– Assist with food, pool, and lodging inspection programs;
– Issue violation notices and letters;
– Assist with rental housing inspections;
– Assist recycling and organics recycling programs;
– Answer questions from the public;
– Perform special projects and various administrative and clerical functions including answering phones, data entry and reports;
– Other duties as assigned.

Position Requirements:Qualifications:
Minimum qualifications include a Bachelor's degree or earning a four year degree in Environmental Health, Public Health, Biology, Chemistry or related field, a valid Minnesota driver's license, experience with Microsoft Office programs and good oral and written communication skills. A strong interest in Environmental Health, Public Health or related field as a career is preferred.

Position closes on:2024-03-15

Where to Apply: https://www.governmentjobs.com/careers/edinamn/jobs/4334527/environmental-public-health-intern-ii

Environmental Health Intern – City of Bloomington

Career Posting:Environmental Health Intern

City of Bloomington, MN Is seeking qualified candidates to fill the following position Environmental Health Intern.

Position Description: Primary Objective
The City of Bloomington is seeking 3 individuals to serve an internship from mid-May through August 2024. Under the direction of a registered environmental health specialist/sanitarian, interns will be responsible for conducting rental housing inspections, inspecting licensed public swimming pools, collecting beach water samples, and working in other environmental health areas as needed. Opportunities may be available to do directed projects if they fall within the scope of our division.

CITY VALUES & EXPECTATIONS

Models and contributes to a positive work environment, culture of communication, engagement and safety
Communicates effectively and respectfully with employees and the general public, including but not limited to those of diverse racial, ethnic, religious and socioeconomic backgrounds
Works cooperatively as a member of a team; develops and maintains effective working relationships with diverse coworkers and community members; consistently brings a high level of self-awareness and empathy to all personal interactions
Embraces the City’s shared values and contributes towards accomplishing the City’s vision and goals by being creative, innovative, continuously learning, and communicating clearly

Examples of Duties
Conducting rental housing inspections
Inspecting licensed public swimming pools
Investigating complaints of City code violations
Collecting beach water samples
Data entry and filing

Position Requirements:MINIMUM QUALIFICATIONS

Bachelor’s degree or earning a degree in Environmental Health, Environmental Studies, Public Health, Biology, Chemistry, or related science field. If in the process of earning a degree in any of these fields, candidate must have completed at least their second year of the degree program by the start of the internship
Valid driver’s license

DESIRABLE QUALIFICATIONS

Certified Pool Operator (CPO) certification or equivalent
Experience inspecting public pools, licensed rental houses, or collecting beach water samples
Customer service experience
Knowledge of/familiarity with the City of Bloomington

Position closes on:2024-03-04

Where to Apply: https://www.governmentjobs.com/careers/bloomingtonmn/jobs/4301279/intern-environmental-health?page=2&pagetype=jobOpportunitiesJobs