Job Class: State Program Administrator Principal – Compliance
Working Title: Compliance and Enforcement Inspector
Who May Apply: This vacancy is open for all qualified job seekers. If you have already applied to this position you will not need to reapply.
Date Posted: 4/6/2018
Closing Date: 4/19/2018
Hiring Agency/Seniority Unit: Minnesota Department of Health / Health-MAPE
Division/Unit: Office of Medical Cannabis / Operations Unit Staff
Work Shift/Work Hours: Day Shift / 40 hours per week
Days of Work: Monday – Friday / 8:00AM – 4:30PM
Travel Required: Yes
Salary Range: $25.22 – $37.16/hourly; $52,659 – $77,590/annually
Job Class Option: Compliance
Classified Status: Classified
Bargaining Unit/Union: 214 – MN Assoc of Professional Empl/MAPE
FLSA Status: Exempt – Professional
This position will be responsible for coordinating investigations and possible enforcement procedures for Minnesota’s two registered medical cannabis manufacturers, including cannabis patient centers and approved medical cannabis testing laboratories. This position will provide oversight of the manufacturers work including cultivation and extraction, creation of acceptable forms and dosages of cannabis, transportation of medical cannabis, financial condition, marketing, labeling, security, and testing laboratories. This position will act as a resource to MDH, other state agencies, and law enforcement to conduct projects and provide technical consultation on issues associated with medical cannabis.
Bachelor’s degree in environmental health, horticulture science, laboratory science or related field AND two (2) years of advanced professional experience conducting regulatory compliance inspections at off-site facilities. Experience must include assessing/assuring compliance with state or federal laws, regulations or guidelines and conducting complex investigations.
Bachelor’s degree in environmental health, horticulture science, laboratory science or related field AND five (5) years of related professional experience conducting regulatory compliance inspections at off-site facilities. Experience must include assessing/assuring compliance with state or federal laws, regulations or guidelines and conducting complex investigations.
Thorough knowledge of administrative law requirements and processes such as methods of lawful inspection, data practices, use of correction orders and/or administrative penalties, including suspension and revocation procedures.
Excellent interpersonal, verbal and written communication skills. Ability to write clear, concise and understandable narrative summaries of findings.
Knowledge and ability to use motivation and encouragement to obtain voluntary compliance. The ability to remain firm yet professional while working under stressful situations and when confronting difficult compliance and enforcement issues.
Ability to adapt to continuous changes sufficient to work constructively under pressure and cope with ambiguity.
Knowledge of federal and state laws relating to medical cannabis as well as the medical cannabis industry.
Knowledge and understanding of the legislative process as well as regulatory experience as it pertains to rule writing and enforcing regulations.
Demonstrated experience in coordinating and executing multiple tasks and activities in order to effectively manage complex investigations and enforcement proceedings.
Experience interpreting federal and state policies and regulations.
Must successfully pass a background check.
Must possess a valid Class D driver’s license.
Why Work For Us
Come work for one of the best public health systems in the nation and you will contribute to our mission to protect, maintain and improve the health of all Minnesotans. We are working hard to achieve our vision for health equity in Minnesota, where all communities are thriving and all people have what they need to be healthy. Our collaborative, mission-driven work environment is a major factor in promoting a high level of employee health awareness, employee longevity and job satisfaction.
We offer a competitive benefits package including employee and family health and dental insurance, life insurance, disability insurance, health promotion programs, pre-tax benefits, vacation leave, sick leave, paid holidays, deferred compensation, retirement benefits, and more!
How to Apply
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AN EQUAL OPPORTUNITY EMPLOYER
The State of Minnesota is an equal opportunity, affirmative action, and veteran-friendly employer. We are committed to providing culturally responsive services to all Minnesotans. The State of Minnesota recognizes that a diverse workforce is essential and strongly encourages qualified women, minorities, individuals with disabilities, and veterans to apply.
We will make reasonable accommodations 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@example.com. Please indicate what assistance you need.