Job Class: Planner Senior State
Working Title: Source Water Protection Communications Planner
Who May Apply: Open for all qualified job seekers. Note: If you have already applied during the initial posting period 10/2/2018 - 10/15/2018 you do not need to reapply.
Date Posted: 10/22/2018
Closing Date: 10/24/2018
Hiring Agency/Seniority Unit: Health Department / Health-MAPE
Division/Unit: Environmental Health / DWP Source Water
Work Shift/Work Hours: Day Shift / 8:00am - 4:30pm
Days of Work: Monday - Friday (40 hours per week)
Travel Required: Yes - Up to 25% of the time
Salary Range: $22.92 - $33.62/hourly; $47,856 - $70,198/annually
Classified Status: Classified
Bargaining Unit/Union: 214 - MN Assoc of Professional Empl/MAPE
FLSA Status: Exempt - Administrative
The position will perform short and long-term planning activities related to the implementation, evaluation, and improvement of the State’s Source Water Protection Program. This position provides planning expertise relating to the advancement, implementation, and communication of meaningful program outcomes for Minnesota Department of Health activities involving drinking water, with primary responsibility for activities to protect the sources of drinking water. This position will coordinate program evaluation activities, provide expert advice in this area to staff and partners developing and implementing source water protection plans, and provide recommendations relating to program evaluation for integration into program policies and governing rules (Minnesota Rules, Chapter 4720). The position will also be responsible for the development, implementation, and maintenance of a comprehensive communications plan for the Source Water Protection Program; securing stakeholder involvement; and planning, implementing, and evaluating outreach and education for the program.
Three years professional experience performing planning and analysis work.
Bachelor’s degree and two years advanced professional experience performing planning and analysis work.
Writing skills sufficient to compose clear, concise, and understandable narrative summaries that may involve sensitive issues and to develop questionnaires and surveys to collect and compile data.
Qualitative and quantitative analysis skills sufficient to evaluate program information and reports and provide analysis findings.
Oral communication skills sufficient to present plans and data, lead discussions, and communicate sensitive issues to a variety of audiences.
Knowledge of computer programs using statistical analysis, spreadsheet, database or presentation graphics.
Human relations skills sufficient to establish and maintain effective ongoing relationships with the public, interest groups, and department staff.
Ability to work independently and establish priorities so that essential work is completed in an appropriate and timely manner.
Ability to review and evaluate technical reports and planning documents.
Ability to prepare, organize, review, and/or write technical reports, memos, information sheets, and other education materials that communicate complex scientific/technical information and clearly describe actions to protect public health.
Knowledge of practices and principals of environmental health program planning (e.g., the relationship between assessment, policy and planning, and assurance) and core public health functions
Ability to conceive and communicate effective ideas and competency in risk communication
Knowledge and understanding of the steps that comprise risk assessment, and an understanding of regulatory and mitigation applications.
This position requires successful completion of the following:
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, employer 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
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