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HUD Lead Hazard Control Grant Program Administrator

Company: Minnesota Department of Health
Location: Saint Paul
Posted on: April 2, 2024

Job Description:

Job Details

Working Title: HUD Lead Hazard Control Grant Program Administrator
Job Class: State Program Administrator Principal
Agency: Health Department

  • Who May Apply: Open to all qualified job seekers. Open for bidders through 04/04/2024.
  • Date Posted: 03/28/2024
  • Closing Date: 04/18/2024
  • Hiring Agency/Seniority Unit: Health Department
  • Division/Unit: Health Protection / EH ESA Risk Intervention Staff
  • Work Shift/Work Hours: Day Shift
  • Days of Work: Monday - Friday
  • Travel Required: Yes - 25%
  • Salary Range: $30.55 - $45.02 / hourly; $63,788 - $94,001 / annually
  • Classified Status: Classified
  • Bargaining Unit/Union: 214 - MAPE
  • FLSA Status: Exempt - Professional
  • Telework Eligible: Yes
  • Designated in Connect 700 Program for Applicants with Disabilities : Yes
    Make a difference in the lives of Minnesotans.

    The work you'll do is more than just a job. At the State of Minnesota, employees play a critical role in developing policies, providing essential services, and working to improve the well-being and quality of life for all Minnesotans. The State of Minnesota is committed to equity and inclusion, and invests in employees by providing benefits, support resources, and training and development opportunities.

    Job Summary

    Join the mission-driven team in Environmental Health as the Program Manager for the U.S. Department of Housing and Urban Development (HUD) Lead Hazard Control Grant program. Coordinate and collaborate with partners to improve health equity and ensure healthy housing by reducing lead hazards in the community. Establish effective working relationships with state-wide and local partners and secure stakeholder involvement and commitment to the program. Candidates must be able to travel throughout Southeastern Minnesota and attend required trainings out of state. Reimbursement for authorized business travel expenses is provided according to bargaining unit guidelines. This position will have the option of some teleworking; however, it will be based on the business needs of the unit and is at supervisory discretion.

    Primary Responsibilities Include:
    • Contribute to Lead Hazard Control and Healthy Housing hazard identification and remediation unit production activities.
    • Perform program activities to support the success of the Lead Hazard Control Program.
    • Perform administrative functions to execute the HUD Lead Hazard Control Grant and supplemental Healthy Homes program.
    • Develop and maintain knowledge and skill in primary areas of responsibility and expertise (e.g. public health, lead hazard reduction, healthy housing, and federal grants management) and complete assigned trainings and attend assigned meetings.
      This position is based in St. Paul and eligible for telework as a schedule option. Specific schedule will be based on business needs and is subject to supervisor discretion.


      Minimum Qualifications

      An Associate's degree may be substituted for six (6) months of experience. A Bachelor's degree may be substituted for one (1) year of experience. A Master's degree may be substituted for one and a half (1.5) years of experience. To facilitate proper years of service crediting, please ensure that your resume clearly describes your experience in the areas listed and indicates the beginning and ending month and year for each job held.

      Three (3) years of experience in administering a federal grant program, lead poisoning prevention, housing rehabilitation, weatherization, healthy housing, affordable housing, or related program including experiences in the following areas:

      • Project planning and operations sufficient to organize group projects (including establishing goals and timetables, clarifying mutual expectations, and evaluating results).

      • Organizing, recordkeeping, and task management sufficient to ensure program transparency and keep deadlines and deliverables on track.

      • Building networks through public and private sectors.

      Additional minimum qualifications to be assessed during interview:

      • Excellent oral and written communication skills including the ability to communicate in a clear, concise, effective manner, both verbally and in writing.

      Preferred Qualifications

      • Knowledge of governmental budgeting processes, administrative procedures, public policy, state subcontracting procedures, and federal fiscal requirements.

      • Knowledge of lead hazard control, lead abatement strategies, weatherization, healthy housing, housing rehabilitation, and affordable housing.

      • Knowledge of state grant procedures and requirements of the U.S. Department of Housing and Urban Development Lead Hazard Control Grants.

      • Knowledge of Federal Environmental Review requirements and processes.

      Additional Requirements

      This position requires successful completion of a background check and employment reference check.

      Application Details

      How to Apply

      Select "Apply for Job" at the top of this page. If you have questions about applying for jobs, contact the job information line at 651-259-3637 or email . For additional information about the application process, go to .

      If you have questions about the position, contact Laura Jones at or 651-201-4842 .

      To receive consideration as a Connect 700 Program applicant, apply online, email the Job ID#, the Working Title and your valid Proof of Eligibility Certificate by the closing date to Laura Jones at .

      About Health Department

      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.

      Why Work for Us

      Diverse Workforce

      We are committed to continually developing a workforce that reflects the diversity of our state and the populations we serve. The varied experiences and perspectives of employees strengthen the work we do together and our ability to best serve the people of Minnesota.

      A recent engagement survey of State of Minnesota employees found:
      • 95% of employees understand how their work helps achieve their agency's mission
      • 91% of employees feel trusted to do their jobs
      • 88% of employees feel equipped to look at situations from other cultural perspectives when doing their job
      • 87% of employees report flexibility in their work schedule
        Comprehensive Benefits

        Our benefits aim to balance four key elements that make life and work meaningful: health and wellness, financial well-being, professional development, and work/life harmony. As an employee, your benefits may include:
        • Public pension plan
        • Training and professional development
        • Paid vacation and sick leave
        • 11 paid holidays each year
        • Paid parental leave
        • Low-cost medical and dental coverage
        • Prescription drug coverage
        • Vision coverage
        • Wellness programs and resources
        • Employer paid life insurance
        • Short-term and long-term disability
        • Health care spending and savings accounts
        • Dependent care spending account
        • Tax-deferred compensation
        • Employee Assistance Program (EAP)
        • Federal Public Service Student Loan Forgiveness Program
          Programs, resources and benefits eligibility varies based on type of employment, agency, funding availability, union/collective bargaining agreement, location, and length of service with the State of Minnesota.


          Minnesota state agencies are equal opportunity, affirmative action, and veteran-friendly employers. 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 and indicate what assistance is needed.

Keywords: Minnesota Department of Health, St. Paul , HUD Lead Hazard Control Grant Program Administrator, Other , Saint Paul, Minnesota

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