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Compliance Officer - Lead and Copper Data Coordinator

Company: Minnesota Department of Health
Location: Saint Paul
Posted on: April 3, 2024

Job Description:

Job Details

Working Title: Compliance Officer - Lead and Copper Data Coordinator
Job Class: State Program Administrator, Intermediate
Agency: Health Department

  • Who May Apply: Open to all qualified job seekers. Open for bidders through 04/08/2024.
  • Date Posted: 04/02/2024
  • Closing Date: 04/23/2024
  • Hiring Agency/Seniority Unit: Health Department
  • Division/Unit: Health Protection / EH DWP Metro Ops Staff
  • Work Shift/Work Hours: Day Shift
  • Days of Work: Monday - Friday
  • Travel Required: No
  • Salary Range: $24.20 - $35.13 / hourly; $50,529 - $73,351 / annually
  • Classified Status: Classified
  • Bargaining Unit/Union: 214 - MAPE
  • FLSA Status: Nonexempt
  • 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

    The Minnesota Department of Health's (MDH) Community Public Water Supply (CPWS) Unit is looking for a Compliance Officer to 1) administer and ensure compliance with the federal Safe Drinking Water Act (SDWA) and Minnesota Department of Health (MDH) rules and regulations pertaining to public water systems; 2) define, document, and improve compliance SOPs; 3) collaborate with Unit Supervisor, other Compliance Coordinator, Section, and Division staff, and US EPA to optimize program implementation, and 4) provide technical assistance, consultation, and training to staff, public water systems, operators, and others in regard to regulatory compliance for public water supplies. Candidates residing in Minnesota, Wisconsin, Iowa, North Dakota, or South Dakota may have the option to telework; however, telework schedules are based on the unit's operational needs and are at supervisory discretion. The incumbent will be working at the St. Paul office location approximately three days a week preparing and responding to water quality monitoring results and schedules.


    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. 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.

    One (1) year of experience in the following areas:

    • Writing technical or science-based regulatory and/or public education correspondence.

    • Managing fast and immediate turnaround in emergency and regular communications with technical partners, such as laboratories.

    Additional minimum qualifications to be assessed during interview:

    • Oral and written communication skills sufficient to communicate in a clear, concise, effective manner, both verbally and in writing.

    Preferred Qualifications

    • Lead and Copper Sampling, Rule, or other relevant experience.

    • Detail-oriented, thorough and accurate.

    • Strong problem-solving skills.

    • Self-motivated.

    • The ability to exercise good judgement and decision-making.

    • The ability to manage complex data received from numerous sources.

    • The ability to prioritize workload and meet specified deadlines.

    • The ability to work both independently, and as a member of a team.

    • The ability to receive/react to changes in priorities and implement these changes into the daily schedule.

    Physical Requirements

    The ability to manage physical paperwork and assemble mailed kits for sample collection.

    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.

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