Employment opportunities in EE
- Health Educator 2
Minnesota Department of Health (MDH)
St. Paul, MN
$ 17.56-$ 25.51 hourly, $ 36,665-$ 53,265 annually
Closing Date: 08/31/2012
Working Title: Noncom Compliance Officer
Hiring Agency: Health Department
Division/Bureau: EH/DWP/NonComm Compliance
Location: Freeman Building, St. Paul
Who May Apply: Open to all qualified job seekers
Posting Number: 12HEAL000136
Employment Conditions: Permanent, Full-time
Work Shift: Day Shift
Days of Work: Monday-Friday , 08:00 AM-04:30 PM
Travel Required: no
Job Grouping: Health Care & Human Services
Classified Status: Classified
**THIS VACANCY IS BEING RE-ANNOUNCED. IF YOU HAVE ALREADY APPLIED FOR THIS VACANCY, YOU DO NOT NEED TO RE-APPLY IN ORDER TO BE CONSIDERED.**
This position is located in the Environmental Health Division, Drinking Water Protection Section, NonCommunity Compliance Unit.
This position exists to enforce the Safe Drinking Water Act and other health rules as they pertain to noncommunity and nontransient public water supplies, and to provide core functions for the Section of Drinking Water Protection. This position is also responsible for the statewide dissemination of information and training staff of the Minnesota Department of Health, local health agencies and water supply operators to ensure compliance with the Safe Drinking Water Act and other health rules.
Under limited supervision, plans, organizes, implements public health educational materials and activities with statewide impact for public water system owners and operators, internal and external regulatory partners, and the general public.
While not scheduled the incumbent must be able to travel to the DWP district offices and to in-house and external training workshops throughout the State.
Two (2) years of professional experience in health education, promotion, or risk reduction with responsibility for planning and conducting programs, courses, seminars/workshops, etc.; developing education materials; designing surveys/conducting needs assessments; or conducting research on behavior change.
A Master's degree in Health Education, Adult Education, Mass Communication, or Journalism or closely related field will count as one (1) year of professional experience, a Bachelor?s degree will count as six (6) months of professional experience.
Requires occasionally lifting and/or carrying such articles as file folders, ledgers, and small tools. Although a sedentary job is defined as one which involves sitting, a certain amount of walking and standing is often necessary in carrying out job duties.
- Ability to apply the principles, methods of risk communication as it relates to public health. The ability to communicate must extend to broad range of groups, ranging from communication peers, such as those in the media and health professional, to owners and operators of noncommunity public water systems and the general public.
- Communication skills must be clear, concise and accurate to provide information, answer questions, and emphasize critical issues.
- The incumbent must be able to use compute hardware and software including word processing, desktop publishing, database/spreadsheet, GPS and internet applications.
- Must possess excellent writing and organizational skills as well as the ability to speak effectively to large groups and deal with people on a one-on-one basis.
- Knowledgeable of the federal Safe Drinking Water Act (SDWA) and state statutes, rules and procedures used to implement these federal regulations. Direct compliance and enforcement work experience in a regulatory program. Working knowledge of the SDWA as it applies to noncommunity public water systems.
- Experience in Internet website design and maintenance.
- Experience in the production, layout, edit and distribution of newsletters.
The selection process is a resume-based, skill-matching process. Resumes of all applicants to this posting will be evaluated against the Minimum Qualifications stated above. If your skills match the required skills for this position, the department may contact you.
How to Apply:
This vacancy is open competitively to all qualified job seekers. If you are interested in being considered for this position, please do one of the following by the closing date:
1) Submit your resume through the on-line Resume Builder at http://www.careers.state.mn.us/. You may copy and paste your existing resume or let the software create a resume for you. After you have completed your on-line resume, apply directly to this job posting (#12HEAL000136) by checking the "Apply for This Job" box and then clicking the "Apply to Selected Jobs" box at the bottom of the posting.
2) If you are unable to apply on-line via Resume Builder, submit your resume and a completed State of Minnesota Employment Application form to: Minnesota Management & Budget (MMB), 200 Centennial Office Building, 658 Cedar Street, St. Paul, MN 55155. Please include this job posting number (#12HEAL000136) on your application. The paper application is available on the MMB website at http://www.careers.state.mn.us/ or by calling 651-259-3637.
Recently Separated Veterans (RSV) - Effective July 1, 2009, legislation provides that the top five RSV applicants who apply and meet the qualifications for a vacancy be granted an interview. To qualify as a RSV, you must meet all of the following criteria: 1) have separated under honorable conditions from any branch of the armed forces of the United States; 2) have served on active duty for 181 consecutive days or more or for the full period ordered to active duty or have separated by reason of disability incurred while serving on active duty; 3) be a United States citizen or resident alien; and 4) have served in active military service at any time on or after September 11, 2001, as shown on your DD-214 form. To be considered under this legislation, you must: 1) meet all of the Minimum Qualifications identified in this posting; 2) meet all of the above RSV criteria; and 3) submit a copy of your DD-214 form by the closing date to email@example.com or fax to 651-201-5779. Failure to submit your DD-214 form will affect your consideration for an interview under the terms of this legislation. Note that all vacancies will be filled in accordance with applicable union contract (OR PLAN) provisions.
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Contact for More Information:
Gerald Smith, (651) 201-4657 or firstname.lastname@example.org or visit https://statejobs.doer.state.mn.us/JobPosting/d73f3eed716478354c825a36ec8b2889/View
- Posted: 8/28/12
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