Part Time - Internships and part-time positions are listed on the "Part Time" page. 

Full Time - Positions that are Full time, whether permanent or temporary, are listed below.
Positions are listed in the order that they expire, which means most of the newer additions are towards the bottom of the list.  Those listed as only open until filled are at the bottom. 

Please check the Home Page for the date the listings were updated.

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BLUE EARTH COUNTY - ENVIRONMENTAL SPECIALIST


Application Due Date: November 22, 2017
Title: Environmental Health Specialist - Wetlands
Salary Range: $24.83 - $32.38 Hourly / $51,646.40 - $67,350.40 Annually

This position is responsible for implementing and enforcing the Blue Earth County Wetland Conservation Act Program, including wetland regulations, assessments, permitting, delineation review, restoration monitoring, record keeping and interpreting and enforcing codes and ordinances. Assists in developing and implementing County stormwater programs and the enforcement and permitting of the septic system and water well programs. Reviewing construction plans and permit applications, issuing permits, and conducting inspections.

This position is also responsible for resolving code/environmental issues with contractors and the
public, investigating nuisance complaints, performing technical services, and administering various environmental health program activities.

If you are interested in applying for this position, click on the following link:
https://agency.governmentjobs.com/blueearthcountymn/default.cfm?action
=viewJob&jobID=1898704


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RAMSEY COUNTY ENVIRONMENTAL HEALTH - ENVIRONMENTAL HEALTH SUPERVISOR

Job Title
:Environmental Health Supervisor - Solid Waste Programs
Close Date: December 1, 2017  
Worksite Location
:2785 White Bear Ave., Suite 350, Maplewood

Duties:

To lead and supervise the Solid Waste Programs area in the Environmental Health Division: Solid Waste.

The Supervisor and staff in this program area are responsible for those areas of Ramsey County's work with other entities in implementing the Solid Waste Master Plan, including: municipalities, schools, businesses, institutions, other units of government, and departments internal to the County.  
For complete information click here
For application instructions click here


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DAKOTA COUNTY SOIL & WATER CONSERVATION DISTRICT - PROGRAM SPECIALIST

CLOSE DATE: 4:30 p.m. on Friday, December 8, 2017 **
Job # 55263.17.SWCD1
POSTING TYPE: Open-competitive
DEPARTMENT: Dakota County Soil and Water Conservation District (SWCD)
HOURS: Full Time, 40 hrs p/wk
HIRING RANGE: $47,073 - 58,841 (DOQ)
SALARY RANGE: $47,073 - 73,551/year (2018 Rates)
LOCATION: Dakota County Extension and Conservation Center, Farmington, MN
UNION: None
WEBSITE: www.dakotaswcd.org/pdfs/Program%20Specialist%20(SWCD)%20Posting.pdf

This is a non-Dakota County recruitment. To apply, send BOTH a cover letter and resume to the contact listed at the bottom of this posting announcement.**

The primary objective of this position is to provide assistance to a variety of District's Programs including technical, administrative and educational tasks.

The Program Assistant will report to the District Manager but will work in a team environment with staff from SWCD, County Departments and a variety of local, state and federal organizations. Continued professional development to improve knowledge, skills and abilities related to organizational programs is involved with this position.

MINIMUM QUALIFICATIONS
• Bachelor's Degree in natural resource management, water resources, environmental education, watershed management, hydrology, engineering or related resource management field; AND • One year of experience with technical, administrative or outreach activities related to natural resource conservation; OR • Any combination of education and experience, to equal or exceed 5 years, which demonstrates an ability to perform the essential functions of the position; AND • Valid Minnesota driver's license.

PREFERRED QUALIFICATIONS BEYOND MINIMUM REQUIRED:
• Bachelor's Degree in natural resource management, water resources, environmental education, watershed management, hydrology, engineering or related resource management field.

DUTIES & RESPONSIBILITIES
These examples do not include all possible tasks in this work and do not limit the assignment of related tasks in any position of this classification. Regular attendance according to the position's management approved work schedule is required.
1. Provide general administrative functions and serve as initial contact for customers.
2. Provide information to landowners on various conservation programs and activities.
3. Assist with water monitoring tasks including sample collection and reporting.
4. Assist with the technical aspects of various programs including survey, design and construction documentation.
5. Assist with developing and coordinating newsletter articles, brochures, fact sheets,
workshops or other public outreach efforts.
6. Work cooperatively with federal, state and local agencies to promote conservation programs.
7. Assist with grant writing and grant reporting.
8. Assist with GIS functions, web based reporting and web site development and maintenance.
9. Assist with general office management tasks including but not limited to customer assistance, database management and administrative functions.
10. Assists with preparation of Board meeting materials and distributing information.

ESSENTIAL JOB FUNCTIONS:
Duties 1 – 10 are essential functions as well as regular attendance according to the position's management approved work schedule.

KNOWLEDGE, SKILLS & ABILITIES AND WORK ENVIRONMENT
• Strong organizational and time management skills • Knowledge of soil management techniques and water quality protection practices • Knowledge of water monitoring techniques and protocols • Ability to prepare reports and educational materials • Ability to use GIS and manage web sites • Must be proficient with word, excel, access and other Microsoft office software programs • Analytical ability to synthesize field data and create reports • Excellent writing and verbal communication skills • Works under a team concept and work environment

WORK ENVIRONMENT:
Most work is performed in a County or other governmental office building. Many projects and tasks will require fieldwork to gather information and review existing conditions. Field time may include exposure to all types of weather, working in traffic areas, construction zones or uncleared areas, and standing/walking within streams or uneven terrain. Occasional evening and weekend work is expected. Infrequently lifting up to 30 pounds is required. Equipment used may include, but is not limited to; monitoring or survey equipment, computer, printer, copy machines, electronic devices and vehicles.

APPLICATION/SELECTION PROCESS:
All materials will be collected by the Soil & Water Conservation District Office. The examination/selection process for this classification will consist of a review of submitted application materials by the hiring manager. Only candidates whom meet the minimum qualifications will be considered for interviews.

Submit BOTH a cover letter and resume to the attention of:
Brian Watson, Manager Dakota County Soil and Water Conservation District, 4100 220th Street West, Suite 102 Farmington, Minnesota 55024 or e-mail to brian.watson@co.dakota.mn.us

Materials must be received by 4:30 p.m. on Friday, December 8, 2017.

The Dakota County SWCD is an equal opportunity employer.


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DAKOTA COUNTY SOIL AND WATER CONSERVATION DISTRICT - EDUCATION & OUTREACH COORDINATOR

CLOSE DATE: 4:30 p.m. on Friday, December 8, 2017 **
Job # 55412.17.SWCD1
POSTING TYPE: Open-competitive
DEPARTMENT: Soil and Water Conservation District
HOURS: Full Time, 40 hrs p/wk
HIRING RANGE: $59,048 - 66,429/year
SALARY RANGE: $59,048 - 92,262/year (2018 Rates) LOCATION: Extension and Conservation Center, Farmington, MN
UNION: None
WEBSITE: www.dakotaswcd.org/pdfs/Education%20&%20Outreach%20Coord%20(SWCD)%20posting.pdf

This is a non-Dakota County recruitment. To apply, send BOTH a cover letter and resume to the contact listed at the bottom of this posting announcement.**

The primary objective of this progressively responsible, professional position is to coordinate and conduct educational workshops and outreach activities.

Responsibilities will include providing public workshops including those associated with a successful and well attended Landscaping for Clean Water Program, coordinating and presenting materials at events sponsored by Dakota County, cities, watershed organizations, nonprofits and a variety of partners, coordinating outdoor education programs and tours, providing social media and web updates, and developing press releases and quarterly newsletters.

Additional duties will include field assessments and landowner assistance with project installations as well other administrative and technical tasks.

The Education and Outreach Coordinator will report to the District Manager but will work in a team environment with staff from SWCD, County Departments, municipalities and other organizations. Creativity and organizational skills will be required to simultaneously manage a range of activities. Multiple evening and occasional weekend work is required with this position.

MINIMUM QUALIFICATIONS
• Bachelor's degree in physical or biological sciences, environmental studies, sustainability or closely related field AND Two (2 years) of experience with planning, coordinating, teaching and implementing environmental programs OR • An equivalent combination of relevant education and work experience totaling at least seven (7) years. AND • Valid driver's license. Preferred Experience: • Direct work experience with both outreach activities and direct communication with the public. • Strong writing and public speaking skills.

DUTIES & RESPONSIBILITIES
These examples do not include all possible tasks in this work and do not limit the assignment of related tasks in any position of this classification. Regular attendance according to the position's management approved work schedule is required.
1. Coordinate and conduct Landscaping for Clean Water Workshops and other related workshops.
2. Coordinate and lead the development of internal and external outreach activities such as web content, social media, newsletters, public displays, press releases, and program fact sheets.
3. Coordinate, develop and maintain partnerships with citizens, communities, businesses and organizations to implement education strategies of the soil and water conservation district
4. Develop methods to measure and evaluate programs and activities.
5. Work both internally and with external partners to coordinate communication strategies, identify appropriate audiences, develop messages and the appropriate methods to deliver message.
6. Coordinate public events including the annual outdoor education days for 5th grade students and various conservation tours.
7. Administer and coordinates volunteer programs.
8. Foster understanding of how land use affects water quality and quality of life, supply motivation for environmentally sound decision making and obtain feedback to measure various programs.
9. Provides information necessary to develop annual work plans or budget documents.
10. Assists with preparation of grant applications, grant reporting and customer service within the office.
11. Assists with preparation of Board meeting materials and distributing information.

Essential Job Functions: All duties listed above are essential functions of the position.

KNOWLEDGE, SKILLS & ABILITIES AND WORK ENVIRONMENT
• Ability to present technical data in an understandable method to a variety of audiences. Working knowledge of natural resource conservation programs, current trends and resources, and the demonstrated ability to apply this knowledge. • Knowledge of government functions and organizations affecting the soil and water conservation district. • Demonstrated project management skills as they related to natural resource and water quality initiatives. • Ability to conduct research, plan projects and use statistical data. • Skill in analyzing, interpreting and presenting technical data. • Ability to establish and maintain cooperative working relationships with staff, partnering organizations, representatives of both government and the private sector, and the public. • Ability to effectively participate in multi-disciplinary teams, to be a team leader when appropriate, and have a demonstrated ability to achieve desired results through the application of team concepts. • Ability to develop and execute work plans with measurable outcomes. • Ability to communicate effectively, in both verbal and written forms. • Ability to prepare reports, letters, charts, maps and other documents with strong attention to detail using Microsoft products, GIS software and computer databases. • Ability to employ strong organizational and time management skills.

WORKING ENVIRONMENT:
Work is performed in a County office building. Some projects and tasks will require fieldwork to gather information and review existing site conditions. Work is often performed independently without supervision. Occasional evening and weekend work is expected. Lifting required up to 25 pounds on an occasional basis. Equipment used may include, but is not limited to survey and monitoring equipment, laptop computer, projector and vehicles. Position includes exposure to outdoor conditions during fieldwork, such as uneven or slippery terrain, changes in temperature and humidity and exposure to biting insects.

APPLICATION/SELECTION PROCESS:
All materials will be collected by the Soil & Water Conservation District Office. The examination/selection process for this classification will consist of a review of submitted application materials by the hiring manager. Only candidates whom meet the minimum qualifications will be considered for interviews.

Submit BOTH a cover letter and resume to the attention of:
Brian Watson, Manager Dakota County Soil and Water Conservation District, 4100 220th Street West, Suite 102 Farmington, Minnesota 55024 or e-mail to brian.watson@co.dakota.mn.us

Materials must be received by 4:30 p.m. on Friday, December 8, 2017.

The Dakota County SWCD is an equal opportunity employer.


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LEAGUE OF MINNESOTA CITIES - CITY JOB POSTINGS

For a list of jobs available at a wide range of Minnesota Cities, check out:

http://www.lmnc.org/page/1/city-jobs.jsp

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