Job Class: Planner Senior State
Closing Date: 5/2/2017
Division/Unit: Environmental Health / Community Water Supply
Salary Range: $21.98 - $32.24/hourly; $45,894 - $67,317/annually
The incumbent in this position will develop, implement, and evaluate statewide and regional goals for the Community Public Water Supply (CPWS) Unit related to implementation of the federal Safe Drinking Water Act (SDWA). They are responsible for planning and implementing communication and program management efforts related to enforcing the SDWA and ensuring that all Minnesotans have safe, reliable drinking water.
Duties include translating data into information for staff, leadership, stakeholders, and citizens, providing planning, organizational development, and program evaluation for the CPWS Unit, ensuring that the public and other stakeholders are well informed on program issues, evaluating program performance, and coordinating communication campaigns and materials to ensure key messages are delivered to target audiences. They will also serve as a planning resource for the CPWS Unit and provides technical assistance to other units of government, and to division management in the development of plans related to assessment of impacts to public health.
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.
A Masters degree in public health or related.
Knowledge of drinking water protection or other environment issues.
Experience in risk communication and community engagement.
Experience in program evaluation, data management and continuous improvement.
Strong writing, speaking, and personal relations skills.
Capacity to develop, implement, and evaluate training sessions, technical assistance opportunities, and community outreach materials.
Must successfully pass a background check.
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
To view the complete vacancy announcement with application details, visit http://www.mn.gov/careers Job ID 12299.
If you are unable to apply online, please contact the job information line at 651.259.3637.
If you have questions about the position, contact Yerly Lee at Yerly.Lee@state.mn.us or 651.201.5788.
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