Permit Writer - Environmental Specialist 1

08 Jul 2024
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Working Title: Permit WriterJob Class: Environmental Specialist 1Agency: Pollution Control Agency

Job ID : 78175

Location : Various

Telework Eligible : Yes

Full/Part Time : Full-Time

Regular/Temporary : Unlimited

Who May Apply : Open to all qualified job seekers

Date Posted : 07/08/2024

Closing Date : 07/22/2024

Hiring Agency/Seniority Unit : Pollution Control Agency / Pollution Control-MAPE

Division/Unit : Industrial Division / Water Permits Unit

Work Shift/Work Hours : Day Shift

Days of Work : Monday - Friday

Travel Required : Yes - Up to 25% of the time

Salary Range: $23.63 - $34.18 / hourly; $49,339 - $71,367 / annually

Classified Status : Classified

Bargaining Unit/Union : 214 - MN Assoc of Professional Empl/MAPE

FLSA Status : Nonexempt

Designated in Connect 700 Program for Applicants with Disabilities (https://mn.gov/mmb/careers/diverse-workforce/people-with-disabilities/connect700/) : Yes

This position may be located at one of the MPCA office locations: St. Paul, Brainerd, Duluth, Rochester, Detroit Lakes, Mankato or Marshall

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.This position is located within the Water Quality Permits Unit within the Industrial Division at the Minnesota Pollution Control Agency. This position performs duties associated with writing and issuing permits for implementing the National Pollution Discharge Elimination System (NPDES) and the State Disposal System (SDS) program in the Industrial Division. The work includes meeting with project proposers prior to and after application submittal, review of application forms and related documentation, preparation and issuance of NPDES/SDS permits for surface water, land, or sub-surface wastewater discharges, and appropriate database management and record retention work.Minimum QualificationsA Bachelor's degree in environmental protection or related science field; ORTwo years of environmental protection experience, ANDAbility to manage multiple projects.Ability to gain understanding of the environmental regulator process and state and federal rules.Basic computer skills with proficiency in Word and exposure to Excel and PowerPoint.Good communication and human relations skills to interact effectively with stakeholders and team members.Possess a valid Driver’s license (see additional requirements).The Minnesota Pollution Control Agency will not sponsor applicants for work visas. In compliance with federal law, all persons hired will be required to verify identity and eligibility to work in the United States and to complete the required employment eligibility verification form upon hire.Preferred QualificationsWastewater-related experience in either permitting, compliance and enforcement, or other similar water quality experience in relation to wastewater treatment facility operations and NPDES/SDS permitting.Knowledge of state and federal regulatory framework and their applicability to NPDES/SDS permittees.Demonstrated planning, coordination, communication and skills.Demonstrated strong technical writing skills.Ability to understand complex industry processes and rules/regulations.Work effectively with people representing a broad spectrum of positions in business, government, and environmental groups.Physical RequirementsSome infrequent lifting of sampling equipment and working out in the field in adverse weather conditions. Ability to conduct inspections at facilities which may involve climbing and/or stepping over obstacles.Additional RequirementsThis position requires successful completion of the following:A driver’s license is an essential function of this position. This requires possession of an unrestricted Class D Driver’s License. The job offer is contingent on confirmation of a valid driver’s license AND a satisfactory driver's license record check. Requires a Class D driver's license: a single unit vehicle with a gross vehicle weight of less than 26,000 pounds. This is a basic driver's license. Operators may also tow vehicles/trailers as long as the gross combination weight does not exceed 26,000 pounds. Indicate required background checks or screening requirements.AN EQUAL OPPORTUNITY EMPLOYERMinnesota State Colleges and Universities is an Equal Opportunity employer/educator committed to the principles of diversity. We prohibit discrimination against qualified individuals based on their race, sex, color, creed, religion, age, national origin, disability, protected veteran status, marital status, status with regard to public assistance, sexual orientation, gender identity, gender expression, or membership in a local commission as defined by law. As an affirmative action employer, we actively seek and encourage applications from women, minorities, persons with disabilities, and individuals with protected veteran status.Reasonable accommodations will be made 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 careers@state.mn.us . Please indicate what assistance is needed.

Full-time
  • ID: #52054953
  • State: Minnesota Bemidji 56601 Bemidji USA
  • City: Bemidji
  • Salary: USD TBD TBD
  • Showed: 2024-07-08
  • Deadline: 2024-09-07
  • Category: Et cetera
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