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Project Hydrologist - Hydrologist 2

  • ... Duluth, Minnesota, United States
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    Full-time

  • ... Salary: 41.93 per hour
  • Posted on: Apr 25, 2024       Expires on: Jun 09, 2024

Project Hydrologist - Hydrologist 2   

JOB TITLE:

Project Hydrologist - Hydrologist 2

JOB TYPE:

Full-time

JOB LOCATION:

Duluth Minnesota United States

REMOTE:

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JOB DESCRIPTION:

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Job Details


Working Title: Project Hydrologist - Hydrologist 2
Job Class: Hydrologist 2
Agency: Pollution Control Agency

  • Who May Apply: Open to all qualified job seekers
  • Date Posted: 04/25/2024
  • Closing Date: 05/08/2024
  • Hiring Agency/Seniority Unit: Pollution Control Agency / Pollution Control-MAPE
  • Division/Unit: REM SITE ASSESSMENT UNIT 1
  • Work Shift/Work Hours: Day Shift
  • Days of Work: Monday - Friday
  • Travel Required: Yes - Up to 10% of the time
  • Salary Range: $28.
    50 - $41.
    93 / hourly; $59,508 - $87,549 / annually
  • Classified Status: Classified
  • FLSA Status: Nonexempt
  • Telework Eligible: Yes
  • Designated in Connect 700 Program for Applicants with Disabilities: Yes
  • This position may be located at one of the MPCA office locations: Duluth, Brainerd, St.
    Paul, Rochester, Detroit Lakes, Marshall or Mankato.

Make a difference in the lives of Minnesotans.

The work you’ll do is more than just a job.
Join the talented, engaged and inclusive workforce dedicated to creating a better Minnesota.

Job Summary


This position exists to perform technical review and support of sites in the Superfund and Site Assessment Programs.
This includes the development of technical documents and technical review of Site Assessment sites in the EPA pipeline to evaluate if there is a risk to human health and/or the environment, and to make recommendations based on those risks, as appropriate.

Qualifications

Minimum Qualifications

Bachelor's degree in one of the following areas: Hydrology, Geology, Hydrogeology, Water Resources, Environmental Science, or other closely-related environmental field WITH two completed courses in Hydrology/Hydrogeology.
[Candidates must list the two courses in Hydrology/Hydrogeology on their resume to qualify]

AND

Two years of professional experience as a Hydrologist or Hydrogeologist.
Experience must include investigating and modeling groundwater contamination at environmental sites AND assessing and mitigating risks to nearby human and/or environmental receptors;

WITH

Basic computer skills; proficiency in Word and exposure to Excel and Power Point.

Ability to gain a complete understanding of the environmental regulatory process and procedures.

Knowledge of statistical principles and methods of data analysis and ability to apply these methods.

Good communication skills and the ability to establish and maintain good working relationships with internal and external business partners.

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 Qualifications

Strong technical writing skills.
Experience writing reports for EPA is a plus.

Attention to detail and the ability to cross-check information throughout a report for consistency and accuracy.

Knowledge of field sampling and analytical laboratory methods used to investigate sites with various contaminants.

Ability to determine groundwater flow direction, transmissivity, and conductivity using field data.

Ability to utilize aquifer characteristics to inform environmental investigations and cleanups.

Knowledge of the Vapor Intrusion Best Management Practices and procedures and application to risk-based assessment and mitigation at contaminated sites.

Ability to develop conceptual site models (CSM) for contaminated sites.

Experience working on sites contaminated with chlorinated solvents, RCRA metals, and 1,4-dioxane.

Ability to evaluate site data for trends and determine the need to fill data gaps.

Knowledge and understanding of both the Superfund and Voluntary programs.

Problem-solving skills for resolving complex technical matters.

Communicating technical data and recommendations to peers, project stakeholders and the public.

Proven written and verbal communication and human relations skills to communicate effectively with diverse audiences.

Proficiency with GIS.

Ability to make environmental regulatory decisions based on data.

Physical Requirements

Requires occasionally lifting and/or carrying such articles as file folders, ledgers, and small equipment.
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.

Additional Requirements

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 DLR 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.

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 careers@state.
mn.
us.
For additional information about the application process, go to http://www.
mn.
gov/careers.

If you have questions about the position, contact Stephanie Grant at stephanie.
grant@state.
mn.
us.

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 Stephanie Grant at stephanie.
grant@state.
mn.
us.

About Pollution Control Agency

Our mission is to protect and improve the environment and human health.
We work with many partners (citizens, communities, and businesses, all levels of government, environmental groups and educators) to prevent pollution, conserve resources, and to help ensure polluting does not have disproportionate impact on any groups of people.
We emphasize work-life balance with flex schedules, compressed schedules, and options to telework for some positions.

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)
  • Tuition reimbursement
  • 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.

AN EQUAL OPPORTUNITY EMPLOYER

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 careers@state.
mn.
us and indicate what assistance is needed.

Position Details

POSTED:

Apr 25, 2024

EMPLOYMENT:

Full-time

SALARY:

41.93 per hour

SNAPRECRUIT ID:

S-1714929329-aa41b897335c044db498beafb63f408a

LOCATION:

Minnesota United States

CITY:

Duluth

Job Origin:

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Job Details


Working Title: Project Hydrologist - Hydrologist 2
Job Class: Hydrologist 2
Agency: Pollution Control Agency

  • Who May Apply: Open to all qualified job seekers
  • Date Posted: 04/25/2024
  • Closing Date: 05/08/2024
  • Hiring Agency/Seniority Unit: Pollution Control Agency / Pollution Control-MAPE
  • Division/Unit: REM SITE ASSESSMENT UNIT 1
  • Work Shift/Work Hours: Day Shift
  • Days of Work: Monday - Friday
  • Travel Required: Yes - Up to 10% of the time
  • Salary Range: $28.50 - $41.93 / hourly; $59,508 - $87,549 / annually
  • Classified Status: Classified
  • FLSA Status: Nonexempt
  • Telework Eligible: Yes
  • Designated in Connect 700 Program for Applicants with Disabilities: Yes
  • This position may be located at one of the MPCA office locations: Duluth, Brainerd, St. Paul, Rochester, Detroit Lakes, Marshall or Mankato.

Make a difference in the lives of Minnesotans.

The work you’ll do is more than just a job. Join the talented, engaged and inclusive workforce dedicated to creating a better Minnesota.

Job Summary


This position exists to perform technical review and support of sites in the Superfund and Site Assessment Programs. This includes the development of technical documents and technical review of Site Assessment sites in the EPA pipeline to evaluate if there is a risk to human health and/or the environment, and to make recommendations based on those risks, as appropriate.

Qualifications

Minimum Qualifications

Bachelor's degree in one of the following areas: Hydrology, Geology, Hydrogeology, Water Resources, Environmental Science, or other closely-related environmental field WITH two completed courses in Hydrology/Hydrogeology. [Candidates must list the two courses in Hydrology/Hydrogeology on their resume to qualify]

AND

Two years of professional experience as a Hydrologist or Hydrogeologist. Experience must include investigating and modeling groundwater contamination at environmental sites AND assessing and mitigating risks to nearby human and/or environmental receptors;

WITH

Basic computer skills; proficiency in Word and exposure to Excel and Power Point.

Ability to gain a complete understanding of the environmental regulatory process and procedures.

Knowledge of statistical principles and methods of data analysis and ability to apply these methods.

Good communication skills and the ability to establish and maintain good working relationships with internal and external business partners.

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 Qualifications

Strong technical writing skills. Experience writing reports for EPA is a plus.

Attention to detail and the ability to cross-check information throughout a report for consistency and accuracy.

Knowledge of field sampling and analytical laboratory methods used to investigate sites with various contaminants.

Ability to determine groundwater flow direction, transmissivity, and conductivity using field data.

Ability to utilize aquifer characteristics to inform environmental investigations and cleanups.

Knowledge of the Vapor Intrusion Best Management Practices and procedures and application to risk-based assessment and mitigation at contaminated sites.

Ability to develop conceptual site models (CSM) for contaminated sites.

Experience working on sites contaminated with chlorinated solvents, RCRA metals, and 1,4-dioxane.

Ability to evaluate site data for trends and determine the need to fill data gaps.

Knowledge and understanding of both the Superfund and Voluntary programs.

Problem-solving skills for resolving complex technical matters.

Communicating technical data and recommendations to peers, project stakeholders and the public.

Proven written and verbal communication and human relations skills to communicate effectively with diverse audiences.

Proficiency with GIS.

Ability to make environmental regulatory decisions based on data.

Physical Requirements

Requires occasionally lifting and/or carrying such articles as file folders, ledgers, and small equipment. 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.

Additional Requirements

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 DLR 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.

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 careers@state.mn.us. For additional information about the application process, go to http://www.mn.gov/careers.

If you have questions about the position, contact Stephanie Grant at stephanie.grant@state.mn.us.

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 Stephanie Grant at stephanie.grant@state.mn.us.

About Pollution Control Agency

Our mission is to protect and improve the environment and human health. We work with many partners (citizens, communities, and businesses, all levels of government, environmental groups and educators) to prevent pollution, conserve resources, and to help ensure polluting does not have disproportionate impact on any groups of people. We emphasize work-life balance with flex schedules, compressed schedules, and options to telework for some positions.

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)
  • Tuition reimbursement
  • 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.

AN EQUAL OPPORTUNITY EMPLOYER

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 careers@state.mn.us and indicate what assistance is needed.

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