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The Environmental Health Division is looking for a partnership-focused individual to protect the health of private well users through engagement and education. This position will engage with local agencies, businesses, and non-profits to develop partnerships and improve communications for private well users, and research well testing and treatment policies in the United States. This position will establish and implement financial assistance programs for private well users and evaluate the effectiveness of the private well protection initiatives. This position will also develop educational materials for private well users (e.g., brochures, letters, information sheets, webpages, videos).
Primary job responsibilities include:
Provide vision, leadership, coordination, and facilitation for training and technical assistance.
Plan, develop, deliver and evaluate curriculum and training materials.
Facilitate, plan and coordinate outreach and education approaches
This position will have the option of teleworking; however, it will be based on the business needs of the unit and is at supervisory discretion.
Two years of professional work experience performing one or more of the following duties:
Implementing and coordinating a regional or statewide health promotion/education project
Experience with setting objectives, selecting methodology, designing educational content, and evaluating the effectiveness of a program or project
A degree in Environmental science, Public Health, Policy Development, Communications, or another related degree will substitute for professional experience, as follows:
Master’s degree = 18 months of experience
Bachelor’s degree = 12 months of experience
Associates degree = 6 months of experience
Minimum qualifications to be assessed at the interview:
Ability to problem solve and effectively plan work processes
Ability to communicate technical information for presentation to a non-technical audience
Ability to prioritize multiple objectives and deadlines
Bachelor’s degree or higher in Environmental science, Public Health, Policy Development, Communications, or other related degrees
Experience developing, implementing, and evaluating health promotion programs
Experience with social media and/or communications management
This position requires a successful completion of a reference check and background check.
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 Matthew H Leo at email@example.com.
About Health Department
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, employee longevity and job satisfaction.
Why Work for Us
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
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:
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 firstname.lastname@example.org and indicate what assistance is needed.
The MN Department of Health strives to do the right thing to achieve the best public health outcomes. We value the diversity and unique contributions of our employees and partners. We develop positive relationships, foster innovative solutions, and strengthen our capacity to accomplish our mission.