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$ 19.09-$ 26.02 hourly, $ 39,860-$ 54,330 annually

Date Posted:   09/05/2013
Closing Date:   09/16/2013
Position End Date:   06/30/2016
Hiring Agency:   Health Department
Division/Bureau:   EH/WM
Location:   Freeman Bldg., St. Paul
Who May Apply:   Open to all qualified job seekers
Posting Number:   13HEAL000357
Employment Conditions:   Limited, Full-time
Work Shift:   Day Shift
Days of Work:   Monday-Friday , 08:00 AM-04:30 PM
Travel Required:   yes
Job Grouping:   Environmental Sciences
Classified Status:   Unclassified
Job Description:   NOTE: There is one vacancy, which will be filled at either the Hydrologist 1 or the Hydrologist 2 level based on the qualifications of the selected candidate. If you are interested in and qualify for the Hydrologist 2 position, please apply to 13HEAL000374. THIS REQUISITION MAY BE CANCELLED IF THIS VACANCY IS FILLED AT THE HYDROLOGIST 2 LEVEL.

This position is located in the Well Management (WM) Section of the Environmental Health (EH) Division.

This position performs hydrologic and/or hydrogeologic data collection, data analysis and program administration work in order to promote the protection of the state's water resources and public health.

Job Responsibilities include:
Designing hydrologic field investigations to ensure that accurate and appropriate physical and hydrologic data is available for use by department administrators in making water resources management and public health protection decisions.

Conducting hydrologic data analysis and interprets results to support development of informational resources to promote protection of groundwater and public health.

Drafting reports, including narratives, illustrations and graphic displays, for management.
Minimum Qualifications:   Bachelor's degree in hydrology, hydrogeology, geology, water science,
soil science, environmental science, or environmental health.

Strong verbal and written communication skills.

Sound judgement.

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 a gross combination weight does not exceed 26,000 pounds.
Selection Process:   The selection process is a resume-based, skill-matching process. All applicants who apply to this posting will be evaluated against the Minimum Qualifications stated above. If your skills match the required skills for this position, the department may contact you.
How to Apply:   This position is open for all qualified job seekers.

If you are interested in being considered for this position, please do one of the following by the closing date:

1) Submit your resume through the on-line Resume Builder at You may copy and paste your existing resume or let the software create a resume for you. After you've completed your on-line resume, apply directly to this job posting (#13HEAL000357) by checking the "Apply for This Job" box and then clicking the "Apply to Selected Jobs" box at the bottom of the posting.

2) If you are unable to apply on-line via Resume Builder, submit your resume and a completed State of Minnesota Employment Application form to: Minnesota Management & Budget (MMB), 200 Centennial Office Building, 658 Cedar Street, St. Paul, MN 55155. Please include this job posting number (#13HEAL000357) on your application. The paper application is available on the MMB website at or by calling 651-259-3637.

Current State Employees: Please note that employment provisions (including but not limited to seniority and leave accrual) vary among the three branches of Minnesota State government. When considering a job with another branch of state government, you are highly encouraged to explore these differences. For assistance, please direct questions to your current or anticipated Human Resources office.
Contact for More Information:   Chris Elvrum, 651-201-4598 /