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Positions Posted (Contact information can be found at the bottom of the page)

Position 1:

Environmental Specialist

Listing Application Link:

Location:

Minnesota

Type:

Full-Time

Accepted Majors:

Sciences: Biological & Physical

Job Categories:

Biology, General| Environmental Science| Geography

Position Description:

Responsible technical work in the application and enforcement of environmental programs and regulations.

Note: At the discretion of the hiring authority, the successful candidate may be considered for appointment at the Environmental Specialist Technician, Environmental Specialist or Environmental Specialist Senior level, contingent on minimum qualifications and department need. This would be determined at the time a job offer is extended.

The salary range reflected above is the normal hiring range.
The full salary range, including longevity pay for Environmental Specialist Technician is $25.78 - $36.44 per hour.
The full salary range, including longevity pay for Environmental Specialist is $26.66 - $37.79 per hour.
The full salary range, including longevity pay for Environmental Specialist Senior is $28.65 - $40.76 per hour.

This position is part of the Civil Service Basic Union Contract represented by Council 5 of AFSCME.
Distinguishing Features of Work
An employee in this class is responsible for assisting in the compliance of Subsurface Sewage Treatment Systems (SSTS) program laws and ordinances. Duties include assisting in the review/approval of permit applications for Basic SSTS designs; participating in interim, final and complaint inspections; assists preparing reports and enforcement actions; participates in communications with and education of the public on department policies and programs. The work is performed under the direction of assigned supervisory staff. (Environmental Specialist Technician)

An employee in this class is responsible for ensuring compliance of Subsurface Sewage Treatment Systems (SSTS) program laws and ordinances. Duties include reviewing permit applications for Basic SSTS designs; conducting interim, final and complaint inspections; and preparing reports and enforcement actions; assisting in the administration of the SSTS program; communicating with and educating the public on department policies and programs. The work is performed under the direction of assigned supervisory staff. (Environmental Specialist)

An employee in this class is responsible for ensuring compliance of Subsurface Sewage Treatment Systems (SSTS) program laws and ordinances. Duties include reviewing permit applications and Basic or Advanced SSTS designs; conducting interim, final and complaint inspections; and preparing reports and enforcement actions; assisting in the administration of the SSTS program, policy or service changes; communicating with and educating the public on department policies and programs; and working independently on project/program implementation. Work direction may be exercised over staff in lower classifications. The work is performed under the direction of assigned supervisory staff. (Environmental Specialist Senior)

Work Environment
These work environment factors are general in nature and may vary depending on the specific position being filled. CONSTANT: Lift and carry up to 10 pounds; near and midrange vision; talk/speak; and customer/public contact. FREQUENT: Lift and carry up to 20 pounds; far vision; depth perception; field of vision; visual accommodation; color vision; hear within 20 feet; balance; bend neck; climb stairs; move about; reach; sit; stand; walk; exposure to weather; work alone, with, or around others; work inside and work outside. OCCASIONAL: Lift and carry up to 50 pounds; crouch; feel; use fingers; grasp; handle; kneel; maintain posture; reach above shoulder; recline; rotate neck; squat; stoop/bend; taste/smell; twist; right and left wrist turn; chemicals; traffic; and extended days.

Selection Process
MINIMUM QUALIFICATIONS - Environmental Specialist Technician (Pass/Fail):

Graduation from an accredited college or university with a Bachelor’s degree in biology, environmental science, geology, geography, soil science or closely related field.
A Minnesota Pollution Control Agency issued Subsurface Sewage Treatment Systems (SSTS) Basic Inspector Certificate AND Basic Designer Certificate within one (1) year of employment. Failure to obtain this certification within one (1) year will result in termination from the position.
Possession of a valid driver’s license.
MINIMUM QUALIFICATIONS - Environmental Specialist (Pass/Fail):
Graduation from an accredited college or university with a Bachelor's degree in biology, environmental science, geology, geography, soil science or closely related field.
Possession of Minnesota Pollution Control Agency issued Subsurface Sewage Treatment Systems (SSTS) Basic Inspector Certificate AND Basic Designer Certificate.
A Service Provider Certificate must be obtained within one (1) year of employment. Failure to obtain this certification within one (1) year will result in termination from the position.
Possession of a valid driver's license.
MINIMUM QUALIFICATIONS - Environmental Specialist Senior (Pass/Fail):
Graduation from an accredited college or university with a Bachelor’s degree in biology, environmental science, geology, geography, soil science or closely related field AND three (3) years full-time paid verifiable experience in Subsurface Sewage Treatment Systems (SSTS) industry; OR a Master’s degree in biology, environmental science, geology, geography, soil science or closely related field AND one (1) year full-time paid verifiable experience in SSTS industry.
Possession of Minnesota Pollution Control Agency (MPCA) issued SSTS Service Provider Certificate, Advanced
Designer Certificate and Advanced Inspector Certificate.
Possession of a valid driver’s license.
Note: At the discretion of the hiring authority, the successful candidate may be considered for appointment at the Environmental Specialist Technician, Environmental Specialist or Environmental Specialist Senior level, contingent on minimum qualifications and department need. This would be determined at the time a job offer is extended.

RATING SYSTEM:
Supplemental Questions will be 100% of the scoring process:
Points will be awarded based on the applicants answers to supplemental questions 11-15.

Experience beyond ten years may be included on the application for purposes of meeting minimum qualifications or informing the hiring authority of your complete employment history.

Please Note: When answering the supplemental questions on the website, the webpage may time out after 30 minutes. It's recommended you draft your answers in a Word document and copy/paste the answers into the application when you're finished writing. Failure to answer all of the questions on the "Supplemental Questions" page within 30 minutes may result in the deletion of your answers by the application system.

TENTATIVE RECRUITMENT & SCREENING PROCESS SCHEDULE:
October 4, 2022 - Applicant screening will begin.
Week of October 17, 2022 - Supplemental question scoring to be completed
Week of October 24, 2022 - Interviews to be conducted
ESSENTIAL FUNCTIONS:
The essential functions for this position are listed under the "ILLUSTRATIVE EXAMPLES OF WORK" on the specification, available in the Human Resources Office or online at www.stlouiscountymn.gov/jobdescriptions.

VETERANS PREFERENCE:
If you are eligible to apply for Veterans Preference, please attach to your application a copy of document(s) listed for the option that applies to you:
Veteran: DD214 noting character of service
Disabled Veteran: DD214 & compensable disability award letter issued within the last 6 months.
Spouse of Disabled Veteran: DD214 & compensable disability award letter issued within the last 6 months & marriage certificate. (Eligible only if Veteran is unable to qualify because of the disability.)
Spouse of Deceased Veteran: DD214, Marriage Certificate and Death Certificate.
Please refer to Minnesota Statute 197.455 for additional requirements. Click Here.

PHYSICAL-MEDICAL STANDARDS:
Qualified applicants must be able to perform the essential functions of the position with or without reasonable accommodation. Applicants selected must meet the physical requirements for the position.

DRUG TESTING:
Applicants selected for appointment must take and pass a drug test.

BACKGROUND CHECK:
Applicants selected for appointment to a position with St. Louis County are subject to a background investigation.

EMPLOYMENT ELIGIBILITY VERIFICATION:
All new employees must submit documentation verifying identity and employment eligibility within three days of their first day of employment.

PROBATIONARY PERIOD:
Appointees to the position must successfully complete a twelve month probationary period prior to being certified for permanent employment.

NON-DISCRIMINATION:
St. Louis County is an equal opportunity and veteran-friendly employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, creed, religion, national origin, sex, marital status, familial status, age, sexual orientation, status with regard to public assistance, disability, genetic information, veteran status or activity in a local Human Rights Commission or any other characteristic protected by law.

Position 2:

IT Systems Engineer - Database

Listing Application Link:

Location:

Minnesota

Type:

Full-Time

Accepted Majors:

Computer Science & Mathematics

Job Categories:

Computer & Information Sciences, General| Computer Engineering| Computer Science & Programming

Position Description:

Kind of Work
As a member of the county's IT Database Administrative team, you will be responsible for monitoring and maintaining system health and security, designing backup processes, developing data analysis models and procedures, performing server maintenance and assisting in query development. The incumbent of this position will have the opportunity to support a robust database environment system that includes over 50 database servers and 300 databases.

Responsible entry-level professional work planning and engineering the County's systems infrastructure and database environments.

The salary range reflected above is the normal hiring range.
The full salary range for an IT Systems Engineering Associate, including longevity pay, is $25.78 to $36.44 per hour.
The full salary range for an IT Systems Engineer, including longevity pay, is $29.70 to $42.32 per hour.
The full salary range for an IT Systems Engineer Senior, including longevity pay, is $31.95 to $45.65 per hour.

This position is part of the Civil Service Basic Union Contract represented by Council 5 of AFSCME.

Distinguishing Features of Work
An employee in this class is responsible for assisting and performing routine IT engineering infrastructure tasks; building and maintaining infrastructure and database systems. Duties include assisting in the designing, monitoring and maintaining the County's infrastructure services, database systems and servers. The work is performed under the direction of assigned supervisory staff.

Work Environment
These work environment factors are general in nature and may vary depending on the specific position being filled. CONSTANT: Near vision; use fingers; and sit. FREQUENT: Midrange vision, hear within 5 feet and up to 20 feet; grasp; work alone and work inside. OCCASIONAL: Lift and carry up to 10 pounds; far vision; talk/speak; walk; work with others and drive.

Selection Process
MINIMUM QUALIFICATIONS - IT Systems Engineer - Associate (Pass/Fail):

Graduation from an accredited college or university with a Bachelor's degree in computer science, management information systems, information technology or a closely related field; OR graduation from an accredited college or university with an Associate's degree in computer science, management information systems, information technology, or a closely related field AND two (2) years full-time paid verifiable experience in the infrastructure or database discipline; OR an equivalent combination of education and experience as determined by the Human Resources Director.
Possession of a valid driver's license.
MINIMUM QUALIFICATIONS - IT Systems Engineer (Pass/Fail):
Graduation from an accredited college or university with a Bachelor’s degree in computer science, information systems, management information systems, information technology or a closely related field AND four (4) years full-time paid verifiable experience in either the infrastructure or database discipline; OR graduation from an accredited college or university with an Associate’s degree in computer science, information systems, management information systems, information technology, network administration or a closely related field AND six (6) years full-time paid verifiable experience in infrastructure or database discipline; OR an equivalent combination of education and experience as determined by the Human Resources Director.
Possession of a valid driver's license.
MINIMUM QUALIFICATIONS - IT Systems Engineer Senior (Pass/Fail):
Graduation from an accredited college or university with a Bachelor’s degree in computer science, information systems, management information systems, information technology or a closely related field AND six (6) years full-time paid verifiable experience in either the infrastructure or database discipline; OR graduation from an accredited college or university with an Associate’s degree in computer science, information systems, management information systems, information technology, network administration or a closely related field AND eight (8) years full-time paid verifiable experience in either the infrastructure or database discipline; OR an equivalent combination of education and experience as determined by the Director of Human Resources and Administration.
Possession of a valid driver's license.
Note: At the discretion of the hiring authority, the successful candidate may be considered for appointment at the IT Systems Engineer Associate, IT Systems Engineer or IT Systems Engineer Senior level, contingent on minimum qualifications and department need. This would be determined at the time a job offer is extended.

RATING SYSTEM:
Supplemental Questions will be 100% of the scoring process:
Points will be awarded based on the applicants answers to supplemental questions 9-12.

Experience beyond ten years may be included on the application for purposes of meeting minimum qualifications or informing the hiring authority of your complete employment history.

Please Note: When answering the supplemental questions on the website, the webpage may time out after 30 minutes. It's recommended you draft your answers in a Word document and copy/paste the answers into the application when you're finished writing. Failure to answer all of the questions on the "Supplemental Questions" page within 30 minutes may result in the deletion of your answers by the application system.

TENTATIVE RECRUITMENT & SCREENING PROCESS SCHEDULE:
August 29, 2022 - Applicant screening will begin.
Week of October 10, 2022 - Supplemental question scoring to be completed
Week of October 24, 2022 - Interviews to be conducted
ESSENTIAL FUNCTIONS:
The essential functions for this position are listed under the "ILLUSTRATIVE EXAMPLES OF WORK" on the specification, available in the Human Resources Department or online at www.stlouiscountymn.gov/jobdescriptions.

VETERANS PREFERENCE:
If you are eligible to apply for Veterans Preference, please attach to your application a copy of document(s) listed for the option that applies to you:

Veteran: DD214 noting character of service.
Disabled Veteran: DD214 & compensable disability award letter issued within the last 6 months.
Spouse of Disabled Veteran: DD214 & compensable disability award letter issued within the last 6 months & marriage certificate. (Eligible only if Veteran is unable to qualify because of the disability.)
Spouse of Deceased Veteran: DD214, Marriage Certificate and Death Certificate.
Please refer to Minnesota Statute 197.455 for additional requirements. Click Here.

PHYSICAL-MEDICAL STANDARDS:
Qualified applicants must be able to perform the essential functions of the position with or without reasonable accommodation. Applicants selected must meet the physical requirements for the position.

DRUG TESTING:
Applicants selected for appointment must take and pass a drug test.

BACKGROUND CHECK:
Applicants selected for appointment to a position with St. Louis County are subject to a background investigation.

EMPLOYMENT ELIGIBILITY VERIFICATION:
All new employees must submit documentation verifying identity and employment eligibility within three days of their first day of employment.

PROBATIONARY PERIOD:
Appointees to the position must successfully complete a twelve month probationary period prior to being certified for permanent employment.

NON-DISCRIMINATION:
St. Louis County is an equal opportunity and veteran-friendly employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, creed, religion, national origin, sex, marital status, familial status, age, sexual orientation, status with regard to public assistance, disability, genetic information, veteran status or activity in a local Human Rights Commission or any other characteristic protected by law.

Position 3:

Social Worker

Listing Application Link:

Location:

Minnesota

Type:

Full-Time

Accepted Majors:

Community, Family, & Personal Services| Education| Social Sciences & Law

Job Categories:

Social Work

Position Description:

Kind of Work
The salary range reflected above is the normal hiring range for 2022. Below is the full salary range including longevity.

Social Worker $24.61 - $37.07 per hour.
Social Worker (MSW) $26.78 - $40.65 per hour.
** Employees who work within the Initial Intervention Unit (IIU) shall receive an assignment incentive of $1.15 per hour, for all actual worked hours in IIU.**


This position is part of the Merit System Basic Union Contract represented by Council 5 of AFSCME.

Responsible professional work performing assessments, intervention, case management and person-centered advocacy for an assigned work unit within the Public Health and Human Services Department.


Number of Vacancies at this time:
Public Health - 0
Children & Family Services -0
Behavioral Health - 0
Home & Community Based Services - 0

Please be aware we are continually accepting applications for these four divisions. Should you apply and meet the minimum qualifications you will be placed on the eligible list based on your score from the supplemental questions. When a vacancy does arise the department will be referred names from this list for consideration for interview.

The division decided to move forward with a different model for onboarding new child protection social workers. Click here for more information.
Distinguishing Features of Work
An employee in this class is responsible for providing social work services on cases involving complex social problems and social treatment plans. Duties include performing responsible and difficult casework, directing service programs or providing work direction to paraprofessional staff. Child Protection Services (CPS) Social Workers are assigned social work cases involving voluntary and non-voluntary child protective service cases. The work is performed under the direction of assigned supervisory staff.

Work Environment
These work environment factors are general in nature and may vary depending on the specific position being filled. CONSTANT: Near and midrange vision; Grasp/handle; Works with others; works around others;Inside. FREQUENT: Lift-push/pull while stationary up to 20 pounds; Carry-push/pull while moving about up to 20 pounds; Hearing close proximity (0-5 feet); Maintain posture; Reach; Sit; Static neck position; Talk/speak; Customer/public contact; Clients with Behavioral Challenges. OCCASIONAL:Hearing distance up to 20 feet; Balance; Move about; Stand; Taste/Smell; Walk;Works alone; Extended day; Outside and Drive. RARE:Carry-push/pull while moving about up to 50 pounds; Climb stairs; Kneel.

Selection Process
SOCIAL WORKER MINIMUM QUALIFICATIONS (Pass/Fail):

Graduation from an accredited college or university with a Bachelor's degree in social work, psychology, sociology or closely related field; OR graduation from an accredited college or university with a Bachelor’s degree in any field AND one (1) year of full-time paid verifiable experience as a social worker in a public or private social services agency.
Possession of a valid driver’s license.

SOCIAL WORKER (MSW) MINIMUM QUALIFICATIONS (Pass/Fail):
Graduation from an accredited college or university with a Master’s degree in social work; OR graduation from an accredited college or university with a Master’s degree in counseling, clinical psychology or a closely related field with a specialization (39 quarter credits or 30 semester credits) in marriage, family, child or victim/offender counseling or a closely related specialization.
Possession of a valid driver’s license.

PREFERRED QUALIFICATION:
A supervised field placement/internship providing case management and/or counseling to individual and families as part of the course curriculum.

EXPERIENCE & TRAINING RATING - (SUPPLEMENTAL QUESTIONS - 100% of the scoring process):
Points will be awarded for job-related experience and education exceeding the minimum qualifications. Only experience occurring during the ten most recent years will be used in determining this rating. Experience beyond ten years may be included on the application for purposes of meeting minimum qualifications or informing the hiring authority of your complete employment history.

Please note: When answering the supplemental questions on the website, the webpage will time out after 30 minutes. It's highly recommended you draft your answers in a Word document and copy/paste the answers into the application when you're finished writing. Failure to answer all of the questions on the "Supplemental Questions" page within 30 minutes will result in the deletion of your answers by the application system.

ESSENTIAL FUNCTIONS:
The essential functions for this position are listed under the "ILLUSTRATIVE EXAMPLES OF WORK" on the specification, available in the Human Resources Department or online at www.stlouiscountymn.gov/jobdescriptions.

VETERANS PREFERENCE:
If you are eligible to apply for Veterans Preference, please attach to your application a copy of document(s) listed for the option that applies to you:

Veteran: DD214 noting character of service.
Disabled Veteran: DD214 & compensable disability award letter issued within the last 6 months.
Spouse of Disabled Veteran: DD214 & compensable disability award letter issued within the last 6 months & marriage certificate. (Eligible only if Veteran is unable to qualify because of the disability.)
Spouse of Deceased Veteran: DD214, Marriage Certificate and Death Certificate.

Please refer to Minnesota Statute 197.455 for additional requirements. Click Here.

PHYSICAL-MEDICAL STANDARDS:
Qualified applicants must be able to perform the essential functions of the position with or without reasonable accommodation. Applicants selected must meet the physical requirements for the position.

DRUG TESTING:
Applicants selected for appointment must take and pass a drug test.

BACKGROUND CHECK:
Applicants selected for appointment to a position with St. Louis County are subject to a background investigation.

EMPLOYMENT ELIGIBILITY VERIFICATION:
All new employees must submit documentation verifying identity and employment eligibility within three days of their first day of employment.

PROBATIONARY PERIOD:
Appointees to the position must successfully complete at least a 6 month probationary period prior to being certified for permanent employment.

NON-DISCRIMINATION:
St. Louis County is an equal opportunity and veteran-friendly employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, creed, religion, national origin, sex, marital status, familial status, age, sexual orientation, status with regard to public assistance, disability, genetic information, veteran status or activity in a local Human Rights Commission or any other characteristic protected by law.

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Contact Information

Christina

Hansen

Human Resource Senior Advisor

218-725-5058

100 N 5th Ave W, Room #1

Duluth

Minnesota

55802