The goal of Minneapolis Environmental Services is to protect human health and the quality of our natural environment.

Environmental Services is responsible for addressing air, land, noise and water pollution in Minneapolis. We do this by:

  • Issuing permits for environmentally sensitive work
  • Responding to complaints
  • Carrying out investigations
  • Enforcing environmental codes
  • Developing innovative initiatives
Minneapolis Minneapolis, MN, USA
Feb 04, 2019
This is a seasonal position.   Perform work under the direction of Environmental Services Inspectors or Registered Sanitarians that benefits the Minneapolis Health Department in the Environmental Services areas such as Soil Erosion, Water Quality, and Storm Water. Seasonal Technicians will be hired annually to work full-time between May-September in an ACA non benefit earning position. The actual amount of time worked is dependent on the availability of the individuals hired. Seasonal Environmental Technician and Seasonal Food Lodging and Pools Technician job postings are currently open in the Environmental Services and Environmental Health divisions. (Seasonal Food Lodging and Pools Technician job posting dates 2/11/19 through 2/25/19.) By applying for this job posting, you will be considered only for the Seasonal Environmental Technician position within the Environmental Services division. If you are also interested in the Seasonal Food Lodging and Pools Technician position, you must also apply for that separately during that application window. Salary Range:   $14.22 - $18.59 hourly Job Duties and Responsibilities • Perform studies that analyze objective data regarding the area assigned and generate reports.   • Assist Inspectors on field investigations for problems relevant to the assigned area which may include noise, air quality, water quality, soil pollution, soil erosion, and emergency response. • Assist inspectors with inspections and in developing and issuing written orders that address non- compliance • Use GIS to create maps of the location of identified issues. • Recommend permit denials, revocations, or administrative fines to the Supervisor or Inspectors. • Assist in the work of/with stakeholders on area assigned issues, including, businesses, and neighborhood groups; attend and make presentations at meetings, prepare letters and update website information. • Represent the Health Department to the public and to outside organizations. Working Conditions:   Office and in the Field assisting in inspections and evaluative work. Required Qualifications Education: Must be in the process of earning, or have already earned, a Bachelor's Degree in Natural or Physical Science, Engineering, or Environmental Studies or a related field with a background in science and environmental studies. Licenses: Valid Driver's License. Transcripts:   You   must   submit copies of your transcripts (unofficial are acceptable), showing you are in the process of completing  or have successfully completed the required Bachelor's degree by the application closing date. Without transcripts, your application will be deemed as incomplete and may not be submitted for further consideration. Cultural Competency: Ability to relate and work effectively with people from diverse cultural, economic and ethnic backgrounds. Remember to say you found this opportunity at EnvironmentalCareer.com