Job Position: Coordinator, St. Louis River Area of Concern
Posted on: October 2, 2017

Minnesota Pollution Control provides the following invitation for applicants with the skills necessary to coordinate environmental cleanup in Duluth/Superior Harbour.

Dear Great Lakes Friends,

The Minnesota Pollution Control Agency is seeking applicants for the St. Louis River Area of Concern Coordinator in Duluth, MN.

This position is a tremendous opportunity to complete work on one of the most exciting projects in the Great Lakes.

Job Summary

This position provides regional and bi-state coordination of the Minnesota Pollution Control Agency’s (MPCA) leadership of and participation in implementation of the St. Louis River Area of Concern (SLRAOC) Remedial Action Plan. The position is responsible for administering and coordinating the implementation of the St. Louis River Area of Concern Remedial Action Plan with the Wisconsin Department of Natural Resources and for ensuring all priority actions are completed.

This position will direct and coordinate bi-state, inter-agency and externally focused program activities to achieve consensus among individuals and groups in order to resolve complex and sensitive environmental problems, issues, and conflicts. This position will lead teams in the development and implementation of statewide, multi-disciplinary, agency-wide programs and projects involving great complexity, little or no precedent, and significant public and legislative interest. This position will lead and coordinate Minnesota’s efforts with the Wisconsin Department of Natural Resources and ensure active participation by the Minnesota Department of Natural Resources and the Fond du Lac Band of Lake Superior Chippewa.

This position requires extensive coordination with the United States Environmental Protection Agency, United States Army Corps of Engineers, National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration and other federal Great Lakes Restoration Initiative Action Plan agencies as necessary. This position requires internal coordination between the Minnesota Pollution Control Agency’s Remediation, Environmental Analysis and Outcomes and Operations Divisions. This position will also coordinate with the St. Louis River Alliance, the official SLRAOC citizen’s advisory committee, as well as other local, state and federal stakeholders as necessary.

The position will manage and oversee some of the most technically, socially and politically complex project work in the Great Lakes and will foster coordination between all parties to ensure full and timely implementation of the St. Louis River Area of Concern Remedial Action Plan including timely removal of beneficial use impairments and delisting of the SLRAOC.

How to Apply

To apply and for additional information about the application process go tohttp://www.mn.gov/careers. Search Pollution Control Agency Job ID #16498. Please apply by October 3, 2017.

Contact

If you have questions about the position, contact Patty Atchison atpatty.atchison@state.mn.us or send an e-mail toHRRecruitment.PCA@state.mn.us

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