Environmental Scientist

Metropolitan Council
Metro Plant - 2400 Childs Rd. St. Paul MN 55106


The Metropolitan Council is the regional planning agency for the Minneapolis/St. Paul metropolitan area providing essential services to our region: transportation, wastewater treatment, growth and development of local communities, affordable housing programs, and regional park systems.  More information at www.metrocouncil.org.

Join an award-winning wastewater industry leader in protecting our environment!

The Metropolitan Council’s Environmental Services Division (MCES) operates and maintains the wastewater collection and treatment system in the Twin Cities metropolitan region.  It also provides coordinated long-range water resources and supply planning, air, and water quality monitoring to meet future needs. MCES treatment plants consistently earn state and national awards for complete compliance with their environmental permits. MCES received a Governor’s Award as a Great Place to Work.  More information at https://metrocouncil.org/Wastewater-Water.aspx.

In this role of Environmental Scientist (Hydrologist), you will primarily focus on monitoring stream flow in tributary rivers/streams and continuous water quality in large rivers (Minnesota R. and Mississippi R.). You will also regularly assist with other Council monitoring programs including lake water quality monitoring and groundwater monitoring at some of our facilities. In addition to the database work with the streamflow and continuous water quality data, you will have the opportunity to expand your knowledge in our database tools like WISKI and Survey123 by assisting with database management projects.  This position will require travel to various Council work sites, monitoring sites, and facilities.

Location: Metro Plant - 2400 Childs Rd. St. Paul MN 55106

Salary Range:  $65,125 -$98,301 Annually

Minimum Requirements:

Bachelor's degree in one or a combination of the following: Hydrology, Environmental Sciences/Studies, or a Water Resources related degree.  Must have a driver's license with an acceptable driving record.


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