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By March 26, 2024
  • Full Time
  • St. Paul, MN
  • April 15, 2024


Auditor | Up to $101,288/annually

Are you looking for an exciting opportunity to get your foot in the door with State of MN? If so, come join our team at MnDOT in St. Paul, MN!

Three identical vacancies will be filled. The positions will have the flexibility to telecommute, work a hybrid schedule, or work in the office. The incumbent of each position will be required to make a telework arrangement with their supervisor. Incumbents may be expected to work in the office on occasion.

As a Highway Construction and Investigations Auditor, you will perform complex highway construction project audits and investigations to ensure the Minnesota Department of Transportation (MnDOT) follows state, federal, and project requirements. In this role, you will be responsible for assisting the unit supervisor and Audit Director with developing new workflow policies. Your responsibilities include:

  • Conduct complex highway construction audits, special reviews, and investigations on MnDOT’s construction activities and data
  • Maintain confidentiality, discretion, and professionalism while conducting audits and investigations
  • Serve as the technical expert for the unit’s TeamMate workflow system
  • Provide training and support to less experienced auditors and participate in professional development training
  • Act with a high degree of ethics and accountability in all aspects of work

In-state travel, including some overnight stays, is required (up to 25% of the time).


We offer excellent employee benefits. Here are some of our amazing benefits:

·       Low-cost medical, dental, prescription drug, & vision coverage with affordable dependent coverage

·       Vacation & sick days including 11 paid holidays

·       Public pension plans, deferred compensation plan & health care savings plan

·       Health & dependent care spending accounts

·       Life, short & long-term disability, & AD&D insurance

·       Paid parental leave, Employee Assistance Program (EAP), tuition reimbursement, & more!


Three years of professional auditing experience (MAPE 10L or higher) that includes:

(*NOTE: A Bachelor’s or Master’s degree in Accounting, Finance, or Business Administration (with an accounting concentration) substitutes for one year of professional experience)

  • Experience conducting financial and/or performance audits and/or investigations.
  • Experience applying generally accepted accounting principles (GAAP), operational auditing concepts and/or compliance with auditing principles.
  • Experience analyzing financial data and legal compliance requirements, including laws, federal regulations, and state rules, policies, and procedures.

APPLY ONLINE BY 4/15/2024:

  • Go to www.mn.gov/careers & click “Search Open Positions”
  • Enter the Job Opening ID “75274” in the Keywords search box & click “>>”
  • Click on the Job Title to view the job posting & click “Apply for Job”
  • When prompted for your Referral Source, please list:  Ellen

Only applications received on mn.gov/careers will be considered.

Check out all our exciting MnDOT job opportunities by visiting & applying directly at:


Contact Ellen Behrhorst (MnDOT Recruitment Specialist) for additional information:

Ellen.Behrhorst@state.mn.us | 612.346.8330

To apply for this job email your details to ellen.behrhorst@state.mn.us