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Highway Investment Planning Coordinator

By March 13, 2023
  • Full Time
  • St. Paul, MN
  • March 24, 2023

Minnesota Department of Transportation

Highway Investment Planning Coordinator

Up to $99,493/annually

St. Paul, MN

This position facilitates long-range capital investment planning decisions and policies for the agency to ensure MnDOT delivers a transportation program that balances public and stakeholder interests, state goals, and federal and state requirements.

The position serves as a lead planner and project manager for updates to the 20-year Minnesota State Highway Investment Plan and 10-year Capital Highway Investment Plan and ensure planned investments follow agency plans. The 20-year plan translates the broad policy direction of state goals and the Statewide Multimodal Transportation Plan into a fiscally constrained plan for more than $30 billion in capital construction projects on the state highway system. The 10-year plan is updated annually and identifies specific investments in line with the 20-year plan guidance.


We offer excellent employee benefits, such as low-cost health and dental insurance, and affordable dependent coverage. Other benefits include:

·         12 paid holidays per year

·         Earn up to 29 paid vacation days a year

·         Earn 13 days paid sick time

·         Defined pension plan

·         Paid life insurance

·         Paid parental leave available

·         Telework may be considered

·         And more!


Three years of advanced professional transportation planning experience that demonstrates the following:

·         Experience with planning principles, methods, and techniques sufficient to develop major statewide plans.

·         Knowledge of state and federal program laws, policies, and regulations related to statewide and metropolitan planning.

·         Experience leading planning studies or complex planning processes.

·         Experience with statistics and spreadsheets to analyze and display trends and conditions.

A bachelor’s or master’s degree in Planning, Geography, Urban Studies, Sociology, Political Science substitutes for six months of advanced professional experience.


APPLY ONLINE BY 3/24/2023:

  1. Go to www.mn.gov/careers
  2. Click “Search open positions”
  3. Enter the Job Opening ID “61866” in the Keywords search box and click “>>”
  4. Click on the Job Title to view the job posting
  5. Click “Apply for Job”
  6. When prompted for your Referral Source, please list: Other – AASHTO
    Only applicants received on mn.gov/careers will be considered.

To apply for this job email your details to lena.garcia@state.mn.us

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