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Intermediate Planner

By April 1, 2024
  • Full Time
  • St. Paul, MN
  • April 22, 2024

Minnesota Department of Transportation

Intermediate Planner | Up to $73,351/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!

This position has the flexibility to telework, work a hybrid schedule, or work in the office. The incumbent will be required to make a telework arrangement with their supervisor. The incumbent may be expected to work in the office on occasion.

Our Intermediate Planner position provides professional planning support and analysis to various areas of the Office of Transportation System Management related to asset management, performance measures, and capital investments. Work will include development of the Transportation Asset Management Plan, the 10-year Capital Highway Investment Plan, 20-year State Highway Investment Plan, and other related planning studies, capital programs, and performance reports. This position will also support research, analysis, and outreach in support of agency initiatives to advance performance-based planning and capital investment planning.

The Office of Transportation System Management/Statewide Planning is filling two Planner Intermediate positions. You must apply to both positions to be considered for each opportunity. Please view job ID 75265 and 74660 if you are interested in both vacancies and apply.


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!


A Bachelor’s or Master’s degree in Planning, Geography, Urban Studies, Sociology or Political Science OR one year of professional transportation planning experience.

The applicant must also demonstrate the following:

  • Experience in the theory and practice of transportation planning.
  • Experience in public engagement.
  • Proficiency in the use of Microsoft Office, including Outlook, Word, Excel, and PowerPoint.

APPLY ONLINE BY 4/22/2024:

  • Go to www.mn.gov/careers & click “Search Open Positions”
  • Enter the Job Opening ID “75265” and “74660” 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