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Procurement Specialist

By May 7, 2024
  • Full Time
  • St. Paul, MN
  • May 28, 2024


Procurement Specialist | Up to $81,557/annually

Are you looking for an exciting opportunity to get your foot in the door with State of Minnesota? 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 Procurement Specialist position exists to administer statewide procurement programs and projects for the Public Transit Participation Program under Minnesota Statutes, section 174.24, Federal Transit Administration (FTA) funding programs and other active transportation programs or contracts administered by the Office of Transit and Active Transportation (OTAT). The responsibilities for this position include:

·       Provide guidance and technical assistance to transit and active transportation stakeholders on federal and state program procurement requirements

·       Tasked with developing and providing procurement training

·       Draft procurement procedures in the matter of program compliance for both internal and external parties.

·       Occasional in-state travel, less than 10%, is required for vehicle/bus inspections.

WHY WORK FOR US? Click here to check us out: https://mn.gov/mmb/careers/why-work-for-us/

WHAT’S IN IT FOR YOU? We offer excellent employee benefits. Here are some of our amazing benefits:

Health & Wellness: Medical, dental, prescription drug, & vision coverage with affordable dependent coverage; Health & dependent care spending accounts; Employee Assistance Program (EAP), health & well-being resources

Financial Well-Being: Public pension plans, deferred compensation plan & health care savings plan; Life, short & long-term disability, AD&D insurance & paid parental leave

Professional Development: Tuition assistance, employee education, leadership development

Work/Life Balance: Vacation & sick days including 11 paid holidays + 1 floating holiday, leave of absence

At-Work Benefits: Employee Resource Groups, employee recognition, employee activities, fitness center at Central Office

Here are the minimum qualifications:

Three years of professional experience in administering statewide programs that demonstrate:

  • Experience writing procedures, ensuring compliance, evaluating program performance, and working with data or databases.
  • Experience with public policy, contract, or grant administration.
  • Experience working with internal and external partners as well as leading stakeholders.

Note: A Bachelor’s or Master’s degree in Accounting, Finance, Public Administration, or Business substitutes for one year of professional experience.

APPLY ONLINE BY 5/28/2024 (only applications received on mn.gov/careers will be considered)

  • Go to www.mn.gov/careers & click “Search Open Positions”
  • Enter the Job Opening ID “76489” 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

Check out all our exciting MnDOT job opportunities by visiting & applying directly at: www.dot.state.mn.us/careers/

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