The Metropolitan Council's Metropolitan Transportation Services (MTS) Division is accepting applications for a Senior Planner OR Planning Analyst (depending on qualifications) who will support transportation planning in the Minneapolis and St. Paul region through production of quality travel demand forecasts, supporting the development and update of travel demand forecasting models and tools, and through analysis of a variety of transportation data sources.
MTS conducts planning for the regional transportation system that includes highways, transit, aviation, freight, and bicycle and pedestrian connections. The Transportation Planning and Finance Team performs transportation planning for the region under the Council's role as the federally designated Metropolitan Planning Organization in the region. This work unit develops and implements the region's Transportation Policy Plan, Transportation Improvement Program, and Unified Planning Work Program.
Salary Range:$70,304 - $99,757 / year
Bachelor's degree in planning, geography, engineering, statistics, data science, or closely related field AND four (4) years of transportation planning experience.
OR Master's degree in related field may be considered as two (2) years of related experience.
Experience/ability working with travel demand models, especially activity-based models or models with complex transit components.
Demonstrated ability in performing and communicating data analysis and statistical modeling of transportation data.
Salary Range:$76,024 - $107,848 / year
Bachelor's degree in planning, geography, engineering, statistics, data science, or related field AND five (5) years of planning related experience, which must include two (2) years of project management or team lead experience.
OR Master's degree in related field may be considered as two (2) years related experience.
Experience/ability working with travel demand models, especially activity-based models or models with complex transit components
Demonstrated ability in performing and communicating data analysis and statistical modeling of transportation data
Demonstrated ability in leading/managing projects and completing deliverables within allotted timeframes
The Metropolitan Council is the regional planning agency serving the Twin Cities seven-county metropolitan area and providing essential services to the region. The Council works with local communities to provide these critical services:
--Operates the region's largest bus system;
--Collects and treats wastewater;
--Engages communities and the public in planning for future growth;
--Provides forecasts of the region's population and household growth;
--Provides affordable housing opportunities for low- and moderate-income individuals and families;
--Provides planning, acquisitions and funding for a regional system of parks and trails; and
--Provides a framework for decisions and implementation for regional systems including aviation, transportation, parks and open space, water quality and water management.
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