The Hennepin County Public Works Transportation Project Delivery Department is seeking a Senior Planning Analyst in the Transportation Planning Division. This position will support the Senior Transportation Engineer with activities related to the County’s transit planning and coordination, long-range planning, development review and partner agency programs. Responsibilities will include representing county interests along future transit routes within the county, assisting with the county’s internal Plat Review Committee, and assisting in the development of long-range planning documents.
Effective January 1, 2023, there will be a general salary adjustment of 2.5% to the minimum and maximum of the range.
Location and hours: This position is hybrid and will be performed both on-site at the Hennepin County Public Works Department facility, 1600 Prairie Drive, Medina, MN 55340, or the 701 Building in downtown Minneapolis, 701 South 4th Avenue, Minneapolis, MN 55415, and remote as job duties require. There is no public transportation to the Medina facility. Work hours will be Monday through Friday, 8 a.m. - 4:30 p.m. While this position is designated as hybrid, based on current requirements hires must reside in Minnesota or Wisconsin. New employees who are hired into remote or hybrid positions between January 2, 2022, to December 31, 2024, will receive $500 toward the cost of establishing consistent internet connectivity, payable upon completion of 6 months of employment. About the position type: This is a full-time benefit-earning position. This position is internally classified as a Senior Planning Analyst. Click hereto view the job classification specification.
In this position, you will:
· Represent county interests along future transit routes within the county.
o Coordinate with internal staff and external partner agencies.
o Guide decisions that support long range plans and policies.
§ Goals established in our comprehensive plan, disparity reduction, Toward Zero Deaths, climate action, etc.
o Share ongoing and upcoming county project knowledge with partner agencies.
· Assist with Plat Review Committee.
o Assist with agendas, meeting notes, and internal group to review and develop recommendations based on site plans adjacent to the county road right of way.
· Assist in the development of long-range planning documents.
o Coordinate across divisions and departments.
o Public engagement.
o Document preparation.
Need to have:
· One of the following:
o Bachelor's degree in any field and a minimum of two courses in research methods, analysis, statistics, project management, planning or evaluation and 18 months or more of relevant planning analyst experience.
o Bachelor's degree in business administration, public administration, research methods, statistics, behavioral/social science, public health, computer science/MIS, management science, urban/regional planning or a field appropriate to the area of specialization and one year or more of relevant planning analyst experience.
o Master's degree or higher in business administration, public administration, research methods, statistics, behavioral/social science, public health, computer science/MIS, management science, urban/regional planning or a field appropriate to the area of specialization.
Nice to have:
· Experience with:
o Microsoft office applications, specifically Microsoft Word and Microsoft Excel, and Microsoft SharePoint.
o ArcGIS (mapping & analytics software).
o Transit planning.
o Community engagement.
· Knowledge of:
o Transportation planning and engineering.
o County roadway system.
o Urban planning / design.
· Ability to:
o Collaborate with internal and external stakeholders regarding transportation network routing and access management.
o Perform technical writing on transportation planning subjects.
o Engage with partner agencies and stakeholders.
· Excellent attention to detail, multitasking, prioritization and, organizational skills.
About the department:
We envision a Transportation Department whose members are respectful of one another and the public we serve and are committed to the delivery of a safe, high-quality county transportation network. We are widely trusted and recognized for innovation, collaboration and the responsible use of resources.About Hennepin County: Hennepin is the largest county government organization in Minnesota. Our employees work every day to improve the health, safety and quality of life for our residents and communities. All of our jobs align to one or more of our overarching goals -- that Hennepin County residents are healthy, protected and safe, self-reliant, assured due process, and mobile. Our employees receive a combination of generous benefits and positive workplace culture not found at other organizations. This includes meaningful work that impacts our community, competitive pay, work-life balance, a variety of benefits and opportunities to grow. Learn more at The Bridge (Log in as Guest). Hennepin County envisions an organization where our commitment to diversity and the reduction of disparities is fundamental in providing excellent service to our community. Your future. Made here. Invitations to interview will be based upon an assessment of education and experience. Final candidates will be required to pass a background check.
If you have any questions, please contact: Brooke Haaf