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Program Specialist – Transportation Services

Scott County
Scott County, Minnesota
Start date
Nov 18, 2022
Closing date
Dec 18, 2022

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The Program Specialist performs professional and technical level support for programs and staff in the Transportation Services Division and other partner divisions, utilizing various databases and systems. Assists with ongoing communication with stakeholders; researches and creates documents; develops processes; maintains tracking systems and develops and maintains division web pages. Responsible for coordinating projects as assigned. Work is performed primarily in an office setting. Some evening and weekend hours may be required as the needs of service dictate work schedules and deadlines.

MQS: Requires equivalency of an associate's degree and three years progressively responsible experience in program and/or managerial support, preferably related to public sector capital and highway construction/maintenance projects. Strong preference given for experience with contracts and/or service agreements and purchasing, excellent grammar and writing skills, and solid communications experience with web tools and presentation development.

One must have intermediate to advanced expertise in MS Office programs, MS SharePoint, and Office 365. An ability to multi-task amid changing priorities and remain organized with a variety of things happening at once are essential. The incumbent shall have a reliable means of transportation for the performance of work responsibilities.

Pay Range: $53,373 - $73,382 – DOQ

Closing: Open until filled

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Scott County is a progressive-thinking public sector employer with 650 employees. We are located 25 miles SW of Minneapolis in downtown Shakopee.

Scott County is among the fastest growing counties in the nation. What an exciting time to be part of our GROWING organization! As an employer, we offer:

* flexible work schedules

* competitive compensation with a comprehensive benefits package

* a clean and friendly work environment

* and much more!

Scott County is committed to employee training and professional development -- and has resources earmarked for this purpose. In addition to being a recognized family-friendly organization, Scott County has initiated an array of programs and policies that encourage all employees to seek a balance in their work and their lives.

Working in the public sector, you can -- and will -- make a difference in peoples’ lives. We are a people-oriented service industry, dedicated to delivering quality public services to all citizens in an effective, professional, and efficient manner.

Consider joining the workforce in Scott County today. You'll be glad you did!

Compensation: It is the policy of Scott County that fair and equitable compensation shall be provided to employees for services rendered, and employees should be provided competitive rewards for achievement. The Compensation Plan shall promote the service-oriented performance philosophy of the County and recognize employee performance in relation to established behavioral criteria and the achievement of pre-established goals and objectives.

Benefits: A comprehensive benefits package is provided for all employees who work 20 hours per week or more. This package includes:

  • HealthPartners Health Insurance Single, two-party, or family plan options available
  • Delta Dental Insurance Single or family plan options available.
  • ReliaStar Life Insurance $10,000 County-paid coverage
  • Flexible (Pre-Tax) Spending Health Care and Daycare Accounts
  • Long Term Disability
  • An Employee Assistance Program, PERA (Public Employee's Retirement Association) - A retirement system for county and local government employees set-up in 1931 by the MN Legislature.

Other Great Benefits Available:

  • Affinity Plus (credit union)
  • U.S. Government Savings Bonds
  • VALIC - Deferred Compensation Plan
  • Minnesota Benefit Association Insurance
  •  PERA Term Life Insurance
  • Nationwide Retirement Solutions - Deferred Compensation Plan
  • Short Term Disability
  • Employee Safety & Wellness Team
  • Organizational commitment to employee training and development
  • Free parking

Time-Off: 10 paid holidays per year. Generous Paid Time Off (PTO) Leave and Vacation and Sick Leave programs for eligible employees (21 to 33 days per year).

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200 4th Ave W

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