Workforce Planning Specialist
Full-Time Workforce Planning Specialist at Minnesota Department of Revenue
Available Openings: 1
Industry: Administration
Pay Type: Salary
Compensation: $63,788 - $94,001 / annually
Education Level: N/A

• Work Shift/Work Hours: Day shift • Days of Work: Monday - Friday • Travel Required: May require occasional travel to hiring events • Salary Range: $30.55 - $45.02 / hourly; $63,788 - $94,001 / annually • Classified Status: Classified • Bargaining Unit/Union: 214 - MN Assoc of Professional Empl/MAPE • FLSA Status: Nonexempt • Telework Eligible: Yes • Designated in Connect 700 Program for Applicants with Disabilities: Yes

Make a difference in the lives of Minnesotans.

The work you’ll do is more than just a job. Join the talented, engaged and inclusive workforce dedicated to creating a better Minnesota.

Job Summary

A hybrid work arrangement will be offered for this position, which will include a mix of in office days in St. Paul at the Stassen building as well as teleworking days. The employee will be required to complete a telework agreement.

Teleworking employees are required to live in Minnesota or in a state bordering Minnesota.


The Workforce Planning Specialist is responsible for partnering with managers, leadership, and HRM staff to develop mid to long-term workforce plans which proactively address MDOR agency business needs. This role will support the vision and strategy of identifying talent from early careers to experienced professionals. The Workforce Planning Specialist will optimize workforce planning, scheduling, forecasting, and utilization management processes to ensure staffing needs are met, and resources utilized optimally to achieve business objectives.


Minimum Qualifications • 3 or more years of professional experience with a workforce planning program in a large, matrixed organization implementing strategy to build talent pipelines, referral generation, events, and sourcing campaigns* o *Bachelor's degree Human Resources or a closely related field as determined by the agency may substitute one (1) year of experience; • Prior experience building a workforce planning program. • Prior experience analyzing historical data, industry trends, and business forecasts to predict staffing requirements and deliver examinations of lessons learned. • Prior experience leading an early talent development program. Preferred Qualifications • Prior experience partnering with senior stakeholders. • Ability to train and advise others in the areas of workforce planning initiatives. • Ability to analyze complex organizational issues and implement strategies to address these problems. • Ability to critically think about issues, identify challenges, and propose creative solutions. • Ability to build and maintain effective partnerships and influence managers and decision makers while establishing a relationship of trust.

Physical Requirements

Sitting for long periods at a time, occasional moving of articles such as boxes, hard copy files, and laptop computer.

Additional Requirements

Prior to an offer of employment, a background check will be conducted. This will include, but is not limited to, checking degrees and licensures, criminal history, and tax filing and payment history. All individual income tax filing and payment obligations must be current prior to interviewing for this position. Must be legally authorized to work in country of employment without sponsorship for employment visa status (e.g., H1B status).

How to Apply

You must apply through our career website to be considered. OR Visit our website,, and search for job id number 71464

If you have questions about applying for jobs, contact the job information line at 651-259-3637 or email For additional information about the application process, go to

If you have questions about the position, contact Shawna Tienter at or 651-556-3261. To receive consideration as a Connect 700 Program applicant, apply online, email the Job ID#, the Working Title and your valid Proof of Eligibility Certificate by the closing date to Shawna Tienter at

About Revenue Dept

The Minnesota Department of Revenue works to fund the future for all of Minnesotans. We manage over 30 different taxes and collect $26.7 billion annually in state taxes, which funds state programs such as healthcare, transportation, public safety, and early childhood, K-12, and higher education. Revenue is dedicated to an inclusive work environment that celebrates and values the diversity of each employee and reflects the communities we serve. We're committed to a culture of inclusion where everyone can bring their authentic selves to work and thrive.

We value a work life balance for our employees, and many of our employees telework in a full or hybrid capacity. For those that come to the office, regularly or occasionally, we invested in a state-of-the-art hybrid workspace located at the Stassen building in St. Paul. Find out more about us on our website.

Why Work for Us

Diverse Workforce

We are committed to continually developing a workforce that reflects the diversity of our state and the populations we serve. The varied experiences and perspectives of employees strengthen the work we do together and our ability to best serve the people of Minnesota.

A recent engagement survey of State of Minnesota employees found: • 95% of employees understand how their work helps achieve their agency’s mission • 91% of employees feel trusted to do their jobs • 88% of employees feel equipped to look at situations from other cultural perspectives when doing their job • 87% of employees report flexibility in their work schedule

Comprehensive Benefits

Our benefits aim to balance four key elements that make life and work meaningful: health and wellness, financial well-being, professional development, and work/life harmony. As an employee, your benefits may include: • Public pension plan • Training and professional development • Paid vacation and sick leave • 11 paid holidays each year • Paid parental leave • Low-cost medical and dental coverage • Prescription drug coverage • Vision coverage • Wellness programs and resources • Employer paid life insurance • Short-term and long-term disability • Health care spending and savings accounts • Dependent care spending account • Tax-deferred compensation • Employee Assistance Program (EAP) • Tuition reimbursement • Federal Public Service Student Loan Forgiveness Program

Programs, resources and benefits eligibility varies based on type of employment, agency, funding availability, union/collective bargaining agreement, location, and length of service with the State of Minnesota.

Minnesota Department of Revenue

Contact: Nicole Genord
600 N Robert St
Saint Paul, Ramsey, MN 55146
Transit: On the Green Line, On bus line