Career Opportunities at the Metropolitan Council

The strength of our organization is our people — people who drive our buses, operate our wastewater facilities, manage housing programs, oversee the regional park system and plan for the Twin Cities area's growth.

We employ nearly 4,250 people in 5 major divisions.
  • Environmental Services
  • Community Development
  • Metro Transit
  • Regional Administration
  • Metropolitan Transportation Services

The Council provides excellent benefits and opportunities for professional development and career advancement. Our employees stay at the Council an average of 10 years.   Learn more about Council benefits, training opportunities, tuition reimbursement, and workplace wellness programs.

Current Council job openings

First time users of our online application system must create an account and select a username and password. You must have an email address to apply online.


Applying for jobs with the Metropolitan Council


See answers to frequently asked questions.

A step-by-step video guide to helping job seekers apply online through our website.

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