Company Overview

Join the Metropolitan Council!

Make a difference — help deliver important regional services to communities and the public more efficiently. We're looking for motivated entry level and experienced team members who perform well in a fast-paced, dynamic work setting.

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

We value diversity and employ nearly 4,300 people in 5 major divisions.

  • Environmental Services
  • Metro Transit
  • Regional Administration
  • Metropolitan Transportation Services
  • Community Development

Our employees stay with us an average of 10 years. The Council is committed to providing opportunities for career advancement and growth.


Build Your Career

  • Jobs in managerial, professional, technical and support areas (including: Engineering, Information Technology, Finance, Human Resources, and Diversity)
  • Tuition reimbursement & training opportunities

Balanced Work Life

  • Flexible schedule options
  • Workloads that support a balance between professional and personal roles
  • Wellness and employee assistance services

Employee Benefits

  • Excellent medical and dental insurance programs
  • Flexible spending health and childcare reimbursement programs
  • Deferred compensation savings available
  • Vacation / annual leave
  • State retirement
  • Life insurance
  • Free Bus/Rail Pass, Preferred Carpool Parking


About the Metropolitan Council

The Metropolitan Council is the regional planning organization in the seven-county Twin Cities metropolitan area. The Council runs the regional bus and light-rail system and Northstar commuter rail, collects and treats wastewater, coordinates regional water resources, plans regional parks and administers funds that provide housing opportunities for low- and moderate-income families. The Council board is appointed by and serves at the pleasure of the Governor.


Company Summary
Metropolitan Council
Number of Employees
500 or more
(651) 602-1071
390 Robert St N
Saint Paul, MN