Job Detail

Organization: MN Department of Revenue
Title: Research Analyst Intermediate
Location: St. Paul, MN

Posted: 2019-05-07
Application Deadline: 2019-05-28

Position Description:

Job Class: Research Analyst Intermediate

Who May Apply: Open to all qualified job seekers

*Pursuant with union contract provisions, bidders (current Revenue employees in a permanent position in the same classification) will be considered prior to filling this position through other means.

Date Posted: 05/07/2019

Closing Date: 05/28/2019

Hiring Agency/Seniority Unit: Revenue Dept / Revenue (inc Assessors)-MAPE

Division/Unit: Tax Research / Tax Research

Work Shift/Work Hours: Day Shift

Days of Work: Monday - Friday 8:00am-4:30pm

Travel Required: No

Salary Range: $20.83 - $30.25/hourly; $43,493 - $63,162/annually

Classified Status: Classified

Bargaining Unit/Union: 214 - MN Assoc of Professional Empl/MAPE

FLSA Status: Nonexempt

Connect 700 Program Eligible: Yes

Job Summary

Job Summary

You will be required to answer a question in this application process about the minimum and preferred qualifications. To review the qualifications while answering the question either:
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This posting may be used to fill multiple vacancies.

This position is responsible for tax research and analysis. Duties include; developing revenue estimates, forecasting the impact of proposed changes in tax laws, creating and running tax models, creating and maintaining databases to support analysis, conducting studies and analyses of state tax and related budget issues, and writing reports.


Minimum Qualifications:

A Master's degree in Economics, Public Policy or closely-related field that includes research and quantitative training,


A Bachelor's degree in Economics or a closely related field that includes research and quantitative training AND one year full -time equivalent experience either working with taxes or conducting research or quantitative analysis work.


Two years of full-time equivalent professional experience working with tax policy or conducting research in economics or public policy analysis


An equivalent combination of full-time equivalent analysis experience and education

Applicants who meet the above requirements will be further evaluated based on the following:
•Related training, coursework and experience.
•Human relation skills to work on a team while completing projects.

Preferred Qualifications:

Computer training or experience with SAS, SPSS, SQL or equivalent software to conduct quantitative or statistical analysis.

Training or experience developing models or conducting modeling activities.

Ability to complete work under tight deadlines.

Successful participation in the Minnesota Star of the North Fellowship program.

Physical Requirements

Requires occasional moving of articles such as boxes, accounting records, laptop computer, and portable printer.

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).

Application Details

Why Work For Us

GREAT BENEFITS PACKAGE! The State of Minnesota offers a comprehensive benefits package including low cost medical and dental insurance, employer paid life insurance, short and long term disability, pre-tax flexible spending accounts, retirement plan, tax-deferred compensation, generous vacation and sick leave, and 11 paid holidays each year.

How to Apply

Click "Apply" at the bottom of this page. Your application must contain sufficient detail to determine qualifications. If you are unable to apply online, please contact the job information line at 651.259.3637.

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If you have questions about the position, contact Sonja Fink at [email protected] or 651.556.6667.


The State of Minnesota is an equal opportunity, affirmative action, and veteran-friendly employer. We are committed to providing culturally responsive services to all Minnesotans. The State of Minnesota recognizes that a diverse workforce is essential and strongly encourages qualified women, minorities, individuals with disabilities, and veterans to apply.

We will make reasonable accommodations to all qualified applicants with disabilities. If you are an individual with a disability who needs assistance or cannot access the online job application system, please contact the job information line at 651-259-3637 or email [email protected] Please indicate what assistance you need.

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