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Our mission is to provide a world-class transportation system that is safe, innovative, reliable and dedicated to a prosperous Missouri.

If you're looking for diverse opportunities, challenging work and a family friendly environment, come join a dynamic team working to support the finest Department of Transportation in America.

MoDOT is an equal opportunity employer and does not discriminate in employment because of race, sex, age, religion, color, national origin, sexual orientation, gender identification, veteran status, disability, or genetic information.  Our goal is to ensure that all job applicants and employees are provided the absolute right to a discrimination-free employment process and work environment. 

Applications for employment are accepted on a continuing basis for information technology, civil engineering, mechanics, surveying, highway maintenance, seasonal jobs, emergency jobs and interns.

Applications are reviewed after the closing date of the job vacancy.  We take hiring very seriously and the process can at times be lengthy.  Depending on the position it can take several weeks to fill a vacancy, but we believe it's worth it to ensure we are hiring the right person to join the MoDOT team.

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When considering a career at MoDOT, it is important to consider the many benefits MoDOT has to offer - 40 Hour Work Weeks, Paid Leave and Holidays, Educational Assistance and MORE!
Maintenance Workers

MoDOT employs 2,400 maintenance employees statewide to maintain its 33,891 miles of state routes.   Our maintenance department consists of full-time and seasonal maintenance and emergency operators.

Civil Engineering

Civil Engineers aren't limited to just one job.  MoDOT provides challenges in the areas of bridge, design, construction, materials, traffic, planning, maintenance and research.

Internship Program

MoDOT's Internship Program gives students the chance to get out of the classroom and into the workplace.  You can receive hands-on experience in your career field and earn money doing it.

Other Divisions at MoDOT

Learn more about the other divisions and areas of employment at MoDOT!

Professional Development

MoDOT is dedicated to providing their employees with the training, tools, and resources to help them be successful during their career.  There are opportunities available for everyone!  From cross-training, formal week-long trainings or from over 2000 online courses, employees are able to learn and grow specific to their role at MoDOT.    

Leadership Programs

 MoDOT offers several programs for potential and current supervisors that focus on communication, leadership and managing for results.  These programs range from three days to two years in length to maximize the knowledge and skills retained.

Cross Training Opportunities

MoDOT encourages its employees to explore other districts, divisions or job titles that may interest them!  This may be done through informal job shadowing or one of our structured cross training programs.  

Individual Growth Opportunities

MoDOT supports all of their employees to partake in individual growth opportunities.  There are several in-house options employees can choose from.  They are also encouraged to speak with their supervisors if any external trainings interest them!

MoDOT Employee Enrichment Zone (MEE Zone)

MEE Zone is a work/life balance program focused on employees’ holistic health.  It provides total work/life support and links employees to a variety of tools and resources to help them balance their personal and professional lives.  Speakers are brought in monthly to discuss specific wellness or work/life balance topics employees are interested in....