Our Stability Commitments

 

STABILITY:  Preserve and operate a reliable transportation system with an engaged workforce.

STABILITY MEASURES:

  • Amount of additional federal and private funding
  • Percentage of highway miles in good condition
  • Employee retention rate

Increase Employee Engagement and Recognition

Pay Plan

MoDOT strongly supports the Personnel Advisory Board's (PAB) efforts to pursue both within-grade salary advancements based on tenure, and a general structure adjustment of 1.8 percent for fiscal year ...

Training and Certification

The department intends for all employees to receive the necessary training to perform their jobs and/or prepare them for assuming increased responsibilities. This policy provides guidance for employee...

Evaluate Job Descriptions

To effectively compose a job description, one must view it from the point of view of the job seeker. It must answer specific questions related to the performance of the job. But it has a unique qualit...

Leadership Coins

On September 13, 2017, Director Patrick McKenna implemented the “Leadership in Action,” a peer-to-peer program that allowed MoDOT employees to recognize a co-worker based on that person’s leadership i...

Succession Planning

Succession planning is using forward-thinking resources to identify and develop new leaders who can replace seasoned management members in the event they resign, retire or die. Having a plan and a tra...

Research and Deploy Alternative Funding Solutions

Cross-Cabinet Collaboration

By pooling our efforts and resources together we can often accomplish what may have previously seemed unlikely. Demands for transportation improvements have greatly outpaced the funds available to me...

Leverage Innovations to Reduce Costs and Improve Service Quality

Innovations Challenge

By partnering, together we leverage funds that separately would not have been enough to take on the project. This allows partners to hasten the time it takes to get a project to completion, resulting ...

Cost Share Program with Local Governments Statewide

Alternative Financing

As traffic and travel increase, so do demands for transportation improvements. Governments, planning and economic development organizations and transportation professionals simply do not have enough r...