California Department of Transportation
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As an employee of the State of California, you may be eligible for many benefits

  • Alternate Work Schedules - Caltrans offers 4/10/40 and 9/8/80 alternate work schedules, depending on the particular work requirements and at the supervisor's discretion.
  • Bereavement Leave - You are allowed up to 24 hours paid time off if a member of your family dies, based on union contract.
  • Dental Insurance - Employees and their eligible dependents can choose the dental plan right for them. Visit DPA for more information.
  • Educational Reimbursement - Caltrans may provide partial educational reimbursement for college classes or training that are career related, for upward mobility and special programs.
  • Employee Assistance Program - Confidential consultation, assessment, and referrals are available at no cost.
  • Family, Parental & Other Leave - May be granted.
  • Health Insurance - Choose from a variety of health benefit plans for you and your family. Visit CalPers for more information.
  • Jury Duty - You may serve with no loss in pay.
  • Military Leave - You may be allowed to take up to 30 calendar days with pay for military leave each year.
  • Paid Holidays - Paid state holidays, plus 1 personal holiday each year.
  • Retirement Plans - Visit CalPers for more information on the retirement plans offered by the state.
  • Savings Plus Plans - The State offers a 457 Deferred Compensation plan and a 401K plan for customized savings. Visit Savings Plus for more information.
  • Sick Leave - Eight hours sick leave each month.
  • Telework - Caltrans offers the opportunity to work at home, depending on the particular work requirements and at the supervisor's discretion.
  • Vacation - Paid vacation, based upon years of employment.
  • Vision Care Insurance - You are automatically enrolled into the state's Vision Program.