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Why Choose Caltrans?

The California Department of Transportation (Caltrans) manages a world class transportation system that connects the people and regions of our state. We play a significant role in making our economy the 8th largest in the world, bringing goods and services to California’s customers. Caltrans directly manages more than 50,000 lane miles of State and federal highways, as well as 12,000 highway bridges; permits more than 400 public-use airports; and operates three of the top five Amtrak intercity rail services.

Caltrans is always seeking qualified individuals to help with a wide variety of duties. Our goal is to promote a positive work environment and encourage innovation and creativity. We encourage you to look at our current job vacancies and find what best fits your skill set.

"I think there's no higher calling in terms of a career than public service, which is a chance to make a difference in people's lives and improve the world."

Jack Lew, 76th United States Secretary of the Treasury

Employment Opportunities at Caltrans Include the Following Career Fields:

  • Accounting
  • Administrative Professionals
  • Attorneys
  • Clerical and Office Support
  • Contracting and Procurement
  • Cooks (Seasonal)
  • Dispatchers
  • Drawbridge Operators
  • Engineers
  • Environmental Professionals
  • Equipment Mechanics
  • Human Resources
  • Information Technology
  • Land Surveyors
  • Maintenance
  • Planners
  • Right of Way Agents
  • Technical Support
  • Toll Collectors
  • Warehouse Workers

Employment Information

Statewide Alerts and Other Information

Contact Information

General Information:

General Information Line: (916) 654-2852

Media Inquiries:
Find your local Caltrans media contact on our
Public Information Officers page
or call our
Media Line: (916) 657-5060.

Submit a Customer Service Request

You can also call
for current highway conditions or find more information about roads, traffic and travel on
Caltrans' Travel page.

Physical Address:

California Department of Transportation
1120 N Street
Sacramento, CA 95814

Mailing Address:

California Department of Transportation
1120 N Street
MS 49
Sacramento, CA 95814

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