Equal Employment Opportunity

The Equal Employment Opportunity Program (EEOP) is responsible for carrying out the Director’s Equal Employment Opportunity (EEO) Policy and related Deputy Directives and complying with state and federal anti-discrimination laws and legal requirements in all of its internal business practices and activities.  The EEOP is also responsible for carrying out the Department’s overall commitment to providing a workplace that is free from discrimination and harassment, recognizing the benefits of diversity and inclusion, and treating all individuals with respect and professionalism. Contact EEO at Ask.EEO@dot.ca.gov.


If you're interested in joining our diverse workforce, visit Human Resources for available job postings.

About EEO

EEOP Message 

At Caltrans we value our workforce and aspire to reflect this State’s most valuable asset; the diversity of its communities. A diverse and highly qualified workforce is essential to our mission to provide a safe, sustainable, integrated and efficient transportation system to enhance California's economy and livability. 

Our Mission 

Promote a diverse workforce and an environment free from discrimination. 

Our Vision 

An organization in which all employees, applicants, and business partners are valued and have equal employment opportunity. 

Branches of EEO

Discrimination Complaint Investigation Unit (DCIU) 

DCIU processes and investigates formal discrimination complaints. To file a complaint, please use Form EEO-0004. The discrimination complaint process is designed to provide applicants and employees of the Department with a uniform method for voicing complaints of discrimination and ensure such complaint receives prompt and impartial consideration in order to bring about satisfactory resolution at the lowest possible level.

Training Resource Unit (TRU)

TRU's purpose is to increase the understanding of equity and inclusion in Caltrans employees by providing training and resources that promote inclusion and acceptance of our diverse workforce. Through training, we intend to reduce EEO related incidents and complaints throughout the organization.  

We value Diversity, Equity, and Inclusion 

As an equal opportunity employer, Caltrans is committed to maintaining a diverse workforce who represent the various communities using the state’s transportation systems. In support of this, the Department is committed to a value of equity in hiring, promotion, and everyday work experience. When everyone within our organization has the tools they need to succeed, they are better able to provide equitable and inclusive transportation options for California’s diverse citizenry.

Trainings we offer

  • Sexual Harassment Prevention Training (SHPT) 
  • Implicit Bias Training 
  • Diversity, Equity, and Inclusion for the Workplace
  • Disability Awareness Training 

We Celebrate History and Heritage 

 Disability Advisory Committee (DAC) 

  • Each state agency, required by Government Code Section 19795(b)(1) shall establish a separate committee of employees who are individuals with a disability or who have an interest in disability issues, to advise the head of the agency on issues of concern to employees with disabilities.
  • Caltrans Statewide DAC aims to:
    • Advocate for new hires, promotions, and retentions for people with disabilities at Caltrans 
    • Advocate for the removal of attitudinal and physical barriers for people with disabilities at Caltrans
    • Advocate for disability rights, access, and awareness for people with disabilities at Caltrans
    • Advise and offer recommendations to the Director of Caltrans on disability issues at Caltrans

Accessibility Resources 

External Links

Hiring Discrimination 

At If you believe you are being subjected to discrimination, harassment, or retaliation within the hiring process or have questions regarding EEO, please contact the Equal Employment Office Program at Ask.EEO@dot.ca.gov.

Hiring Resources

Office of Civil Rights

Other EEO Reporting Entities 


If you're interested in joining our diverse workforce, visit Human Resources for available job postings.


Caltrans EEO Program is available for inspection by any employee or applicant for employment upon request. Requests can be sent to Ask.EEO@dot.ca.gov.