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