Employment Opportunities

FHWA is Ranked in the Top 10 Best Places to Work in Federal Government

The Federal Highway Administration strives to serve the public by attracting and retaining the finest employees. A recent survey shows that we're succeeding in creating a climate that encourages people to give their best effort and feel good about doing so.

In a survey of government workers conducted by the nonpartisan think tank Partnership for Public Service, FHWA was ranked 8th out of 315 agency subcomponents.

The people of DOT and FHWA take great pride in what they do and make service to the traveling public their top priority. This is an accomplishment we are extremely proud of!

Choosing a profession with the FHWA provides an opportunity for you to effect change in technologies that span the world and impact the way we live and interact. Embark on a career that makes a difference. For more exciting employment opportunities that can keep your career in motion, visit the USDOT Careers in Motion Website.

Professional careers within FHWA include:

Accounting Budget and Finance, Administration and Office Support, Cartographer, Community and Transportation Planners, Acquisition and Contract Specialists, Engineer (Civil, Structural, environmental, geotechnical), Engineering Technician, Environmental Protection Specialist, Information Technology, Legal, Program Analyst, Management, Clerical, Program Manager, Quality Assurance Specialist, Surveying Technician, and other Transportation Specialists.

Student / Summer Employment with the FHWA is also a possibility. The Summer Transportation Internship Program for Diverse Groups (STIPDG) is part of the Garrett A. Morgan Technology and Transportation Futures Program (GAMTTFP), an educational initiative of the U.S. Department of Transportation. The STIPDG offers transportation research opportunities, work experience, and on-site visits to introduce students to many aspects of the complex field of transportation. The FHWA also offers students an opportunity to gain valuable work experience during the summer break in a variety of occupations, including administrative, professional, or technical.

How to Apply

For job openings, visit the FHWA Employment Opportunities web site or the USAJobs web site. If you have other questions, please contact us.