Consider a Job at VDOT

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We are a diverse workforce with the common goal to positively impact our communities and the Commonwealth of Virginia.

Our work in transportation touches every person who lives in or travels through the state.

We are looking for team members to bring creativity, knowledge, leadership and passion as we continuously work to innovate and reinvent the future of transportation.

Start your Virginia Department of Transportation career search today.

On Tuesday, Jan. 24, 2023, the Commonwealth of Virginia transitioned to a new job application platform, PageUp. Applicants will need to complete a new profile within the new system to apply for jobs with the Commonwealth. Data from the previous system will not be transferred to PageUp. For those who have open applications to jobs submitted prior to Jan. 24, follow the link in the jobs portal to access that application.

Engineering and construction are vital to operations at the Virginia Department of Transportation (VDOT). 

At VDOT, you can challenge the status quo, work on many different types of projects and continue to learn and grow professionally.

We offer numerous engineering and construction positions, ranging from early-career development to highly experienced and specialized roles, including transportation, design, and structure and bridge specialties.


Professional and Business Support positions provide VDOT with the materials, funds and resources needed to operate on a daily basis.  

These employees provide much needed assistance with planning, finance, technologyetc.  

We offer a wide variety of roles, including, but not limited to: 

  • Finance  
  • Accounting 
  • Procurement 
  • Information technology  
  • Communications  
  • Management compliance 
  • Human resources
  • Training and development  

Maintenance and Operations are truly what helps “Keep Virginia Moving”.

Many of these employees are in the field each day, serving the traveling public on roadsides, under bridges, and working in all conditions.

At VDOT, our Maintenance and Operations team members operate equipment, perform troubleshooting and repair work, and create and upkeep the surfaces and structures we use every day.

We offer many roles including, but not limited to:

  • Equipment operators
  • Maintenance technicians
  • Maintenance management

Technology and science at VDOT encompasses a vast spectrum, from environmental issues to data science, and even unmanned aircraft systems.

Our technology and science employees are at the forefront of the transportation sector.

We use state-of-the-art techniques to perform everyday tasks, including automation, robotics, logic controllers and other advances.

At VDOT, we have myriad technology and science positions, including, but not limited to: positions in Data Science, Data Analytics, Electronics, and others as we continue to innovate in transportation.

We are always looking for the best and brightest.

We have an environment where you can:

  • Test your knowledge against real world applications,
  • Solve problems and gain hands-on experiences
  • Find a home to begin your professional journey

You can grow your skillset as you explore the agency and determine where your greatest interest lies. 

VDOT has a strong learning culture, offering opportunities to learn the skills you need to be successful. We have developmental programs for students and recent graduates including internships, rotational programs and more!

 VDOT is an innovative, forward-looking agency, focused on bringing together project execution, technological savvy, and creative solutions.

We offer an opportunity to build a career and grow professionally as we build the VDOT of Tomorrow.

We have a culture that has strong learning and development opportunities. We provide the chance for professionals at every level to learn skills and further their career.

VDOT provides tuition support to degree-seeking employees, support for professional certifications, including the Professional Engineer (PE) license, and specific opportunities for all groups, including veterans and those with disabilities.

Explore the information below to learn how VDOT can move your career.

VDOT provides equal employment opportunities to all employees and applicants for employment and prohibits discrimination and harassment of any type without regard to race, color, religion, age, sex, national origin, disability status, genetics, protected veteran status, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, or any other characteristic protected by federal, state or local laws. 

This policy applies to all terms and conditions of employment including recruiting, hiring, placement, promotion, termination, layoff, recall, transfer, leaves of absence, compensation and training.

Learn more about VDOT employment policies.

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Page last modified: Nov. 27, 2023