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DOT Jobs / Depart. of Transportation Summary / DOT Agencies & Bureaus
The DOT serves the United States by ensuring a fast, safe, efficient, accessible, and convenient transportation system that meets our vital national interests and enhances the quality of life of the American people, today and into the future. Statutory Authority The Department of Transportation was established by an act of Congress on October 15, 1966.
The Department of Transportation employs just under 60,000 people and establishes the nation’s overall transportation policy. There are 11 administrations, whose jurisdiction includes highway planning, urban mass transit, railroads, aviation, and the safety of waterways, ports, highways, and pipelines. DOT Job listings follow:
Central Employment Information Office, 400 Seventh St. SW, Washington, DC 20590; Phone: (202) 366-4000
A sampling of occupations employed by the DOT:
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