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Join the District Department of Transportation

Wednesday, July 19, 2017

The District Department of Transportation (DDOT) is a large organization with a mission to enhance the quality of life for District residents and visitors. We are focused on achieving an exceptional quality of life in the nation’s capital through more sustainable travel practices, safer streets, and outstanding access to goods and services.

Here are some of our duties: we maintain 1,392 linear miles of roadway in the District, 1,495 miles of sidewalk, 358 miles of alleys, 241 bridges, and 16 tunnels. Our team also maintains 13,525 parking meters, 150,000 street trees, and 79 miles of bike lanes.

Becoming a part of our team begins before your first day. Our onboarding program is a world-class introduction to the mission, values, and culture of DDOT.

Joining DDOT will allow you to have exclusive access to the following incentives:

d. Transportation Services

Free ridership on our transportation services: Capital Bikeshare and DC Circulator.

Studies and Research

DDOT’s in-house Research, Development, and Technology Transfer Program promotes innovative solutions to transportation problems and works with other department staff to integrate new technology into DDOT’s projects.

d. University

Whether starting out or starting over, d. University can take staff where they want to go. DDOT takes pride in providing our employees with learning experiences tailored to their unique educational goals. That experience includes a wide range of course offerings, talented faculty and staff, small class sizes, a comprehensive array of employee support services, and a welcoming atmosphere. Read more

Explore how we impact DC through the Capital Infrastructure Projects

Much of our work, spread across all eight wards, is federally funded and ensures the District's transportation network is properly maintained and improved on an ongoing basis. You can take pride in your efforts here at DDOT. The team here works hard. 

How to Apply:

  • Apply for DDOT-related and transportation-related careers on the DCHR website. Type in "transportation" in the search engine.
  • Visit here to see and apply for all DC government jobs at this link.
  • Appointed Positions and Excepted and Executive Service is at this link.
  • Mayor's Office of Talent and Appointments can be found here.