MDOT Hosting Virtual Career Fair on October 6th

If you’ve always wanted to be a part of the team caring for Michigan’s highways and byways, a great entry level option is coming your way next month with the Michigan Department of Transportation.

The team at MDOT is hosting a virtual career fair from 6:30-to-8 pm on Tuesday, October 6th, to help fill a number of seasonal and permanent positions.

MDOT has partnered with the Michigan Department of Labor and Economic Opportunity to give prospective candidates a chance to engage with MDOT staff, ask questions, and learn about current and future career opportunities through chat and video conversations.

The department is currently in need of more than 100 limited-term, winter maintenance workers in all regions of the state. The minimum requirement for those positions is a valid Michigan Class B CDL (commercial drivers license). All other training will be provided. MDOT says it is a great entry point into the department and could lead to future full-time opportunities.

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Other available positions include:

  • Electricians
  • Internships (including veterans, engineering, and Transportation Diversity Recruitment Program positions)
  • Transportation engineers
  • Transportation maintenance workers (seasonal and full-time)
  • Transportation planners
  • Transportation technicians
  • Other skilled trades and professional positions

Interested candidates are encouraged to look over current positions as new ones are being posted each day at this link: http://www.Michigan.gov/MDOTJobs

The virtual career fair is open to all experience levels. Hiring requirements are based upon the individual position.

For more information, you can contact MDOT Workforce Programs and Recruitment Unit Manager James Fults at MDOT-Recruitment@Michigan.gov.