You will be at the center of creating and maintaining life changing mobility transportation systems that connect people, communities and drive prosperity for Nebraskans. You will be able to take pride in your work at NDOT, knowing you make a real difference. NDOT has a need for dedicated, passion-driven professionals to pave the way for transportation growth. If you’re looking for a rewarding career with great benefits, and even better teammates, we have a team for you!



















Health & Wellness

Choose from several medical, vision, and dental plans to ensure the best coverage to fit the needs of you and your family!







Rewards & Recognition

We value your hard work and have many rewards and recognition programs to celebrate you and your success.







Learning & Career Development

NDOT provides learning opportunities for those wishing to continue developing their skills and knowledge along their career journey.





Time Away from Work

You will receive a generous amount of paid time off, including 12 days of vacation and sick leave, as well as 13 paid holidays. Other paid leaves include bereavement, FMLA, civil duties, military leave, and more! 



Career Advancement

NDOT provides reimbursements for required certifications, such as FE/PE fees and professional organization memberships to aid in deepening professional skills and knowledge. Completion of these exams ensures promotion eligibility.



Continuing Education

NDOT wants to support your educational goals and will reimburse your tuition costs for degree completion and individual applicable courses.




NDOT is committed to providing flexibility to enhance teammate experiences, such as: Dress for your day, hybrid work options, etc. 




Feel good about your future and retirement! NDOT provides an excellent retirement plan where the state contributes 156% of employee contributions.







Student Opportunities

Summer Jobs


Every year NDOT hires summer workers across the state. Openings are posted in the spring of each year which are perfect for students. 

Internships & Co-Ops


No doubt about it, a co-op or internship with NDOT can single handedly launch your career.  The most important component is the people you work with.  At NDOT you are surrounded by bright, thoughtful, individuals who will help you develop knowledge and passion for the work you do. 

Job Shadowing


We offer a wide variety of job shadowing experience for high school juniors and seniors. Shadowing gives students a chance to ask questions and really see what a job is like. Job shadowing aids in decision making in the educational pursuit of a career.




Good Life, Great Journey Scholarship Program


Looking to pursue a career where you can make a real impact, while also serving your community? The Nebraska Department of Transportation is where you’ll accomplish that and much more. Our Good Life, Great Journey Scholarship Program is how we invest in you and help Grow Nebraska. This program provides scholarships to individuals pursuing one of the approved technical degrees, at a partnering technical college while obtaining hands-on experience by working part-time as an intern for NDOT. Individuals selected for the scholarship will be awarded up to 100% paid tuition, books, fees, tools, housing expenses, and a paid internship with NDOT. Upon the successful completion of the degree program, there will be opportunities for full-time employment with NDOT.


Applications will be accepted until April 15, 2024.



For more information, email NDOT.scholarship@nebraska.gov or call 402-326-2370









Career Opportunities Statewide


At the Nebraska Department of Transportation, we strive to provide the best possible transportation system for the movement of people and goods across the State. Entwined in that mission is the effort to promote safety, mobility, and economic growth so to enhance the quality of life for all Nebraskans and visitors.

The services we provide directly impacts the communities we proudly serve and call home. Therefore, we will continuously support the wonderful freedom and safety for all to travel throughout the great State of Nebraska.






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