Challenge yourself through service. Help save lives. Join us.
The mission of the Federal Motor Carrier Safety Administration is to prevent crashes,
injuries and fatalities involving large trucks and buses. If you want to make a
difference and save lives, we want you to join us.
Safety is not simple – it’s our passion.
Meeting our safety mission requires effective policies and rules. But they are only
as good as the dedicated people who enforce them. All of our work is geared to helping
drivers, truck and bus companies, and the public share the roads safely so that
people and goods all arrive at their destination safe and sound.
You can become an integral part our safety mission. FMCSA offers a variety of opportunities
for career advancement in one of our many field locations or at our U.S. Department
of Transportation headquarters in Washington, D.C.
Advantages of Working at the Federal Motor Carrier Safety Administration
For more details about benefits for Federal employees, please visit http://www.usa.gov/Federal_Employees/Benefits.shtml.
- World-renowned leader in transportation safety
- Cutting-edge technology and transportation initiatives
- Creative, innovative, talented, and diverse workforce
- Competitive employee benefits and service
- Flexible work schedules/telework
- Opportunity for personal and professional growth
Please download the FMCSA Recruiting Flyer and see how you can begin your career with FMCSA.
Search for Current Vacancy Announcements
Federal Motor Carrier Safety Administration (FMCSA) announcements:
The Federal application process can be challenging. Federal resumes require more
detail than standard resumes. The most effective resumes for Federal jobs clearly
and specifically relate back to how your skills make you right for the job. To get
the best results align your skills, education and experience to the selection criteria
in the vacancy announcement. This is one place where multiple page resumes can perform
better than one-page resumes. You should always tailor your resume for any job application.
“I feel proud and get great satisfaction in knowing that in some small way I have
participated in making the roads and highways a safer place for people to travel.”
“What I enjoy most is dealing with different types of people every day and helping
them to understand and comply with the regulations.”
– FMCSA Employees
Are You a Student or Recent Graduate?
Jump-start your career with an exciting position at FMCSA. With training and
mentorship – you will be on your way to a dynamic career.
In 2010, the President issued an Executive Order opening the doors to recent graduate
to careers in the Federal government. The Pathways Recent Graduate Program offers growth experiences
with the possibility for career appointment to civil service employment.
Recent graduates who have completed, within the previous two years, a qualifying
degree or certificate from a qualifying educational institution.
Veterans unable to apply within two years of receiving their degree, due to military
service obligation, may apply within two years of discharge or six years from the
receipt of the degree, whichever comes first.
Announcements for the Pathways program have specific requirements for education
and will be posted on USAJOBS.
Students and Recent Graduates page
for video tutorials and other tools to start
your job search.
Search for current recent graduate opportunities on www.usajobs.gov.
Create a government resume and upload to USAJobs.gov. Note: as
stated above, these are different than the traditional one or two page resume in
the private sector. For Federal resume writing tips, try searching for “sample resume
for Federal government job” on the Internet.
The Federal government is an Equal Opportunity Employer. Hiring and advancement
in the Federal government are based on qualifications and job performance.
All qualified candidates will be considered for employment regardless of race,
color, religion, national origin, sex, sexual orientation, or any other non-merit
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