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Welcome to FMCSA

Career opportunities at FMCSA are diverse, unique, and serve the Commercial Motor Vehicle (CMV) industry throughout the United States. With a mission of reducing crashes, injuries, and fatalities involving large trucks and buses, FMCSA employees have important and fulfilling careers. 

Career growth, development, and advancement opportunities are all part of public service—especially at FMCSA, which is deeply committed to diversity, equity, inclusion, and accessibility. I’m delighted that you are pursuing openings at FMCSA and look forward to your joining the FMCSA Family. 

FMCSA Administrator
Robin Hutcheson

Work that truly makes a difference…

A collegial, inclusive, and supportive workplace… And all the opportunity and benefits that a federal career affords. FMCSA’s got it all! 

Did you know that the U.S. Department of Transportation is ranked by the Partnership for Public Service among the top 10  best organizations to work for in the federal government? 

Join us and you’ll work with:

  • A world-renowned leader in transportation safety
  • Cutting-edge technology and transportation initiatives
  • Creative, innovative, talented, and diverse colleagues

A career with FMCSA provides:

  • Many opportunities for personal and professional growth, with training, leadership development programs, and financial reimbursement for eligible career-related courses, degrees, and certification
  • Work-life balance, thanks to flexible work schedules, telework, and generous paid leave
  • Robust benefits, including health and life insurance, dental and vision plans, flexible spending accounts, a long-term care insurance program, and more

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Why Professionals Choose to Stay with FMCSA

"FMCSA has a very clear mission; to reduce crashes involving commercial motor vehicles.  Everything that we do is working towards achieving that mission.  There is no better career than one in public service, and there is no better place than FMCSA to serve the public.  The work we do is rewarding and has a real impact on all highway users."

Philip W. Thomas
Director, Eastern Service Center,
Office of Safety - Field Operations


"I enjoy working at FMCSA because we have a very important mission. It is one job that you can say your work makes a difference and you can honestly say that what you do day in, and day out saves lives. FMCSA invests in their employees by providing extensive training opportunities and career development. FMCSA rewards hard work and dedication through career mobility into higher positions. The work we do is exciting and challenging and FMCSA allows me to be creative and work on a variety of projects. FMCSA also offers flexible work schedules allowing me to balance work and family life."

Linda Gilliam
Field Administrator, Eastern Service Center, 
Office of Safety - Field Operations