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NDOT Employment

Nevada State Job Openings

Welcome to the Nevada Department of Transportation’s (NDOT) Careers/Jobs web page. NDOT offers a wide variety of engineering and support positions that, as a whole, strive to not only be the employer of choice, but to make its transportation system as efficient as possible.

The State of Nevada, like most states, is experiencing difficult times with budgetary matters; however, NDOT is fortunate to still be able to recruit and hire for its vacant positions that are deemed critical for maintaining State of Nevada government operations.

To view all open recruitments and submit an on-line application, please click on Nevada Applicant Processing & Placement System (NVAPPS). This link will take you to the Nevada Department of Personnel’s recruiting site.

Thank you for your interest in the Nevada Department of Transportation.

Accepting Applications - Clerical Trainee, Las Vegas

NDOT is currently accepting applications for a Clerical Trainee. This position is located within the Nevada Department of Transportation-District I office located at 123 E. Washington Avenue Building L, Las Vegas. The hours for this position will be Monday-Friday 7:00am-3:30pm. Incumbent will assist in clerical duties, such as answering the phone, filing, purging records, and other general clerical duties as assigned. This is a temporary position (maximum of six months). Employment in this class will not lead to permanent status in State service.

To Qualify:

Applicants must possess courses at the High School Level and/or relevant work experience related to the job duties listed above.

To Apply:

Interested applicants must create a profile using the State of Nevada's online application system, NVAPPS, that includes contact information, education, employment history, and any other qualifications they wish to be considered. Use the following link to create your profile:


In order to be considered applicants must email their completed NVAPPS profile to: humanresources@dot.state.nv.us no later than 5:00pm on September 3, 2015, with "LV Clerical Trainee" in the subject line. 

NDOT's Leadership Academy for Employees

The Nevada Department of Transportation has developed an internal Leadership Academy designed to help all NDOT employees develop leadership skills and gain knowledge needed to move NDOT forward in the 21st century.  These are exciting times to be at NDOT as we face many challenges in the days and years ahead.

It’s important to remember that as challenges create opportunity, NDOT has the ability as a workforce to build the quality of life we are seeking.  This is done through relationships:  relationships with colleagues, with stakeholders, with partners, and with each other.  It’s about managing our resources and assets, and it’s about leading each other forward.  It’s something we need to do as new employees are moving to management positions at record speed.

NDOT’s Leadership Academy leverages The Leadership Challenge®, an internationally recognized program that has its basis in extensively researched leadership practices. The program’s success is directed by the following Mission, Vision and Goals:



Use the 5 Leadership Practices in support of the Leadership Academy and in the conduct of all our workplace endeavors.

Model the Way

Inspire a Shared Vision

Challenge the Process

Enable Others to Act

Encourage the Heart


Develop, promote, inspire, and apply leadership principles consistent with NDOT’s mission.


Inspire a common direction

Provide a common language of leadership and management

Promote excellence in management practices

Motivate action in concert toward NDOT goals

Set an example for each other, and our future leaders and managers

Succession planning strategy

Develop and encourage a culture of accountability