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I have been working at Arizona Department of Transportation as a contractor (More than a year)RecommendsPositive OutlookApproves of CEORecommendsPositive OutlookApproves of CEO
You get to work in a fast paced environment. Everyone on the project is passionate about what they do and work extremely hard to ensure that this project will be phenomenal!
LOTS of changes...but the project is still young
Advice to Management
It's ok to empower others to take lead. That's why you hired them. Right?
Getting an Interview
Getting an Interview
- Declined OfferPositive ExperienceEasy Interview
I applied online. The process took 1+ week – interviewed at Arizona Department of Transportation in January 2015.
Got a call and they ask some basic interview questions about your experience and such than ask if you are still interested in interviewing, they will send an email to you with a generic application, keep this if you have applied for any other state jobs, the attachments will vary but this you can save an print as needed. Interviewed by a manager and a supervisor they both ask a series of 8 questions, interviews last about 20-30 mins.
- Basic interview questions, Explain a time when you had a difficult customer and what did you do, how do you handle working with people you don't get along with. Answer Question
Reasons for Declining
Starting pay is $13.06 an hour and you will not get a raise until you complete training in 6-9 months. You than go to $14.06 and you must contribute to the Arizona retirement system after 27 weeks, this is 10% of your paycheck before taxes. Was not worth it for how far I was driving.
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Aiming to make Arizona more than just a dot on the map, ADOT oversees the highways and byways in the state of Arizona. The Arizona Department of Transportation works to move people and products quickly, safely, and efficiently through the state. It does this by maintaining roads and bridges, protecting the environment, and managing congestion on state roads. Arizona is home to some 20,000 miles of roadways and more than five million registered drivers. The department is goverened by a director and deputy director as well as the State Transportation Board. ADOT also...