US Department of Transportation
3.5 of 5 35 reviews
www.dot.gov Washington, DC 5000+ Employees

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Good enough for government work, right?

Anonymous Employee (Former Employee)
Washington, DC

I worked at US Department of Transportation

ProsGood income and good work flexibility

ConsNot alot of work and 40 hours to fill

Advice to Senior ManagementWork like the private sector and we'll get alot more done.

No, I would not recommend this company to a friend

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Cool work, crazy hours, bad managers

GS11 (Former Employee)
Cambridge, MA

I worked at US Department of Transportation


Pros: *The projects are very interesting *The non-management people are brilliant and fun *Transportation issues are important *Location is good… Cons: *Management is capricious, ignorant, and inefficient *Paperwork can be tedious *Pay is… Advice to Senior Management: Don't take your stress out on your workers. Overworking… More

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Extremely disjointed agency

Anonymous Employee (Current Employee)
Washington, DC

I have been working at US Department of Transportation


Pros: The best reason to work for US DOT is the… Cons: The US DOT still works in a vaccum. They have not grasped the importance of collaboration - an extension of partnership. Partnerships in the "real"… Advice to Senior Management: It appears that the political appointees of this Administration "gets it". They understand what it takes to suceed and how to structure the organization by… No, I would not recommend this company to a friend More

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