ConnDOT: Seasonal Employment

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Welcome to the CTDOT Seasonal/Summer Employment Opportunities Page
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the quality of life and promotes economic vitality for the State and the region.
The Connecticut Department of Transportation (DOT) offers seasonal/summer worker positions at various locations throughout the State of Connecticut.   These positions are located at our Newington, New Haven, Norwich, Rocky Hill, Thomaston, Chester-Hadlyme and Rocky Hill-Glastonbury offices.  Depending on available funds, positions are filled for a period not to exceed six months.  The DOT recruits for positions that include the following work assignments:  general/clerical, maintenance, professional engineering, and information technology system analysis.   Some of the duties performed by the general/clerical seasonal workers include assisting professional staff with research, training initiatives, records management and report writing.   A description of duties for each of the work assignments can be found by clicking on the job postings below.

Job Postings for Summer Positions:

  • Maintenance
  • Professional Engineering
  • Information Technology System Analysis

How to Apply:  Please follow the application instructions detailed on the job posting and the State of Connecticut DOT Seasonal Employment Application.  All required documents listed on the job posting must be submitted to be considered for an interview.  Additionally, a separate application package must be submitted for each position for which you are applying.

As required by the Department of Administrative Services (DAS), General Letter #37, the DOT developed a proactive hiring and recruitment plan for seasonal/summer workers to afford job opportunities to a broad group of qualified individuals.  A variety of diverse applicants and hires are demonstrated in DOTís 2015 Summer and Seasonal Worker Recruitment/Hiring Plan Results and the 2015 Summer Worker Applicants Report.


Based upon the State's fiscal challenges, we will not be accepting applications for the Summer Worker Program this year.
Thank you for your interest.




The Human Resources Unit is located in the east wing of the Connecticut Department of Transportation's (CTDOT) Headquarters Building in Newington. The staff of the Human Resources Unit is responsible for the recruitment, retention and advancement of all CTDOT employees. Human Resources Specialists are also located in the four (4) District offices in Rocky Hill, Norwich, New Haven and Thomaston. The Human Resources Unit also directs the Safety Division staff in providing a safe working environment. Led by Agency Personnel Administrator, Vicki Arpin, the CTDOT Human Resources Unit is currently expanding the focus of human resources to better serve all CTDOT employees as well as the traveling public of the State of Connecticut.



Due to the large volume of applications received, we are unable to confirm receipt of every application. Please refrain from contacting the Department for status updates regarding your application. Thank you for your understanding.


The State of Connecticut is an equal opportunity/affirmative action employer and strongly encourages the applications of women, minorities, and persons with disabilities.