Caltrans seeks Bay Area job applicants at hiring event


By Kathy Chouteau

The California Department of Transportation (Caltrans) is on the lookout to hire people in the Bay Area who can help keep California beautiful by fulfilling a variety of available roles.

The department will host a hiring event Tues., Aug. 31 from 10 a.m. to 3 p.m. at Laney College, 900 Fallon St. in Oakland, for jobs including: Caltrans service assistant (maintenance), $3,080-$3,504 per month; Caltrans highway maintenance worker, $3,746-$4,270 per month; Caltrans landscape maintenance worker, $3,746-$4,270 per month; Caltrans equipment operator II, $4,459-$5,379 per month; and other positions that will be posted at the event. Benefits for the roles include medical, dental, vision, paid sick leave and retirement.

To prepare for the hiring event, Caltrans asks applicants to bring a copy of the STD678 application for each position they are applying for, which can be found here. Applicants should also bring copies of certifications or licensures, to include a DMV printout of their DMV record, as related to the position at hand. To also prep for the event, applicants should take the exam for each position they would like to apply for, which can be found here.

Questions? Contact or call (510) 851-2082.