- High School Diploma or GED
- Driver's License
- Military Experience
Annually, over 500 College and High School students from across Texas and beyond select the Texas Department of Transportation, (TxDOT) as their employer of choice during the summer months.
For them, it’s a dream come true, a coveted accomplishment. Did you know that members of our Executive Leadership team, including our Executive Director, were summer interns at TxDOT? A paid summer internship is a great opportunity to: explore what TxDOT has to offer to the citizens of Texas, expand your knowledge acquired from school and possibly serve as a gateway to future job opportunities with the agency. It is no surprise that many students choose to come back to TxDOT year-after-year to rejoin our team.
Summer assignments at TxDOT range from Engineering Technicians, Engineering Support personnel, Support Technicians and Maintenance Technicians.
At TxDOT, you will join a diverse workforce that is passionate about their careers. You have nothing to lose and lots to gain such as invaluable work experience that can carry you into the future. Make the choice and join TxDOT for your brighter tomorrow today.
Employment will begin no earlier than May 1, 2018.
Summer hire's title/pay is based upon:
Qualifications, High school or completed college hours and prior TxDOT experience (if any). Transcripts must be provided before hire is completed.
Rate of Pay will be $12.25 - $13.00 per hour, depending on completed credit hours and qualifications.
TxDOT's Summer Employment Program provides current high school and college students the opportunity to gain valuable paid hands-on experience.
To qualify, students must:
Must be at least 17 years old
Be a U.S. Citizen or be eligible to work in the U.S.
Be enrolled as a full-time student at a high school, technical school, college or university the spring semester before the summer work period.
The Public Transportation Division is located at 150 E. Riverside Drive, Austin, TX 78704, near the Lady Bird Lake walking path, with access to the hike and bike trails.
Military Occup Specialty Code
State Classification Code: 0055
State Classification Title: Clerk II
Occupational Category: Administrative Support
TxDOT is committed to hiring veterans. To assist in determining whether your military experience may pertain to the minimum requirements for this position, Military Occupational Specialty (MOS) codes from each branch of the U.S. Armed Forces have been assigned to each state classification code/title where applicable. The MOS codes are grouped by occupational category.
To view the MOS codes please click on link below and click on the appropriate occupational category.
Performs essential data collection, documentation, organization and simple analysis duties. Assists administrative staff in a variety of administrative and programmatic activities. Employees at this level perform assignments following specific instructions and are subject to frequent review by the immediate supervisor.
The essential duties for this job include:
Answers the telephone, evaluates requests, answers questions, routes messages and/or serves as receptionist or front desk assistant.
Assists in processing routine documents such as vouchers, personnel records, titles or registrations.
Disseminates information to the public.
Makes copies and distributes as instructed.
Performs preliminary research on assignments; gathers pertinent data.
Performs some of the essential job duties in accounting, human resources, purchasing, warehouse activities or a related business field.
Performs word processing duties; edits and proofs own work.
Runs errands as required.
Performs other job responsibilities as assigned.
The required competencies for this job include:
Follow verbal and written instructions
Follow applicable safety standards, practices and procedures
Research and analysis methodologies
Maintaining effective working relationships with others
Collecting, sorting and compiling data
The responsibilities associated with administrative practices and procedures to include writing, editing and report writing techniques, recording meeting notes, record keeping and records management
Preparing correspondence/documents using correct spelling, grammar and punctuation; proofreading and reviewing documents for clarity and consistency
The use of personal computers and applicable programs, applications and systems
Maintaining a safe working relationship
This job requires the following:
High School Grad or Equivalent in general high school studies
This job requires the following:
No experience is required
(Experience can be satisfied by fulltime or prorated parttime equivalent)
No supervisory experience required.
Licenses and Certifications
The following Licenses and/or Certifications are required for this job:
Must be at least 17 years of age, and currently enrolled in an accredited college or university.
Employees at least 18 years of age with valid drivers license may be assigned driving duties and may use power tools.
Conditions of Employment
Conditions for this Position: Standards of Employment
Must attend work regularly and observe approved work hours.
Required to wear personal protective equipment provided by employer and comply with all safety requirements.
Resumes are accepted for additional information, but you must complete the online State of Texas application to include a summary of your work experience. If this information is not completed, your application will be rejected.
"See Resume" will not be accepted for work experience.
Job postings expire at 11:59 PM Central Standard Time.