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US DOT Volpe Center

About the organization

Based in Cambridge, Massachusetts, the U.S. Department of Transportation’s Volpe Center attracts motivated, talented professionals who put their expertise to work in the service of others and address the nation’s most pressing and complex transportation challenges. A national transportation organization with an international reputation, Volpe offers a stimulating environment where employees research, develop, and deploy state-of-the-art transportation technologies and help shape innovative policies and programs to resolve real-world transportation issues. Volpe is a unique federal agency that is 100 percent funded by sponsor projects, which makes it agile in its approach and entrepreneurial in its nature.


The Volpe Center is currently hiring for 30+ positions center-wide at all levels (GS-7 to GS-14). Flexibility, creativity, curiosity, ability to work independently, and interest in taking initiative are highly valued in our team and client-focused environment.

You will work with several teams providing technical assistance on major projects from initial scoping through implementation and you may lead other projects. Positions require superb analytical, communication, and problem-solving skills and you must able to excel in an entrepreneurial, fast–paced workplace. Transcripts are required and if you are invited to interview you may be asked to submit writing samples prior to your interview.


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Application instructions

Contact email: [email protected]

APPLICATION INSTRUCTIONS - Send a resume, cover letter, college transcripts, and non-competitive eligibility letter to [email protected]

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