CDOT hosts job fair in Durango

News Release

September 10, 2022 - Southwestern Colorado - Highway maintenance positions available, as well as jobs in other divisions

Durango - The Colorado Department of Transportation will host a career fair at the Community Recreation Center in Durango next week. Community members interested in a career in transportation are invited to attend. The job fair will share information about highway maintenance specialist jobs, as well as other available positions in non-maintenance divisions like traffic and safety, survey, right-of-way, engineering and more.

Event: CDOT Career Fair
Date: Wed., Oct. 19
Time: 8 a.m. - 5:30 p.m.
Where: Community Recreation Center, 2700 North Main Avenue, Durango

CDOT is hiring individuals who have a Commercial Driver's License (CDL) to join the agency’s maintenance division as permanent or temporary Highway Maintenance Specialists. Those interested in obtaining their CDL are also urged to apply.

At the career fair, individuals will be able to complete an application, be interviewed, and possibly receive a conditional job offer. Positions are available not only in Durango, but also in the greater regional area. Bring a driver's license (whether a CDL or regular license), copies of a current resume, and work history details to the event.

The following maintenance roles are currently available for hire including:

CDL Highway Maintenance Specialists/Permanent & Temps

  • Requires a CDL Class A or B
  • Must have at least two years of experience in labor and/or equipment operation

Temporary Highway Maintenance Trainees

  • CDOT will help with CDL once hired
  • Must be at least 18 with a valid regular driver’s license
  • Some experience in labor and/or equipment operation preferred, but not required

If individuals are unable to attend the in-person career fair, but are interested in employment with CDOT, apply online at