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Transportation Supervising Rail Officer

By November 8, 2023


The State of Connecticut, Department of Transportation (DOT), is seeking qualified candidates for a Transportation Supervising Rail Officer position, with a specialized focus in safety, related to public transportation. This position will also have a focus in rail at-grade crossing safety and transit/rail system safety and security program planning and administration.


Competitive starting salary
NEW: A Platinum Healthcare Plan, the nation’s best for state employees and dependents, according to a report by Georgetown’s Center on Health Insurance Reform an article by Ellen Andrews, Ph.D., along with comprehensive benefit offerings
Extensive pension plan and supplemental retirement offerings
Paid time off including 13 paid holidays per calendar year
A culture that encourages work/life balance
Professional growth and development opportunities
Work for a Forbes top company: State of Connecticut Ranked One of the Best Employers of 2023 – State of CT Receives National Recognition for Offering Job Growth, Competitive Benefits, and Flexible Schedule
Work for Connecticut Society of Civil Engineers (CSCE’s) Employer of the Year
The Transportation Supervising Rail Officer position will lead the Department’s Transit System Safety Program. This position requires work with public and private railroads, as well as local and federal governmental agencies in establishing safety and security programs. Additionally, this position will provide lead support services for project design and planning activities for system safety and security projects developed by the Department of Transportation or Public/Private Railroads.



Full-time (40 hours per week), First shift
Location: Department of Transportation: New Haven, CT
For Office Supervisors: Supervisors can expect to spend roughly half of their working hours, if not more, in the office, in order to execute upon their job functions and supervise their team. Time in the office may fluctuate based on circumstances and the team being supervised. The ability to apply for telework continues to be available and the agency continues to provide reasonable accommodations for those who need them

State of Connecticut is an eligible Public Service Loan Forgiveness employer, meaning you may be eligible to have qualifying student loans forgiven after 10 years of service.  Click here for more information.

As one of Connecticut’s largest State agencies, DOT employs approximately 3,300 individuals statewide in five distinct bureaus. It is our mission to provide a safe, efficient and accessible multimodal transportation network that improves the quality of life and promotes economic vitality for the State and the region. We have a significant transportation infrastructure system that is essential to maintaining mobility for Connecticut residents and businesses and supporting economic and community development.  DOT is committed to cultivating a diverse staff that is representative of the communities we serve. Applications from individuals having diverse backgrounds and life experiences are strongly encouraged.

To apply for this job email your details to Sharon.McIntosh@ct.gov

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