HR Resources

While Industry Assessments aim to provide an overview of the current state of practice of the industry, below we've compiled resources specifically for HR professionals looking to expand their TSMO workforce. Specific resources in the NOCoE Knowledge Center include:

Position Descriptions, KSAs, and Training Guides

One outcome of  NCHRP 20-07/Task 408: Transportation System Management and Operations (TSMO) Workforce: Skills, Positions, Recruitment, Retention, and Career Development  will include the creation of position Descriptions, KSAs, and training guides. These resources will be available in late 2018, so please check back soon.

    State DOT HR Resources

    AASHTO runs a job board that features many job openings for state and local DOTs:

    Additionally, the Southwest Transportation Workforce Center has provided the following links to state DOT and transit training programs, workforce development success stories, and other workforce program resources:







     North Carolina

    Puerto Rico

     South Carolina



     West Virginia

    Local Technical Assistance Program/Tribal Technical Assistance Program Clearinghouse and Resources

    NCHRP Report 865:  Strategies to Attract and Retain a Capable Transportation Workforce

    TCRP Report 77:  Managing Transit's Workforce in the New Millennium