Rhode Island Department of Labor and Training

Department of Transportation Press Release:

Opportunities for Rhode Islanders with various skill levels

RIDOT Release 32:09
Contact: Dana Alexander Nolfe 401-222-1362 x4450
March 18, 2009


The Rhode Island Department of Transportation (RIDOT) Human Resources Office will be posting nearly 90 jobs on the Department of Labor and Training (DLT) website (www.dlt.ri.gov) tomorrow, Thursday, March 19, 2009. These positions will be funded through the American Recovery and Reinvestment Act (ARRA) of 2009.

Jobs vary from Historic Preservation Specialist/Architectural Historian to Civil Engineer to Senior Word Processing Typist. The complete list of positions will be accessible tomorrow at: http://www.dlt.ri.gov/JobsRI/statejobs.htm.

“RIDOT is pleased to offer this opportunity,” said RIDOT Director Michael P. Lewis. “These jobs not only mean more people will be working, but it also means our roads and bridges will be improving thanks to the additional stimulus financed construction.”

Some positions, such as the Engineering Technician I job, require a Civil Service Exam. The application period for the test ends on Friday, March 27, 2009.More information on this requirement can be found on the DLT website, www.dlt.ri.gov.

The deadline for application for all of these postings is Wednesday, March 25, 2009. For additional information contact RIDOT’s Human Resources Service Center at 401-222-2572.


About the RI Department of Labor and Training
The RI Department of Labor and Training offers employment services, educational services and economic opportunity to both individuals and employers. DLT protects Rhode Island’s workforce by enforcing labor laws, prevailing wage rates and workplace health and safety standards. The department also provides temporary income support to unemployed and temporarily disabled workers. For more information on the programs and services available to all Rhode Islanders, please call the RI Department of Labor and Training at (401) 462-8000 or visit the web site at www.dlt.ri.gov