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Caltrans
Old Station, CA

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Overview

About Caltrans:
Caltrans is a company in Old Station, CA categorized under government.

You can visit Caltrans to learn more about Caltrans:

Why work for Caltrans?
What's the culture of Caltrans?
What's it like to work Caltrans?

Minimum age to work at Caltrans:
14 years of age (according to Federal child labor laws).

However, child labor laws in CA may also indicate the minimum age to work and which permits are needed. When there is a conflict between federal and state laws, the more restrictive law will apply.

Click here to check the CA laws and see what the requirement is.

Caltrans Hours of Operation:
We don't have work hour information yet. Click here to find out more information.

Application

Apply in Store
1. Contact for more hiring information: (530) 335-7101
2. Submit your job application in person during non-busy hours.
Tips for Applying at Caltrans:
An excellent first impression, application submission and follow-up can greatly boost your chances of getting hired at Caltrans.

The first impression is your application for Caltrans. Your Caltrans employment application should be filled out neatly with detailed, but concise information. To do this, read through the entire application before beginning. Doing so will help you minimize mistakes, learn the best way to answer each question and avoid repetitive information.

Pro Tip: Complete two Caltrans applications. The first application will be your rough draft – it is okay to correct and edit your mistakes on this copy. The second application will be the final version to be submitted to the Caltrans hiring manager.

After you've submitted the Caltrans application, it may take several days for a response from the hiring manager. If you have not heard back from Caltrans in a week’s time, you can call the hiring manager to follow-up on your application status. Doing so will set you apart from other applicants and reaffirm your interest in the position.

Interviews

Interview Tips:
Research Caltrans before applying:
It is important to know about Caltrans so that you are able to answer questions like why you applied, what interests you about the company and many others. These questions are very common in interviews and having a great answer can really set you apart from other candidates!

Research the position for which you are applying at Caltrans:
Caltrans managers will be interested in the reason you are applying for a particular position. Make sure you have the answer ready.

Get a list of common interview questions to prepare and practice for:
Chances are that you will be asked at least some of these questions. Preparing and practicing for them will give you the confidence that you need to impress your interviewer.

Practice before going to the Caltrans interview:
Don't just think about your interview; Practice it! Rehearse with a friend/family member, in front of the mirror and/or into a recording device. An audience can provide feedback, watching yourself can help to eliminate nervous behaviors (like playing with your hair or biting your lip) and hearing yourself can help you polish and memorize your answers.

Arrive early for the Caltrans interview:
Determine and practice your travel route beforehand, accounting for traffic at the time of your interview. Make sure to have the physical address and phone number with you on interview day in case you end up getting lost. Remember, this is your first impression in-person, so make sure it’s a good one!

Researching Caltrans can also help you determine what kind of attire is best to wear. But remember, it’s always better to over-dress than to under-dress; as they say, “dress for the job you want, not the job you have!” Always avoid wearing a lot of makeup or perfume.

Be confident:
This is easier said than done, but try your best to remain calm and relaxed.

Give the Caltrans hiring manager as much information about your work ethic, experience, skills and talents as possible to help them decide whether to hire you.

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Salaries

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Benefits:
Caltrans health and wellness benefits packages aid workers with current expenses. Eligible Caltrans employees may access medical, vision, and dental insurances as well as flexible spending accounts for healthcare costs. Qualified workers may even receive prescription drug plans and dependent care assistance.

Caltrans employees may receive several additional employment benefits. Eligible workers at Caltrans earn paid time off for vacation, holidays, and personal days. You can ask for the details by talking with the hiring manager at Caltrans.

Q&A

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