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From requiring freight trains and trucks to display hazmat placards to inspecting underground gas pipelines, PHMSA is working to protect the American public. At PHMSA, we're seeking talented and diverse professionals who want meaningful and challenging careers. Committed to fostering a dynamic professional environment, we invest in training, technology and mentoring for our employees. Visit this page, PHMSA Careers, for new opportunities with us, as well as information on the benefits of working at PHMSA.
PHMSA's mission is to protect people and the environment from the risks inherent in transportation of hazardous materials by all modes of transportation. PHMSA develops and enforces regulations for the safe, reliable, and environmentally-sound operation of the nation's 2.6 million mile pipeline transportation system and the nearly 1 million daily shipments of hazardous materials by land, sea, and air.
Hazardous materials are vital to the economy, because we depend on them to heat our homes, provide fuel for transportation, and deliver chemicals to enhance food production and medicine for treating illnesses. PHMSA plays an important role by ensuring that hazardous materials are transported safely and efficiently.
PHMSA is an agency within the U.S. Department of Transportation. Learn more about us here.
Equal Employment Opportunity Statement
DOT is an equal opportunity employer. All qualified candidates will be considered for employment regardless of political affiliation, race, color, religion, national origin, marital status, sexual orientation, age, or handicapping condition. The agency provides reasonable accommodations for any part of the application and hiring process. Please contact the Office of Human Resources Management at (202) 366-5608 if you require reasonable accommodations. The decision on granting reasonable accommodations will be on a case-by-case basis.