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Human Resource Management

About Us

The Office of Human Resources is part of the Office of the Assistant Secretary for Administration in the Office of the Secretary of Transportation.

Our office provides HR leadership, policy, strategic planning, and consultative services for our managers and employees. We also provide information about our workforce and employment opportunities to the public and we manage the department's automated personnel systems.

Name, Email, Title and Phone Number for Officials
Main Contacts
DOT Careers Main Page 
Disability Resource Center202-493-0625
Sign Language Interpreting Services (Headquarters)202-366-9433
Toll Free Information Line800-525-2878
Job Hotline/Fax on Demand202-366-9397
Employment and Salary Verification800-367-2884
Employee Benefits Team202-366-4459


Provide guidance and leadership to the Department through the delivery of best-in-class Human Capital and Human Resource services.


To become a leading strategic organization making smart investments in Human Capital resulting in an efficient, effective, engaged, and diverse workforce.


We are I.N.S.P.I.R.E.D…

INNOVATION - We encourage new ideas and creative solutions from all employees to move to the forefront in knowledge, proficiency, and capability to deliver the highest standards of Human Resource services.

NETWORKING - We encourage collaboration with our stakeholders, partners, and each other to enhance and support organizational excellence.

STRATEGIC THINKING - We encourage strategic thinking in order to perform long term planning, set goals and objectives, determine priorities, and recognize opportunities.

PROFESSIONALISM - We encourage our staff to adhere to the highest professional and ethical standards. Delivering efficient, timely, and cost effective services in a customer-focused manner.

INTEGRITY - Maintain the trust and confidence of all with whom we engage. We are to act with high moral principle.

RESPECT - Treat everyone with dignity and respect. Show respect to earn respect.

EXCELLENCE - Strive for the highest quality and continuous improvement. Be thoughtful and decisive in leadership, accountable for our actions, willing to admit mistakes, and rigorous in correcting them.

DIVERSITY - We embrace diversity and value difference.

Key Officials

Name, Email, Title and Phone Number for Officials
Organization and Associate DirectorPhoneEmail
Human Capital Planning and Solutions
Brian Easley, Associate Director
HR Systems (M-12)
John Parham, Associate Director

Human Resources Policy (M-13)
Michael Dosland, Associate Director

Workforce Quality (M-14)
Noel Jamison, Associate Director
Employment and Executive Resources
Joan Simpson
Human Resources Operations (M-16)
Susan Schwartz, Associate Director