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The State of Connecticut, Department of Transportation (DOT), invites experienced applicants to apply for the position of Accounts Examiner within the Office of Equity in Newington. 


  • Competitive salary.
  • A Platinum Healthcare Plan, the nation’s best for state employees and dependents, according to a report by Georgetown’s Center on Health Insurance Reform an article by Ellen Andrews, Ph.D., along with comprehensive benefit offerings.
  • Extensive pension plan and supplemental retirement offerings.
  • Paid time off including 13 paid holidays per calendar year.
  • Learn more about what sets us apart as an employer with our Employer Value Proposition.
  • A culture that encourages work/life balance.
  • Professional growth and development opportunities.
  • Work for a Forbes top company: State of Connecticut Ranked One of the Best Employers of 2023 -  State of CT receives National Recognition for offering Job Growth, Competitive Benefits and Flexible Schedule.
  • State of Connecticut is an eligible Public Service Loan Forgiveness employer, meaning you may be eligible to have qualifying student loans forgiven after 10 years of service.  Click here for more information.



  • Full Time, 40 hours per week
  • Monday through Friday
  • Location: Newington
  • This position is eligible to apply for telework after successful completion of the working test period, and thereafter, in accordance with the Telework Policy which can be found here. Employees in their initial working test period must work on site in the office.



The Office of Equity is located within the Office of the Commissioner and is responsible for overseeing major Civil Rights programs and compliance including the Disadvantaged Business Enterprise (DBE) Program, the On-the-Job Training (OJT) Program, the Contractor Compliance Program, and the Title VI Program.

The Account Examiner will:

  • Assist in the review of applications and determinations for certification eligibility for small businesses owned and controlled by socially and economically disadvantaged individuals in the Disadvantaged Business Enterprise (DBE Program). The objective of the DBE Program is to remedy the continuing effects of past and present discrimination in transportation contracting by creating a fair opportunity to compete for and benefit from federally funded transportation contracts.
  • Read, analyze, and apply applicable Federal Regulations in recommending application determinations.
  • Assist in the review of DBE applications, including financial statements and company records to determine ownership, control, and social and economic disadvantage.
  • Meet with applicants, participate in conferences, hearings, in person and virtual interviews, and site visits.
  • Prepare and submit compliance reports.
  • Maintain financial records to track program expenditures.
  • Draft determination and recommendation memos and correspondence, including written narrative reports and responses to decision appeals.



The mission of the DOT is to provide a safe and efficient intermodal transportation network that improves the quality of life and promotes economic vitality for the State and the region. To learn more about our mission, vision and values, please click here. Visit our website to learn more about the Connecticut DOT!