ERIC Number: ED439293
Record Type: RIE
Publication Date: 2000
Careers in Transportation: Moving Everyone and Everything--Everywhere.
Department of Transportation, Washington, DC.
This guide is designed to provide an overview of careers in transportation, a critical field employing about 10 million people in the United States. The guide is organized in seven sections that cover the following occupational clusters: (1) vehicle operation; (2) passenger assistance; (3) vehicle assembly and maintenance; (4) planning, engineering, and construction; (5) safety and the environment; (6) behind the scenes; and (7) special opportunities in transportation. For each occupation, the number of people working in the occupation, the types of jobs available, the training needed, the expected salary range, and the job duties are summarized. A short eighth section encourages readers to think about transportation in the 21st century. An appendix profiles occupational trends, and seven sources of information are listed. (KC)
Descriptors: Career Choice, Career Education, Demand Occupations, Employment Opportunities, Labor Market, Labor Needs, Motor Vehicles, Occupational Information, Secondary Education, Transportation, Vehicular Traffic
U.S. Government Printing Office, Superintendent of Documents, Mail Stop: SSOP, Washington, DC 20402-9328.
Publication Type: Guides - Non-Classroom
Education Level: N/A
Authoring Institution: Department of Transportation, Washington, DC.
Note: "Prepared by Office of the Assistant Secretary for Administration, Office of Human Resource Management."