Diversity at the Iowa DOT
The Iowa DOT is committed to building and maintaining a diverse workforce where everyone, regardless of race,
creed, color, religion, national origin, sex, age, physical or mental disability, sexual orientation, or
gender identity can:
- Feel valued as individuals.
- Work together in an environment where they are treated with dignity and respect.
- Have the opportunity to contribute and exchange ideas.
- Be a part of building a cohesive, enjoyable, and successful transportation agency.
State of Iowa Policy Statement
It is the policy of the executive branch of state government in the State of Iowa
to "Provide equal employment opportunity within state government to all persons."
(Iowa Code 19B) The intent of this policy is to ensure that individuals are not denied
equal access to state employment opportunities because of their race, creed, color, religion,
sex, national origin, age, physical or mental disability, sexual orientation, or gender identity,
consistent with applicable state and federal policies and regulations. It is also the policy of the
executive branch of state government in the State of Iowa to apply affirmative action measures to
correct the underutilization of females, minorities, and persons with disabilities in the state
employment system whenever remedial measures are appropriate.