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APWA is your comprehensive public works resource. From job postings and technical resources to valuable members-only publications and tools, you’ll find the information you need to succeed in public works.

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General Resources

Student Outreach

Use our materials to promote public works activities and career options to students in your community.

Salary Calculator

Keep up with current trends in compensation packages with the Public Works Compensation Report and Salary Calculator.


APWA WorkZone is packed with features to make the process of finding and posting public works jobs easier.

Buyer's Guide

Access hundreds of providers through the leading online directory for public works products and services.

Uniform Color Code

Follow this guideline for marking excavation sites and underground facilities.

For Members

APWA Connect/infoNOW

Connect with other public works professionals who have experience in the areas you have questions about.

Member Directory

Search for and view the public profiles of your fellow APWA members.

Resource Center

Explore a wealth of free public works information and educational programs.


Manage your account, update your profile, and track your education and purchases.

APWA Reporter Magazine

Read coverage of all things public works in this award-winning monthly publication.

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The Public Works First Responder logo is one of many APWA resources available to public works professionals

National Initiatives

First Responder

Use the distinct symbol to identify public works personnel and acknowledge their federally-mandated role as first responders.

Fallen Heroes

Recognize and remember public servants who lost their lives in the line of duty.

Top 5 Tech

Track the top technology trends in public works, from smart cities to automated/connected vehicles.

For Businesses

Advertising Opportunities

Post RFPs, advertise equipment and services, announce events and more.

Membership Mailing List

Get access to names, companies, job titles and mailing addresses for more than 30,000 individuals.

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