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Be a Part of Something Bigger

When you work at Federal Signal, you make a difference. Our equipment transports the material that keeps industries humming, protects our colleagues, family, friends and neighbors, and maintains essential infrastructure. When you come to work each day, you can help build the wheels that push society forward.

You can be a part of this exciting team that truly makes a difference in people’s lives and plays a defining role in determining the future of our world. Becoming a Federal Signal employee means striving towards growth, innovation, and teamwork to ensure we are building a better future together.

I started out at Vactor in 2001 as an intern in the Manufacturing Engineering Department. Since then, I have held a variety of roles and am proud to have been promoted to Vactor VP/GM. Over the last 20 years, the support I’ve received from Federal Signal has been invaluable to my career path. When I informed my superiors that I wanted to go back to school to further my education, they not only encouraged me to take the leap but also suggested I enroll in Federal Signal’s Tuition Assistance Program – while working full-time, Federal Signal paid for my Master’s program. One of the great attributes of Federal Signal is that we are big enough to provide employees exciting advancement opportunities yet intimate enough to give everyone a chance.  Doors always seem to open at Federal Signal,
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Mark Brockman
Vice President/General Manager
Vactor Manufacturing
Streator, Illinois

When I started out as a temp, I knew very little about welding. Federal Signal helped me enroll in their Weld School, which gave me the tools I needed to master my craft. We have a culture of mentorship – when one of us struggles, the team is there to help. I’m proud to say that I’ve been promoted to welding the frames that our dump bodies sit on. Working with Federal Signal has pushed me to grow as an employee and as a woman. Five years ago, my future was unclear. Now, with a clear career path ahead of me, I am looking to buy my first house. I started from the bottom, and I plan to go to the top!

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Makeitha Fortney
Welder
Crysteel/J-Craft Manufacturing
Lake Crystal, Minnesota

After the second of my three children went off to college, I decided it was time to return to work. It was a bit intimidating walking into a new job after being out of the workforce for 20+ years, but everyone I met at Federal Signal was friendly and helpful. I started out as a part-time corporate event planner in 2021, however my responsibilities quickly grew and within eight months I was promoted. Now I focus on integration, strategic planning and other marketing projects. My work is challenging, and I am constantly learning, yet I can see the direct impact of what I do – and I love it! I am proud to be a success story for Federal Signal’s Returnship program, which encourages people to return to work after an extended career break.

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Alice Waverley
Corporate Development Analyst
Corporate Office
Oak Brook, Illinois

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Our People Make the Difference

You can be a part of our global team of nearly 4,000 employees and contribute your unique talent, knowledge, and passion to deliver the industry’s highest quality and most innovative products and solutions for our customers. Federal Signal will work tirelessly to empower and support you through training and development, employee engagement, tuition assistance, online classes, and on-the-job trade school programs. 

As a female-led company, our leadership remains deeply committed to providing a work environment filled with respect, compassion, diversity, and strong ideals. We are an exciting, dynamic company - and we’re just getting started.

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Investing in the Future Means Investing in You

At Federal Signal, our people move us forward. Our talented, diverse employees have led us to be a leader in the global infrastructure maintenance, materials hauling, and safety and security manufacturing industries. If you share a commitment to customer service, high standards of business ethics, and genuine respect for your coworkers, Federal Signal is the place for you.

Our success is directly tied to the well-being of our employees, and we pride ourselves on the world-class benefits we have to offer. As a part of our team, you will receive a competitive salary structure, affordable healthcare benefits, incentive programs, and comprehensive retirement planning. Our benefits are designed to offer you the support you need to maintain a successful work/life balance.

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Coming Together to Get the Job Done

Our teams thrive when they include individuals with different experiences and perspectives. As a global company, we remain committed to ensuring our employees are as diverse as the people and communities we serve. A culture of inclusion breeds innovation, and we at Federal Signal are constantly working together to ensure people of all backgrounds have a voice in our future.

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A Career to Fit Your Skillset

Whether you’re a student, recent graduate, or experienced professional, Federal Signal’s variety of job listings has something for everyone. We offer exciting employment opportunities in many fields, including:

  • Engineering
  • Manufacturing & Production
  • Sales
  • Marketing & Communications
  • Customer Service
  • Information Technology
  • Finance
  • Human Resources
  • Accounting
  • Business Development
  • Administration
  • Maintenance
  • And more
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Find Your Future With Us