Employment

Thank you for your interest in working for IDOT.

With competitive state benefits, broad training, and career advancement opportunities, we are confident that you will take pride in serving Illinois and the state’s residents and visitors. Come take the opportunity to grow with us and help us build a systematic and seamless multi-modal transportation system in Illinois that we can all be proud of.

To learn more about working for the State of Illinois, please view our Why Work for IDOT? brochure. 


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State of Illinois Employment Opportunities (including IDOT): Though all IDOT employment vacancies are posted below, several positions require coordination with Central Management Services (CMS). Each posting indicates what is required of the applicant for the application process. Please visit the CMS Employment Opportunities, Work 4 Illinois webpage for more information, including application procedures and employment opportunities for other state agencies.

IDOT Vacancies (tabs below): All IDOT employee vacancies can be found by clicking the tabs below. All resumes/applications must be received by the deadline listed on the announcements. If you are interested in applying for more than one position, each position title must be indicated on the application and/or cover letter to:

Illinois Department of Transportation
Bureau of Personnel Management, Room 113
2300 South Dirksen Parkway
Springfield, IL 62764
or fax to: (217) 557-3134
or email: DOT.CO.BPM.EmploymentApplications@illinois.gov

 

 

Central Office Vacancy Announcements

Central Office: Springfield, Illinois.

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Tech/CodeInt./ExtClassificationJob TitlePosting DateLast Date to Apply
CodeExt#42319Executive Secretary I, Opt. 2
Bureau of Aeronautics
Intermodal Project Implementation
Springfield
10/16/1710/27/17
TechExtTM II
#42247
Data Technician
Bureau of Design & Environment
Office of Program Development
Springfield
10/16/1710/27/17
TechExtOS I
#42261
Size & Weight Enforcement Technician
Highways Project Implementation
Bureau of Operations
Springfield
10/10/1710/23/17
TechExtET III
#42248
Equipment Repair Technician
Office of Planning & Programming
Bureau of Programming
Springfield
10/6/1710/20/17
TechExtTM IV
#42262
Fiscal Control Specialist
Office of Finance & Administration
Bureau of Investigations & Compliance
Springfield
10/4/1710/18/17
TechExtTM III
#42270
Financial Quality Assurance Specialist
Office of Finance & Administration
Bureau of Business Services 
Springfield
10/4/1710/18/17
TechIntTM VI
#42244
Financial Services Section Chief
Office of Finance & Administration
Bureau of Business Services
Springfield
10/4/1710/18/17
TechIntTM VI
#42243
Fleet & Facilities Services Section Chief
Office of Finance & Administration
Bureau of Business Services
Springfield
10/4/1710/18/17
TechIntCE VI
#42242
Capital Improvements Section Chief
Office of Finance & Administration
Bureau of Business Services
Springfield
10/4/1710/18/17
TechExtTM IV
#42111
Cultural Resources Specialist
Bureau of Design & Environment
Office of Program Development
Springfield
10/4/1710/18/17
Tech ExtCET
#42267
Safety Design Evaluation Engineer
Bureau of Safety Programs & Engineering
Office of Program Development
Springfield
9/25/1710/24/17
TechExtCET
#42302
Assistant Structural Design & Review Engineer Trainee
Bureau of Bridges & Structures
Office of Program Development
Springfield
9/25/1710/24/17
TechExtCET
#42303
Material Investigations Engineer Trainee
Bureau of Materials
Highways Project Implementation
Springfield
9/25/1710/24/17
TechExtCET
#42272
Research Engineer Trainee
Office of Planning & Programming
Bureau of Research
Springfield
9/25/1710/24/17

District 1 Vacancy Announcements

District 1 consists of the following counties: Cook, DuPage, Kane, Lake, McHenry and Will.

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Tech/CodeInt./ExtClassificationJob TitlePosting DateLast Date to Apply
TechExtCE V
#42271
Federal-Aid Program Engineer
Region 1/District 1/Local Roads & Streets
Highways Project Implementation
Schaumburg
10/6/1710/20/17
TechExtMT I
#42249
Support Services Technician
Region 1/District 1/Executive Office
Highways Project Implementation
Schaumburg
10/6/1710/20/17
TechExtCET 
#42266
Construction Civil Engineer Trainee
Highways Project Implementation
Construction/Region 1/District 1
Schaumburg
9/25/1710/24/17

District 2 Vacancy Announcements

District 2 consists of the following counties: Boone, Carroll, Henry, Jo Daviess, Lee, Ogle, Rock Island, Stephenson, Whiteside and Winnebago.

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Tech/CodeInt./ExtClassificationJob TitlePosting DateLast Date to Apply
TechExtTM II
#42211
Historic, Noise & Waste Analyst
Highways Project Implementation
Program Development/Region 2/District 2
Dixon
10/4/1710/18/17
TechExtCET
#42286
Squad Engineer Trainee
Highways Project Implementation
Program Development/Region 2/District 2
Dixon
9/25/1710/24/17

District 3 Vacancy Announcements

District 3 consists of the following counties:Bureau, DeKalb, Ford, Grundy, Iroquois, Kankakee, Kendall, LaSalle and Livingston.

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Tech/CodeInt./ExtClassificationJob TitlePosting DateLast Date to Apply
TechExtCET
#42264
Plan Designer
Highways Project Implementation
Program Development/Region 2/District 3
Ottawa
9/25/1710/24/17
TechExtCET
#42265
Inspector/Assistant to Resident Engineer
Project Implementation
Region 2/District3/Ottawa
9/25/1710/24/17

District 4 Vacancy Announcements

District 4 consists of the following counties: Fulton, Henderson, Knox, McDonough, Marshall, Mercer, Peoria, Putnam, Stark, Tazewell, Warren and Woodford.

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Tech/CodeInt./ExtClassificationJob TitlePosting DateLast Date to Apply
CodeInt#42292Highway Maintenance Lead/Lead Worker
Morton Yard/Tazewell County
District 4
10/16/1710/23/17
TechExtCE IV
#42250
Senior Resident Engineer
Region 3/District 4/Project Implementation
Highways Project Implementation
Peoria
10/6/1710/20/17
TechExtET IV
#42145
Geographic Information System Coordinator
Highways Project Implementation
Project Implementation/Region 3/District 4
Peoria
10/4/1710/18/17
TechExtCE IV
#41796
Technical Services Engineer
Highways Project Implementation
Project Implementation/Region 3/District 4
Peoria
10/4/1710/18/17
TechExtCET
#42285
Inspector/Assistant Resident Engineer
Highways Project Implementation
Project Implementation/Region 3/District 4
Peoria
9/25/1710/24/17
TechExtCET
#42287
Assistant Squad Engineer
Highways Project Implementation
Program Development/Region 3/District 4
Peoria
9/25/1710/24/17

District 5 Vacancy Announcements

District 5 consists of the following counties: Champaign, DeWitt, Douglas, Edgar, McLean, Piatt and Vermilion.

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Tech/CodeInt/ExtClassificationJob Title

Posting
Date

Last Date
to Apply
TechExtET IV
#42253
Systems Inventory Chief
Highways Project Implementation
Program Development/Region 3/District 5
Paris
10/10/1710/23/17
CodeInt#42306Highway Maintenance Lead Worker
Bloomington Team/McLean County
District 5
10/6/1710/20/17
TechExtCE VI
#42252
Land Acquisition Engineer
Region 3/District 5/Program Development
Highways Project Implementation
Paris
10/6/1710/20/17
TechExtCET 
#42275
Civil Engineer Trainee
Highways Project Implementation
Project Implementation/Region 3/District 5
Paris
9/25/1710/24/17
TechExtCET
#42276
Studies & Plans Civil Engineer Trainee
Highways Project Implementation
Program Development/Region 3/District 5
Paris
9/25/1710/24/17

District 6 Vacancy Announcements

District 6 consists of the following counties: Adams, Brown, Cass, Christian, Hancock, Logan, Macoupin, Mason, Menard, Montgomery, Morgan, Pike, Sangamon, Schuyler and Scott.

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Tech/CodeInt./ExtClassificationJob TitlePosting DateLast Date to Apply
CodeExt#42320

Executive Secretary I, Opt. 2
Highways  Project Implementation
Program Development/Region 4/District 6
Springfield

10/16/1710/27/17
CodeExt#42318Executive Secretary I, Opt. 2
Highways Project Implementation
Project Implementation/Region 4/District 6
Springfield
10/16/1710/27/17
TechExtCE V
#42254
Traffic Operations Engineer
Highways Project Implementation
Operations/Region 4/District 6
Springfield
10/10/1710/23/17
TechExtCET
#42268
Inspector
Highways Project Implementation
Project Implementation/Region 4/District 6
Springfield
9/25/1710/24/17
TechExtCET
#42269
Studies & Plans Squad Member Trainee
Highways Project Implementation
Program Development/Region 4/District 6
Springfield
9/25/1710/24/17

District 7 Vacancy Announcements

District 7 consists of the following counties: Clark, Clay, Coles, Crawford, Cumberland, Edwards, Effingham, Fayette, Jasper, Lawrence, Macon, Moultrie, Richland, Shelby, Wabash and Wayne.

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Tech/CodeInt./ExtClassificationJob TitlePosting DateLast Date to Apply
CodeExt#42321Office Assistant, Opt. 2
Highways Project Implementation
Administrative Services/Region 4/District 7
Effingham
10/16/1710/27/17
CodeExtApply
CMS 284A
CMS 284B
Snow Removal Operator
(Hourly Snowbird)
10/2/1710/16/17
TechExtCET
#42274
Inspector
Highways Project Implementation
Project Implementation/Region 4/District 7
Effingham
9/25/1710/24/17
TechExtCET 
#42273
Studies & Plans Squad Member Trainee
Highways Project Implementation
Program Development/Region 4/District 7
Effingham
9/25/1710/24/17

District 8 Vacancy Announcements

District 8 consists of the following counties: Bond, Calhoun, Clinton, Greene, Jersey, Madison, Marion, Monroe, Randolph, St. Clair and Washington.

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Tech/CodeInt./ExtClassificationJob TitlePosting DateLast Date to Apply
TechExt#42263Junior Construction Inspector
Highways Project Implementation
Project Implementation/Region 5/District 8
Collinsville
10/16/1710/27/17
CodeExtApply
CMS 284A
CMS 284B
Snow Removal Operator
(Hourly Snowbird)
10/2/1710/16/17
TechExtCET
#42257
Inspector/Assistant Resident Engineer Trainee
Highways Project Implementation
Project Implementation/Region 5/District 8
Collinsville
9/25/1710/24/17

District 9 Vacancy Announcements

District 9 consists of the following counties: Alexander, Franklin, Gallatin, Hamilton, Hardin, Jackson, Jefferson, Johnson, Massac, Perry, Pope, Pulaski, Saline, Union, White and Williamson.

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Tech/CodeInt./ExtClassificationJob TitlePosting DateLast Date to Apply
TechExt#42258Assistant Laboratory Technician
Highways Project Implementation
Project Implementation/Region 5/District 9
Carbondale
10/16/1710/27/17
TechExtCE VI
#42245
Land Acquisition Engineer
Highways Project Implementation
Program Development
Carbondale
10/4/1710/18/17
TechExtCET
#42293
Inspection Engineer Trainee
Highways Project Implementation
Project Implementation/Region 5/District 9
Carbondale
9/25/1710/24/17

LEGEND

  • IDOT considers official college transcripts to be original embossed transcripts in a sealed envelope from the university/college or in PDF format sent from the university/college directly to the Bureau of Personnel Management.

FORMS (Best viewed with Internet Explorer)

  • Tech - Technical Position - requires PM 1080 form

  • Code - requires CMS 100 form

  • Int-Only permanent IDOT employees can apply - Bid Form (PM 12B)

  • Ext - Open applications

  • Apply - Click on "Apply" for Application form, if blank, please read the information sheet for application information.

  • Highway Maintainers - Bid Form for Monthly Snowbirds in Accordance With MOU - PM 12E
  • CMS Authorization for Release of Criminal History Information - CMS 284A form

Identity Protection: IDOT will only use your SSN, FEIN, or TIN for the purpose for which it was collected. For more information, read the 'Statement of Purpose for Collection of Identification Numbers'.