Employment

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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
TechIntTM IV
#42823
Contract & Resources Support Manager
Bureau of Operations/Day Labor
Office of Highways Project Implementation
Springfield
5/21/186/4/18
TechExtTM IV
#42786
Communications Outreach Liaison 
(Region 5)
Bureau of Program/Program & Safety Outreach
Office of Communications
Collinsville
RUTAN EXEMPT POSITION
5/17/185/31/18
TechExtTM IV
#42785
Communications Outreach Liaison
(Region 2)
Bureau of Program/Program & Safety Outreach

Office of Communications
Ottawa
RUTAN EXEMPT POSITION
5/17/185/31/18
CodeExt#42583Public Service Administrator, Opt. 8C
Office of Internal Audit
Springfield
5/16/186/6/18
CodeExt#42794Public Service Administrator, Opt. 8C
Office of Internal Audit
Springfield
5/16/186/6/18
CodeExt#42863Public Service Administrator, Opt. 2
Office of Internal Audit
Springfield
5/16/186/6/18
TechExtCE VIII
#42868
Bureau Chief of Safety Programs & Engineering 
Highways Project Implementation
Springfield
RUTAN EXEMPT POSITION
5/16/186/6/18
TechExtTM IV
#42612
Veteran Program Manager
Office of Business & Workforce Diversity/Executive
Springfield
5/14/185/25/18
TechExtTM IV
#42749
Certification Data Management Specialist
Bureau of Small Business Enterprises
Office of Business & Workforce Diversity
Springfield
5/14/185/25/18

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
TechExtTM II
#42776
Personnel Support Specialist
Region 1/District 1/Administrative Services
Office of Highways Project Implementation
Schaumburg
5/17/185/31/18
TechExtET IV
#42799
Bituminous & Concrete Quality Assurance Technician
Highways Project Implementation
Materials/Region 1/District 1
Schaumburg
5/16/185/30/18
TechExtLS V
#42800
Chief of Plats & Plans
Highways Project Implementation
Land Acquisition/Region 1/District 1
Schaumburg
5/16/185/30/18

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
CodeExt#42877Highway Maintainer
Silvis Yard/Rock Island County
District 2
5/21/185/25/18
TechExtGeo II
#42307
Soils and Foundation Analyst
Region 2/District 2/Project Implementation
Office of Highways Project Implementation
Dixon
5/17/185/31/18
TechExtET I
#42775
Squad Technician
Highways Project Implementation
Program Development/Region 2/District 2
Dixon
5/14/185/25/18

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
TechExtTM IV
#42785
Communications Outreach Liaison 
(Region 2)
Bureau of Program/Program & Safety Outreach
Office of Communications
Ottawa
RUTAN EXEMPT POSITION
5/17/185/31/18
TechExtET III
#42766
Resident Technician/Inspector
Highways Project Implementation
Project Implementation/Region 2/District 3
Ottawa
5/10/185/23/18
TechExtET III
#42764
Physical Testing Technician
Highways Project Implementation
Project Implementation/Region 2/District 3
Ottawa
5/10/185/23/18
TechExtRS II
#42726
Negotiator
Region 2/District 3/Program Development
Office of Highway Project Implementation
Ottawa
5/9/185/22/18
TechExtCE III
#42784
Design Squad Leader
Region 2/District 3/Program Development
Office of Highways Project Implementation
Ottawa
5/9/185/22/18

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
TechExtOS I
#42806
Operations Supervisor
Region 3/District 4/Bureau of Operations
Office of Highways Project Implementation
Monmouth
5/21/186/4/18

District 5 Vacancy Announcements

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

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Posting
Date

Last Date
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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#42840Highway Maintainer
Litchfield Yard/Montgomery County
District 6
5/17/185/23/18
CodeExt#42841Highway Maintainer
Springfield Sign Shop/Sangamon County
District 6
5/17/185/23/18
CodeExt#42857

Highway Maintainer
Carlinville Yard/Macoupin County
District 6

5/17/185/23/18

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
TechExtET IV
#42782
Studies & Plans Technician Squad Leader
Region 4/District 7/Program Development
Office of Highways Project Implementation
Effingham
5/21/186/4/18
TechIntCE IV
#42780
Costs & Federal Projects Engineer
Region 4/District 7/Program Development
Office of Highways Project Implementation
Effingham
5/17/185/31/18
TechIntCE IV
#42781
Senior Project Squad Leader
Region 4/District 7/Program Development
Office of Highways Project Implementation
Effingham
5/17/185/31/18

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
TechExtTM IV
#42786
Communications Outreach Liaison 
(Region 5)
Bureau of Program/Program & Safety Outreach
Office of Communications
Collinsville
RUTAN EXEMPT POSITION
5/17/185/31/18

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./Ext#42825ClassificationJob TitlePosting DateLast Date to Apply
CodeExt#42825Highway Maintainer
Harrisburg Yard/Saline County
District 9
5/21/185/25/18
CodeExt#42827Highway Maintainer
Belgrade Yard/Massac County
District 9
5/21/185/25/18
CodeExt#42830Highway Maintainer
Murphysboro Yard/Jackson County
District 9
5/21/185/25/18
CodeExt#42831Highway Maintainer
West City Yard/Franklin County
District 9
5/21/185/25/18
CodeExt#42832Highway Maintainer
Enfield Yard/White County
District 9
5/21/185/25/18
TechExtET I
#42762
Materials Inspection Technician I
Region 5/District 9/Project Implementation
Office of Highways Project Implementation
Carbondale
5/21/186/4/18

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LEGEND

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  • 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

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