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.

Click On Job Title for more information.

Tech/CodeInt./ExtClassificationJob TitlePosting DateLast Date to Apply
TechExtTM V
#41782
Motorcycle Safety Manager
Bureau of Safety Programs & Engineering
Office of Program Development
Springfield
6/27/177/11/17
TechExtCE VI
#41917
Local Studies & Plans Engineer
Bureau of Local Roads & Streets
Office of Program Development
Springfield
6/27/177/11/17
TechIntTM IV
#42028
Senior IT Procurement Analyst
Bureau of Business Services
Office of Finance & Administration
Springfield
6/27/177/11/17
TechExtTM IV
#41932
Monitoring Manager
Office of Planning and Programming
Bureau of Planning
Springfield
6/26/177/10/17
TechExtTM IV
#41710
Research/Program Evaluation Manager
Bureau of Safety Programs & Engineering
Office of Program Development
Springfield
6/26/177/10/17
TechExtTM IV
#41711
Support Services Manager
Bureau of Safety Programs & Engineering
Office of Program Development
Springfield
6/26/177/10/17
TechIntTM V
#41852
Document Services Unit Chief
Bureau of Business Services
Office of Finance & Administration
Springfield
6/26/177/10/17
TechExtCE V
#41875
Estimates Engineer
Bureau of Design & Environment
Office of Program Development
Springfield
6/26/177/10/17
TechExtET V
#42020
Senior GIS Support Specialist
Bureau of Design & Environment
Office of Program Development
Springfield
6/26/177/10/17
TechExtTM II
#41618
Procurement Technician
Bureau of Business Services
Office of Finance & Administration
Springfield
6/21/177/5/17
TechExtET IV
#41913
CADD Support Technician
Bureau of Design & Environment
Office of Program Development
Springfield
6/21/177/5/17
CodeExt#42018Internal Auditor Trainee, Opt 2
Bureau of Investigations & Compliance
Office of Finance & Administration
Springfield
6/21/177/5/17
CodeExt#42019Internal Auditor I
Bureau of Investigations & Compliance
Office of Finance & Administration
Springfield
6/21/177/5/17
TechExtET IV
#41916
Senior Project Planning & Programming Technician
Bureau of Local Roads & Streets
Office of Program Development
Springfield
6/19/176/30/17
TechExtCE VI
#41920
Maintenance Support Engineer
Office of Highways Project Implementation
Bureau of Operations
Springfield
6/16/176/29/17
TechExtTM V
#41918
Emergency Manager
Office of Highways Project Implementation
Bureau of Operations
Springfield
6/16/176/29/17
TechExtTM V
#41840
Data Management Unit Chief
Office of Planning & Programming 
Bureau of Programming
Springfield
6/16/176/29/17
TechExtTM V
#41931
Mapping & Information Systems Unit Manager
Office of Planning & Programming
Bureau of Planning
Springfield
6/16/176/29/17
TechExtET III
#41914
CADD Draftsperson
Bureau of Design & Environment
Office of Program Development
Springfield
6/15/176/28/17
CodeExt#42048Public Service Administrator, Opt 9B
Office of Internal Audit
Springfield
6/1/176/28/17

District 1 Vacancy Announcements

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

Click On Job Title for more information.

Tech/CodeInt./ExtClassificationJob TitlePosting DateLast Date to Apply
TechExtET IV
#41489
Maintenance Records Supervisor
Region 1/District 1/Maintenance
Highways Project Implementation
Schaumburg
6/27/177/11/17
TechExtOS II
#41748
Woodstock Operations Supervisor
Region 1/District 1/Maintenance
Highways Project Implementation
Woodstock
6/27/177/11/17
TechExtET II
#41810
Maintenance Roadway Records & Agreements Technician
Region 1/District 1/Maintenance
Highways Project Implementation
Schaumburg
6/27/177/11/17
TechExtTM II
#41924
Regional Applications Specialist
Office of Finance & Administration
Bureau of Information Processing
Chicago
6/16/176/29/17
TechExtTM III
#41747
Contract Compliance Representative
Highways Project Implementation
Executive/Region 1/District 1
Schaumburg
6/16/176/29/17
TechExtET IV
#41613
Geotechnical Field Technician
Highways Project Implementation
Materials/Region 1/District 1
Schaumburg
6/16/176/29/17
TechExtCE IV
#41485
Senior Bridge Inspection Engineer
Highways Project Implementation
Maintenance/Region 1/District 1
Schaumburg
6/14/176/27/17

District 2 Vacancy Announcements

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

Click On Job Title for more information.

Tech/CodeInt./ExtClassificationJob TitlePosting DateLast Date to Apply
CodeExt#42041

Highway Maintainer
Materials/Soils & Foundations Sub-Unit
Lee County
 District 2

6/27/177/3/17
TechExtRS III
#41806

Property Manager
Region 2/District 2/Program Development
Highways Project Implementation
Dixon

6/26/177/10/17
TechExtET IV
#42016

Geographic Information System (GIS) Coordinator
Region 2/District 2/Program Development
Highways Project Implementation
Dixon

6/22/177/6/17
TechExtET III
#41805

Rockford Area Materials Inspector & Laboratory Assistant
Highways Project Implementation
Project Implementation
Region 2/District 2/Dixon

6/20/177/3/17
TechExtCE V
#42086

Project Engineer
Highways Project Implementation
Program Development/Region 2/District 2
Dixon

6/19/176/30/17
TechExtET I
#41929

Materials Technician
Highways Project Implementation
Project Implementation/Region 2/District 2
Dixon

6/19/176/30/17
TechIntET IV
#41804

Resident Technician
Highways Project Implementation
Project Implementation/Region 2/District 2
Dixon

6/19/176/30/17

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
TechIntET IV
#42029
Planning Services Unit Chief
Region 2/District 3/Program Development
Highways Project Implementation
Ottawa
6/22/177/6/17
TechExtOS I
#41936
Operations Supervisor I
Highways Project Implementation
Operations/Region 2/District 3
Ottawa
6/19/176/30/17
TechIntCE V
#41787
Area Supervising Field Engineer
Highways Project Implementation
Project Implementation/Region 2/District 3
Ottawa
6/19/176/30/17
TechExtET IV
#41765
Documentation Compliance Reviewer
Highways Project Implementation
Project Implementation/Region 2/District 3
Ottawa
6/19/176/30/17
TechIntCE V
#41786
Project Engineer
Highways Project Implementation
Program Development
Region 2/District 3/Ottawa
6/14/176/27/17
TechIntET IV
#41832
Services & Development Technician
Highways Project Implementation
Operations/Region 2/District 3
Ottawa
6/14/176/27/17

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
CodeExt#42061Highway Maintainer
Monmouth Traffic/Warren County
District 4
6/21/176/27/17
TechExtLS III
#41995
Senior Plats & Plans Surveyor
Program Development
Region 3/District 4/Peoria
6/14/176/27/17

District 5 Vacancy Announcements

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

Click On Job Title for more information.

Tech/CodeInt/ExtClassificationJob Title

Posting
Date

Last Date
to Apply
TechExtET III
#42040
Aggregate Technician
Region 3/District 5/Project Implementation/Office of Highways Project Implementation/Paris
6/26/177/10/17
TechExtCE VI
#42060
Local Roads & Streets Engineer
Region 3/District 5/Project Implementation
Highways Project Implementation
Paris
6/22/177/6/17
CodeInt#42059Highway Maintainer Lead Worker
Paris Team/Edgar County
District 5
6/21/177/5/17
TechExtET III
#42039
Senior Laboratory Technician
Bureau of Program Development
Region 3/District 5/Paris
6/14/176/27/17
TechExtCE V
#41985
Bridge Maintenance Engineer
Operations
Region 3/District 5/Paris

6/14/17

6/27/17

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.

Click On Job Title for more information.

Tech/CodeInt./ExtClassificationJob TitlePosting DateLast Date to Apply
Code Ext#42066Executive Secretary I, Opt 2
Highways Project Implementation
Region 4/District 6/Springfield
6/27/177/11/17
TechExtET IV
#41674
District Roadside Management Specialist
Highways Project Implementation
Operations/Region 4/District 6/
Springfield
6/27/177/11/17
TechExtRS III
#41904
Senior Appraiser
Highways Project Implementation
Program Development
Region 4/District 6/Springfield
6/27/177/11/17
CodeInt#42071Highway Maintainer Lead/Lead Worker
Pittsfield Yard/Pike County
District 6
6/21/177/5/17
TechExtET III
#42017
Senior Hot Mix Asphalt Technician
Highways Project Implementation
Project Implementation
Region 4/District 6
Springfield
6/20/177/3/17
TechExtET V
#41226
Senior Studies & Plans Team Manager
Region 4/District 6/Program Development/Office of Highways Project Implementation/Springfield
6/19/176/30/17

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

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

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

LEGEND

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  • Code - requires CMS 100 form

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  • 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'.