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
CodeInt#42183Highway Maintenance Lead Worker
Traffic Operations/Sangamon County
Springfield
8/18/178/31/17
CodeExtET V
#42174
Agreement Technician
Bureau of Design & Environment
Office of Program Development
Springfield
8/18/178/31/17
CodeExtCE V
#42149
HMA Operations Engineer
Bureau of Materials
Highways Project Implementation
Springfield
8/18/178/31/17
Code ExtTM IV
#42037
Communications Lead Technician
Bureau of Operations
Highways Project Implementation
Springfield
8/18/178/31/17
CodeExt#40998Program Integrity Auditor Trainee/Motor Fuel Tax Auditor Trainee
Bureau of Investigations & Compliance
Office of Finance & Administration
Springfield
8/17/178/30/17
CodeExt#41000Program Integrity Auditor I/Motor Fuel Tax Auditor 
Bureau of Investigations & Compliance
Office of Finance & Administration
Springfield
8/17/178/30/17
TechExtTM IV
#42161
System Architect
Bureau of Information Processing
Office of Finance & Administration
Springfield
8/16/178/29/17
TechExtCE VII
#42189
Structural Services Section Chief
Bureau of Bridges & Structures
Office of Program Development
Springfield
8/10/178/23/17
TechExtEE V
#42024
Lead Electrical Engineer
Bureau of Design & Environment
Office of Program Development
Springfield
8/10/178/23/17
TechExtCE VII
#42006
Safety Programs Engineer
Bureau of Safety Programs & Engineering
Office of Program Development
Springfield
8/9/178/22/17
TechExtTM III
#42159
Accounting Support Specialist
Bureau of Business Services
Office of Finance & Administration
Springfield 
8/9/178/22/17
TechIntET IV
#42133
Senior Structural Inventory Technician
Bureau of Bridges & Structures
Office of Program Development
Springfield
8/7/178/18/17
TechExtTM II
#42073
Policy Officer
Bureau of Business Services
Office of Finance & Administration
Springfield
8/7/178/18/17
TechExtTM V
#41912
Technology Policy & Support Manager
Bureau of Design & Environment
Office of Program Development
Springfield
8/7/178/18/17
Tech ExtTM V
#42134
Services Development Section Chief
Office of Program Development
Bureau of Bridges & Structures
Springfield
8/7/178/18/17

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
CodeExt#40996Program Integrity Auditor I/Motor Fuel Tax Auditor
Bureau of Investigations & Compliance
Office of Finance & Administration
Schaumburg
8/17/178/30/17
CodeExt#40995Program Integrity Auditor Trainee/Motor Fuel Tax Auditor Trainee
Bureau of Investigations & Compliance
Office of Finance & Administration
Schaumburg
8/17/178/30/17
TechExtEE I
#41807
Electrical Operations Cadre Engineer
Region 1/District 1/Electrical Operations
Highways Project Implementation
Schaumburg
8/16/178/29/17
CodeExt#42117Office Coordinator, Opt 2
Bureau of Local Roads & Streets
Region 1/District 1/Schaumburg
8/11/178/24/17
CodeExt#42116Office Coordinator, Opt 2
Bureau of Traffic
Region 1/District 1/Schaumburg
8/11/178/24/17
CodeExt#42114Office Assistant, Opt 2
Bureau of Construction
Region 1/District 1/Schaumburg
8/11/178/24/17
CodeExt#42113Office Associate, Opt 2
Region 1/District/Bureau of Materials
8/9/178/22/17
CodeExt#42115Office Associate, Opt 2
Region 1/District 1/Bureau of Traffic
8/9/178/22/17
TechExtTM III
#42173
Transit Operating Project Manager - Northern
Bureau of Transit Operations 
Office of Intermodal Project Implementation
Chicago
8/7/178/18/17

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
CodeExt#42180CET Squad Engineer Trainee
Highways Project Implementation
Program Development/Region 2/District 2
Dixon
8/18/178/31/17
CodeExt#42171Highway Maintainer
Oregon Team/Ogle County
District 2
8/16/178/22/17
TechExtLS II
#42148
Senior Surveyor
Region 2/District 2/Program Development
Highways Project Implementation
Dixon
8/10/178/23/17

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

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

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
CodeExt#42144Executive Secretary I
Opt 2, Region 3/District 5/Operations
Highways Project Implementation
Paris

8/18/17

8/31/17

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
TechExtCE V
#42175
Local Roads & Streets Field Engineer
Region 4/District 6/Project Implementation
Highways Project Implementation
Springfield
8/18/178/31/17
TechExtET IV
#42181
Electrical Maintenance Technician
Region 4/District 6/Operations
Highways Project Implementation
Springfield
8/18/178/31/17
CodeExt#42150Executive Secretary 1, Opt. 2
Region 4/District 6/Office of Highways Project Implementation
Springfield
8/16/178/29/17

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
TechExtCE VI
#42168
Land Acquisition Engineer
Region 4/District 7/Program Development
Highways Project Implementation
Effingham
8/16/178/29/17
CodeExt#42123Highway Maintainer
Mattoon Team/Coles County
District 7
8/16/178/22/17
TechExtLS III
#42137
Senior Survey Crew Chief
Region 4/District 7/Program Development
Highways Project Implementation
Effingham
8/10/178/23/17

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
TechExtLS III
#42160
Senior Survey Crew Chief
Region 5/District 8/Program Development
Highways Project Implementation
Collinsville
8/16/178/29/17

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

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'.