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
TechIntTM IV
#41261
Finance Manager
Bureau of Investigations & Compliance
Office of Finance & Administration
Springfield
4/19/175/2/17
TechExtTM I
#41835
Outreach Materials Coordinator
Bureau of Safety Programs & Engineering
Office of Program Development
Springfield
4/18/175/1/17
TechExtCE VIII
#41194
Bureau Chief of Airport Engineering
Aeronautics/Office of Intermodal Project Implementation
Springfield
4/18/175/1/17
TechExtTM IV
#41779
Supportive Services Program Manager
Bureau of Small Business Enterprises
Office of Business & Workforce Diversity
Springfield
4/17/174/28/17
TechExtTM III
#41781
Administrative Support Manager
Bureau of Small Business Enterprises
Office of Business & Workforce Diversity
Springfield
4/17/174/28/17
TechExtTM IV
#41842
Transit Operating Program Manager-Southern
Bureau of Transit Operations
Office of Intermodal Project Implementation
Springfield
4/17/174/28/17
TechExtTM IV
#41481
Sector I (Northern) Cycle Rider Safety Coordinator
Bureau of Safety Programs & Engineering
Office of Program Development
Springfield
4/13/174/26/17
CodeExt#41352Office Assistant, Opt 1
Bureau of Business Services
Office of Finance & Administration
Springfield
4/11/174/24/17
CodeExt#41775Office Assistant, Opt 2
Bureau of Investigations & Compliance
Office of Finance & Administration
Springfield
4/11/174/24/17
TechIntET V
#41265
Aggregate Testing Supervisor
Bureau of Materials
Highways Project Implementation
Springfield
4/10/174/21/17
TechExtApply
CMS284A
CMS284B
Seasonal Technician Trainee Intern
Office of Business & Workforce Diversity/Bureau of Civil Rights
Springfield
4/10/174/21/17
TechExtApply
CMS284A
CMS284B
Seasonal Technician Trainee Intern
Office of Finance & Administration/Bureau of Business Services
Springfield
4/10/174/21/17
TechExtApply
CMS284A
CMS284B
Seasonal Technician Trainee Intern
Office of Program Development/Bureau of Land Acquisition
Springfield
4/10/174/21/17
TechExtApply
CMS284A
CMS284B
Seasonal Technician Trainee Intern
Office of Program Development/Bureau of Design & Environment
Springfield
4/10/174/21/17
TechExtApply
CMS284A
CMS284B
Seasonal Technician Trainee Intern
Office of Planning & Programming/Bureau of Research
Springfield
4/10/174/21/17
TechExtApply
CMS284A
CMS284B
Seasonal Technician Trainee Intern
Office of Planning & Programming/Bureau of Data Collection
Springfield
4/10/174/21/17
TechExtApply
CMS284A
CMS284B
Seasonal Technician Trainee Intern
Office of Highways Project Implementation/Bureau of Operations
Springfield
4/10/174/21/17
TechExtApply
CMS284A
CMS284B
Seasonal Technician Trainee Intern
Office of Chief Counsel (Sangamon County)/Legal Services
Springfield
4/10/174/21/17
TechExtTM V
#41446
MFT Program Manager
Bureau of Local Roads & Streets
Office of Program Development
Springfield
4/7/174/20/17

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
TechExtTM IV
#41369
Assistant to the Regional IT Manager
Bureau of Information Processing
Office of Finance & Administration
Schaumburg
4/11/174/24/17
TechExtApply
CMS284A
CMS284B
Seasonal Technician Trainee Intern
Office of Finance & Administration
Chicago
4/10/174/21/17
TechExtApply
CMS284A
CMS284B
Seasonal Technician Trainee Intern
Region 1/District 1/Construction
Office of Highways Project Implementation
Schaumburg
4/10/174/21/17
TechExtApply
CMS284A
CMS284B
Seasonal Technician Trainee Intern
Office of Intermodal Project Implementation
Chicago
4/10/174/21/17
TechExtApply
CMS284A
CMS284B
Seasonal Technician Trainee Intern
Office of Chief Counsel (Cook County)/Legal Services
Chicago
4/10/174/21/17
TechExtTM V
#41617
Equipment Specialist
Office of Intermodal Project Implementation
Chicago
4/7/174/20/17
TechExtTM VII
#41864
Bureau Chief of Land Acquisition
Region1/District 1/Land Acquisition
Highways Project Implementation
Schaumburg
3/30/174/19/17

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

#41757


Office Specialist, Opt 2
Region 2/District 2/Administrative Services
Business Services
Dixon
4/11/174/24/17
TechExtApply
CMS284A
CMS284B
Seasonal Technician Trainee Intern
Region 2/District 2/Project Implementation
Office of Highways Project Implementation
Dixon
4/10/174/21/17
CodeExt#41351Human Resource Associate, Opt 1
Administrative Services
Region 2/District 2/Dixon
4/7/174/20/17

District 3 Vacancy Announcements

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

Click On Job Title for more information.

Tech/CodeInt./ExtClassificationJob TitlePosting DateLast Date to Apply
CodeExt#41879Office Assistant, Opt 2
Administrative Services
Region 2/District 3/Ottawa
4/18/175/1/17
CodeExt#41880Executive Secretary I, Opt 2
Project Implementation
Region 2/District 3/Ottawa
4/1875/1/17
CodeExt#41854Highway Maintainer
Bridge Crew/LaSalle County
D3
4/13/174/19/17
TechExtApply
CMS284A
CMS284B
Seasonal Technician Trainee Intern
Region 2/District 3/Project Implementation
Office of Highways Project Implementation
Ottawa
4/10/174/21/17

District 4 Vacancy Announcements

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

Click On Job Title for more information.

Tech/CodeInt./ExtClassificationJob TitlePosting DateLast Date to Apply
TechExtApply
CMS284A
CMS284B
Seasonal Technician Trainee Intern
Region 3/District 4/Project Implementation
Office of Highways Project Implementation
Peoria
4/10/174/21/17

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
TechExtApply
CMS284A
CMS284B
Seasonal Technician Trainee Intern
Region 3/District 5/Project Implementation
Office of Highways Project Implementation
Paris
4/10/174/21/17
TechExtCE V
#41717
Geotechnical Engineer
Project Implementation/Highways
Region 3/District 5/Paris

4/7/17

4/20/17

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
CodeExt#418556 Month Temporary Highway Maintainer
Springfield Sign Shop/Sangamon County
District 6
4/14/174/27/17
CodeExt#418566 Month Temporary Highway Maintainer
Quincy Sign Shop/Adams County
District 6
4/14/174/27/17
CodeExt#41868Highway Maintainer
Quincy Sign Shop/Adams County
D6
4/13/174/19/17
TechExtApply
CMS284A
CMS284B
Seasonal Technician Trainee Intern
Region 4/District 6/Project Implementation
Office of Highways Project Implementation
Springfield
4/10/174/21/17

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.

Click On Job Title for more information.

Tech/CodeInt./ExtClassificationJob TitlePosting DateLast Date to Apply
CodeExt#41853Highway Maintainer
Browns Team/Wabash County
District 7
4/14/174/20/17
CodeExt#41545Executive Secretary I, Opt. 2
Region 4/District 7/Program Development
Highways Project Implementation
Effingham
4/10/174/21/17
TechExtApply
CMS284A
CMS284B
Seasonal Technician Trainee Intern
Region 4/District 7/Project Implementation
Office of Highways Project Implementation
Effingham
4/10/174/21/17

District 8 Vacancy Announcements

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

Click On Job Title for more information.

Tech/CodeInt./ExtClassificationJob TitlePosting DateLast Date to Apply
CodeExt#41857Highway Maintainer
Nashville Team/Washington County
District 8
4/14/174/20/17
CodeExt#41858Highway Maintainer
Wood River Team/Madison County
District 8
4/14/174/20/17
CodeExt#41859Highway Maintainer
Hamel Team/Madison County
District 8
4/14/174/20/17
CodeExt#41860Highway Maintainer
Emergency Traffic Patrol/St. Clair County
District 8
4/14/174/20/17
CodeExt#41861Highway Maintainer
Columbia Team/Monroe County
District 8
4/14/174/20/17
CodeExt#41862Highway Maintainer
East St. Louis Team/St. Clair County
District 8
4/14/174/20/17
TechIntET IV
#40913
Prestress/Pipe Plant & Masonry Inspector
Region 5/District 8/Project Implementation
OHPI
Collinsville
4/13/174/26/17
CodeExt#41353Executive Secretary I, Opt. 2
Region 5/District 8/Program Development
Highways Project Implementation
Collinsville
4/10/174/21/17
TechExtApply
CMS284A
CMS284B
Seasonal Technician Trainee Intern
Region 5/District 8/Project Implementation
Office of Highways Project Implementation
Collinsville
4/10/174/21/17
TechIntET V
#40911
Mixtures Control Supervisor
Highways Project Implementation
Region 5/District 8/Collinsville
4/7/174/20/17

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.

Click On Job Title for more information.

Tech/CodeInt./ExtClassificationJob TitlePosting DateLast Date to Apply
CodeExt#41878

Executive Secretary, Opt 2
Highways Project Implementation
Operations/Region 5/District 9
Collinsville

4/17/174/28/17
TechExtApply
CMS284A
CMS284B
Seasonal Technician Trainee Intern
Region 5/District 9/Project Implementation
Office of Highways Project Implementation
Carbondale
4/10/174/21/17

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'.