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
TechExtTM VI
#42546
Financial Services Section Chief
Bureau of Business Services
Office Finance & Administration
Springfield
1/19/182/1/18
CodeExt#42499Office Specialist, Opt 1
Bureau of Investigations & Compliance
Office of Finance & Administration
1/19/182/1/18
TechExtCE VIII
#42608
Engineer of Design & Environment
Bureau of Design & Environment
Office of Program Development
Springfield
1/19/182/8/18
TechExtTM V
#42566
MCSAP Compliance Unit Manager (Central/Southern)
Bureau of Investigations & Compliance
Office of Finance & Administration
Springfield
1/17/181/30/18
CodeExt#42524Office Administrator IV, Opt. 2
Bureau of Operations/Day Labor
Highways Project Implementation
Springfield
1/17/181/30/18
CodeExt#42525Office Coordinator, Opt 2
Bureau of Small Business
Office of Business & Workforce Diversity
Springfield
1/17/181/30/18
TechExtTM IV
#42294
(3 positions)
Senior Internet/Intranet Support Specialist
Bureau of Information Processing
Office of Finance and Administration
Springfield
1/16/181/29/18
CodeExt#42214Office Coordinator, Opt. 2
Bureau of Land Acquisition
Office of Program Development
Springfield
1/16/181/29/18
TechExtET IV
#42417
Agreement Analyst
Bureau of Local Roads & Streets
Office of Program Development
Springfield
1/16/181/29/18
CodeExt#42549Office Associate, Opt 2
Office of Planning & Programming/Bureau of Data Collection
Springfield
1/16/181/29/18
CodeExt#42136Office Assistant, Opt. 2
Bureau of Bridges & Structures
Office of Program Development
Springfield
1/10/181/24/18
TechExtTM V
#42344
Safety Projects Manager
Bureau of Safety Programs & Engineering
Office of Program Development
Springfield
1/10/181/24/18
TechExtET IV
#42416
Senior CADD Technician
Bureau of Bridges & Structures
Office of Program Development
Springfield
1/10/181/24/18
TechExtTM V
#42431
MFT Program Manager
Bureau of Local Roads & Streets
Office of Program Development
Springfield
1/10/181/24/18
CodeExt#42450Reproduction Services Technician III
Office of Finance & Administration/Bureau of Business Services
Springfield
1/10/181/24/18
TechExtCET
#42427
Airport Construction Engineer Trainee
Aeronautics/Bureau of Airport Engineering
Office of Intermodal Project Implementation
Springfield
12/22/171/23/18
TechExtCET
#42428
Airport Planning Engineer & Environmental Specialist
Aeronautics/Bureau of Airport Engineering
Office of Intermodal Project Implementation
Springfield
12/22/171/23/18
TechExtCET
#42429
Assistant Design Engineer Trainee
Aeronautics/Bureau of Airport Engineering
Office of Intermodal Project Implementation
Springfield
12/22/171/23/18

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
CodeExt#42552Bridge Tender (100%)
Bridge Maintenance/Moveable Bridge
Will County
District 1
1/16/181/29/18
CodeExt#42523Highway Maintainer
Emergency Traffic Patrol/Cook County/Zone 1
District 1
1/16/181/22/18
CodeExt#42560Highway Maintainer
Bridge Maintenance/Cook County/Zone 5
District 1
1/16/181/22/18

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

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
CodeExt#42442Executive Secretary I, Opt 2
Bureau of Program Development
Region 2/District 3/Ottawa

1/19/182/1/18
TechIntCE V
#42420
Area Supervising Field Engineer
Highways Project Implementation
Project Implementation/Region 2/District 3
Ottawa
1/17/181/30/18

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
TechExtET I
#42408
Inspector
Region 3/District 4/Project Implementation
Highways Project Implementation
Peoria
1/10/181/24/18

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 III
#42396
Hot Mix Asphalt Technician
Region 3/District 5/Project Implementation
Office of Highways Project Implementation
Paris

1/10/18

1/24/18
CodeExt#42475Account Technician I
Region 3/District 5/Administrative Services
Highways Project Implementation
Paris

1/10/18

1/24/18
TechExtRS IV
#42422
Land Acquisition Manager
Region 3/District 5/Program Development
Highways Project Implementation
Paris

1/10/18

1/24/18

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
TechExtET I
#42498
Studies & Plans Technician
Highways Project Implementation
Program Development/Region 4/District 6
Springfield
1/19/182/1/18
TechExtCET
#42564
Studies & Plans Squad Member Trainee
Region 4/District 6/Program Development
Office of Highways Project Implementation
Springfield
1/12/182/9/18
TechExtTM II
#42399
Contract Compliance Specialist
Region4/District 6/Executive Office
Office of Highways Project Implementation
Springfield
1/10/181/24/18

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

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 I
#42451
Regional Applications Assistant
Office of Finance & Administration/Bureau of Information Processing
Collinsville
1/10/181/24/18

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./ExtClassificationJob TitlePosting DateLast Date to Apply
TechExtET IV
#42424
Equipment Technician
Region 5/District 9/Operations
Highways Project Implementation
Carbondale
1/10/181/24/18

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'.