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
#42791
Local Planning & Programming Manager
Office of Planning & Programming
Bureau of Local Roads & Streets
Springfield
6/19/187/2/18
TechExtCET
#42914
Airport Construction Engineer Trainee
Bureau of Airport Engineering
Office of Intermodal Project Implementation
Springfield
6/19/187/2/18
TechExtCET
#42915
Material Investigations Engineer Trainee
Bureau of Materials
Office of Highways Project Implementation
Springfield
6/19/187/2/18
TechIntTM VI
#42797
Certification Section Manager
Bureau of Small Business Enterprises
Office of Business & Workforce Diversity
Springfield
6/14/186/27/18
TechExtET V
#42822
Bridge Management Group Technician
Bureau of Bridges & Structures
Highways Project Implementation
Springfield
6/14/186/27/18
TechExtTM IV
#42895
Transit Operating Program
Manager-Southern
Bureau of Transit Operations
Office of Intermodal Project Implementation
Springfield
6/14/186/27/18
CodeExt#42916Accountant Advanced
Bureau of Business Services
Office of Finance and Administration
Springfield
6/12/186/25/18
CodeExt#42859Accountant Advanced
Bureau of Aeronautics
Office of Intermodal Project Implementation
Springfield
6/12/186/25/18
TechExtTM VI
#42888
Crash Information Section Manager
Office of Planning & Programming/Bureau of Data Collection
Springfield
6/12/186/25/18
TechIntTM V
#42894
Traffic Statistics Unit Manager
Office of Planning & Programming/Bureau of Data Collection
Springfield
6/12/186/25/18
CodeExt#42897Public Service Administrator, Opt 9B
Office of Internal Audit
Springfield
6/12/186/25/18
CodeExt#42899Public Service Administrator, Opt 2
Office of Internal Audit
Springfield
6/12/186/25/18

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
TechExtCE V
#42908
Area Bridge Inspection Engineer
Region 1/District 1/Maintenance
Office of Highways Project Implementation
Elk Grove
6/12/186/25/18

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
TechIntET V
#42912
Implementation Support Technician
Highways Project Implementation
Project Implementation/Region 2/District 3
Ottawa
6/13/186/26/18

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

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
TechExtCE IV
#42918
Senior Resident Engineer
Highways Project Implementation
Project Implementation/Region 3/District 5
Paris
6/14/186/27/18

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
TechExtCE III
#42901
Studies & Plans Team Engineer
Highways Project Implementation
Program Development/Region 4/District 6
Springfield
6/14/186/27/18

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
ExtTechCE IV
#42932
Senior Project Squad Leader
Region 4/District 7/Program Development
Office of Highways Project Implementation
Effingham
6/12/186/25/18

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
TechIntCE V
#42920
Operations Field Engineer
Highways Project Implementation
Operations/Region 5/District 8
Collinsville
6/19/187/2/18
TechExtET IV
#42853
Utilities/Railroads/Permits Technician
Highways Project Implementation
Program Development/Region 5/District 8
Collinsville
6/14/186/27/18
TechExtET I
#42903
Junior Construction Inspector
Region 5/District 8/Project Implementation
Office of Highways Project Implementation
Collinsville
6/12/186/25/18

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

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

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'.