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
TechExtApply 
CMS 284A
CMS 284B
Seasonal Engineering Technician Intern
Bureau of Safety Programs & Engineering
2/22/183/14/18
TechExtApply 
CMS 284A
CMS 284B
Seasonal Engineering Technician Intern
Bureau of Research
2/22/183/14/18
TechExtApply 
CMS 284A
CMS 284B
Seasonal Engineering Technician Intern
Bureau of Operations
2/22/183/14/18
TechExtApply 
CMS 284A
CMS 284B
Seasonal Engineering Technician Intern
Bureau of Materials
2/22/183/14/18
TechExtApply 
CMS 284A
CMS 284B
Seasonal Engineering Technician Intern
Bureau of Design & Environment
2/22/183/14/18
TechExtET IV
#42345
Senior Nuclear Instrumentation Technician
Bureau of Materials
Highways Project Implementation
Springfield
2/22/183/7/18
TechExtTM IV
#42664
Budget & Finance Manager
Bureau of Information Processing
Office of Finance & Administration
Springfield
2/21/183/6/18
TechExtCET
#42568
Rail Safety Engineering Trainee
Bureau of Safety Programs & Engineering
Office of Program Development
Springfield
2/16/183/16/18
TechExtCET
#42563
Safety Programs Evaluation Engineer
Bureau of Safety Programs & Engineering
Office of Program Development
Springfield
2/16/183/16/18
TechExtCET
#42542
Materials Investigation Engineer Trainee
Bureau of Materials
Highways Project Implementation
Springfield
2/16/183/16/18
TechExtCET
#42567
Geotechnical Engineer Trainee
Bureau of Bridges & Structures
Office of Program Development
Springfield
2/16/183/16/18
TechExtCET
#42533
Hydraulics Engineer Trainee
Bureau of Bridges & Structures
Office of Program Development
Springfield
2/16/183/16/18
TechExtCET
#42532
Assistant Structural Design & Review Trainee
Bureau of Bridges & Structures
Office of Program Development
Springfield
2/16/183/16/18
TechExtCE V
#42526
Hydraulics Group Engineer
Bureau of Bridges & Structures
Office of Program Development
Springfield
2/13/182/27/18

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
TechExtApply
CMS 284A
CMS 284B
Seasonal Engineering Technician Intern
District 1
2/22/183/14/18
TechExtCE VI
#42674
Hydraulics Section Chief
Highways Project Implementation
Programming/Region 1/District 1
Schaumburg
2/21/183/6/18
TechExtCET
#42541
Construction Civil Engineer Trainee
Region 1/District 1/Construction
Office of Highways Project Implementation
Schaumburg
2/16/183/16/18

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
TechExtApply
CMS 284A
CMS 284B
Seasonal Engineering Technician Intern
District 2
2/22/183/24/18
TechExtCET
#42540
Construction Inspection Engineer
Region 2/District 2/Project Implementation
Office of Highways Project Implementation
Dixon
2/16/183/16/18

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
TechExtApply
CMS 284A
CMS 284B
Seasonal Engineering Technician Intern
District 3
2/22/183/24/18
TechExtCET
#42543
Plan Designer
Region 2/District 3/Program Development
Office of Highways Project Implementation
Ottawa
2/16/183/16/18
TechExtCET
#42544
Inspector/Assistant to Resident Engineer
Region 2/District 3/Project Implementation
Office of Highways Project Implementation
Ottawa
2/16/183/16/18

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
TechExtApply
CMS 284A
CMS 284B
Seasonal Engineering Technician Intern
District 4
2/22/183/14/18
TechExtCET
#42538
Assistant Squad Engineer
Region 3/District 4/Program Development
Office of Highways Project Implementation
Peoria
2/16/183/16/18
TechExtCET
#42539
Inspector/Assistant Resident Engineer
Region 3/District 4/ Project Implementation
Office of Highways Project Implementation
Peoria
2/16/183/16/18
TechExtET V
#42586
Implementation Support Supervisor
Region 3/District 4/Project Implementation
Office of Highways Project Implementation
Peoria
2/13/182/27/18
TechExtET IV
#42588
Access Permits Technician
Region 3/District 4/Bureau of Operations
Office of Highways Project Implementation
Peoria
2/13/182/27/18

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
TechExtApply
CMS 284A
CMS 284B
Seasonal Engineering Technician Intern
District 5
2/22/183/24/18
TechExtCET
#42536
Civil Engineer Trainee
Region 3/District 5/ Project Implementation
Office of Highways Project Implementation
Paris
2/16/183/16/18
TechExtCET
#42537
Studies & Plans Civil Engineer Trainee
Region 3/District 5/ Program Development
Office of Highways Project Implementation
Paris

2/16/18

3/16/18

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
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CMS 284A
CMS 284B

Seasonal Engineering Technician Intern
District 6
2/22/183/14/18
TechExtCET
#42535
Studies & Plans Squad Member Trainee
Region 4/District 6/ Program Development
Office of Highways Project Implementation
Springfield
2/16/183/16/18
TechExtCET
#42545
Inspector
Region 4/District 6/ Project Implementation
Office of Highways Project Implementation
Springfield
2/16/183/16/18
TechIntCE V
#42580
Supervising Field Engineer
Region 4/District 6/Project Implementation
Office of Highways Project Implementation
Springfield
2/13/182/27/18

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
TechExtApply
CMS 284A
CMS 284B
Seasonal Engineering Technician Intern
District 7
2/22/183/24/18
TechExtET I
#42571
Construction Technician
Highways Project Implementation
Project Implementation/Region 4/District 7
Effingham
2/21/183/6/18

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
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CMS 284A
CMS 284B

Seasonal Engineering Technician Intern
District 8
2/22/183/14/18
TechExtCET
#42534
Inspector/Assistant Resident Engineer (Trainee)
Region 5/District 8/Project Implementation
Highways Project Implementation
Collinsville
2/16/183/16/18

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
TechExtApply
CMS 284A
CMS 284B
Seasonal Engineering Technician Intern
District 9
2/22/183/24/18
TechExtLS III
#42547
Senior Survey Crew Chief
Region 5/District 9/Program Development
Highways Project Implementation
Carbondale
2/13/182/27/18

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'.