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. IDOT files open best using INTERNET EXPLORER.

Tech/CodeInt./ExtClassificationJob TitlePosting DateLast Date to Apply
TechExtEE I
#43147
Electrical Engineer I
Bureau of Design & Environment
Office of Highways Project Implementation
Springfield
10/12/1811/13/18
CodeExt#43160PSA Opt. 8C
Office of Internal Audit
Springfield
10/4/1810/25/18
CodeExt#43161PSA Opt. 8C
Office of Internal Audit
Springfield
10/4/1810/25/18
TechExtCET
#43087
Safety Programs Evaluation Engineer
Bureau of Safety Programs & Engineering
Office of Highways Project Implementation
Springfield
9/25/1810/25/18
TechExtCET
#43108
Safety Design Evaluation Engineer
Bureau of Safety Programs & Engineering
Office of Highways Project Implementation
Springfield
9/25/1810/25/18
TechExtCET
#43111
Materials Investigations Engineer Trainee
Bureau of Materials
Office of Highways Project Implementation
Springfield
9/25/1810/25/18
TechExtCET
#43116
Civil Engineer Trainee
Bureau of Operations
Office of Highways Project Implementation
Springfield
9/25/1810/25/18
TechExtCET
#43133
Assistant Structural Design & Review Trainee
Bureau of Bridges and Structures
Office of Highways Project Implementation
Springfield
9/25/1810/25/18
TechExtCET
#43119
Research Engineer Trainee
Office of Planning & Programming/Bureau of Research
Springfield
9/25/1810/25/18

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. IDOT files open best using INTERNET EXPLORER.

Tech/CodeInt./ExtClassificationJob TitlePosting DateLast Date to Apply
TechExtCE IV
#43098
In-House Studies Project Manager
Highways Project Implementation
Programming/Region 1/District 1
Schaumburg
10/12/1810/25/18
TechExtCE IV
#43101
Senior Design Squad Engineer
Highways Project Implementation
Design/Region 1/District 1
Schaumburg
10/4/1810/18/18
TechExtCE IV
#43104
Area Mixtures Control Supervisor
Highways Project Implementation
Materials/Region 1/District 1
Schaumburg
10/4/1810/18/18
TechExtCET
#43127
Construction Civil Engineer Trainee
Region 1/District 1/Construction
Office of Highways Project Implementation
Schaumburg
9/25/1810/25/18

District 2 Vacancy Announcements

District 2 consists of the following counties: Boone, Carroll, Henry, Jo Daviess, Lee, Ogle, Rock Island, Stephenson, Whiteside and Winnebago.

Click On Job Title for more information. IDOT files open best using INTERNET EXPLORER.

Tech/CodeInt./ExtClassificationJob TitlePosting DateLast Date to Apply
TechExtCET
#43123
Squad Engineer Trainee
Region 2/District 2/Program Development
Office of Highways Project Implementation
Dixon
9/25/1810/25/18
TechExtCET
#43124
Construction Inspection Engineer
Region 2/District 2/Project Implementation
Office of Highways Project Implementation
Dixon
9/25/1810/25/18
CodeExtApplySnow Removal Operator
(Hourly Snowbird) - District 2
8/1/18Open

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. IDOT files open best using INTERNET EXPLORER.

Tech/CodeInt./ExtClassificationJob TitlePosting DateLast Date to Apply
CodeExtApplyWinter Salaried Highway Maintainer
(Monthly Snowbird) - District 3
10/4/1810/18/18
TechExtCET
#43090
Inspector/Assistant to Resident Engineer
Region 2/District 3/Project Implementation
Office of Highways Project Implementation
Ottawa
9/25/1810/25/18
TechExtCET
#43091
Plan Designer
Region 2/District 3/Program Development
Office of Highways Project Implementation
Ottawa
9/25/1810/25/18
CodeExtApplySnow Removal Operator
(Hourly Snowbird) - District 3
8/1/18Open

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. IDOT files open best using INTERNET EXPLORER.

Tech/CodeInt./ExtClassificationJob TitlePosting DateLast Date to Apply
CodeExtApplyWinter Salaried Highway Maintainer
(Monthly Snowbird)
District 4
10/11/1810/24/18
CodeExtApplyWinter Salaried Highway Maintainer
(Monthly Snowbird)
District 4
10/10/1810/23/18
TechExtCET
#43120
Assistant Squad Engineer
Region 3/District 4/Program Development
Office of Highways Project Implementation
Peoria
9/25/1810/25/18
TechExtCET
#43121
Inspector/Assistant Resident Engineer
Region 3/District 4/ Project Implementation
Office of Highways Project Implementation
Peoria
9/251810/25/18
CodeExtApplySnow Removal Operator
(Hourly Snowbird) - District 4
8/1/18Open

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. IDOT files open best using INTERNET EXPLORER.

Tech/CodeInt/ExtClassificationJob Title

Posting
Date

Last Date
to Apply
CodeExtApplyWinter Salaried Highway Maintainer
(Monthly Snowbird) - District 5
10/4/1810/18/18
TechExtCET
#43109
Civil Engineer Trainee
Region 3/District 5/ Project Implementation
Office of Highways Project Implementation
Paris
9/25/1810/25/18
TechExtCET
#43110
Assistant Squad Leader
Region 3/District 5/ Program Development
Office of Highways Project Implementation
Paris
9/25/1810/25/18
CodeExtApplySnow Removal Operator
(Hourly Snowbird) - District 5
8/1/18Open

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. IDOT files open best using INTERNET EXPLORER.

Tech/CodeInt./ExtClassificationJob TitlePosting DateLast Date to Apply
TechExtCET
#43113
Inspector
Region 4/District 6/ Project Implementation
Office of Highways Project Implementation
Springfield
9/25/1810/25/18
TechExtCET
#43114
Studies & Plans Squad Member Trainee
Region 4/District 6/ Program Development
Office of Highways Project Implementation
Springfield
9/25/1810/25/18
CodeExtApplySnow Removal Operator
(Hourly Snowbird) - District 6
8/1/18Open

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. IDOT files open best using INTERNET EXPLORER.

Tech/CodeInt./ExtClassificationJob TitlePosting DateLast Date to Apply
CodeExt#43134Highway Maintainer
Effingham County/Bridge Inspection
District 7
10/12/1810/18/18
TechExtCET
#43082
Studies & Plans Squad Member Trainee
Region 4/District 7/Program Development
Office of Highways Project Implementation
Effingham
9/25/1810/25/18
TechExtCET
#43083
Inspector
Region 4/District 7/Project Implementation
Office of Highways Project Implementation
Effingham
9/25/1810/25/18
CodeExtApplySnow Removal Operator
(Hourly Snowbird) - District 7
8/1/18Open

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. IDOT files open best using INTERNET EXPLORER.

Tech/CodeInt./ExtClassificationJob TitlePosting DateLast Date to Apply
CodeExt#43158Ferry Operator I - 80%
Jersey County/Brussels Ferry
District 8
10/15/1810/26/18
CodeExt#43156Bridge Mechanic
Calhoun County/Hardin Bridge
District 8
10/12/1810/25/18
CodeExt#43155Deck Hand - 100%
Calhoun County/Kampsville Ferry
District 8
10/12/1810/25/18
CodeExt#43154Deck Hand -80%
Calhoun County/Kampsville Ferry
District 8
10/12/1810/25/18
CodeInt#43142Highway Maintenance Lead Worker
St. Clair County/Belleville Yard
District 8
10/12/1810/25/18
CodeInt#43141Highway Maintenance Lead Worker
Madison County/Troy Yard
District 8
10/12/1810/25/18
CodeExt#43004Ferry Operator I - 100%
Calhoun County/Kampsville Ferry
District 8
10/12/1810/25/18
TechExtCE VI
#43149
Construction Engineer
Highways Project Implementation
Project Implementation/Region 5/District 8
Collinsville
10/12/1810/25/18
TechExtCET
#43125
Design Trainee
Region 5/District 8/Program Development
Office of Highways Project Implementation
Collinsville
9/25/1810/25/18
TechExtCET
#43126
Inspector/Assistant Resident Engineer (Trainee)
Region 5/District 8/Project Implementation
Office of Highways Project Implementation
Collinsville
9/25/1810/25/18
CodeExtApplySnow Removal Operator
(Hourly Snowbird) - District 8
8/1/18Open

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. IDOT files open best using INTERNET EXPLORER.

Tech/CodeInt./ExtClassificationJob TitlePosting DateLast Date to Apply
CodeExtApplyWinter Salaried Highway Maintainer
(Monthly Snowbird)
District 9
10/11/1810/24/18
TechExtCET
#43112
Inspection Engineer Trainee
Region 5/District 9/Project Implementation
Office of Highways Project Implementation
Carbondale
9/25/1810/25/18
CodeExtApplySnow Removal Operator
(Hourly Snowbird) - District 9
8/1/18Open

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'.