Employment

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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

 

Need to know what Region or District you live in? Region and District Map

 

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
TechExt#44304
TM V
Records and Information Management Unit Chief
Office of Finance and Administration
Bureau of Business Services
Springfield
9/28/2010/9/20
TechExt#44262
TM III

Records and Information Management Liaison
Office of Finance and Administration
Bureau of Business Services
Springfield

9/28/2010/9/20
TechExt#44263
TM IV
Electronic Records and Information Specialist
Office of Finance and Administration
Bureau of Business Services
Springfield
9/28/2010/9/20
TechExt#44629
TM V
Employee Assistance Specialist
Office of Finance and Administration
Bureau of Personnel Management
Springfield
9/28/2010/9/20
TechExt#44495
TM III
Transit Operating Project Manager-Southern
Bureau of Transit Operations
Office of Intermodal Project Implementation
Springfield
9/25/2010/8/20
CodeExt#44244Office Specialist Option 1
Bureau of Investigations and Compliance
Office of Finance and Administration
Springfield
9/16/209/29/20
TechExt#44330
TM II
Local Agency Analyst
Office of Planning & Programming / Bureau of Data Collection / Springfield
9/16/209/29/20
TechExt#44331
TM III
Law Enforcement Special Projects Analyst
Office of Planning & Programming / Bureau of Data Collection / Springfield
9/16/209/29/20
TechExt#44332
TM III
Local Agency and Training Specialist
Office Planning and Programming / Bureau of Data Collection / Springfield
9/16/209/29/20
TechExt#44333
TM III
Data Analysis Specialist
Office of Planning and Programming / Bureau of Data Collection / Springfield
9/16/209/29/20
TechExt#44591
CET

Assistant Structural Design and Review Trainee
Bureau of Bridges and Structures
Office of Highways Project Implementation
Springfield

8/17/2011/16/20
TechExt#44594
CET

Geotechnical Engineer Trainee
Bureau of Bridges and Structures
Office of Highways Project Implementation
Springfield

8/17/2011/16/20
TechExt#44597
CET

 Hydraulics Engineer Trainee
Bureau of Bridges and Structures
Office of Highways Project Implementation
Springfield

8/17/2011/16/20
TechExt#44603
CET

Safety Design Evaluation Engineer
Bureau of Safety Programs and Engineering
Office of Highways Project Implementation
Springfield

8/17/2011/16/20
TechExt#44606
CET 

Safety Programs Evaluation Engineer
Bureau of Safety Programs and Engineering
Office of Highways Project Implementation
Springfield

8/17/2011/16/20
TechExt#44609
CET 

Civil Engineer Trainee
Bureau of Operations
Office of Highways Project Implementation
Springfield

8/17/2011/16/20
TechExt#44612
CET 

Investigations Engineer Trainee
Bureau of Materials
Office of Highways Project Implementation
Springfield

8/17/2011/16/20

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
TechExt#44306
ET V

Quality Assurance Manager
Region 1/District 1/Bureau of Materials
Office of Highways Project Implementation

9/29/2010/13/20
TechExt#44499
ET IV

Pre-Cast/Pre-Stressed Concrete Inspector
Region 1/District 1/Bureau of Materials
Office of Highways Project ImplementationImplementation
Schaumburg

9/25/2010/8/20
TechExt#44500
CE III

Estimator
Region 1/District 1/Bureau of Design
Office of Highways Project Implementation
Schaumburg

9/25/2010/8/20
TechExt#44679
CE VII

Bureau Chief of Materials
Region 1/District 1/Bureau of Materials
Office of Highways Project Implementation
Schaumburg

9/25/2010/8/20
CodeExt#44322

Reproduction Services Technician I
Region 1/District 1/Bureau of Administrative Services
Office of Highways Project Implementation
Schaumburg

9/16/209/29/20
TechExt#44622
CET
Civil Engineer Trainee
Region 1/District 1/Bureau of Construction
Office of Highways Project Implementation
Schaumburg
8/17/2011/16/20

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
CodeExtApply
CMS 284A
CMS 284B

Winter Salaried Highway Maintainer
(Monthly Snowbird) - District 2

9/28/2010/8/20
CodeExt#44097

Executive Secretary III, Opt. 2
Region 2/District 2/Executive
Office of Highways Project Implementation
Dixon

9/17/209/30/20
TechExt#44559
CET

Squad Engineer Trainee
Region 2/District 2/Bureau of Program Development
Office of Highways Project Implementation
Dixon

8/17/2011/16/20
TechExt#44562
CET
Construction Inspection Engineer
Region 2/District 2/Bureau of Project Implementation
Office of Highways Project Implementation
Dixon
8/17/2011/16/20
CodeExtApply
CMS 284A
CMS 284B
SNOW REMOVAL OPERATOR
(HOURLY SNOWBIRD)
District 2
8/3/20OPEN

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
TechExt#44565
CET
Plan Designer
Region 2/District 3/Bureau of Program Development
Office of Highways Project Implementation
Ottawa
8/17/2011/16/20
TechExt#44568
CET

Inspector/Assistant to Resident Engineer
Region 2/District 3/Bureau of Project Implemenation
Office of Highways Project Implementation
Ottawa

8/17/2011/16/20
CodeExtApply
CMS 284A
CMS 284B
SNOW REMOVAL OPERATOR
(HOURLY SNOWBIRD)
District 3
8/3/20OPEN

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
TechExt#44502
ET III

Resident Technician/Inspector
Region 3/District 4/Bureau of Project Implementation
Peoria

9/25/2010/8/20
TechExt

#44570
CET

Inspector/Assistant Resident Engineer Trainee
Region 3/District 4/Project Implementation
Office of Highways Project Implementation
Peoria

8/17/2011/16/20
CodeExtApply
CMS 284A
CMS 284B
SNOW REMOVAL OPERATOR
(HOURLY SNOWBIRD)
District 4
8/3/20OPEN

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
TechExt#44579
CET

Assistant Squad Engineer Trainee
Region 3/District 5/Program Development
Office of Highways Project Implementation
Paris

8/17/2011/16/20
TechExt#44576
CET

Civil Engineer Trainee
Region 3/District 5/Program Development
Office of Highways Project Implementation
Paris

8/17/2011/16/20
CodeExtApply
CMS 284A
CMS 284B
SNOW REMOVAL OPERATOR
(HOURLY SNOWBIRD)
District 5
8/3/20OPEN

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
TechExt#44583
CET
Inspector
Region 4/District 6/Bureau of Project Implementation
Office of Highways Project Implementation
Springfield
8/17/2011/16/20
TechExt#44586
CET

Studies & Plans Squad Member Trainee
Region 4/District 6/Bureau of Program Development
Office of Highways Project Implementation
Springfield

8/17/2011/16/20
CodeExtApply
CMS 284A
CMS 284B
SNOW REMOVAL OPERATOR
(HOURLY SNOWBIRD)
District 6
8/3/20OPEN

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
TechExt#44588
CET
Studies & Plans Squad Member Trainee
Region 4/District 7/Program Development
Office of Highways Project Implementation
Effingham
8/17/2011/16/20
CodeExtApply
CMS 284A
CMS 284B
SNOW REMOVAL OPERATOR
(HOURLY SNOWBIRD)
District 7
8/3/20OPEN

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#44351Deck Hand 100%
Calhoun County/Kampsville Ferry
District 8
9/18/2010/1/20
CodeExt#44352Deck Hand 80%
Calhoun County/Kampsville Ferry
District 8
9/18/2010/1/20
CodeExt#44353Deck Hand 80%
Jersey County/Brussels Ferry
District 8
9/18/2010/1/20
CodeExt#44520Bridge Tender 100%
Calhoun County/Joe Page Lift Bridge
District 8
9/18/2010/1/20
CodeExtApply
CMS 284A
CMS 284B
Winter Salaried Highway Maintainer
(Monthly Snowbird) - District 8
9/16/209/29/20
TechExt#44696
ET III
Miscellaneous Products Inspector
Region 5/District 8/Project Implementation
Office of Highways Project Implementation
Collinsville
9/16/209/29/20
CodeExt#44326Executive Secretary I, Opt. 2
Region 5/District 8/Project Impelementation
Office of Highways Project Implementation
Collinsville
9/16/209/29/20
TechExt#44615
CET
Inspector/Assistant Resident Engineer Trainee
Region 5/District 8/Project Implementation
Office of Highways Project Implementation
Collinsville
8/17/2011/16/20
TechExt#44618
CET

Design Trainee
Region 5/District 8/Program Development
Office of Highways Project Implementation
Collinsville

8/17/2011/16/20
CodeExtApply
CMS 284A
CMS 284B
SNOW REMOVAL OPERATOR
(HOURLY SNOWBIRD)
District 8
8/3/20OPEN

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
CodeExt#44323Storekeeper II
Region 5/District 9/Operations
Office of Highways Project Implementation
Carbondale
9/16/209/29/20
CodeExtApply
CMS 284A
CMS 284B
SNOW REMOVAL OPERATOR
(HOURLY SNOWBIRD)
District 9
8/3/20OPEN

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.

NOTE: IDOT PDF forms can be opened directly when using Internet Explorer. If using a different web browser (Google Chrome, Mozilla FireFox), right-click the form link and select “Save link as…” to download a working copy.  PDF forms are currently not compatible with mobile or Apple (iOS) devices.

  • Tech - Technical Position - requires PM 1080 form

  • Code - requires CMS 100 form

  • Int-Only permanent IDOT employees can apply - Bid Form (PM 12B)

  • Bid Form for RC019 Transfer & Voluntary Reduction - PM 12C

  • 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'.