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.

Tech/CodeInt./ExtClassificationJob TitlePosting DateLast Date to Apply
TechExtTM V
#41059
Fiscal Operations Unit Chief
Bureau of Business Services
Office of Finance & Administration
Springfield
7/21/168/3/16
TechExtTM VI
#41067
Senior Metropolitan Planning Manager
Bureau of Planning
Office of Planning & Programming
Springfield
7/21/168/3/16
TechExtCE VII
#41021
Engineer of Day Labor
Bureau of Operations/Day Labor
Office of Highways/Project Implementation
Springfield
7/20/168/2/16
TechExtTM IV 
#41135
Occupant Protection Coordinator
Bureau of Safety Programs Engineering
Office of Program Development
Springfield
7/20/168/2/16
Tech ExemptExtTM VII
#41081
Bureau Chief of Communications Services
Bureau of Communications Services
Office of Communications
Springfield
7/20/168/2/16
TechExtCE V
#41190
Winter Operations Engineer
Bureau of Operations/Office of Highways Project Implementation
Springfield
7/15/167/28/16
TechExtTM V
#41132
Occupational Safety & Health Manager
Bureau of Personnel Management
Office of Finance & Administration
Springfield
7/14/167/27/16

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.

Tech/CodeInt./ExtClassificationJob TitlePosting DateLast Date to Apply
TechExtET IV
#40924
Lead CADD Operator
Office of Highways/Project Implementation
Design/Region 1/District 1/
Schaumburg
7/22/168/4/16
TechExtET IV
#41036
Documentation Compliance Reviewer
Office of Highways/Project Implementation
Local Roads & Streets/Region 1/District 1
Schaumburg
7/22/168/4/16
TechExtTM IV
#40986
District Procurement Manager
Region 1/District 1/Administrative Services
Office of Highways Project Implementation
Schaumburg
7/21/168/3/16

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.

Tech/CodeInt./ExtClassificationJob TitlePosting DateLast Date to Apply
TechExtCE V
#41115
Local Roads Field Liason Engineer
Office of Highways/Project Implementation
Region 2/District 2/Dixon
7/22/168/4/16

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.

Tech/CodeInt./ExtClassificationJob TitlePosting DateLast Date to Apply

No jobs currently advertised

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.

Tech/CodeInt./ExtClassificationJob TitlePosting DateLast Date to Apply

No jobs currently advertised

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.

Tech/CodeInt./ExtClassificationJob TitlePosting DateLast Date to Apply

No jobs currently advertised

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.

Tech/CodeInt./ExtClassificationJob TitlePosting DateLast Date to Apply
CodeInt#41106Highway Maintenance Lead Worker
Litchfield Team/Montgomery County#41108
District 6
7/14/167/27/16

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.

Tech/CodeInt./ExtClassificationJob TitlePosting DateLast Date to Apply

No jobs currently advertised

 

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.

Tech/CodeInt./ExtClassificationJob TitlePosting DateLast Date to Apply
TechExtET I
#40920
CADD Operator Trainee
Region 5/District 8/Program Development
Office of Highways Project Implementation
Collinsville
7/14/167/27/16

 

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.

Tech/CodeInt./ExtClassificationJob TitlePosting DateLast Date to Apply
TechExtET IV
#40891
Roadside Management Specialist
Office of Highways/Operations
Project Implementation
Region 5/District 9/Carbondale
7/22/168/4/16

Legend & Additional Forms

  • Tech - Technical Position - requires PM 1080 form

  • Code - requires CMS 100 form

  • 2Int-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.

  • 1Highway 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'.