Employment

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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.

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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 IV
#42157
Senior IT Procurement Analyst
Bureau of Business Services
Office of Finance & Administration
Springfield
7/24/178/4/17
TechExtTM III
#41472
Software Support and Training Coordinator
Bureau of Information Processing
Office of Finance & Administration
Springfield
7/21/178/3/17
TechExtChemist III
#41475
Senior Chemist
Bureau of Materials
Highways Project Implementation
Springfield
7/21/178/3/17
TechIntTM V
#41919
Operations Equipment Manager
Bureau of Operations
Highways Project Implementation
Springfield
7/21/178/3/17
CodeExt#42091Public Service Administrator, Opt 8C
Office Internal Audit
Springfield
7/20/178/2/17
TechExtCE IV
#42141
Senior Hydraulics Engineer
Bureau of Bridges & Structures
Office of Program Development
Springfield
7/20/178/2/17
TechExtET IV
#42102
Chief Computer Coding Specialist
Office of Program Development
Bureau of Design & Environment
Springfield
7/19/178/1/17
Tech ExtCE VI
#42104
Safety Design Unit Chief
Office of Program Development
Bureau of Safety Programs & Engineering
Springfield
7/19/178/1/17
TechExtCE VI
#42105
Engineer of Road/Bridges Repairs
Bureau of Operations/Day Labor
Highways Project Implementation
Springfield
7/18/177/31/17
TechIntET V
#42106
Prequalification Analyst
Bureau of Construction
Highways Project Implementation
Springfield
7/18/177/31/17
TechExtET V
#42072
Aggregate Testing Supervisor
Bureau of Materials
Highways Project Implementation
Springfield
7/14/177/27/17
TechExtCE VI
#42130
Southern Construction Quality Engineer
Bureau of Investigation & Compliance
Office of Finance & Administration
Springfield
7/14/177/27/17
TechExtET IV
#42023
GIS Support Technician
Bureau of Design & Environment/Office of Program Development
Springfield
7/11/177/24/17
TechExtCE VI
#42109
Weight Enforcement Engineer
Bureau of Operations/Office of Highways Project Implementation
Springfield
7/11/177/24/17
Tech ExtCE III
#42056
Safety Programs Evaluation Services Engineer
Bureau of Safety Programs & Engineering
Office of Program Development
Springfield
7/10/177/21/17
TechExtET IV
#42053
Highway-Railway Crossing Safety Technician
Bureau of Safety Programs & Engineering
Office of Program Development
Springfield
7/10/177/21/17
TechExtTM IV
#41621
Traffic Incident Management Coordinator
Highways Project Implementation
Bureau of Operations
Springfield
7/10/177/21/17
TechExtTM IV
#41620
Operations Communications Center Manager
Bureau of Operations
Highways Project Implementation
Springfield
7/10/177/21/17
Tech ExtTM IV
#41619
Emergency Coordinator
Bureau of Operations
Highways Project Implementation
Springfield
7/10/177/21/17
Tech ExtCE IV
#42003
Airport Design Engineer
Bureau of Airport Engineering/Aeronautics
Intermodal Project Implementation
Springfield
7/10/177/21/17

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
TechIntCE IV
#41934
Local Agency Area Engineer
Region 1/District 1/Construction
Highways Project Implementation
Schaumburg
7/21/178/3/17
TechExtTM VI
#41933
Maintenance Support Manager
Highways Project Implementation
Maintenance/Region 1/District 1
Schaumburg
7/20/178/2/17
CodeExt#42069Office Associate, Opt 2
Highways Project Implementation
Executive/Region 1/District 1
Schaumburg
7/19/178/1/17
TechExtOS II
#42082
Joliet Operations Supervisor
Highways Project Implementation
Maintenance/Region 1/District 1
Lockport
7/19/178/1/17
TechExtTM III
#42083
Major Accounts Coordinator
Highways Project Implementation
Administrative Services
Region 1/District 1/Schaumburg
7/19/178/1/17
TechIntTM IV
#42084
Accounting Services Officer
Region 1/District 1/Administrative Services
Highways Project Implementation
Schaumburg
7/18/177/31/17
TechExtTM II
#42088
Utilities Coordinator
Region 1/District 1/Administrative Services
Highways Project Implementation
Schaumburg
7/18/177/31/17
TechExtOS II
#42081
Gurnee Operations Supervisor
Highways Project Implementation
Maintenance/Region 1/District 1
Gurnee
7/17/177/28/17
TechExtCE IV
#42079
Senior Consultant Studies Engineer
Highways Project Implementation
Programming/Region 1/District 1
Schaumburg
7/17/177/28/17
TechExtET III
#42080
Documentation Technician
Highways Project Implementation
Materials/Region 1/District 1
Schaumburg
7/17/177/28/17
TechExtTM III
#41808
Documentation Reviewer
Highways Project Implementation
Construction/Region 1/District 1
Schaumburg
7/10/177/21/17

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
CodeExt#42094Highway Maintainer
Amboy Yard/Lee County
District 2
7/24/177/28/17
CodeExt#42095Highway Maintainer
Silvis Yard/Rock Island County
District 2
7/24/177/28/17
CodeExt#42096Highway Maintainer
Mt. Carroll Yard/Carroll County
District 2
7/24/177/28/17
CodeExt#42097Highway Maintainer
Galena Yard/Jo Daviess County
District 2
7/24/177/28/17
CodeExt#42099Highway Maintainer
Geneseo Yard/Henry County
District 2
7/24/177/28/17
CodeExt#42100Highway Maintainer
Morrison Yard/Whiteside County
District 2
7/24/177/28/17
TechExtET V
#42062
Hot Mix Asphalt Supervisor
Highways Project Implementation
Project Implementation
Region 1/District 2/Dixon
7/17/177/28/17
TechExtCE V
#41935
Operations Maintenance Field Engineer
Region 2/District 2/Operations
Highways Project Implementation
Dixon
7/11/177/24/17
TechExtLS III
#41843
Survey Crew Chief
Highways Project Implementation
Program Development/Region 2/District 2
Dixon
7/10/177/21/17

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
TechExtCE V
#42142
Project Engineer
Highways Project Implementation
Program Development
Region 2/District 3/Ottawa
7/20/178/2/17
CodeExt#42068Executive Secretary I, Opt 2
Highways Project Implementation
Bureau of Program Development
Region 2/District 3/Ottawa
7/19/178/1/17
CodeExt#42092Highway Maintainer
Kankankee Yard/Kankakee County
District 3
7/18/177/24/17
CodeExt#42128Highway Maintainer
Ottawa Yard/LaSalle County
District 3
7/18/177/24/17
TechExtCE V
#42129
Project Support Engineer
Highways Project Implementation
Program Development/Region 2/District 3
Ottawa
7/12/177/25/17
TechExtET IV
#42139
Planning Services Unit Chief
Highways Project Implementation
Program Development/Region 2/District 3
Ottawa
7/12/177/25/17
TechExtOS I
#41900
Operations Supervisor
Region 2/District 3/Operations
Highways Project Implementation
Ottawa/Watseka
7/11/177/24/17
TechExtET I
#41898
Inspector
Highways Project Implementation
Project Implementation/Region 2/District 3
Ottawa
7/10/177/21/17
TechExtLS IV
#40989
Chief of Surveys
Highways Project Implementation
Program Development/Region 2/District 3
Ottawa
7/10/177/21/17

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
TechExtCE V
#42089
Maintenance Field Engineer (West)
Highways Project Implementation
Bureau of Operations
Region 3/District 4/Peoria
7/20/178/2/17
TechExtCE V
#42067
Field Engineer
Highways Project Implementation
Project Implementation/Region 3/District 4
Peoria
7/10/177/21/17

District 5 Vacancy Announcements

District 5 consists of the following counties: Champaign, DeWitt, Douglas, Edgar, McLean, Piatt and Vermilion.

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Last Date
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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 V
#42140

Mixtures Control Engineer
Region 4/District 6, Project Implementation
Office of Highways Project Implementation
Springfield

 
7/21/178/3/17
TechExtET IV
#41803
Motor Fuel Tax Technician
Region 4/District 6/Project Implementation
Highways Project Implementation
Springfield
7/11/177/24/17
TechExtET IV
#41720
Geographic Information System Coordinator
Region 4/District 6/Program Development
Highways Project Implementation
Springfield
7/11/177/24/17
TechExtCE V
#42074
Program Engineer
Region 4/District 6/Program Development
Highways Project Implementation
Springfield
7/11/177/24/17
TechExt#42063Senior Bridge Inspection Engineer
Highways Project Implementation
Operations/Region 4/District 6
Springfield
7/10/177/21/17

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
TechIntET IV
#41954
Hot Mix Asphalt Supervisor
Region 4/District 7/Project Implementation
Highways Project Implementation
Effingham
7/11/177/24/17

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
TechIntET IV
#40910
Senior Designer
Region 5/District 8/Program Development
Highways Project Implementation
Collinsville
7/11/177/24/17
TechExtET IV
#41663
Documentation Compliance Reviewer
Region 5/District 8/Project Implementation
Highways Project Implementation,
Collinsville
7/11/177/24/17

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
CodeInt#42077Highway Maintenance Lead Worker
Cairo Team/Alexander County
District 9
7/20/178/2/17
CodeInt#42076Highway Maintenance Lead Worker
Carbondale Traffic Sign Shop/Jackson County
District 9
7/11/177/24/17

LEGEND

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  • Code - requires CMS 100 form

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

  • Ext - Open applications

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  • 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'.