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

 

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

 

Central Office Vacancy Announcements

Central Office: Springfield, Illinois.

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Tech/CodeInt./ExtClassificationJob TitlePosting DateLast Date to Apply
TechExt#43443CET Airport Planning Engineer & Environmental Specialist
Office of Intermodal Project Implementation
Aeronautics
Springfield
3/11/194/5/19
TechExt#43422CET Hydraulics Engineer Trainee
Bureau of Bridges & Structures
Office of Highways Project Implementation
Springfield
3/11/194/5/19
TechExt#43423CET Assistant Structural Design & Review Trainee
Bureau of Bridges & Structures
Office of Highways Project Implementation
Springfield
3/11/194/5/19
TechExt#43424CET Geotechnical Engineer Trainee
Bureau of Bridges & Structures
Office of Highways Project Implementation
Springfield
3/11/194/5/19
TechExt#43429CET Safety Programs Evaluation Engineer
Bureau of Safety Programs & Engineering
Office of Highways Project Implementation
Springfield
3/11/194/5/19
TechExt#43428CET Material Investigations Engineer Trainee
Bureau of Materials
Office of Highways Project Implementation
Springfield
3/11/194/5/19
TechExt#43421CET Civil Engineer Trainee
Bureau of Operations
Office of Highways Project Implementation
Springfield
3/11/194/5/19

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
TechExt#43427CET Construction Civil Engineer Trainee
Office of Highways Project Implementation
Region 1/District 1/Construction
Schaumburg
3/11/194/5/19

No jobs currently advertised

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#43466Highway Maintainer
Silvis Yard/Rock Island County
District 2
3/18/193/22/19
TechExt#43408CET Construction Inspection Engineer
Office of Highways Project Implementation
Region 2/District 2/Project Implementation
Dixon
3/11/194/5/19
TechExt#43407CET Squad Engineer Trainee
Office of Highways Project Implementation
Region 2/District 2/Program Development
Dixon
3/11/194/5/19

No jobs currently advertised

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
TechExt#43425CET Plan Designer
Office of Highways Project Implementation
Region 2/District 3/Program Development
Ottawa
3/11/194/5/19
TechExt#43426CET Inspector/Assistant Resident Engineer Trainee
Office of Highways Project Implementation
Region 2/District 3/Project Implementation
Ottawa
3/11/194/5/19

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.

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Tech/CodeInt./ExtClassificationJob TitlePosting DateLast Date to Apply
CodeExt#43463Highway Maintainer
Morton Yard/Tazwell County
District 4
3/19/193/25/19
TechExt#43417CET Assistant Squad Engineer
Office of Highways Project Implementation
Region 3/District 4/Program Development
Peoria
3/11/194/5/19
TechExt#43416CET Inspector/Assistant Resident Engineer Trainee
Office of Highways Project Implementation
Region 3/District 4/Project Implementation
Peoria
3/11/194/5/19

No jobs currently advertised

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
TechExt#43412CET Civil Engineer Trainee
Office of Highways Project Implementation
Region 3/District 5/Project Implementation
Paris
3/11/194/5/19
TechExt#43411CET Assistant Squad Engineer
Office of Highways Project Implementation
Region 3/District 5/Program Development
Paris
3/11/194/5/19

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.

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Tech/CodeInt./ExtClassificationJob TitlePosting DateLast Date to Apply
TechExt#432076 Month Temporary Highway Maintainer
Bridge Maintenance/Sangamon County
District 6
3/11/193/22/19
TechExt#433646 Month Temporary Highway Maintainer
Quincy Sign Shop/Adams County
District 6
3/11/193/22/19
TechExt#433656 Month Temporary Highway Maintainer
Springfield Sign Shop/Sangamon County
District 6
3/11/193/22/19
TechExt#43410CET Studies & Plans Squad Member Trainee
Office of Highways Project Implementation
Region 4/District 6/Program Development
Springfield
3/11/194/5/19
TechExt#43409CET Inspector/Assistant Resident Engineer Trainee
Office of Highways Project Implementation
Region 4/District 6/Project Implementation
Springfield
3/11/194/5/19

No jobs currently advertised

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
CodeExt#43458Highway Maintainer
Browns Yard/Wabash County
District 7
3/19/193/25/19
CodeExt#43459Highway Maintainer
Vandalia Yard/Fayette County
District 7
3/19/193/25/19
CodeExt#43460Highway Maintainer
Fairfield Yard/Wayne County
District 7
3/19/193/25/19

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.

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Tech/CodeInt./ExtClassificationJob TitlePosting DateLast Date to Apply
TechExt#43430CET Traffic Signal Systems Engineer Trainee
Office of Highways Project Implementation
Region 5/District 8/Operations
Collinsville
3/11/194/5/19
TechExt#43431CET Design Trainee
Office of Highways Project Implementation
Region 5/District 8/Program Development
Collinsville
3/11/194/5/19
TechExt#43432CET Inspector/Assistant Resident Engineer Trainee
Office of Highways Project Implementation
Region 5/District 8/Project Implementation
Collinsville
3/11/194/5/19

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

No jobs currently advertised

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'.