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.

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Tech/CodeInt./ExtClassificationJob TitlePosting DateLast Date to Apply
TechExtTM IV
#42721
Vehicle Coordinator
Bureau of Business Services
Office of Finance and Administration
Springfield
4/17/184/30/18
TechExtTM IV
#42413
System Architect
Bureau of Information Processing
Office of Finance and Administration
Springfield
4/11/185/1/18
TechExtCE IV
#42706
Traffic Signal Systems Engineer
Bureau of Highways
Highways Project Implementation
Springfield
4/11/184/24/18
TechExtCE VI
#42715
Foundation & Geotechnical Unit Chief
Bureau of Bridges & Structures
Highways Project Implementation
Springfield
4/11/184/24/18

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
TechExtCE IV
#42737
Arterial Temporary Traffic Control Supervisor
Highways Project Implementation
Traffic/Region 1/District 1
Schaumburg
4/20/185/3/18
TechExtCE V
#42738
Physical Tests Engineer
Highways Project Implementation
Materials/Region 1/District 1
Schaumburg
4/18/185/1/18
CodeExtTM III
#42724
Compliance Project Manager
Office of Intermodal Project Implementation
Bureau of Transit Operations
Chicago
4/18/185/1/18
TechExtET III
#42735
Materials Technician
Region 1/District 1/Materials
Office of Highways Project Implementation
Schaumburg
4/17/184/30/18
TechExtTM VI
#42722
Transit Program Compliance Section Chief
Office of Intermodal Project Implementation
Chicago
4/17/184/30/18
TechExtMT I
#42734
Inventory Specialist
Highways Project Implementation
Administrative Services/Region 1/District 1
Schaumburg
4/11/184/24/18
TechExtTM III
#42736
Administrative Support Manager
Highways Project Implementation
Administrative Services/Region 1/District 1
Schaumburg
4/11/184/24/18

District 2 Vacancy Announcements

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

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Tech/CodeInt./ExtClassificationJob TitlePosting DateLast Date to Apply
CodeExt#42801Highway Maintainer
Rock Falls Yard/Whiteside County
District 2
4/20/184/26/18
CodeExt#42802Highway Maintainer
Milan Yard/Rock Island County
District 2
4/20/184/26/18
CodeExt#42804Highway Maintainer
Rockford Yard/Winnebago County
District 2
4/20/184/26/18
TechExtET IV
#42759
Area QC/QA Bituminous Mixtures Technician
Highways Project Implementation
Project Implementation/Region 2/District 2
Dixon
4/20/185/3/18
TechExtET IV
#42760
Systems Inventory Supervisor
Highways Project Implementation
Program Development/Region 2/District 2
Dixon
4/20/185/3/18

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
#42727
Geotechnical Engineer
Highways Project Implementation
Project Implementation/Region 2/District 3
Ottawa
4/20/185/3/18
TechExtCE IV
#42728
Senior Design Squad Leader
Highways Project Implementation
Program Development/Region 2/District 3
Ottawa
4/18/185/1/18
TechExtCE III
#42765
Resident Engineer
Highways Project Implementation
Project Implementation/Region 2/District 3
Ottawa
4/18/185/1/18
TechExtET I
#42729
Squad Design Technician
Region 2/District 3/Program Development
Office of Highways Project Implementation
Ottawa
4/17/184/30/18

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
TechExtTM IV
#42717
Communications Outreach Liaison
Bureau of Program, Project & Safety Outreach
Office of Communications
Peoria
4/11/184/24/18

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
TechExtCE V
#42732
Operations Plans/Design Engineer
Region 3/District 5/Operations
Office of Highways Project Implementation
Paris

4/17/18

4/30/18

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
#42763
Condemnation Engineer
Region 4/District 6
Program Development
Office of Highways Project Implementation
Springfield
4/11/184/24/18

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
TechExtET I
#42372
Junior Aggregate Inspection Technician
Highways Project Implementation
Region 4/District 7/Project Implementation
Effingham
4/20/185/3/18
TechExtET IV
#42411
Products Inspection Supervisor
Highways Project Implementation
Region 4/District 7/Project Implementation
Effingham
4/20/185/3/18

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

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

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  • 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

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