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. Emailed resumes and/or applications will not be accepted. 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

 

 

Central Office Vacancy Announcements

Central Office: Springfield, Illinois.

Click On Job Title for more information.

Tech/CodeInt./ExtClassificationJob TitlePosting DateLast Date to Apply
TechExt#40207
CE VI
Project Planning Unit Chief
Bureau of Bridges & Structures
Highways/ Springfield
12/17/1412/31/14
TechExt#40206
CE VII
Bridge Planning Section Chief
Bureau of Bridges & Structures
Highways/ Springfield
12/17/1412/31/14
TechExt#40205
CE VII
Bridge Design Section Chief
Bureau of Bridges & Structures
Highways/ Springfield
12/17/1412/31/14
TechExt#40200
CE V
Highways Policy Engineer
Bureau of Design & Environment
Highways/ Springfield
12/17/1412/31/14
TechExt#40152Office Assistant, Opt 1
Bureau of Business Services, F & A
Springfield
12/17/1412/31/14
TechExt#40222
CE VI
Bridge Maintenance Unit Chief
Bureau of Bridges & Structures
Highways/ Springfield
12/15/1412/29/14
TechExt#40183
CE V
Project Evaluation & Liaison Engineer
Bureau of Design & Environment
Region 1/ Highways/ Springfield
12/15/14 12/29/14
TechExtPM 2424
CMS 284A
CMS 284B
2015 Winter Technician Trainee Program12/10/1412/23/14
TechExtPM 2424
CMS 284A
CMS 284B
2015 Winter Technician Trainee Program
Chicago/ JRTC
12/10/1412/23/14
CodeExt#40204Office Administrator III, Opt 2
Division of Highways
Bureau of Construction
Springfield
12/10/1412/23/14
TechExt#40208
CE V
Regional Field Engineer
Bureau of Design & Environment
Region 3/ Highways
Springfield
12/09/1412/22/14
CodeExt#40130Executive Secretary II, Opt 2
Division of Highways
Bureau of Construction
Springfield
12/01/1412/14/14
CodeExt#37580Office of Specialist, Opt 4
Office of Quality Compliance & Review
Bureau of Fiscal of Integrity & Investigations/ Springfield
12/01/1412/14/14
CodeExt#40150Office Specialist, Opt 2
Division of Highways/Bureau of Design & Environment
Springfield
11/26/1412/11/14

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
TechExt

PM 2424
CMS 284A
CMS 284B

2015 Winter Technician Trainee Program
District 1
12/10/1412/23/14
CodeExt

Apply

Winter Posting - Monthly Snowbird
District 1
12/09/1412/22/14

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
TechExtPM 2424
CMS 284A
CMS 284B
2015 Winter Technician Trainee Program
District 2
12/10/1412/23/14

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
TechExt#40223

Operations Supervisor I
Operations/ Highways/ Ottawa
Region 2/ District 3

12/09/1412/22/14
CodeExt#40189

Office Associate, Opt 2
District 3/Finance & Administration/Bureau of Administrative Services
Ottawa

11/26/1412/11/14
CodeExtES 1
#40128
Executive Secretary I, Opt 2
Region 2/District 3/Project Implementation
Ottawa
11/26/1412/11/14

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
TechExtPM 2424
CMS 284A
CMS 284B

2015 Winter Technician Trainee Program
District 4

12/10/1412/23/14
CodeIntApply

Highway Maintenance Lead Worker
Monmouth Yard/ Warren County
District 4

12/09/1412/22/14
CodeExtApply

Winter Posting - Hourly Snowbird
District 4

12/01/1412/14/14
CodeExtES I
#40137

Executive Secretary I, Opt 2
Region 3/District 4/Project Implementation
Peoria

11/26/1412/11/14

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
CodeExtApplyWinter Posting - Hourly Snowbird
District 5
12/09/1412/22/14
CodeExtApplyWinter Posting - Monthly Snowbird
District 5
12/09/1412/22/14
CodeExt#38044Executive Secretary I, Opt 2
Region 3/ District 5
Project Implementation/ Highways
Paris
12/01/1412/14/14

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
CodeIntHMLLW
#40186

Highway Maintenance Lead/Lead Worker
Jacksonville Yard/Morgan County
District 6

11/26/1412/11/14

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
TechExtPM 2424
CMS 284A
CMS 284B
2015 Winter Technician Trainee Program
District 7
12/10/1412/23/14
TechExt#40221Operations Supervisor I
Operations/ Highways/ Effingham
Region 4/ District 7
12/09/1412/22/14

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
TechExtPM 2424
CMS 284A
CMS 284B
2015 Winter Technician Trainee Program
District 8
12/10/1412/23/14
CodeIntHMLLW
#37604
Highway Maintenance Lead/Lead Worker
East St. Louis Yard/St. Clair County
District 8
11/26/1412/11/14

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
TechExtPM 2424
CMS 284A
CMS 284B
2015 Winter Technician Trainee Program
District 9
12/10/1412/23/14
TechInt#40201Operations Supervisor I
Operations/ Highways/ Carbondale
Region 5/ District 9
12/09/1412/22/14
CodeIntApplyHighway Maintenance Lead Worker
Pinckneyville Yard/ Perry County
District 9
12/03/1412/16/14
CodeIntApplyHighway Maintenance Lead Worker
West City Yard/ Franklin County
District 9
12/03/1412/16/14
CodeExtApplyWinter Posting - Hourly Snowbird
District 9
12/01/1412/14/14

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  • Tech - Technical Position - requires PM 1080 form and PM 1082 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.

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'.