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.

Click On Job Title for more information. IDOT files open best using INTERNET EXPLORER.

Tech/CodeInt./ExtClassificationJob TitlePosting DateLast Date to Apply
TechExt#43311
Technical Manager IV Civil Rights Specialist
Office of Business & Workforce Diversity
Bureau of Civil Rights
Springfield
7/19/198/1/19
TechExt#43169
Engineering Technician IV
Capital Improvements Project Technician North Unit
Office of Finance & Administration
Bureau of Business Services
Springfield
7/19/198/1/19
TechExt#43601
Engineering Technician IV
Capital Improvements Project Technician Central & South Unit
Office of Finance & Administration
Bureau of Business Services
Springfield
7/19/198/1/19
CodeExt#43400
Automotive Mechanic, Opt. 2
Office of Highways Project Implementation
Bureau of Operations / Day Labor
Springfield
7/15/197/26/19
CodeExt#43640
Accountant Advanced
Office of Highways Project Implementation
Bureau of Safety Programs & Engineering
Springfield
7/15/197/26/19
TechExtTM V
#43604
Data Management Unit Chief
Office of Planning and Programming
Bureau of Programming
Springfield
7/15/197/26/19
TechExtCE IV
#43617
Senior Bridge Standards Engineer
Office of Highways Project Implementation
Bureau of Bridges and Structures
Springfield
7/15/197/26/19
TechExtTM III
#43648
Mainframe Systems Specialist
Bureau of Information Processing
Office of Finance and Administration
Springfield
7/11/197/24/19
TechExtCE IV
#43618
Senior Bridge Inspection Engineer
Bureau of Bridges & Structures
Office of Highways Project Implementation
Springfield
7/9/197/22/19
TechExtCE IV
#43619
Senior Geotechnical Engineer
Bureau of Bridges & Structures
Office of Highways Project Implementation
Springfield
7/9/197/22/19
TechExtTM IV
#43598
Intermodal Planning Specialist
Bureau of Planning
Office of Planning and Programming
Springfield
7/5/197/18/19

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#43623

Civil Engineer IV Consultant Project Engineer
Office of Highways & Project Implementation
Bureau of Design/Region 1/Schaumburg

7/19/198/1/19
CodeInt#43662

Highway Maintainer
Hillside Yard/Cook County/Zone 4
District 1

7/19/198/1/19
TechExtET IV
#43137

Geotechnical Field Technician
Office of Highways Project Implementation
Materials/Region 1/District 1
Schaumburg

7/9/197/22/19

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
TechExtTM III
#43165
District Safety Representative
Region 2/District 2/Administrative Services
Office of Highways Project Implementation
Dixon
7/11/197/24/19
TechExtLS IV
#43650
Chief of Plats & Plans
Region 2/District 2/Program Development
Office of Highways Project Implementation
Dixon
7/11/198/7/19
CodeExt#43625Highway Maintainer
Rockford Yard/Winnebago County
District 2
7/10/197/16/19

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
CodeExt#43628Office Associate, Opt. 2
Office of Highways Project Implementation
Region 2 / District 3
Ottawa
7/15/197/26/19

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
TechExt#43644Civil Engineer V Maintenance Filed Engineer (West)
Office of Highways & Project Implementation
Bureau of Operations/Region 3/District 4
Peoria
7/19/198/1/19
TechExtET IV
#43152
Utilities/Agreements Technician
Office of Highways Project Implementation
Region 3 / District 4
Peoria
7/15/197/26/19
TechExtET III
#43144
Motor Fuel Tax Technician
Region 3/District 4/Project Implementation
Office of Highways Project Implementation
Peoria
7/5/197/18/19

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
TechExtET IV
#43296
Railroad Technician
Office of Highways Project Implementation
Region 3 / District 5
Paris
7/15/197/26/19
TechExtET IV
#43295
Utilities Technician
Region 3/District 5/Program Development
Office of Highways Project Implementation
Paris
7/5/197/18/19

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#43646

Technical Manager IV Business Services Manager
Office of Highways & Project Implementation
Bureau of Administration Services
Region 4/District 6
Springfield

7/19/198/1/19
TechExtET IV
#43135

Resident Technician
Office of Highways Project Implementation
Region 4 / District 6
Springfield

7/15/197/26/19
TechExtCE IV
#43649

Assistant Geometrics Engineer
Region 4/District 6/Program Development
Office of Highway Project Implementation
Springfield

7/11/197/24/19
TechExtET IV
#43187
Bridge Repair Technician
Region 4/District 6/Bureau of Operations
Office of Highways Project Implementation
Springfield  
7/5/197/18/19

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 III
#43188
PCC Mixtures Control Technician
Office of Highways Project Implementation
Region 4 / District 7
Effingham
7/15/197/26/19

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#43453Civil Engineer V Hydraulics Section Chief
Office of Highways Project Implementation
Bureau of Program Development
Region 5/District 8/Collinsville
7/19/198/1/19
TechExtET V
#42777
Electrical Services Supervisor
Office of Highways Project Implementation
Region 5 / District 8
Collinsville
7/15/197/26/19
TechExtET IV
#43023
Senior Laboratory Technician
Region 5/District 8/Project Implementation
Office of Highways Project Implementation
Collinsville
7/5/197/18/19

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.

Click On Job Title for more information. IDOT files open best using INTERNET EXPLORER.

Tech/CodeInt./ExtClassificationJob TitlePosting DateLast Date to Apply
TechExtET IV
#43238
Resident Technician
Office of Highways Project Implementation
Region 5 / District 9
Carbondale
7/15/197/26/19

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.

NOTE: IDOT PDF forms can be opened directly when using Internet Explorer. If using a different web browser (Google Chrome, Mozilla FireFox), right-click the form link and select “Save link as…” to download a working copy.  PDF forms are currently not compatible with mobile or Apple (iOS) devices.

  • 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'.