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.

Click On Job Title for more information.

Tech/CodeInt./ExtClassificationJob TitlePosting DateLast Date to Apply
TechExtApply
CMS 284A
CMS 284B
ET I (2 pos) - Seasonal Engineering Technician Intern
Office of Planning & Programming
Bureau of Research
Springfield
2/21/173/13/17
TechExtApply
CMS 284A
CMS 284B
ET I (2 pos) - Seasonal Engineering Technician Intern
Office of Program Development
Bureau of Safety Programs & Engineering
Springfield
2/21/173/13/17
TechExtApply
CMS 284A
CMS 284B

ET I (5 pos) - Seasonal Engineering Technician Intern
Office of Highways Project Implementation
Bureau of Materials
Springfield

2/21/173/13/17
TechExtApply
CMS 284A
CMS 284B
ET I - Seasonal Engineering Technician Intern
Office of Highways Project Implementation
Bureau of Operations
Springfield
2/21/173/13/17
TechExtCET
#41730
Structural Design & Review Engineer Trainee
Bureau of Bridges & Structures
Office of Program Development
Springfield
2/21/173/13/17
TechExt

CET
#41743

Safety Design Evaluation Engineer
Bureau of Safety Programs & Engineering,
Office of Program Development
Springfield
2/21/173/13/17
TechExt

CET
#41744

Safety Programs Evaluation Engineer
Bureau of Safety Programs & Engineering
Office of Program Development
Springfield
2/21/173/13/17
TechExtCET
#41731
Research Engineer Trainee
Bureau of Research
Office of Planning & Programming
Springfield
2/21/173/13/17
TechExtCET
#41729
Materials Investigations Engineer Trainee
Bureau of Materials
Office of Highways Project Implementation
Springfield
2/21/173/13/17
TechExtOCST (PPT 80%)
#41476
Operations Communications Specialist Trainee
Bureau of Operations
Highways Project Implementation
Springfield
2/15/173/1/17
TechExtTM VII
#41553
Program Management Section Chief
Office of Planning & Programming
Bureau of Programming
Springfield
2/9/172/24/17

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
TechExtApply
CMS 284A
CMS 284B
ET I - Seasonal Engineering Technician Intern
Region 1/District 1/Construction
Office of Highways Project Implementation
Schaumburg
2/21/173/13/17
TechExtCET
#41753
Construction Civil Engineer Trainee
Region 1/District 1/Construction
Office of Highways Project Implementation
Schaumburg
2/21/173/13/17
TechExtCE V
#41625
Geotechnical Engineer
Highways Project Implementation
Materials/Region 1/District 1
Schaumburg
2/15/173/1/17
TechExtCE IV (2pos)
#41047
Consultant Project Engineer
Highways Project Implementation
Design/Region 1/District 1
Schaumburg
2/15/173/1/17
CodeExt#41530Storekeeper I
District 1
Eisenhower/Cook County/Zone 1
2/9/172/24/17
CodeExt#41532Storekeeper I
District 1
I-57/Cook County/Zone 3
2/9/172/24/17
CodeExt#41533Storekeeper I
District 1
Kennedy/Cook County/Zone 2
2/9/172/24/17
CodeExt#41534Storekeeper I
District 1
Edens/Cook County/Zone 5
2/9/172/24/17
CodeExt#41536Storekeeper I
District 1
Bishop Ford/Cook County/Zone 3
2/9/172/24/17
TechExtTM II
#41323
Resource Center Representative
Region 1/District 1/Contract Compliance
Office of Highways Project Implementation
Chicago
2/8/172/23/17
TechExtTM IV
#41391
Design Services Coordinator
Region 1/District 1/Bureau of Design
Office of Highways Project Implementation
Schaumburg
2/8/172/23/17

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#41237Highway Maintainer
Silvis Team/Rock Island County
District 2
2/22/172/28/17
CodeExt#41578Highway Maintainer
Amboy Team/Lee County
District 2
2/22/172/28/17
CodeExt#41637Highway Maintainer
Geneseo Team/Henry County
District 2
2/22/172/28/17
CodeExt#41695Highway Maintainer
Morrison Team/Whiteside County
District 2
2/22/172/28/17
TechExtApply
CMS 284A
CMS 284B
ET I (6 pos) - Seasonal Engineering Technician Intern
Region 2/District 2/Project Implementation
Office of Highways Project Implementation
Dixon
2/21/173/13/17
TechCodeCET
#41739

Construction Inspection Engineer
Region 2/District 2/Project Implementation
Office of Highways Project Implementation
Dixon

2/21/173/13/17
CodeInt#41574Highway Maintenance Lead Worker
Milan Team/Rock Island County
District 2
2/10/172/27/17
TechExtET I
#41576
(6 positions)
Squad Technician
Region 2/District 2/Program Development
Office of Highways Project Implementation
Dixon
2/8/172/23/17

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
TechExtApply
CMS 284A
CMS 284B
ET I - Seasonal Engineering Technician Intern
Region 2/District 3/Project Implementation
Office of Highways Project Implementation
Ottawa
2/21/173/13/17
TechCodeCET
#41727
Inspector/Assistant to Resident Engineer
Region 2/District 3/Project Implementation
Office of Highways Project Implementation
Ottawa
2/21/173/13/17
TechCodeCET
#41728
(3 pos) Plan Designer
Region 2/District 3/Program Development
Office of Highways Project Implementation
Ottawa
2/21/173/13/17
CodeExt#41376Highway Maintainer
Buckley Team/Iroquois County
District 3
2/16/172/23/17
CodeExt#41771Highway Maintainer
Morris Team/Grundy County
District 3
2/16/172/23/17
TechIntET IV
#40931
Office Supervisor
Highways Project Implementation
Operations/Region 2/District 3
Ottawa
2/15/173/1/17

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
TechExtApply
CMS 284A
CMS 284B
ET I - Seasonal Engineering Technician Intern
Region 3/District 4/Project Implementation
Office of Highways Project Implementation
Peoria
2/21/173/13/17
TechExtCET
#41737

Inspector/Assistant Resident Engineer
Region 3/District 4/Project Implementation
Office of Highways Project Implementation
Peoria

2/21/173/13/17
TechExtCET
#41738  

 Assistant Squad Engineer
Region 3/District 4/Program Development
Office of Highways Project Implementation
Peoria

2/21/173/13/17
CodeInt#41671Highway Maintenance Lead Worker
Lewistown Team/Fulton County
District 4
2/10/172/27/17
TechExtET IV
#41597
Squad Leader
Region 3/District 4/Program Development
Office of Highways Project Implementation
Peoria
2/8/172/23/17

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 TitlePosting DateLast Date to Apply
TechExtApply
CMS 284A
CMS 284B
ET I - Seasonal Engineering Technician Intern
Region 3/District 5/Project Implementation
Office of Highways Project Implementation
Paris
2/21/173/13/17
TechExtCET
#41736

Studies & Plans Civil Engineer Trainee
Region 3/District 5/Program Development
Office of Highways Project Implementation
Paris

2/21/173/13/17
TechExtCET
#41735
Civil Engineer Trainee
Region 3/District 5/Project Implementation
Office of Highways Project Implementation
Paris
2/21/173/13/17

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
CodeInt#41648Highway Maintenance Lead Worker
Lincoln Team/Logan County
District 6
2/22/17 3/7/17
TechExtApply
CMS 284A
CMS 284B
ET I - Seasonal Engineering Technician Intern
Region 4/District 6/Project Implementation
Office of Highways Project Implementation
Springfield
2/21/173/13/17
TechExtCET
#41734
Studies & Plans Squad Member Trainee
Region 4/District 6/Program Development
Office of Highways Project Implementation
Springfield
2/21/173/13/17
TechExtCET
#41733
Inspector
Region 4/District 6/Project Implementation
Office of Highways Project Implementation
Springfield
2/21/173/13/17

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
TechExtApply
CMS 284A
CMS 284B
ET I - Seasonal Engineering Technician Intern
Region 4/District 7/Project Implementation
Office of Highways Project Implementation
Effingham
2/21/173/13/17
TechExtLS IV
#41584
Chief of Surveys
Highways Project Implementation
Program Development
Region 4/District 7/Effingham
2/15/173/1/17

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
TechExtApply
CMS 284A
CMS 284B
ET I - Seasonal Engineering Technician Intern
Region 5/District 8/Project Implementation
Office of Highways Project Implementation
Collinsville
2/21/173/13/17
TechExtCET
#41754

Inspector/Assistant Resident Engineer Trainee
Region 5/District 8/Project Implementation
Office of Highways Project Implementation
Collinsville

2/21/173/13/17
TechIntET IV
#40916
Technical Services Technician
Highways Project Implementation
Region 5/District 8/Collinsville
2/15/173/1/17
CodeExt#41514Bridge Tender (80%)
Joe Page Bridge/Calhoun County
District 8
2/10/172/27/17
CodeInt#41527Highway Maintenance Lead/Lead Worker
Jerseyville Yard/Jersey County
District 8
2/10/172/27/17
TechExtET IV
#40912
Bridge Paint Inspection Technician
Region 5/District 8/Bureau of Operations
Office of Highways Project Implementation
Collinsville
2/8/172/23/17

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
TechExtApply
CMS 284A
CMS 284B
ET I - Seasonal Engineering Technician Intern
Region 5/District 9/Project Implementation
Office of Highways Project Implementation
Carbondale
2/21/173/13/17
TechExtCET
#41732
Inspection Engineer Trainee
Region 5/District 9/Project Implementation
Office of Highways Project Implementation
Carbondale
2/21/173/13/17
TechExtCE IV (2pos)
#41554
Studies & Plans Engineer Squad Leader
Highways Project Implementation
Program Development
Region 5/District 9/Carbondale
2/15/173/1/17

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
  • 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'.