Employment

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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
TechExtTM VI
#41136

Agreements Unit Chief
Bureau of Design & Environment
Office of Program Development
Springfield

9/29/1610/13/16
TechExt

TM IV
#41256

Senior .NET Developer
Bureau of Information Processing
Office of Finance & Administration
Springfield
9/29/1610/13/16
TechExt

TM III
#41349

Contract Compliance Field Analyst
Office of Finance & Administration
Bureau of Investigations & Compliance
Springfield
9/29/1610/13/16
TechExt

TM IV
#41066

Airport Facilities Specialist
Bureau of Planning
Office of Planning and Programming
Springfield
9/28/1610/12/16
TechExt

CET
#41311

Material Investigations Engineer Trainee
Bureau of Materials/OHPI
Springfield
9/26/1610/7/16
Tech Ext

CET
#41310

Research Engineer Trainee
Bureau of Research/OP&P
Springfield
9/26/1610/7/16
TechExt

CET
#41308

Geotechnical Engineer Trainee
Bureau of Bridges & Structures, OPD
Springfield

9/26/1610/7/16
TechExt

CET
#41309

Structural Design & Review Engineer Trainee
Bureau of Bridges & Structures, OPD
Springfield
9/26/1610/7/16
TechExt

CET
#41305

Airport Planning Engineer & Environmental Specialist
Bureau of Airport Engineering/OIPI
Springfield
9/26/1610/7/16
TechExt

CET
#41306

Airport Construction Engineer Trainee
Bureau of Airport Engineering/OIPI
Springfield
9/26/1610/7/16

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
Tech ExtTM IV
#41129
Senior Contract Compliance Representative
Highways Project Implementation
Executive/Region 1/District 1
Schaumburg
9/29/1610/13/16
TechExtCE III
#41250
Railroad Engineer
Highways Project Implementation
Design/Region 1/District 1
Schaumburg
9/28/1610/12/16
TechExtET IV
#41181
Maintenance Equipment Technician
Highways Project Implementation
Maintenance/Region 1/District 1
Schaumburg
9/28/1610/12/16
TechExtCET
#41276
Construction Civil Engineer Trainee
Construction/OHPI/Region 1/District 1
Schaumburg
9/26/1610/7/16
APPLY
CMS 284A
CMS 284B
 Winter Salaried Highway Maintainer9/23/1610/6/16
TechExtCE VI
#41044

Mixtures Control Engineer
Region 1/District 1/Materials
Highways Project Implementation
Schaumburg

9/20/1610/3/16

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
TechExtCE V
#41210
Operations Maintenance Field Engineer
Highways Project Implementation
Operations/Region 2/District 2
Dixon
9/28/1610/12/16
TechExtCET
#41277
Construction Inspection Engineer
Project Implementation/OHPI/Region 2
District 2/Dixon
9/26/1610/7/16
APPLY
CMS 284A
CMS 284B
Winter Salaried Highway Maintainer9/23/1610/6/16
APPLY
CMS 284A
CMS 284B
Snow Removal Operator9/23/1610/6/16

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
TechExtET IV
#40907
Equipment Manager
Highways Project Implementation
Operations/Region 2/District 3
Ottawa
9/28/1610/12/16
TechExtCET
#41273
Plan Designer
Program Development/OHPI/Region 2
District 2/Ottawa
9/26/1610/7/16
TechExtCET
#41278
Inspector/Assistant to Resident Engineer
Project Implementation/OHPI/Region 2
District 3/Ottawa
9/26/1610/7/6
APPLY
CMS 284A
CMS 284B
Winter Salaried Highway Maintainer9/23/1610/6/16
APPLY
CMS 284A
CMS 284B
Snow Removal Operator9/23/1610/6/16

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
TechExtCET
#41279
Inspector/Assistant to Resident Engineer
Project Implementation/OHPI/Region 3
District 4/Peoria
9/26/1610/7/16
TechExtCET
#41275
Assistant Squad Engineer
Program Development/OHPI/Region 3
District 4/Peoria
9/26/1610/7/16
APPLY
CMS 284A
CMS 284B
Winter Salaried Highway Maintainer9/23/1610/6/16
APPLY
CMS 284A
CMS 284B
Snow Removal Operator9/23/1610/6/16

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
TechExtCET
#41280
Civil Engineer Trainee
Project Implementation/OHPI/Region 3
District 5/Paris
9/26/1610/7/16
TechExtCET
#41274
Studies & Plans Civil Engineer Trainee
Project Implementation/OHPI/Region 3
District 5/Paris
9/26/1610/7/16
APPLY
CMS 284A
CMS 284B
Winter Salaried Highway Maintainer9/23/1610/6/16
APPLY
CMS 284A
CMS 284B
Snow Removal Operator9/23/1610/6/16
TechExtCE V
#40969
Mixtures Control Engineer
Region 3/District 5/Project Implementation
Highways Project Implementation
Paris
9/16/169/29/16

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
TechExtCET
#41281
Studies & Plans Squad Member Trainee
Program Development/OHPI/Region 4
District 6/Springfield
9/26/1610/7/16
TechExtCET
#41282
Inspector
Project Implementation/OHPI/Region 4
District 6/Springfield
9/26/1610/7/16
APPLY
CMS 284A
CMS 284B
Winter Salaried Highway Maintainer9/23/1610/6/16
APPLY
CMS 284A
CMS 284B
Snow Removal Operator9/23/1610/6/16

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
TechExtCET
#41284
Studies & Plans Squad Member Trainee
Program Development/OHPI/Region 4
District 7/Effingham
9/26/1610/7/16
APPLY
CMS 284A
CMS 284B
Winter Salaried Highway Maintainer9/23/1610/6/16
APPLY
CMS 284A
CMS 284B
Snow Removal Operator9/23/1610/6/16

 

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
TechExtCET
#41285
Design Trainee
Program Development/OHPI/Region 5
District 8/Collinsville
9/26/1610/7/16
APPLY
CMS 284A
CMS 284B
Winter Salaried Highway Maintainer9/23/1610/6/16
APPLY
CMS 284A
CMS 284B
Snow Removal Operator9/23/1610/6/16

 

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
APPLY
CMS 284A
CMS 284B
Winter Salaried Highway Maintainer9/23/1610/6/16
APPLY
CMS 284A
CMS 284B
Snow Removal Operator9/23/1610/6/16
TechExtET IV
#40923
Traffic Studies Supervisor
Region 5/District 9/Program Development
Highway Project Implementation
Carbondale
9/16/169/29/16

Legend & Additional Forms

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

  • Code - requires CMS 100 form

  • 2Int-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'.