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

 

 

Central Office Vacancy Announcements

Central Office: Springfield, Illinois.

Click On Job Title for more information.

Tech/CodeInt./ExtClassificationJob TitlePosting DateLast Date to Apply
TechExtCE VII
#41877
Engineer of Policy & Procedures
Bureau of Design & Environment
Office of Program Development
Springfield
3/29/174/11/17
TechExtCE VI
#41479
Engineer of Pavement Technology
Office of Planning & Programming
Bureau of Research
Springfield
3/24/174/6/17
TechIntET IV
#41062
Senior Bridge Inspection Technician
Bureau of Bridges & Structures
Office of Program Development
Springfield
3/24/174/6/17
TechExtTM IV
#41541
Contract Compliance Officer
Highways Project Implementation
Executive
Region 4/District 6/Springfield
3/21/174/3/17
TechExtCE V
#41457
Highway Railway Safety Engineer
Bureau of Safety Programs & Engineering
Office of Program Development
Springfield
3/21/174/3/17
TechExtCE V
#41690
HMA Operations Engineer
Bureau of Materials
Highway Project Implementation
Springfield
3/21/174/3/17
TechExtCE VI
#41111
Plans and Steel Fabrication Unit Chief
 Bureau of Brides & Structures
 Office of Program Development
 Springfield
3/20/173/31/17
TechExtET IV
#41474
Agreement Analyst
 Bureau of Local Roads and Streets
 Office of Program Development
 Springfield
3/20/173/31/17
CodeExt#41766Silk Screen Operator
 Bureau of Operations/Central Sign Shop
 Highways Project Implementation
 Springfield
3/20/173/31/17
TechIntET IV
#41288
Project Award Notice Specialist
Bureau of Design & Environment
Office of Program Development
Springfield
3/17/173/30/17

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
TechExtCE VIII
#41865
Engineer of Program Development
Executive/Highway Project Implementation
Region 1/District 1
Schaumburg
3/28/174/17/17
TechExtCE VI
#41487
Design Consultant Services Engineer
Highways Project Implementation
Region 1/District 1
Schaumburg
3/24/174/6/17
TechExtTM III
#41291
IT Business Analyst
Bureau of Information Processing
Office of Finance & Administration
Schaumburg

3/20/173/31/17
TechIntCE IV
#41191
Resident Engineer
 Region 1/District 1/Construction
Highways Project Implementation
Schaumburg
3/16/173/29/17

District 2 Vacancy Announcements

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

Click On Job Title for more information.

Tech/CodeInt./ExtClassificationJob TitlePosting DateLast Date to Apply
TechIntCE V
#41174
Traffic Operations Engineer
Highway Project Implementation
Operations/Region 2/District 2
Dixon
3/29/174/11/17
TechExt#41883CET Squad Engineer Trainee 
Program Development
Highway Project Implementation
Region 2/District 2/Dixon
3/29/174/11/17
TechExtCE VI
#41632
Studies & Plans Engineer
Region 2/District 2/Program Development
Highways Project Implementation
Dixon
3/27/174/7/17
TechExtCE VI
#41635
Local Roads & Streets Engineer
Region 2/District 2/Project Implementation
Highways Project Implementation
Dixon
3/27/174/7/17
TechIntET V
#41094
Service and Development Technician
 Region 2/District 2/Operations
Highways Project Implementation
Dixon
3/16/173/29/17

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#41881CET Inspector/Assistant to Resident Engineer
Highway Project Implementation
Region 2/District 3/Ottawa
3/29/174/11/17
TechExt#41882CET Plan Designer
Program Development
Highway Project Implementation
Region 2/District 3/Ottawa
3/29/174/11/17
TechExtTM II
#41556
Vehicle Coordinator
Region 2/District 3/Administrative Services
Highways Project Implementation
Ottawa
3/24/174/6/17
TechIntTM IV
#40942
Contract Compliance Officer
Region 2/District 3/Administrative Services/Office of Highways Project Implementation
Ottawa
3/17/173/30/17

District 4 Vacancy Announcements

District 4 consists of the following counties: Fulton, Henderson, Knox, McDonough, Marshall, Mercer, Peoria, Putnam, Stark, Tazewell, Warren and Woodford.

Click On Job Title for more information.

Tech/CodeInt./ExtClassificationJob TitlePosting DateLast Date to Apply
CodeExt#41795Highway Maintainer
El Paso Yard/Woodford County
District 4
3/29/174/4/17

District 5 Vacancy Announcements

District 5 consists of the following counties: Champaign, DeWitt, Douglas, Edgar, McLean, Piatt and Vermilion.

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TechExtET IV
#41716
Documentation Compliance Reviewer
Region 3/District 5/Project Implementation/ Office of Highways Project Implementation
Paris
3/17/173/30/17

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.

Click On Job Title for more information.

Tech/CodeInt./ExtClassificationJob TitlePosting DateLast Date to Apply
CodeExt#41651Highway Maintainer
Riverton Yard/Sangamon County
District 6
3/29/174/4/17
CodeExt#41654Highway Maintainer
Lincoln Yard/Logan County
District 6
3/29/174/4/17
CodeExt#41764Highway Maintainer
Carthage Yard/Hancock County
District 6
3/29/174/4/17
CodeExt#41847Highway Maintainer
Pittsfield Yard/Pike County
District 6
3/29/174/4/17
CodeExt#41848Highway Maintainer
Springfield West Yard/Sangamon County
District 6
3/29/174/4/17
TechExtCE VI
#41633
Studies & Plans Engineer
Region 4/District 6
Program Development
Office of Highways Project Implementation
Springfield
3/27/174/7/17

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
CodeExt#41700Highway Maintainer
Lawrenceville Team/Lawrence County
D7
3/27/173/31/17
CodeExt#41713Highway Maintainer
Greenup Team/Cumberland County
 D7
3/27/173/31/17
CodeExt#41715Highway Maintainer
 Robinson Team/Crawford County
 D7
3/27/173/31/17

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
TechExtCE V
#41208
Supervising Field Engineer
Project Implementation
Highway Project Implementation
Region 5/District 8/Collinsville
3/29/174/11/17

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.

Click On Job Title for more information.

Tech/CodeInt./ExtClassificationJob TitlePosting DateLast Date to Apply
CodeExt#41811

6-Month Temporary Highway Maintainer
 Dongola Bridge Crew/Union County
 D9

3/27/174/7/17
CodeExt#418126-Month Temporary Highway Maintainer
 Belgrade Team/Massac County
D9
3/27/174/7/17
CodeExt#418136-Month Temporary Highway Maintainer
 West City Team/Franklin County
 D9
3/27/174/7/17
CodeExt#418146-Month Temporary Highway Maintainer
 Pinckneyville Team/Perry County
 D9
3/27/174/7/17
TechExtCE VI
#41658
Construction Engineer
Region 5/District 9/Project Implementation
Highways Project Implementation
Carbondale
3/24/174/6/17
TechExtCE V
#41097
Geotechnical Engineer
Region 5/District 9/Project Implementation
Highways Project Implementation
Carbondale
3/17/173/30/17

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'.