Employment

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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

 

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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
TechExtCE VI
#43949

Maintenance Services Engineer
Bureau of Operations
Office of Highways Project Implementation
Springfield

11/15/1912/2/19
TechExtTM VI
#43920
Grants Administration Section Manager
Bureau of Business Services
Office of Finance and Administration
Springfield
11/15/1912/2/19
CodeExt#43958Highway Construction Supervisor I 
Field Unit D
Operations-Day Labor/Sangamon County
Springfield
11/8/1911/22/19
CodeExt#43995Highway Construction Supervisor I 
Field Unit B
Operations-Day Labor/Sangamon County
Springfield
11/8/1911/22/19
CodeExt#43959Highway Construction Supervisor I 
Fabrication and Structures
Operations-Day Labor/Sangamon County
Springfield
11/8/1911/22/19
TechExtTM V
#43930
Supplies and Services Unit Chief
Bureau of Business Services
Office of Finance and Administration
Springfield
11/8/1911/22/19
TechExtCET
#43781
Material Investigations Engineer Trainee
Office of Highways Project Implementation
Bureau of Materials
Springfield 
9/3/1912/2/19
TechExtCET
#43779
Geotechnical Engineer Trainee
Office of Highways Project Implementation
Bureau of Bridges & Structures
Springfield 
9/3/1912/2/19
TechExtCET
#43777
Assistant Structural Design & Review Trainee
Office of Highways Project Implementation
Bureau of Bridges & Structures
Springfield 
9/3/1912/2/19
TechExtCET
#43775
Hydraulics Engineer Trainee
Office of Highways Project Implementation
Bureau of Bridges & Structures
Springfield 
9/3/1912/2/19
TechExtCET
#43783
Safety Programs Evaluation Engineer
Office of Highways Project Implementation
Bureau of Safety Programs & Engineering
Springfield 
9/3/1912/2/19
TechExtCET
#43773
Safety Design Evaluation Engineer
Office of Highways Project Implementation
Bureau of Safety Programs & Engineering
Springfield 
9/3/1912/2/19
TechExtCET
#43842
Civil Engineer Trainee
Office of Highways Project Implementation
Bureau of Operations
Springfield
9/3/1912/2/19
TechExtCET
#43746
Civil Engineer Trainee - Research Engineer Trainee
Office of Planning & Programming
Bureau of Research
Springfield
9/3/1912/2/19

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. IDOT files open best using INTERNET EXPLORER.

Tech/CodeInt./ExtClassificationJob TitlePosting DateLast Date to Apply
CodeExtApplyWinter Salaried Highway Maintainer
(Monthly Snowbird)
District 1
11/18/1912/3/19
CodeInt#44000Highway Maintainer -Transfer ONLY
Materials Drill Rig Crew/Kane County
District 1
11/15/1912/2/19
CodeExt#43962Office Associate, Opt. 2
Region 1/District 1/Executive
Office of Highways Project Implementation
Schaumburg
11/14/1911/27/19
CodeExt#43958Highway Construction Supervisor I 
Field Unit D
Operations-Day Labor/Sangamon County
Springfield
11/8/1911/22/19
CodeExt#43995Highway Construction Supervisor I 
Field Unit B
Operations-Day Labor/Sangamon County
Springfield
11/8/1911/22/19
CodeExt#43959Highway Construction Supervisor I 
Fabrication and Structures
Operations-Day Labor/Sangamon County
Springfield
11/8/1911/22/19
TechExtCET
#43736
Civil Engineer Trainee
Office of Highways Project Implementation
Construction/Region 1/District 1
Schaumburg
9/3/1912/2/19

District 2 Vacancy Announcements

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

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

Tech/CodeInt./ExtClassificationJob TitlePosting DateLast Date to Apply
CodeExtApply

Winter Salaried Highway Maintainer
(Monthly Snowbird)
District 2

11/14/1911/27/19
TechExtET IV
#43927
Permits Technician
Region 2/District 2/Bureau of Operations
Office of Highways Project Implementation
Dixon
11/14/1911/27/19
CodeExt#43958Highway Construction Supervisor I 
Field Unit D
Operations-Day Labor/Sangamon County
Springfield
11/8/1911/22/19
CodeExt#43995Highway Construction Supervisor I 
Field Unit B
Operations-Day Labor/Sangamon County
Springfield
11/8/1911/22/19
CodeExt#43959Highway Construction Supervisor I 
Fabrication and Structures
Operations-Day Labor/Sangamon County
Springfield
11/8/1911/22/19
CodeExt#43972Executive Secretary I, Opt. 2
Region 2/ District 2/Bureau of Project Implementation
Office of Highways Project Implementation
Dixon
11/8/1911/22/19
TechExtCET
#43738
Civil Engineer Trainee - Squad Engineer Trainee
Office of Highways Project Implementation
Program Development/Region 2/District 2
Dixon
9/3/1912/2/19
TechExtCET
#43740
Civil Engineer Trainee - Construction Inspection Engineer
Office of Highways Project Implementation
Project Implementation/Region 2/District 2
Dixon
9/3/1912/2/19
CodeExtApply
CMS 284A
CMS 284B
Snow Removal Operator
(Hourly Snowbird)
8/1/19Until
Filled

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. IDOT files open best using INTERNET EXPLORER.

Tech/CodeInt./ExtClassificationJob TitlePosting DateLast Date to Apply
CodeExt#43958Highway Construction Supervisor I 
Field Unit D
Operations-Day Labor/Sangamon County
Springfield
11/8/1911/22/19
CodeExt#43995Highway Construction Supervisor I 
Field Unit B
Operations-Day Labor/Sangamon County
Springfield
11/8/1911/22/19
CodeExt#43959Highway Construction Supervisor I 
Fabrication and Structures
Operations-Day Labor/Sangamon County
Springfield
11/8/1911/22/19
TechExtCET 
#43742
Civil Engineer Trainee - Inspector/Assistant to Resident Engineer
Office of Highways Project Implementation
Project Implementation/Region 2/District 3
Ottawa
9/3/1912/2/19
TechExtCET
#43744
Civil Engineer Trainee - Plan Designer
Office of Highways Project Implementation
Program Development/Region 2/District 3
Ottawa
9/3/1912/2/19
CodeExtApply
CMS 284A
CMS 284B
Snow Removal Operator
(Hourly Snowbird)
8/1/19Until
Filled

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. IDOT files open best using INTERNET EXPLORER.

Tech/CodeInt./ExtClassificationJob TitlePosting DateLast Date to Apply
CodeExtApplyWinter Salaried Highway Maintainer
(Monthly Snowbird)

District 4
11/14/1911/27/19
CodeExt#43958Highway Construction Supervisor I 
Field Unit D
Operations-Day Labor/Sangamon County
Springfield
11/8/1911/22/19
CodeExt#43995Highway Construction Supervisor I 
Field Unit B
Operations-Day Labor/Sangamon County
Springfield
11/8/1911/22/19
CodeExt#43959Highway Construction Supervisor I 
Fabrication and Structures
Operations-Day Labor/Sangamon County
Springfield
11/8/1911/22/19
TechExtCET
#43683
Inspector/Assistant Resident Engineer Trainee
Office of Highways Project Implementation
Project Implementation/Region 3/District 4
Peoria
9/3/1912/2/19
TechExtCET
#43682
Assistant Squad Engineer Trainee
Office of Highways Project Implementation
Program Development/Region 3/District 4
Peoria
9/3/1912/2/19
CodeExtApply
CMS 284A
CMS 284B
Snow Removal Operator
(Hourly Snowbird)
8/1/19Until
Filled

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. IDOT files open best using INTERNET EXPLORER.

Tech/CodeInt/ExtClassificationJob Title

Posting
Date

Last Date
to Apply
TechExtCE V
#44009
Programming Engineer
Region 3/District 5/Program Development
Office of Highways Project Implementation
Paris
11/15/1912/2/19
TechExtET III
#43954
Squad Technician
Region 3/District 5/Program Development
Office of Highways Project Implementation
Paris
11/15/1912/2/19
CodeExt#43958Highway Construction Supervisor I 
Field Unit D
Operations-Day Labor/Sangamon County
Springfield
11/8/1911/22/19
CodeExt#43995Highway Construction Supervisor I 
Field Unit B
Operations-Day Labor/Sangamon County
Springfield
11/8/1911/22/19
CodeExt#43959Highway Construction Supervisor I 
Fabrication and Structures
Operations-Day Labor/Sangamon County
Springfield
11/8/1911/22/19
TechExtCET
#43684
Civil Engineer Trainee 
Office of Highways Project Implementation
Project Implementation/Region 3/District 5
Paris
9/3/1912/2/19
TechExtCET
#43685
Assistant Squad Engineer 
Office of Highways Project Implementation
Program Development/Region 3/District 5
Paris
9/3/1912/2/19
CodeExtApply
CMS 284A
CMS 284B
Snow Removal Operator
(Hourly Snowbird)
8/1/19Until
Filled

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. IDOT files open best using INTERNET EXPLORER.

Tech/CodeInt./ExtClassificationJob TitlePosting DateLast Date to Apply
CodeExt#43939Highway Maintainer
Carthage Yard/Hancock County
District 6
11/15/1911/21/19
CodeExt#43936Highway Maintainer
Lincoln Yard/Logan County
District 6
11/15/1911/21/19
CodeExt#43980Highway Maintainer
Carlinville Yard/Macoupin County
District 6
11/15/1911/21/19
CodeInt#43937Highway Maintenance Lead Worker
Carthage Yard/Hancock County
District 6
11/15/1912/2/19
CodeExt#43958Highway Construction Supervisor I 
Field Unit D
Operations-Day Labor/Sangamon County
Springfield
11/8/1911/22/19
CodeExt#43995Highway Construction Supervisor I 
Field Unit B
Operations-Day Labor/Sangamon County
Springfield
11/8/1911/22/19
CodeExt#43959Highway Construction Supervisor I 
Fabrication and Structures
Operations-Day Labor/Sangamon County
Springfield
11/8/1911/22/19
TechExtCET
#43687
Inspector
Office of Highways Project Implementation
Project Implementation/Region 4/District 6
Springfield
9/3/1912/2/19
TechExtCET
#43686
Studies & Plans Squad Member Trainee
Office of Highways Project Implementation
Program Development/Region 4/District 6
Springfield
9/3/1912/2/19
CodeExtApply
CMS 284A
CMS 284B
Snow Removal Operator
(Hourly Snowbird)
8/1/19Until
Filled

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. IDOT files open best using INTERNET EXPLORER.

Tech/CodeInt./ExtClassificationJob TitlePosting DateLast Date to Apply
CodeExtApplyWinter Salaried Highway Maintainer
(Monthly Snowbird)
District 7
11/18/1912/3/19
TechExtET IV
#43928
Geometrics Technician
Region 4/District 7/Program Development
Office of Highways Project Implementation
Effingham
11/15/1912/2/19
TechExtCE IV
#43929
Costs and Federal Projects Engineer
Region 4/District 7/Program Development
Office of Highways Project Implementation
Effingham
11/15/1912/2/19
CodeExt#43958Highway Construction Supervisor I 
Field Unit D
Operations-Day Labor/Sangamon County
Springfield
11/8/1911/22/19
CodeExt#43995Highway Construction Supervisor I 
Field Unit B
Operations-Day Labor/Sangamon County
Springfield
11/8/1911/22/19
CodeExt#43959Highway Construction Supervisor I 
Fabrication and Structures
Operations-Day Labor/Sangamon County
Springfield
11/8/1911/22/19
TechExtCET
#43761
Inspector
Office of Highways Project Implementation
Project Implementation/Region 4/District 7
Effingham
9/3/1912/2/19
TechExtCET
#43763
Studies & Plans Squad Member Trainee
Office of Highways Project Implementation
Program Development/Region 4/District 7
Effingham
9/3/1912/2/19
CodeExtApply
CMS 284A
CMS 284B
Snow Removal Operator
(Hourly Snowbird)
8/1/19Until
Filled

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. IDOT files open best using INTERNET EXPLORER.

Tech/CodeInt./ExtClassificationJob TitlePosting DateLast Date to Apply
CodeExt#43904Highway Maintainer
Carlyle Yard/Clinton County
District 8
11/18/1911/22/19
CodeExt#43905Highway Maintainer
Carrollton Yard/Greene County
District 8
11/18/1911/22/19
CodeExt#43907Highway Maintainer
Wood River Yard/Madison County
District 8
11/18/1911/22/19
CodeExt#43908Highway Maintainer
Troy Yard/Madison County
District 8
11/18/1911/22/19
CodeExt#43914Highway Maintainer
Belleville Yard/St Clair County
District 8
11/18/1911/22/19
CodeExt#43923Highway Maintainer
East St Louis Yard/St Clair County
District 8
11/18/1911/22/19
CodeExt#43981Highway Maintainer
Columbia Yard/Monroe County
District 8
11/18/1911/22/19
CodeExt#43982Highway Maintainer
Greenville Yard/Bond County
District 8
11/18/1911/22/19
CodeExt#43983Highway Maintainer
Nashville Yard/Washington County
District 8
11/18/1911/22/19
TechExtOS I
#43437
Operations Supervisor
Region 5/District 8/Operations
Office of Highways Project Implementation
Collinsville
11/15/1912/2/19
CodeExt#43924Bridge Tender (permanent part time 80%)
Hardin Bridge/Calhoun County
District 8
11/15/1912/2/19
CodeExt#43956Highway Maintenance Lead Worker
Greenville Yard/Bond County
District 8
11/15/1912/2/19
CodeExt#43958Highway Construction Supervisor I 
Field Unit D
Operations-Day Labor/Sangamon County
Springfield
11/8/1911/22/19
CodeExt#43995Highway Construction Supervisor I 
Field Unit B
Operations-Day Labor/Sangamon County
Springfield
11/8/1911/22/19
CodeExt#43959Highway Construction Supervisor I 
Fabrication and Structures
Operations-Day Labor/Sangamon County
Springfield
11/8/1911/22/19
TechExtCET
#43767
Inspector/Assistant Resident Engineer Trainee
Office of Highways Project Implementation
Project Implementation/Region 5/District 8
Collinsville
9/3/1912/2/19
TechExtCET
#43765
 Design Trainee
Office of Highways Project Implementation
Program Development/Region 5/District 8
Collinsville
9/3/1912/2/19
CodeExtApply
CMS 284A
CMS 284B
Snow Removal Operator
(Hourly Snowbird)
8/1/19Until
Filled

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
CodeExt#43958Highway Construction Supervisor I 
Field Unit D
Operations-Day Labor/Sangamon County
Springfield
11/8/1911/22/19
CodeExt#43995Highway Construction Supervisor I 
Field Unit B
Operations-Day Labor/Sangamon County
Springfield
11/8/1911/22/19
CodeExt#43959Highway Construction Supervisor I 
Fabrication and Structures
Operations-Day Labor/Sangamon County
Springfield
11/8/1911/22/19
TechExtCET
#43769
Studies & Plans Engineer Trainee
Office of Highways Project Implementation
Program Development/Region 5/District 9
Carbondale
9/3/1912/2/19
TechExtCET
#43771
Inspector Engineer Trainee
Office of Highways Project Implementation
Project Implementation/Region 5/District 9
Carbondale
9/3/1912/2/19
CodeExtApply
CMS 284A
CMS 284B
Snow Removal Operator
(Hourly Snowbird)
8/1/19Until
Filled

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'.