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

 

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
TechExtCET
#43673
Material Investigations Engineer Trainee
Office of Highways Project Implementation
Bureau of Materials
Springfield 
9/3/1912/2/19
TechExtCET
#43674
Geotechnical Engineer Trainee
Office of Highways Project Implementation
Bureau of Bridges & Structures
Springfield 
9/3/1912/2/19
TechExtCET
#43675
Assistant Structural Design & Review Trainee
Office of Highways Project Implementation
Bureau of Bridges & Structures
Springfield 
9/3/1912/2/19
TechExtCET
#43676
Hydraulics Engineer Trainee
Office of Highways Project Implementation
Bureau of Bridges & Structures
Springfield 
9/3/1912/2/19
TechExtCET
#43677
Safety Programs Evaluation Engineer
Office of Highways Project Implementation
Bureau of Safety Programs & Engineering
Springfield 
9/3/1912/2/19
TechExtCET
#43678
Safety Design Evaluation Engineer
Office of Highways Project Implementation
Bureau of Safety Programs & Engineering
Springfield 
9/3/1912/2/19
TechExtCET
#43802
Civil Engineer Trainee
Office of Highways Project Implementation
Bureau of Operations
Springfield
9/3/1912/2/19
TechExtCET
#43679 
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
CodeExtApply

Winter Salaried Highway Maintainer
(Monthly Snowbird)
District 1

9/13/199/26/19
CodeExt#43814Highway Maintainer
Northside Sign Shop/Cook County/Zone 2
District 1
9/12/199/18/19
CodeExt#43815Highway Maintainer
Southside Sign Shop/Cook County/Zone 3
District 1
9/12/199/18/19
CodeExt#43816Highway Maintainer
Elgin Sign Shop/Kane County
District 1
9/12/199/18/19
CodeExt#43817Highway Maintainer
New Lenox Sign Shop/Will County
District 1
9/12/199/18/19
CodeExt#43818Highway Maintainer
Emergency Traffic Patrol/Cook County/Zone 1
District 1
9/12/199/18/19
CodeExt#43819Highway Maintainer
Woodstock Maintenance/McHenry County
District 1
9/12/199/18/19
CodeExt#43820Highway Maintainer
Kennedy Maintenance/Cook County/Zone 2
District 1
9/12/199/18/19
CodeExt#43821Highway Maintainer
Eisenhower Maintenance/Cook County/Zone 1
District 1
9/12/199/18/19
CodeExt#43822Highway Maintainer
St. Charles Maintenance/Kane County
District 1
9/12/199/18/19
CodeExt#43823Highway Maintainer
Northside Maintenance/Cook County/Zone 2
District 1
9/12/199/18/19
CodeExt#43824Highway Maintainer
District Bridge Maintenance/Cook County/Zone 5
District 1
9/12/199/18/19
CodeExt#43825Highway Maintainer
Northbrook Maintenance/Cook County/Zone 5
District 1
9/12/199/18/19
CodeExt#43826Highway Maintainer
Edens Maintenance/Cook County/Zone 5
District 1
9/12/199/18/19
CodeExt#43827Highway Maintainer
Arlington Heights Maintenance/Cook County/Zone 5
District 1
9/12/199/18/19
CodeExt#43828Highway Maintainer
Harvey Maintenance/Cook County/Zone 3
District 1
9/12/199/18/19
CodeExt#43829Highway Maintainer
Bishop Ford Maintenance/Cook County/Zone 3
District 1
9/12/199/18/19
CodeExt#43830Highway Maintainer
Alsip Maintenance/Cook County/Zone 3
District 1
9/12/199/18/19
CodeExt#43831Highway Maintainer
I-55 Maintenance/Will County
District 1
9/12/199/18/19
CodeExt#43832Highway Maintainer
Joliet Maintenance/Will County
District 1
9/12/199/18/19
CodeExt#43833Highway Maintainer
New Lenox Maintenance/Will County
District 1
9/12/199/18/19
CodeExt#43834Highway Maintainer
Grayslake Maintenance/Lake County
District 1
9/12/199/18/19
CodeExt#43835Highway Maintainer
Gurnee Maintenance/Lake County
District 1
9/12/199/18/19
CodeExt#43836Highway Maintainer
Naperville Maintenance/DuPage County
District 1
9/12/199/18/19
CodeExt#43837Highway Maintainer
Oakbrook Maintenance/DuPage County
District 1
9/12/199/18/19
TechExtCET
#43718

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
TechExtCET
#43681

Civil Engineer Trainee - Squad Engineer Trainee
Office of Highways Project Implementation
Program Development/Region 2/District 2
Dixon

9/3/1912/2/19
TechExtCET
#43680

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
CodeExtApply

Winter Salaried Highway Maintainer
(Monthly Snowbird)
District 3

9/13/199/26/19
TechExtCET 
#43641
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
#43642
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
CodeExt#43839

Highway Maintainer
Lewiston Yard/Fulton County
District 4

9/12/199/18/19
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
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
CodeExtApply

Winter Salaried Highway Maintainer
(Monthly Snowbird)
District 6

9/13/199/26/19
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
TechExtCET
#43688

Inspector
Office of Highways Project Implementation
Project Implementation/Region 4/District 7
Effingham

9/3/1912/2/19
TechExtCET
#43689

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
CodeExtApplyWinter Salaried Highway Maintainer
(Monthly Snowbird)
District 8
9/16/199/27/19
TechExtCET
#43713
Inspector/Assistant Resident Engineer Trainee
Office of Highways Project Implementation
Project Implementation/Region 5/District 8
Collinsville
9/3/1912/2/19
TechExtCET
#43715

 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
TechExtCET
#43690

Studies & Plans Engineer Trainee
Office of Highways Project Implementation
Program Development/Region 5/District 9
Carbondale

9/3/1912/2/19
TechExtCET
#43691

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'.