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
TechExtTM VII
#42042
Metropolitan Program Planning Section Chief
Office of Planning & Programming
Bureau of Planning
Springfield
5/26/176/9/17
TechExtTM III
#41780
Supportive Services Specialist
Bureau of Small Business Enterprises
Office of Business & Workforce Diversity
Springfield
5/26/176/9/17
TechExtET V
#41829
Senior CADD Support Specialist
Bureau of Design & Environment
Office of Program Development
Springfield
5/26/176/9/17
TechExtTM IV
#41838
Operations Coordinator
Bureau of Information Processing
Office of Finance & Administration
Springfield
5/26/176/9/17
TechExtCET
#42034
Material Investigations Engineer Trainee
Bureau of Materials
Highways Project Implementation
Springfield
5/26/176/9/17
TechExtTM IV
#42044
Communications Outreach Liaison
Bureau of Program, Project & Safety Outreach

Office of Communications/Region 4
Springfield
5/24/176/7/17
TechExtTM III
#42033
Business Analyst
Bureau of Information Processing
Office of Finance & Administration
Springfield
5/24/176/7/17
TechExtTM IV
#41876
Vehicle Coordinator
Bureau of Business Services
Office of Finance & Administration
Springfield
5/24/176/7/17
TechExtCE VI
#42015
Project Implementation Unit Chief
Bureau of Operations
Highways Project Implementation
Springfield
5/24/176/7/17
CodeExt#41993Highway Maintenance Lead Worker
Weight Enforcement Unit/Sangamon County
Springfield
5/24/176/7/17
CodeExt#41996Highway Maintenance Lead Worker
Highway Sign Shop/Sangamon County
Springfield
5/24/176/7/17
TechIntTM V
#41456
Region II Claims Manager
Bureau of Claims
Office of Chief Counsel
Springfield
5/19/176/2/17
TechExtTM III
#42035
Administrative Support Representative
Bureau of Personnel Management
Office of Finance & Administration
Springfield
5/19/176/2/17
TechExtTM III
#42036
Personnel Specialist
Bureau of Personnel Management
Office of Finance & Administration
Springfield
5/19/176/2/17
TechExtTM III
#41746
Systems Specialist
Office of Planning & Programming
Bureau of Programming
Springfield
5/18/176/1/17
CodeExt#41466Office Assistant, Opt 5 (Courier)
Bureau of Business Services
Office of Finance & Administration
Springfield
5/17/175/31/17
CodeExt#41874Accountant/Remittance Accountant
Bureau of Construction
Highways Project Implementation
Springfield
5/17/175/31/17
CodeExt#41911Account/Awards Accountant
Bureau of Construction
Highways Project Implementation
Springfield
5/17/175/31/17
TechExtTM II
#41400
Communications Assistant
Bureau of Communications Services
Office of Communications
Springfield
5/16/175/30/17
CodeExt#41709Accountant Advanced
Bureau of Operations/Day Labor
Office of Highways Project Implementation
Springfield
5/12/175/25/17

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
TechExtTM IV
#42046

Communications Outreach Liaison
Bureau of Program, Project & Safety Outreach
Office of Communications/Region 1
Chicago

5/24/176/7/17
TechExtLA III
#41392

Senior Landscape Architect
Highways Project Implementation
Maintenance/Region 1/District 1
Schaumburg

5/24/176/7/17
TechExtOS I
#41326
Assistant Emergency Traffic Patrol Manager
Highways Project Implementation
Highways/Region 1/District 1
Chicago
5/18/176/1/17
TechExtET V
#41405
District Laboratory Supervisor
Highways Project Implementation
Materials/Region 1/District 1
Schaumburg
5/16/175/30/17
TechExtET III
#41388
Maintenance Cadre Technician
Highways Project Implementation
Maintenance/Region 1/District 1
Schaumburg
5/16/175/30/17
TechExtET IV
#41389
Maintenance Contracts Resident Landscape Technician
Region 1/District 1/Maintenance
Highways Project Implementation
Schaumburg
5/12/175/25/17

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
TechExtTM IV
#42045

Communications Outreach Liaison
Bureau of Program, Project & Safety Outreach

Office of Communications/Region 2
Ottawa
5/24/176/7/17
TechExtTM II
#41689
Personnel Services Technician
Highways Project Implementation
Administrative Services
Region 1/District 2/Dixon
5/24/176/7/17

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
TechIntET IV
#41788
Resident Technician
Region 2/District 3
Project Implementation
Highways Project Implementation
Ottawa
5/19/176/2/17

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#41939Highway Maintenance Lead Worker
Macomb Yard/McDonough County
District 4
5/18/176/1/17
CodeExt#41902Account Technician II
Region 3/District 4
Administrative Services
Peoria
5/19/176/2/17
TechExtET III
#41596
Documentation Technician
Highways Project Implementation
Project Implementation
Region 3/District 4/Peoria
5/16/175/30/17
TechExtET I
#41866
Squad Technician
Highways Project Implementation
Program Development
Region 3/District 4/Peoria
5/16/175/30/17
TechExtET I
#41867
Inspector
Highways Project Implementation
Project Implementation
Region 3/District 4/Peoria
5/16/175/30/17
CodeExt#419426 Month Temporary Highway Maintainer
Monmouth Traffic/Warren County
District 4
5/15/175/26/17
CodeExt#419436 Month Temporary Highway Maintainer
Peoria Traffic/Peoria County
District 4
5/15/175/26/17
CodeExt#419446 Month Temporary Highway Maintainer
Biggsville Yard/Henderson County
District 4
5/15/175/26/17
CodeExt#419456 Month Temporary Highway Maintainer
Morton Yard/Tazewell County
District 4
5/15/175/26/17
CodeExt#419466 Month Temporary Highway Maintainer
Peoria West Yard/Peoria County
District 4
5/15/175/26/17
CodeExt#419476 Month Temporary Highway Maintainer
Knoxville Yard/Knox County
District 4
5/15/175/26/17

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 Title

Posting
Date

Last Date
to Apply
CodeExt#41984Accountant
Region 3/District 5
Administrative Services
Paris

5/19/17

6/2/17
CodeExt#41949Human Resources Associate Opt 1
Administrative Services
Region 3/District 5/Paris

5/18/17

6/1/17

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
TechExtET V
#41802
CADD/GIS Manager
Highways Project Implementation
Program Development
Region 4/District 6
Springfield
5/26/176/9/17
TechExtET I
#41408
Studies & Plans Technician
Region 4/District 6
Program Development
Office of Highways Project Implementation
5/19/176/2/17

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.

Click On Job Title for more information.

Tech/CodeInt./ExtClassificationJob TitlePosting DateLast Date to Apply
TechExtET I
#41792
Junior Lab Technician
Highways Project Implementation
Project Implementation
Region 4/District 7/Effingham
5/18/176/1/17

District 8 Vacancy Announcements

District 8 consists of the following counties: Bond, Calhoun, Clinton, Greene, Jersey, Madison, Marion, Monroe, Randolph, St. Clair and Washington.

Click On Job Title for more information.

Tech/CodeInt./ExtClassificationJob TitlePosting DateLast Date to Apply
TechExtTM IV
#42047
Communications Outreach Liaison
Bureau of Program, Project & Safety Outreach

Office of Communications/Region 5
Collinsville
5/24/176/7/17

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
TechIntET V
#41892
Design, Planning & Permits Technician
Highways Project Implementation
Operations/Region 5/District 9
Carbondale
5/26/176/9/17
TechIntCE V
#41908
Supervising Field Engineer
Highways Project Implementation
Project Implementation/Region 5/District 9
Carbondale
5/26/176/9/17

LEGEND

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  • Code - requires CMS 100 form

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  • 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'.