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. Emailed resumes and/or applications will not be accepted. 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

 

 

Central Office Vacancy Announcements

Central Office: Springfield, Illinois.

Click On Job Title for more information.

Tech/CodeInt./ExtClassificationJob TitlePosting DateLast Date to Apply
CodeExtApplyHighway Maintainer
Size & Weight Check Sub Unit
Sangamon
9/24/149/30/14
TechInt#37952
TM VI
Aviation Program Planning Section Chief
Office of Planning & Programming
Bureau of Urban of Program Planning
Springfield
9/23/1410/06/14
CodeExt#37947Accountant Advanced
Division of Transportation Safety
Bureau of Safety Programs & Administrative Services, Finance Unit, Springfield
9/19/1410/02/14

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
TechExt#40153
CE IV

Geotechnical Field Engineer Supervisor
Region 1/District 1/Materials 
Highways
Schaumburg

9/26/1410/9/14

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

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
CodeIntApplyHighway Maintenance Lead Worker
LaSalle Maintenance Yard/ LaSalle County
District 3
9/18/1410/01/14
CodeIntApplyHighway Maintenance Lead Worker
Morris Maintenance Yard/ Grundy County
District 3
9/18/1410/01/14

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
CodeExtApplyMonthly Snowbird
District 4
9/29/1410/10/14
CodeExtApplyHourly Snowbird
District 4
9/29/1410/10/14
CodeInt#37758Highway Maintenance Lead/Lead Worker
Peoria Team Section/Peoria County
District 4
9/19/1410/02/14
CodeInt#37757Highway Maintenance Lead Worker
El Paso Yard/Woodford County
District 4
9/19/1410/02/14
CodeIntApplyHighway Maintenance Lead Worker
Morton Yard/ Tazewell County/ District 4
9/17/149/30/14

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
CodeExtApplyHourly Snowbird
All IDOT Operations Facilities in District 5
9/26/1410/9/14

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
CodeExtApplyHourly Snowbird
lDOT Operation's facilities in Adams, Cass, Christian, Hancock, Logan,
Macoupin, Montgomery, Morgan, Pike, Sangamon, Schuyler and Scott
Counties
9/26/1410/9/14
CodeExtApplyHighway Maintainer
Litchfield Yard/Montgomery
District 6
9/24/149/30/14
CodeIntApplyHighway Maintenance Lead Worker
Quincy Sign Shop/ Adams County/ District 6
9/17/149/30/14
CodeIntApplyHighway Maintenance Lead Worker
Springfield Sign Shop/ Sangamon County
District 6
9/17/149/30/14
CodeIntApplyHighway Maintenance Lead Worker
Mt. Sterling Yard/ Brown County/ District 6
9/17/149/30/14

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
CodeExt#37979Executive Secretary I- Opt 2
Region 4/District 7/Project Implementation
Effingham
9/19/1410/02/14

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
CodeExtApplyHourly Snowbird
District 8
9/29/1410/10/14

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
CodeExtApply

Hourly Snowbird
lDOT Operation's facilities in Alexander, Hardin, Johnson, Saline, Union and
Williamson Counties

9/26/1410/9/14
TechIntLS IV
#37989
Plats & Plans Supervisor
Region 5/District 9/Program Development
Highways
Carbondale
9/19/1410/02/14
TechIntCE V
#37988
Design & Planning Engineer
Region 5/District 9/Operations
Highways
Carbondale
9/19/1410/02/14

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  • Tech - Technical Position - requires PM 1080 form and PM 1082 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.

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'.