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
CodeExt#44355

Accountant Advanced
Bureau of Construction
Office of Highways Project Implementation
Springfield

10/08/2010/22/20
TechExt#44649
ET I

Pavement Properties Technician
Bureau of Research
Office of Planning and Programming
Springfield

10/1/2010/30/20
TechExt#44647
ET I
Assistant CADD & Design Technician
Bureau of Bridges and Structures
Office of Highways Project Implementation
Springfield
10/1/2010/30/20
TechExt#44648
ET I
Assistant Bridge Inspection Technician
Bureau of Bridges and Structures
Office of Highways Project Implementation
Springfield
10/1/2010/30/20
TechExt#44591
CET

Assistant Structural Design and Review Trainee
Bureau of Bridges and Structures
Office of Highways Project Implementation
Springfield

8/17/2011/16/20
TechExt#44594
CET

Geotechnical Engineer Trainee
Bureau of Bridges and Structures
Office of Highways Project Implementation
Springfield

8/17/2011/16/20
TechExt#44597
CET

 Hydraulics Engineer Trainee
Bureau of Bridges and Structures
Office of Highways Project Implementation
Springfield

8/17/2011/16/20
TechExt#44603
CET

Safety Design Evaluation Engineer
Bureau of Safety Programs and Engineering
Office of Highways Project Implementation
Springfield

8/17/2011/16/20
TechExt#44606
CET 

Safety Programs Evaluation Engineer
Bureau of Safety Programs and Engineering
Office of Highways Project Implementation
Springfield

8/17/2011/16/20
TechExt#44609
CET 

Civil Engineer Trainee
Bureau of Operations
Office of Highways Project Implementation
Springfield

8/17/2011/16/20
TechExt#44612
CET 

Investigations Engineer Trainee
Bureau of Materials
Office of Highways Project Implementation
Springfield

8/17/2011/16/20

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
CMS 284A
CMS 284B

Winter Salaried Highway Maintainer
(Monthly Snowbird) - District 1

10/15/2010/28/20
TechExt#44650
ET I

Inspector
Region 1/District 1/Bureau of Construction
Office of Highways Project Implementation
Schaumburg

10/1/2010/30/20
TechExt#44623
CET
Civil Engineer Trainee
Region 1/District 1/Bureau of Construction
Office of Highways Project Implementation
Schaumburg
8/17/2011/16/20

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
CMS 284A
CMS 284B

Winter Salaried Highway Maintainer
(Monthly Snowbird) - District 2

10/14/2010/27/20
TechExt#44682
ET I

Materials Technician
Region 2/District 2/Bureau of Project Implementation
Office of Highways Project Implementation
Dixon

10/1/2010/30/20
TechExt#44683
ET I

Squad Technician
Region 2/District 2/Bureau of Program Development
Office of Highways Project Implementation
Dixon

10/1/2010/30/20
TechExt#44684
ET I

Inspector
Region 2/District 2/Bureau of Project Implementation
Office of Highways Project Implementation
Dixon

10/1/2010/30/20
TechExt#44560
CET

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

8/17/2011/16/20
TechExt#44563
CET
Construction Inspection Engineer
Region 2/District 2/Bureau of Project Implementation
Office of Highways Project Implementation
Dixon
8/17/2011/16/20
CodeExtApply
CMS 284A
CMS 284B
SNOW REMOVAL OPERATOR
(HOURLY SNOWBIRD)
District 2
8/3/20OPEN

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
TechExt#44566
CET
Plan Designer
Region 2/District 3/Bureau of Program Development
Office of Highways Project Implementation
Ottawa
8/17/2011/16/20
TechExt#44569
CET

Inspector/Assistant to Resident Engineer
Region 2/District 3/Bureau of Project Implemenation
Office of Highways Project Implementation
Ottawa

8/17/2011/16/20
CodeExtApply
CMS 284A
CMS 284B
SNOW REMOVAL OPERATOR
(HOURLY SNOWBIRD)
District 3
8/3/20OPEN

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
CodeExtApply
CMS 284A
CMS 284B

Winter Salaried Highway Maintainer
(Monthly Snowbird)
District 4

10/16/2010/29/20
CodeExtApply
CMS 284A
CMS 284B

Winter Salaried Highway Maintainer
(Monthly Snowbird)
District 4

10/9/2010/23/20
TechExt#44651
ET I

Inspector
Region 3/District 4/Bureau of Construction
Office of Highways Project Implementation
Peoria

10/1/2010/30/20
TechExt#44652
ET I

Squad Technician
Region 3/District 4/Bureau of Construction
Office of Highways Project Implementation
Peoria

10/1/2010/30/20
TechExt

#44570
CET

Inspector/Assistant Resident Engineer Trainee
Region 3/District 4/Project Implementation
Office of Highways Project Implementation
Peoria

8/17/2011/16/20
CodeExtApply
CMS 284A
CMS 284B
SNOW REMOVAL OPERATOR
(HOURLY SNOWBIRD)
District 4
8/3/20OPEN

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
TechExt#44749
ET III

Administrative Technician
Region 3/District 5/ Project Implementation
Office of Highways Project Implementation
Paris

10/21/2011/4/20
CodeExtApply
CMS 284A
CMS 284B

Winter Salaried Highway Maintainer
(Monthly  Snowbird) - District 5

10/20/2011/2/20
TechExt#44513
OS I

Operations Supervisor I, Operations Supervisor
Office of Highways Project Implementation
Region 2/District 5/Paris

10/8/2010/22/20
TechExt#44653
ET I

Inspector
Region 3/District 5/Bureau of Project Implementation
Office of Highways Project Implementation
Paris

10/1/2010/30/20
TechExt#44654
ET I

Squad Technician
Region 3/District 5/Bureau of Program Development
Office of Highways Project Implementation
Paris

10/1/2010/30/20
TechExt#44579
CET

Assistant Squad Engineer Trainee
Region 3/District 5/Program Development
Office of Highways Project Implementation
Paris

8/17/2011/16/20
TechExt#44576
CET

Civil Engineer Trainee
Region 3/District 5/Program Development
Office of Highways Project Implementation
Paris

8/17/2011/16/20
CodeExtApply
CMS 284A
CMS 284B
SNOW REMOVAL OPERATOR
(HOURLY SNOWBIRD)
District 5
8/3/20OPEN

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
CMS 284A
CMS 284B
Winter Salaried Highway Maintainer
(Monthly Snowbird) - District 6
10/16/2010/29/20
TechExt#44655
ET I

Junior Construction Inspection Technician
Region 4/District 6/Bureau of Project Implementation
Office of Highways Project Implementation
Springfield

10/1/2010/30/20
TechExt#44656
ET I

Studies and Plans Technician
Region 4/District 6/Bureau of Program Development
Office of Highways Project Implementation
Springfield

10/1/2010/30/20
TechExt#44657
ET I

Junior Laboratory Technician
Region 4/District 6/Bureau of Project Implementation
Office of Highways Project Implementation
Springfield

10/1/2010/30/20
TechExt#44584
CET
Inspector
Region 4/District 6/Bureau of Project Implementation
Office of Highways Project Implementation
Springfield
8/17/2011/16/20
TechExt#44587
CET

Studies & Plans Squad Member Trainee
Region 4/District 6/Bureau of Program Development
Office of Highways Project Implementation
Springfield

8/17/2011/16/20
CodeExtApply
CMS 284A
CMS 284B
SNOW REMOVAL OPERATOR
(HOURLY SNOWBIRD)
District 6
8/3/20OPEN

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
TechExt#44658
ET I
Design Technician
Region 4/District 7/Program Development
Office of Highways Project Implementation
Effingham
10/1/2010/30/20
TechExt#44588
CET
Studies & Plans Squad Member Trainee
Region 4/District 7/Program Development
Office of Highways Project Implementation
Effingham
8/17/2011/16/20
CodeExtApply
CMS 284A
CMS 284B
SNOW REMOVAL OPERATOR
(HOURLY SNOWBIRD)
District 7
8/3/20OPEN

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
CodeExtApply
CMS 284A
CMS 284B
Winter Salaried Highway Maintainer
(Monthly Snowbird) - District 8
10/13/2010/26/20
TechExt#44615
CET
Inspector/Assistant Resident Engineer Trainee
Region 5/District 8/Project Implementation
Office of Highways Project Implementation
Collinsville
8/17/2011/16/20
TechExt#44618
CET

Design Trainee
Region 5/District 8/Program Development
Office of Highways Project Implementation
Collinsville

8/17/2011/16/20
CodeExtApply
CMS 284A
CMS 284B
SNOW REMOVAL OPERATOR
(HOURLY SNOWBIRD)
District 8
8/3/20OPEN

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
CodeExtApply
CMS 284A
CMS 284B
SNOW REMOVAL OPERATOR
(HOURLY SNOWBIRD)
District 9
8/3/20OPEN

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)

  • Bid Form for RC019 Transfer & Voluntary Reduction - PM 12C

  • 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'.

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