Employment & Opportunities

At IDOT, we strongly believe in the importance of supporting the transportation industry’s future. This industry includes the transportation workforce outside of IDOT, as well as IDOT employees. We cannot effectively do our jobs, if the industry is not equipped with the ready, willing, and able workforce that it needs. Strategic human capital planning and investments are a core component of our vision to transform transportation for tomorrow.

IDOT is a multi-faceted, multi-modal, and diverse transportation agency that believes in hiring qualified, bright candidates for varied careers within IDOT, as well as working with transportation partners to enable them to do the same. We are constantly looking for people who can think creatively and deliver transportation solutions to meet emerging challenges in transportation. We are confident that current and future transportation industry will take pride in serving Illinois and the state’s residents and visitors.

Employment: With a wide array of career paths to choose from, IDOT offers current and future employees an opportunity to grow and advance. Please visit the Employment webpage to find out about IDOT employment vacancies across the state.

Opportunities: IDOT offers a series of opportunities to the public in an effort to cultivate the transportation industry’s human capital, to expose today’s youth to transportation related careers, and/or to bring communities together. These opportunities have been categorized into three areas. Please visit any of the following for more information on how to take advantage of the various opportunities IDOT has to offer: Student Opportunities, Specialized Training, and Community Involvement.

We would also like to welcome you to our Diversity Matters! website for additional information on IDOT’s various employment, business, and training opportunities

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