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

 

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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
TechExt#44508
CE V

Project Evaluation and Liaison Engineer
Bureau of Design and Environment
Office of Highways Project Implementation
Springfield

8/7/208/20/20
TechExt#44487
TM III

Implementation Specialist
Bureau of Planning
Office of Planning and Programming
Springfield

8/7/208/20/20
TechExt#44497
ET IV

Highway Railway Crossings Safety Technician
Bureau of Safety Programs and Engineering
Office of Highways Project Implementation
Springfield

8/5/208/18/20
TechExt#44498
CE IV

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

8/5/208/18/20
TechExt#44162
TM II

Programmer Analyst Trainee-Distributed Systems
Bureau of Information Systems
Office of Planning and Programming
Springfield

8/5/208/18/20
TechExt#44161
TM II

Programmer Analyst Trainee-Customer Service
Bureau of Information Systems
Office of Planning and Programming
Springfield

8/5/208/18/20
TechExt#44490
TM VII

Metropolitan Program Planning Section Chief
Office of Planning and Programming
Bureau of Planning
Springfield

8/4/208/17/20
TechExt#44139
TM III

Payroll Administrator
Bureau of Personnel Management
Office of Finance and Administration
Springfield

8/4/208/17/20
TechExt#44138
CE VI

Electrical & Mechanical Chief
Bureau of Design & Environment
Office of Highway Project Implementation
Springfield

7/30/208/12/20
TechExt#44386
CE V

Specifications Engineer
Bureau of Design & Environment
Office of Highway Project Implementation
Springfield

7/30/208/12/20
Tech Ext#44387
CE V

Standards Engineer
Bureau of Design & Environment
Office of Highway Project Implementation
Springfield

7/30/208/12/20
TechExt#44151
CE IV

Senior Repair Plans Engineer
Bureau of Bridges & Structures
Office of Highways Project Implementation
Springfield

7/28/208/10/20
TechExt#44385
CE III

Repair Plans Engineer
Bureau of Bridges & Structures
Office of Highways Project Implementation
Springfield

7/28/208/10/20
Tech Ext#44290
TM IV

Safe Routes to School Manager
Office of Planning & Programming
Bureau of Programming
Springfield 

7/28/208/10/20

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
TechExt#44494
TM V

Section Chief Consolidated Vehicle Procurement
Bureau of Transit Capital
Office of Intermodal Project Implementation
Chicago

8/7/208/20/20
CodeExtApply
CMS 284A
CMS 284B

Winter Salaried HIGHWAY MAINTAINER
(MONTHLY SNOWBIRD)
District 1

8/3/208/14/20

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
TechExt#44501
CE V
Project Engineer
Region 2/District 2/Bureau of Program Development
Office of Highways Project Implementation
Dixon
8/4/208/17/20
CodeExtApply
CMS 284A
CMS 284B
Winter Salaried HIGHWAY MAINTAINER
(MONTHLY SNOWBIRD)
District 2
8/3/208/14/20
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
CodeExtApply
CMS 284A
CMS 284B
Winter Salaried HIGHWAY MAINTAINER
(MONTHLY SNOWBIRD)
District 3
8/3/208/14/20
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
TechExt#44452
CE V

Project Engineer
Region 3/District 4/Program Development
Office of Highways Project Implementation
Peoria

8/6/208/19/20
CodeExtApply
CMS 284A
CMS 284B
Winter Salaried HIGHWAY MAINTAINER
(MONTHLY SNOWBIRD)
District 4
8/3/208/14/20
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
CodeExtApply
CMS 284A
CMS 284B
Winter Salaried HIGHWAY MAINTAINER
(MONTHLY SNOWBIRD)
District 5
8/3/208/14/20
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
TechExt#44411
CE V
Project Engineer
Region 4/District 6/Bureau of Program Development
Office of Highways Project Implementation
Springfield
8/4/208/17/20
CodeExtApply
CMS 284A
CMS 284B
Winter Salaried HIGHWAY MAINTAINER
(MONTHLY SNOWBIRD)
District 6
8/3/208/14/20
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
CodeExtApply
CMS 284A
CMS 284B
Winter Salaried HIGHWAY MAINTAINER
(MONTHLY SNOWBIRD)
District 7
8/3/208/14/20
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
8/3/208/14/20
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
Winter Salaried HIGHWAY MAINTAINER
(MONTHLY SNOWBIRD)
District 9
8/3/208/14/20
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'.