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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
TechExt#44876
CE III
Repair Plans Engineer
Office of Highways Project Implementation
Bureau of Bridges and Structures
Springfield
7/27/218/9/21
TechExt#45224
TM V
Capital Improvement Central and South Unit Chief
Office of Finance & Administration
Bureau of Business Services
Springfield
7/27/218/9/21
TechExt#45223
TM V
Capital Improvements North Unit Chief
Office of Finance & Administration
Bureau of Business Services
Springfield
7/27/218/9/21
TechExt#45042
TM III
Fiscal Accounts Coordinator
Office of Finance and Administration/Bureau of Information Processing
Springfield
7/19/217/30/21
CodeExt#45083Office Coordinator, Opt 4 – FARS Analyst
Office of Planning & Programming
Bureau of Data Collection & Mapping
Springfield
7/16/217/29/21
CodeExt#44707

Executive Secretary II, Opt 2
Office of Highways Project Implementation
Bureau of Materials
Springfield

7/16/217/29/21

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
CodeExt#45238

Automotive Mechanic, Opt 2
Office of Highways Project Implementation
Region 1/District 1/Maintenance
Emergency Traffic Patrol
Chicago

7/27/218/9/21
CodeExt#45182

Automotive Mechanic, Opt 2
Office of Highways Project Implementation
Region 1/District 1/Maintenance
Dan Ryan/Chicago

7/27/218/9/21
CodeExt#45183

Automotive Mechanic, Opt 2
Office of Highways Project Implementation
Region 1/District 1/Maintenance
Northbrook

7/27/218/9/21
CodeExt#45184

Automotive Mechanic, Opt 2
Office of Highways Project Implementation
Region 1/District 1/Maintenance
Arlington Heights

7/27/218/9/21
CodeExt#45185

Automotive Mechanic, Opt 2
Office of Highways Project Implementation
Region 1/District 1/Maintenance
Rodenburg/Roselle

7/27/218/9/21
CodeExt#45186

Automotive Mechanic, Opt 2
Office of Highways Project Implementation
Region 1/District 1/Maintenance
Edens/Chicago

7/27/218/9/21
CodeExt#45187

Automotive Mechanic, Opt 2
Office of Highways Project Implementation
Region 1/District 1/Maintenance
Eisenhower/Chicago

7/27/218/9/21
CodeExt#45188

Automotive Mechanic, Opt 2
Office of Highways Project Implementation
Region 1/District 1/Maintenance
Alsip/Worth 

7/27/218/9/21
CodeExt#45189

Automotive Mechanic, Opt 2
Office of Highways Project Implementation
Region 1/District 1/Maintenance
Bishop Ford/South Holland

7/27/218/9/21
CodeExt#45190

Automotive Mechanic, Opt 2
Office of Highways Project Implementation
Region 1/District 1/Maintenance
I-57/Markham

7/27/218/9/21
CodeExt#45191

Automotive Mechanic, Opt 2
Office of Highways Project Implementation
Region 1/District 1/Maintenance
Harvey

7/27/218/9/21
CodeExt#45192

Automotive Mechanic, Opt 2
Office of Highways Project Implementation
Region 1/District 1/Maintenance
Fleet Operation
Schaumburg

7/27/218/9/21
CodeExt#45193

Automotive Mechanic, Opt 2
Office of Highways Project Implementation
Region 1/District 1/Maintenance
Hillside

7/27/218/9/21
TechExt#45099
TM II
Workers’ Compensation Examiner
Office of Highways Project Implementation
Region 1/District 1/Administrative Services
Schaumburg
7/19/217/30/21

District 2 Vacancy Announcements

District 2 consists of the following counties: Boone, Carroll, Henry, Jo Daviess, Lee, Ogle, Rock Island, Stephenson, Whiteside and Winnebago.

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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. IDOT files open best using INTERNET EXPLORER.

Tech/CodeInt./ExtClassificationJob TitlePosting DateLast Date to Apply
CodeExt#45211

Highway Maintenance Lead Worker
Office of Highways Project Implementation
Region 2/District 3/Operations
Sycamore

7/30/218/12/21
CodeExt#45212

Highway Maintenance Lead Worker
Office of Highways Project Implementation
Region 2/District 3/Operations
Buckley

7/30/218/12/21
CodeExt#45213

Highway Maintenance Lead Worker
Office of Highways Project Implementation
Region 2/District 3/Operations
Forrest

7/30/218/12/21
CodeExt#45214

Highway Maintenance Lead Worker
Office of Highways Project Implementation
Region 2/District 3/Operations
Morris

7/30/218/12/21
CodeExt#45215

Highway Maintenance Lead Worker
Office of Highways Project Implementation
Region 2/District 3/Operations
Princeton

7/30/218/12/21
CodeExt#45216

Highway Maintenance Lead Worker
Office of Highways Project Implementation
Region 2/District 3/Operations
Gibson City

7/30/218/12/21

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#44677
ET IV
Documentation Compliance Reviewer
Office Of Highways Project Implementation
Region 3/District 4/Project Implementation
Peoria
7/19/217/30/21

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 TitlePosting DateLast Date to Apply
TechExt#45220
CE IV
Senior Squad Leader
Office of Highways Project Implementation
Region 3/District 5/Program Development
Paris
7/27/218/9/21

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#44718
ET IV

Documentation Compliance Reviewer
Office of Highways Project Implementation
Region 4/District 6/Project Implementation
Springfield

7/30/218/12/21
TechExt#44775
CE V

Geotechnical Engineer
Office of Highways Project Implementation
Region 4/District 6/Project Implementation
Springfield

7/19/217/30/21

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#45222
ET IV
Studies & Plans Technician Squad Leader
Office of Highways Project Implementation
Region 4/District 7/Program Development
Effingham
7/27/218/9/21
TechExt#44997
ET V

Quality Assurance Supervisor
Office of Highways Project Implementation
Region 4/District 7/Project Implementation
Effingham

7/20/218/2/21
TechExt#45016
TM IV

Business Services Manager
Office of Highways Project Implementation
Region 4/District 7/Administrative Services
Effingham

7/20/218/2/21
CodeExt#45015Highway Maintenance Lead Worker
Office of Highways Project Implementation
Region 4/District 7/Operations
Sullivan
7/16/217/29/21
CodeExt#44988

Highway Maintenance Lead Worker
Office of Highways Project Implementation
Region 4/District 7/Operations
Effingham

7/16/217/29/21

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
TechExt#44314
LS III
Senior Survey Crew Chief
Office of Highways Project Implementation
Region 5/District 8/Program Development
Collinsville
7/20/218/2/21
CodeExt#44637Highway Maintenance Lead Worker
Office of Highways Project Implementation
Region 5/District 8/Operations
Belleville
7/16/217/29/21

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
Tech Ext#44723
ET IV

Documentation Compliance Reviewer
Office of Highways Project Implementation
Region 5/District 9/Project Implementation
Carbondale

7/22/218/4/21
TechExt#44989
CE IV
Estimating Engineer
Office of Highways Project Implementation
Region 5/District 9/Program Development
Carbondale
7/22/218/4/21
TechExt#44990
ET IV

Construction Computer Support Technician
Office of Highways Project Implementation
Region 5/District 9/Project Implementation
Carbondale

7/22/218/4/21

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)

  • Ext - Open applications

  • RC451 Transfer Request - Form PM13C

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

  • 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'.