Employment

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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.

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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
TechExtCE V
#43933
Hot Mix Asphalt Operations Engineer
Bureau of Materials
Office of Highways Project Implementation
Springfield
10/22/1911/4/19
TechExtTM V
#43847
Audit Compliance Unit Manager
Bureau of Investigations & Compliance
Office of Finance & Administration
Springfield
10/18/1910/31/19
TechExtCE V
#43875
Section Chief of Airport Construction & Materials
Bureau of Airport Engineering
Division of Aeronautics
Springfield
10/18/1910/31/19
TechExtTM V
#43747
Northern Certification Unit Manager
Bureau of Small Business Enterprises
Office of Business & Workforce Diversity
Springfield
10/11/1910/25/19
TechExtTM II
#43796
Interviewer
Bureau of Personnel Management
Office of Finance and Administration 
Springfield
10/11/1910/25/19
TechExtCE VII
#43670
Project Coordination and Implementation Section Chief
Bureau of Design & Environment
Office of Highways Project Implementation
Springfield
10/10/1910/24/19
TechExtCE VI
#43750
Local Bridge Unit Chief
Bureau of Bridges and Structures
Office of Highways Project Implementation
Springfield
10/10/1910/24/19
TechExtCET
#43780
Material Investigations Engineer Trainee
Office of Highways Project Implementation
Bureau of Materials
Springfield 
9/3/1912/2/19
TechExtCET
#43778
Geotechnical Engineer Trainee
Office of Highways Project Implementation
Bureau of Bridges & Structures
Springfield 
9/3/1912/2/19
TechExtCET
#43776
Assistant Structural Design & Review Trainee
Office of Highways Project Implementation
Bureau of Bridges & Structures
Springfield 
9/3/1912/2/19
TechExtCET
#43774
Hydraulics Engineer Trainee
Office of Highways Project Implementation
Bureau of Bridges & Structures
Springfield 
9/3/1912/2/19
TechExtCET
#43782
Safety Programs Evaluation Engineer
Office of Highways Project Implementation
Bureau of Safety Programs & Engineering
Springfield 
9/3/1912/2/19
TechExtCET
#43772
Safety Design Evaluation Engineer
Office of Highways Project Implementation
Bureau of Safety Programs & Engineering
Springfield 
9/3/1912/2/19
TechExtCET
#43841
Civil Engineer Trainee
Office of Highways Project Implementation
Bureau of Operations
Springfield
9/3/1912/2/19
TechExtCET
#43679 
Civil Engineer Trainee - Research Engineer Trainee
Office of Planning & Programming
Bureau of Research
Springfield
9/3/1912/2/19

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
TechExtET II
#43934
CADD Operator
Region 1/District 1/Bureau of Design
Office of Highways Project Implementation
Schaumburg
10/22/1911/4/19
TechExtTM VI
#43247
Transit Program Compliance Section Chief
Office of Intermodal Project Implementation
Executive Bureau 
Chicago
10/18/1910/31/19
TechExtCET
#43718
Civil Engineer Trainee
Office of Highways Project Implementation
Construction/Region 1/District 1
Schaumburg
9/3/1912/2/19

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
CodeExtApplyWinter Salaried Highway Maintainer
(Monthly Snowbird)
District 2
10/23/1911/5/19
TechExtCET
#43681
Civil Engineer Trainee - Squad Engineer Trainee
Office of Highways Project Implementation
Program Development/Region 2/District 2
Dixon
9/3/1912/2/19
TechExtCET
#43680
Civil Engineer Trainee - Construction Inspection Engineer
Office of Highways Project Implementation
Project Implementation/Region 2/District 2
Dixon
9/3/1912/2/19
CodeExtApply
CMS 284A
CMS 284B
Snow Removal Operator
(Hourly Snowbird)
8/1/19Until
Filled

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
TechExtCE III
#43853
Resident Engineer
Region 2/District 3/Bureau of Project Implementation
Office of Highways Project Implementation
Ottawa
10/22/1911/4/19
TechExtCE V
#43850
Project Engineer
Office of Highways Project Implementation
Bureau of Program Development
Ottawa
10/10/1910/24/19
TechExtCET 
#43641
Civil Engineer Trainee - Inspector/Assistant to Resident Engineer
Office of Highways Project Implementation
Project Implementation/Region 2/District 3
Ottawa
9/3/1912/2/19
TechExtCET
#43642
Civil Engineer Trainee - Plan Designer
Office of Highways Project Implementation
Program Development/Region 2/District 3
Ottawa
9/3/1912/2/19
CodeExtApply
CMS 284A
CMS 284B
Snow Removal Operator
(Hourly Snowbird)
8/1/19Until
Filled

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
TechExtET IV
#43706
Bridge & Hydraulics Technician
Office of Highways Project Implementation
Program Development/Region 3/District 4
Peoria
10/18/1910/31/19
TechExtET IV
#43705
Office/Computer Support Technician
Office of Highways Project Implementation
Project Implementation/Region 3/District 4
Peoria
10/10/1910/24/19
TechExtCET
#43683
Inspector/Assistant Resident Engineer Trainee
Office of Highways Project Implementation
Project Implementation/Region 3/District 4
Peoria
9/3/1912/2/19
TechExtCET
#43682
Assistant Squad Engineer Trainee
Office of Highways Project Implementation
Program Development/Region 3/District 4
Peoria
9/3/1912/2/19
CodeExtApply
CMS 284A
CMS 284B
Snow Removal Operator
(Hourly Snowbird)
8/1/19Until
Filled

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
CodeExtApplyWinter Salaried Highway Maintainer
(Monthly Snowbird)

District 5
10/23/1911/5/19
TechExtCE V
#43514
Programming Engineer
Office of Highways Project Implementation
Program Development/Region 3/District 5
Paris
10/10/1910/24/19
TechExtCET
#43684
Civil Engineer Trainee 
Office of Highways Project Implementation
Project Implementation/Region 3/District 5
Paris
9/3/1912/2/19
TechExtCET
#43685
Assistant Squad Engineer 
Office of Highways Project Implementation
Program Development/Region 3/District 5
Paris
9/3/1912/2/19
CodeExtApply
CMS 284A
CMS 284B
Snow Removal Operator
(Hourly Snowbird)
8/1/19Until
Filled

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
TechExtCE III
#43947
Studies and Plans Team Engineer
Region 4/District 6/Program Development
Office of Highways Project Implementation
Springfield
10/22/1911/4/19
CodeExtApplyWinter Salaried Highway Maintainer
(Monthly Snowbird)
District 6
10/10/1910/24/19
TechExtCET
#43687
Inspector
Office of Highways Project Implementation
Project Implementation/Region 4/District 6
Springfield
9/3/1912/2/19
TechExtCET
#43686
Studies & Plans Squad Member Trainee
Office of Highways Project Implementation
Program Development/Region 4/District 6
Springfield
9/3/1912/2/19
CodeExtApply
CMS 284A
CMS 284B
Snow Removal Operator
(Hourly Snowbird)
8/1/19Until
Filled

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
CodeExtApplyWinter Salaried Highway Maintainer
(Monthly Snowbird)
District 7
10/23/1911/5/19
TechExtET IV
#43893
Bridge & Hydraulics Technician
Office of Highways Project Implementation
Program Development/Region 4/District 7
Effingham
10/18/1910/31/19
TechExtCET
#43760
Inspector
Office of Highways Project Implementation
Project Implementation/Region 4/District 7
Effingham
9/3/1912/2/19
TechExtCET
#43762
Studies & Plans Squad Member Trainee
Office of Highways Project Implementation
Program Development/Region 4/District 7
Effingham
9/3/1912/2/19
CodeExtApply
CMS 284A
CMS 284B
Snow Removal Operator
(Hourly Snowbird)
8/1/19Until
Filled

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
TechExtTM IV
#43888
Contract Compliance Officer
Office of Highways Project Implementation
Executive/Region 5/District 8
Collinsville
10/18/1910/31/19
TechExtET III
#43299
Invoice and Inventory Technician
Office of Highways Project Implementation
Operations/Region 5/District 8
Collinsville
10/10/1910/24/19
TechExtCET
#43766
Inspector/Assistant Resident Engineer Trainee
Office of Highways Project Implementation
Project Implementation/Region 5/District 8
Collinsville
9/3/1912/2/19
TechExtCET
#43764
 Design Trainee
Office of Highways Project Implementation
Program Development/Region 5/District 8
Collinsville
9/3/1912/2/19
CodeExtApply
CMS 284A
CMS 284B
Snow Removal Operator
(Hourly Snowbird)
8/1/19Until
Filled

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
CodeExtApplyWinter Salaried Highway Maintainer
(Monthly Snowbird)

District 9
10/23/1911/5/19
TechExtTM II
#43854
Benefits & Temporary Employment Specialist
Office of Highways Project Implementation
Administrative Services/Region 5/District 9
Carbondale
10/18/1910/31/19
TechExtCET
#43768
Studies & Plans Engineer Trainee
Office of Highways Project Implementation
Program Development/Region 5/District 9
Carbondale
9/3/1912/2/19
TechExtCET
#43770
Inspector Engineer Trainee
Office of Highways Project Implementation
Project Implementation/Region 5/District 9
Carbondale
9/3/1912/2/19
CodeExtApply
CMS 284A
CMS 284B
Snow Removal Operator
(Hourly Snowbird)
8/1/19Until
Filled

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

  • 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'.