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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

 

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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#44542
TM IV
Urban Highways Program Analyst
Office of Planning and Programming
Bureau of Programming
Springfield
10/18/2110/29/21
Tech Ext#45057
ET I

Assistant Agreement Review Technician
Office of Highways Project Implementation
Bureau of Local Roads and Streets
Springfield

10/15/2111/12/21
TechExt#45354
ET I

Laboratory Technician I
Office of Highways Project Implementation
Bureau of Materials
Springfield

10/14/2111/10/21
Tech Ext#44793
TM IV

Grant Administration Manager
Office of Finance and Administration
Bureau of Investigations and Compliance
Springfield

10/13/2110/26/21
TechExt#45229
TM V

Region II - Claims Manager
Office of Chief Counsel
Bureau of Claims
Springfield

10/12/2110/25/21
TechExt#45386
ET I

Assistant Repair Plans Technician
Office of Highways Project Implementation
Bureau of Bridges and Structures
Springfield

10/7/2111/4/21
TechExt#45006
ET I
Assistant Cost Evaluation Technician
Office of Highways Project Implementation
Bureau of Bridges and Structures
Springfield
10/7/2111/4/21
TechExt#45336
ET I
Assistant Coding Technician
Office of Highways Project Implementation
Bureau of Design and Environment
Springfield
10/7/2111/4/21
TechExt#45337
ET I

Assistant Surveying Technician
Office of Highways Project Implementation
Bureau of Design and Environment
Springfield

10/7/2111/4/21
TechExt#45329
ET I
Pavement Properties Technician
Office of Planning and Programming/Bureau of Research
Springfield
10/7/2111/4/21
TechExt#45355
CET

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

8/27/2111/29/21
TechExt#45358
CET

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

8/27/2111/29/21
TechExt#45261
CET

Rail Safety Engineering Trainee
Office of Highways Project Implementation
Bureau of Safety Programs and Engineering
Springfield

8/27/2111/29/21
TechExt#45326
CET
Airport Design Engineer Trainee
Office of Intermodal Project Implementation
Bureau of Aeronautics
Springfield
8/27/2111/29/21

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
TechExt#45361
CET

Civil Engineer Trainee
Office of Highways Project Implementation
Region 1/District 1/Construction
Schaumburg

8/27/2111/29/21

District 2 Vacancy Announcements

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

Click On Job Title for more information. IDOT files open best using INTERNET EXPLORER.

Tech/CodeInt./ExtClassificationJob TitlePosting DateLast Date to Apply
TechExt#45353
ET I
Inspector
Office of Highways Project Implementation
Region 2/District 2/Project Implementation
Dixon
10/18/2110/29/21
TechExt#45350
CET

Construction Inspection Engineer
Office of Highways Project Implementation
Region 2/District 2/Construction
Dixon

8/27/2111/29/21
TechExt#45347
CET

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

8/27/2111/29/21

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#45333
CET

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

8/27/2111/29/21
TechExt#45330
CET

Plan Designer
Office of Highways Project Implementation
Region 2/District 3/Program Development
Ottawa

8/27/2111/29/21

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
CodeExtWinter Salaried Highway Maintainer
Office of Highways Project Implementation
Region 3/District 4/Operations
Morton Team/Tazewell County
10/13/2110/26/21
CodeExtWinter Salaried Highway Maintainer
Office of Highways Project Implementation
Region 3/District 4/Operations
Wyoming Team/Stark County
10/13/2110/26/21
CodeExtWinter Salaried Highway Maintainer
Office of Highways Project Implementation
Region 3/District 4/Operations
Peoria Team/Peoria County
10/13/2110/26/21
TechExt#45344
ET I
Squad Technician
Office of Highways Project Implementation/Region 3/District 4/Program Development
Peoria

10/7/2111/4/21
TechExt#45345
ET I
Inspector
Office of Highways Project Implementation/Region 3/District 4/ Project Implementation
Peoria
10/7/2111/4/21
TechExt#45341
CET

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

8/27/2111/29/21
TechExt#45338
CET

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

8/27/2111/29/21

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#45325
ET I
Squad Technician
Office of Highways Project Implementation/Region 3/District 5/Program Development
Paris
10/7/2111/4/21
TechExt#45107
ET I

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

10/7/2111/4/21
CodeExt

Winter Salaried Highway Maintainer
Office of Highways Project Implementation
Region 3/District 5/Operations
Champaign Team/Champaign County

10/4/2110/18/21
CodeExt

Winter Salaried Highway Maintainer
Office of Highways Project Implementation
Region 3/District 5/Operations
Leverett Team/Champaign County

10/4/2110/18/21
CodeExt

Winter Salaried Highway Maintainer
Office of Highways Project Implementation
Region 3/District 5/Operations
Bloomington Team/McLean County

10/4/2110/18/21
CodeExt

Winter Salaried Highway Maintainer
Office of Highways Project Implementation
Region 3/District 5/Operations
Leroy Team/McLean County

10/4/2110/18/21
CodeExt

Winter Salaried Highway Maintainer
Office of Highways Project Implementation
Region 3/District 5/Operations
Towanda Team/McLean County

10/4/2110/18/21
CodeExt

Winter Salaried Highway Maintainer
Office of Highways Project Implementation
Region 3/District 5/Operations
Danville Team/Vermilion County

10/4/2110/18/21
CodeExt

Winter Salaried Highway Maintainer
Office of Highways Project Implementation
Region 3/District 5/Operations
Fithian Team/Vermilion County

10/4/2110/18/21
TechExt#45322
CET

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

8/27/2111/29/21
TechExt#45319
CET

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

8/27/2111/29/21

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#45302
ET I

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

10/8/2111/5/21
TechExt#45306
ET I
​Junior Construction Inspection Technician
Office of Highways Project Implementation
Region 4/District 6/Project Implementation
Springfield
10/8/2111/5/21
CodeExtWinter Salaried Highway Maintainer
Office of Highways Project Implementation
Region 4/District 6/Operations
Carthage/Hancock County
10/7/2110/21/21
CodeExt

Winter Salaried Highway Maintainer
Office of Highways Project Implementation
Region 4/District 6/Operations
Lincoln/Logan County

10/7/2110/21/21
CodeExt

Winter Salaried Highway Maintainer
Office of Highways Project Implementation
Region 4/District 6/Operations
Carlinville/Macoupin County

10/7/2110/21/21
CodeExt

Winter Salaried Highway Maintainer
Office of Highways Project Implementation
Region 4/District 6/Operations
Litchfield/Montgomery County

10/7/2110/21/21
CodeExt

Winter Salaried Highway Maintainer
Office of Highways Project Implementation
Region 4/District 6/Operations
Jacksonville/Morgan County

10/7/2110/21/21
CodeExt

Snow Removal Operator
Office of Highways Project Implementation
Region 4/District 6/Operations
Quincy/Adams County

10/6/2110/20/21
CodeExt

Snow Removal Operator
Office of Highways Project Implementation
Region 4/District 6/Operations
Virginia/Cass County

10/6/2110/20/21
CodeExt

Snow Removal Operator
Office of Highways Project Implementation
Region 4/District 6/Operations
Carthage/Hancock County

10/6/2110/20/21
CodeExt

Snow Removal Operator
Office of Highways Project Implementation
Region 4/District 6/Operations
Lincoln/Logan County

10/6/2110/20/21
CodeExt

Snow Removal Operator
Office of Highways Project Implementation
Region 4/District 6/Operations
Carlinville/Macoupin County

10/6/2110/20/21
CodeExt

Snow Removal Operator
Office of Highways Project Implementation
Region 4/District 6/Operations
Mason City/Mason County

10/6/2110/20/21
CodeExt

Snow Removal Operator
Office of Highways Project Implementation
Region 4/District 6/Operations
Petersburg/Menard County

10/6/2110/20/21
CodeExt

Snow Removal Operator
Office of Highways Project Implementation
Region 4/District 6/Operations
Litchfield/Montgomery County

10/6/2110/20/21
CodeExt

Snow Removal Operator
Office of Highways Project Implementation
Region 4/District 6/Operations
Jacksonville/Morgan County

10/6/2110/20/21
CodeExt

Snow Removal Operator
Office of Highways Project Implementation
Region 4/District 6/Operations
Pittsfield/Pike County

10/6/2110/20/21
CodeExt

Snow Removal Operator
Office of Highways Project Implementation
Region 4/District 6/Operations
Riverton/Sangamon County

10/6/2110/20/21
CodeExt

Snow Removal Operator
Office of Highways Project Implementation
Region 4/District 6/Operations
Springfield West/Sangamon County

10/6/2110/20/21
TechExt#45307
CET

Inspector
Office of Highways Project Implementation
Region 4/District 6/Project Implementation
Springfield

8/27/2111/29/21
TechExt#45303
CET

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

8/27/2111/29/21

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#43516
ET I
Construction Technician
Office of Highways Project Implementation
Region 4/District 7/Project Implementation
Effingham

10/12/2111/8/21
CodeExtSnow Removal Operator
Office of Highways Project Implementation
Region 4/District 7/Operations
Marshall/Clark County
10/6/2110/20/21
CodeExtSnow Removal Operator
Office of Highways Project Implementation
Region 4/District 7/Operations
Flora/Clay County
10/6/2110/20/21
CodeExtSnow Removal Operator
Office of Highways Project Implementation
Region 4/District 7/Operations
Mattoon/Coles County
10/6/2110/20/21
CodeExtSnow Removal Operator
Office of Highways Project Implementation
Region 4/District 7/Operations
Robinson/Crawford County
10/6/2110/20/21
CodeExtSnow Removal Operator
Office of Highways Project Implementation
Region 4/District 7/Operations
Greenup/Cumberland County
10/6/2110/20/21
CodeExtSnow Removal Operator
Office of Highways Project Implementation
Region 4/District 7/Operations
Effingham/Effingham County
10/6/2110/20/21
CodeExtSnow Removal Operator
Office of Highways Project Implementation
Region 4/District 7/Operations
Vandalia/Fayette County
10/6/2110/20/21
CodeExtSnow Removal Operator
Office of Highways Project Implementation
Region 4/District 7/Operations
Newton/Jasper County
10/6/2110/20/21
CodeExtSnow Removal Operator
Office of Highways Project Implementation
Region 4/District 7/Operations
Lawrenceville/Lawrence County
10/6/2110/20/21
CodeExtSnow Removal Operator
Office of Highways Project Implementation
Region 4/District 7/Operations
Decatur/Macon County
10/6/2110/20/21
CodeExtSnow Removal Operator
Office of Highways Project Implementation
Region 4/District 7/Operations
Sullivan/Moultrie County
10/6/2110/20/21
CodeExtSnow Removal Operator
Office of Highways Project Implementation
Region 4/District 7/Operations
Flora-Olney/Richland County
10/6/2110/20/21
CodeExtSnow Removal Operator
Office of Highways Project Implementation
Region 4/District 7/Operations
Shelbyville/Shelby County
10/6/2110/20/21
CodeExtSnow Removal Operator
Office of Highways Project Implementation
Region 4/District 7/Operations
Fairfield-Browns/Wabash County
10/6/2110/20/21
CodeExtSnow Removal Operator
Office of Highways Project Implementation
Region 4/District 7/Operations
Fairfield/Wayne County
10/6/2110/20/21
TechExt#45313
CET
Studies & Plans Squad Member Trainee
Office of Highways Project Implementation
Region 4/District 7/Program Development
Effingham
8/27/2111/29/21

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
CodeExt

Snow Removal Operator
Office of Highways Project Implementation
Region 5/District 8/Operations
Greenville/Bond County

10/8/2110/22/21
CodeExt

Snow Removal Operator
Office of Highways Project Implementation
Region 5/District 8/Operations
Carlyle/Clinton County

10/8/2110/22/21
CodeExt

Snow Removal Operator
Office of Highways Project Implementation
Region 5/District 8/Operations
Carrollton/Greene County

10/8/2110/22/21
CodeExt

Snow Removal Operator
Office of Highways Project Implementation
Region 5/District 8/Operations
Jerseyville/Jersey County

10/8/2110/22/21
CodeExt

Snow Removal Operator
Office of Highways Project Implementation
Region 5/District 8/Operations
Hamel/Madison County

10/8/2110/22/21
CodeExt

Snow Removal Operator
Office of Highways Project Implementation
Region 5/District 8/Operations
Troy/Madison County

10/8/2110/22/21
CodeExt

Snow Removal Operator
Office of Highways Project Implementation
Region 5/District 8/Operations
Wood River/Madison County

10/8/2110/22/21
CodeExt

Snow Removal Operator
Office of Highways Project Implementation
Region 5/District 8/Operations
Salem/Marion County

10/8/2110/22/21
CodeExt

Snow Removal Operator
Office of Highways Project Implementation
Region 5/District 8/Operations
Columbia/Monroe County

10/8/2110/22/21
CodeExt

Snow Removal Operator
Office of Highways Project Implementation
Region 5/District 8/Operations
Hecker/Monroe County

10/8/2110/22/21
CodeExt

Snow Removal Operator
Office of Highways Project Implementation
Region 5/District 8/Operations
Steeleville/Randolph County

10/8/2110/22/21
CodeExt

Snow Removal Operator
Office of Highways Project Implementation
Region 5/District 8/Operations
Belleville/St Clair County

10/8/2110/22/21
CodeExt

Snow Removal Operator
Office of Highways Project Implementation
Region 5/District 8/Operations
E St Louis/St Clair County

10/8/2110/22/21
CodeExt

Snow Removal Operator
Office of Highways Project Implementation
Region 5/District 8/Operations
Nashville/Washington County

10/8/2110/22/21
CodeExt

Winter Salaried Highway Maintainer
Office of Highways Project Implementation
Region 5/District 8/Operations
East St. Louis/St. Clair County

10/1/2110/15/21
TechExt#45363
CET

Inspector/Assistant Resident Engineer (Trainee)
Office of Highways Project Implementation
Region 5/District 8/Project Implementation
Collinsville

8/27/2111/29/21

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
CodeExt 

Snow Removal Operator
Office of Highways Project Implementation
Region 5/District 9/Operations
Cairo/Alexander County

10/13/2110/26/21
CodeExt Snow Removal Operator
Office of Highways Project Implementation
Region 5/District 9/Operations
West City/Franklin County
10/13/2110/26/21
CodeExt Snow Removal Operator
Office of Highways Project Implementation
Region 5/District 9/Operations
Elizabethtown/Hardin County
10/13/2110/26/21
CodeExt Snow Removal Operator
Office of Highways Project Implementation
Region 5/District 9/Operations
Murphysboro/Jackson County
10/13/2110/26/21
CodeExt 

Snow Removal Operator
Office of Highways Project Implementation
Region 5/District 9/Operations
Mt. Vernon/Jefferson County

10/13/2110/26/21
CodeExt 

Snow Removal Operator
Office of Highways Project Implementation
Region 5/District 9/Operations
Vienna/Johnson County

10/13/2110/26/21
CodeExt Snow Removal Operator
Office of Highways Project Implementation
Region 5/District 9/Operations
Belgrade/Massac County

10/13/2110/26/21
CodeExt 

Snow Removal Operator
Office of Highways Project Implementation
Region 5/District 9/Operations
Pinckneyville/Perry County

10/13/2110/26/21
CodeExt 

Snow Removal Operator
Office of Highways Project Implementation
Region 5/District 9/Operations
Harrisburg/Saline County

10/13/2110/26/21
CodeExt 

Snow Removal Operator
Office of Highways Project Implementation
Region 5/District 9/Operations
Anna/Union County

10/13/2110/26/21
CodeExt 

Snow Removal Operator
Office of Highways Project Implementation
Region 5/District 9/Operations
Enfield/White County

10/13/2110/26/21
CodeExt 

Snow Removal Operator
Office of Highways Project Implementation
Region 5/District 9/Operations
Marion/Williamson County

10/13/2110/26/21
CodeExt 

Winter Salaried Highway Maintainer
Office of Highways Project Implementation
Region 5/District 9/Operations
Anna Team/Union County

10/13/2110/26/21

LEGEND

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  • 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

  • Teamster Local 700 and 330 Bid Form for Transfer - PM 13E
  • 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

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