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

 

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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
CodeExt#43672Office Coordinator, Opt. 2
Bureau of Bridges & Structures
Office of Highways Project Implementation
Springfield
8/16/198/29/19
TechExtCE VI
#43663
Bridge Management & Inspection Unit Chief
Bureau of Bridges & Structures
Office of Highways Project Implementation
Springfield
8/16/198/29/19
TechExtCE IV
#43733
Senior Bridge Standards Engineer
Bureau of Bridges & Structures
Office of Highways Project Implementation
Springfield
8/16/198/29/19
TechExtET III
#43749
CADD Technician
Bureau of Bridges & Structures
Office of Highways Project Implementation
Springfield
8/16/198/29/19
TechExtTM IV
#43253
Equipment Services Manager
Bureau of Business Services
Office of Finance and Administration
Springfield
8/7/198/20/19
TechExtCE V
#43694
Highway Policy Engineer
Bureau of Design and Environment
Office of Highways Project Implementation
Springfield
8/7/198/20/19
TechExtCE IV
#43695

Senior Bridge Inspection Engineer
Bureau of Bridges and Structures
Office of Highways Project Implementation
Springfield

8/7/198/20/19

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 III
#43321

Independent Weight Check Inspector
Office of Highways Project Implementation
Bureau of Construction/Region 1/District 1
Schaumburg

8/16/198/29/19
TechExtET IV
#43102

Survey Party Chief
Region 1/District 1/Bureau of Programming
Office of Highways Project Implementation
Schaumburg

8/7/198/20/19
TechExtET IV
#43243

Maintenance Contracts Resident Landscape Technician
Region 1/District 1/Bureau of Maintenance
Office of Highways Project Implementation
Schaumburg

8/7/198/20/19

District 2 Vacancy Announcements

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

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Tech/CodeInt./ExtClassificationJob TitlePosting DateLast Date to Apply
TechExtCE VII
#43758

Program Development Engineer 
RUTAN EXEMPT
Office of Highways Project Implementation
Bureau of Program Development
Region 2/District 2/Dixon

8/16/198/29/19
CodeExtApply
CMS 284A
CMS 284B

Winter Salaried Highway Maintainer (Monthly Snowbird)
District 2

8/16/198/29/19
CodeInt#43664

Highway Maintenance Lead Worker
Traffic Operations/Sign Shop-Lee County
District 2

8/9/198/22/19
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
Code Ext#43721Highway Maintainer
Ashkum Yard/Iroquois County
District 3
8/16/198/22/19
Code Ext#43723Highway Maintainer
Pontiac Yard/Livingston County
District 3
8/16/198/22/19
Code Ext#43724Highway Maintainer
Princeton Yard/Bureau County
District 3
8/16/198/22/19
Code Ext#43725Highway Maintainer
Kankakee Yard/Kankakee County
District 3
8/16/198/22/19
Code Ext#43726Highway Maintainer
Bridge Maintenance/LaSalle County
District 3
8/16/198/22/19
Code Ext#43727Highway Maintainer
Watseka Yard/Iroquois County
District 3
8/16/198/22/19
Code Ext#43729Highway Maintainer
Sycamore Yard/DeKalb County
District 3
8/16/198/22/19
Code Ext#43730Highway Maintainer
Ottawa Yard/LaSalle County
District 3
8/16/198/22/19
Code Ext#43731Highway Maintainer
LaSalle Yard/LaSalle County
District 3
8/16/198/22/19
Code Ext#43754

Highway Maintainer
Gardner Yard/Grundy County
District 3

8/16/198/22/19
TechExtET III
#43307

Physical Testing Technician
Office of Highways Project Implementation
Bureau of Project Implementation
Region 2/District 3/Ottawa

8/16/198/29/19
TechExtET III
#43305

Resident Technician/Inspector
Region 2/District 3/Bureau of Project Implementation
Office of Highways Project Implementation
Ottawa

8/9/198/22/19
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
TechExtCE IV
#43655

Technical Services Engineer
Office of Highways Project Implementation
Project Implementation/Region 3/District 4
Peoria

8/16/198/29/19
CodeExt#43719

Highway Maintainer
Peoria West Yard/Peoria County
District 4

8/16/198/29/19
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
CodeExtApply
CMS 284A
CMS 284B

Winter Salaried Highway Maintainer (Monthly Snowbird)
District 5

8/16/198/29/19
CodeExt#43720

Highway Maintainer
Bridge Crew T.S. 560/Douglas County
District 5

8/16/198/22/19
CodeExt#43667

Highway Maintainer
Champaign Team Section 543/Champaign County
District 5

8/9/198/15/19
TechExtET IV
#43294

Survey Data Coordinator
Region 3/District 5/Program Development
Office of Highways and Project Implementation
Paris

8/9/198/22/19
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
CodeExt#43669

Highway Maintenance Lead Worker
Quincy Yard/Adams County
District 6

8/16/198/29/19
TechExtET III
#43234

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

8/7/198/20/19
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
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 I
#43647

Personnel Services Technician
Region 5/District 8/Administrative Services
Office of Highways Project Implementation
Collinsville

8/9/198/22/19
TechExtET III
#43159

Electrical Technician
Region 5/District 8/Operations
Office of Highways Project Implementation
Collinsville

8/7/198/20/19
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
Code ExtApply
CMS 284A
CMS 284B

Winter Salaried Highway Maintainer (Monthly Snowbird)
District 5

8/16/198/29/19
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'.