IDOT Hiring Process

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IDOT’s Hiring Process
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IDOT has two different types of positions
◦ CMS Code Positions
 Examples: Office Assistant, Office Associate, Highway
Maintainer, etc.
 These positions require a grade from CMS
 Candidates should complete the CMS 100 application
◦ IDOT Technical Positions
 Examples: Technical Manager, Engineering Technician,
Civil Engineer, etc.
 These positions do NOT require a grade from CMS
 Candidates should complete the IDOT Technical
application (PM 1080 form)
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IDOT Job Postings can be viewed on two
different websites.
◦ CMS Work 4 Illinois Homepage
 http://work.illinois.gov/
◦ IDOT Homepage – “Current Vacancies”
 http://www.dot.il.gov/techapp/vacancy.html
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Each job posting provides instructions on
how to apply for the respective position.
◦ Type of application (i.e. CMS 100, PM 1080, etc.)
◦ Deadline to apply
◦ Where to submit the application
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IDOT has a Summer & Winter Technical
Trainee Program
◦ Winter Program: January 1st – May 15th
 The agency generally posts these positions in
November of the previous year
◦ Summer Program: June 1st – December 15th
 The agency generally posts these positions in April
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Tech Trainees are considered Temporary
Seasonal Employees.
◦ Employees cannot become certified state employees
under this title
ILLINOIS DEPARTMENT OF TRANSPORTATION
BUREAU OF PERSONNEL MANAGEMENT,
ROOM 113
2300 SOUTH DIRKSEN PARKWAY
SPRINGFIELD, IL 62764
Phone Number: 217/782-5594

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