New Tollway Open Positions


I am very excited to share with you some important Tollway positions that we are seeking to fill. The Tollway has introduced a NEW update to our application process, which you can read more about below. Please send this information to everyone you know, post it on your websites and Facebook pages, and “tweet” about it! There are lots of people who are searching for jobs who would love to know about these opportunities.

Contract Analyst ($42,000.00 - $52,000.00 Annually)

* The Contracts Analyst (CA) position requires a Bachelor degree.

* A minimum of five (5) years of contracting/acquisition or internal control equivalent experience may be considered.

* The CA must possess excellent written and oral communication skills required for maintaining effective working relationships with consultants and construction field personnel, and have interpretive skills that include attention to detail for complex contract document analysis.

* The ability to coordinate numerous responsibilities, effective organizational and time-management skills, knowledge of computer operating systems, and problem solving skills are a must.

* Experience in project accounting procedures and construction documentation, and knowledge of Tollway operations and procedures, are a plus.

* The incumbent must possess the ability to work successfully under stressful conditions to meet critical deadlines efficiently and effectively.

* Proficiency in Microsoft Word, Excel, Access and Outlook is required.

Office Supervisor/Cash Handling ($16.67/Hour)

* High School graduate of equivalent is required.
* Associates Degree in Accounting or related field is desired.
* Aptitude with math and accounting is required.
* Previous experience in a banking environment and or related field is required.
* Strong auditing background is required.
* Working knowledge of MS Word, Excel and Outlook is required.
* Incumbent must have strong analytical abilities, the ability to accomplish a volume of activity on a schedule.
* An extensive background check is required.

Payroll Analyst ($16.67/Hour)

* This position requires an Associate’s Degree or equivalent accounting experience, as well as a minimum of (5) years payroll experience.

* Excellent knowledge of Microsoft Word, Excel and Outlook is required.

* Familiarity with various payroll/financial software programs is desired.

* Strong organizational, interpersonal communication and written communication skills are required.

* Additionally, excellent analytical skills are required.

* Knowledge of Kronos Workforce Timekeeper time and attendance, or other automated time and attendance software programs is highly desired.

Senior Project Manager(Program Controls/System Integrity) ($40.87 - $45.19 Hourly)

* A Bachelor's of Science Degree is required.

* A minimum of five (5) years of experience in highway planning, design or construction is preferred.

* Excellent organizational skills are required to effectively manage complex projects.

* Above average communication skills are required. Proficiency in Microsoft Word and Excel is required.

* Experience in administering multiple simultaneous construction and consultant contracts is required.

* Registered Professional Engineer in Illinois is preferred.

* Previous transportation experience is desired.

* Experience in planning studies, geometrics, as well as prior supervisory experience is desired.

* Experience with a web-based project management system is desired.

Auto Mechanic ($30.64/Hour)

* The incumbent must possess a minimum of eight (8) years of mechanical experience in automotive, truck, and/or equipment repair and maintenance.

* At the time of interview, the candidate must possess a Class "A" CDL Permit with endorsements of air brakes, combination vehicles and tank trucks.

* Within his/her probationary period of six months the candidate must obtain a class "A" CDL License with required endorsements and at all times thereafter, the candidate is required to maintain the class "A" CDL though out his/her employment with the Tollway.

* The incumbent must successfully pass the ISTHA Mechanic test with a score of sixty five percent (65%) passing grade or currently hold an ASE Master Mechanic Certification.

* Incumbent must be a High School Graduate or equivalent.

* Incumbent must be able to lift 75-100 pounds.

* Must have sufficient tools as required by ISTHA.

* The incumbent must acquire and maintain all Federal, State and Local Certifications or Licenses required to perform the duties and tasks of the position.


“As of September 10, 2014, the Tollway will begin using an on-line application system to assist prospective and current employees in the job application process. This system will allow users to create an individual account, create and maintain a profile of education, experience and certifications, identify job interest categories, search for open positions, and submit job applications. This system will automatically notify users of recently posted jobs based on the job interest categories chosen.

For the employee to be notified of open positions and submit job applications, this system requires the user to have an email account. This could either be a personal account (i.e. gmail, yahoo) or account.

To apply for a posted position or to create a “Job Interest Card,” applicants should visit the Tollway’s website,
Completed applications may be mailed to the Tollway or dropped off in person at the agency’s Downers Grove headquarters between the hours of 8 a.m. and 4:30 p.m., Monday through Friday. All applications must be received within the dates indicated on the job posting.”

The completed Illinois Tollway Employment Application is due Tuesday, September 29, 2015 and can be completed on our on-line application system, which can be found at the under ‘Employment Opportunities’, or mailed or hand-delivered to Human Resources, 2700 Ogden Avenue, Downers Grove, IL 60515.