Employment and Opportunities

Thank you for your interest in working for IDOI!

With competitive state benefits, broad training, and career advancement opportunities, the Illinois Department of Insurance offers excellent opportunities for growth. We invite you to join us in building a strong Insurance Industry in Illinois.

IDOI employment openings can be viewed by clicking the links below. All applications must be received by the deadline listed on the announcements. Several positions require coordination with Central Management Services (CMS). For more information, including application procedures and employment opportunities for other state agencies, please visit the CMS Employment Opportunities, Work 4 Illinois webpage.


IDOI Employment Openings

State of Illinois IDOI Links

If you are interested in applying for more than one position, a separate application and bid form/cover letter must be submitted for each position to the agency contact:

Agency Contact Information:

  • Illinois Department of Insurance
    Attn: Human Resources
    320 West Washington Street, 4th floor
    Springfield, IL 62767
    Fax: 217/558-2777

Special Notice

*****Please see new CMS application and grading processes below effective November 1, 2019. Candidates must submit a separate bid form and CMS-100/100B directly to the hiring Agency for each posted vacancy applied for; CMS Examining no longer accepts CMS-100/100B applications directly from applicants for grading. All forms can be found at Work.Illinois.Gov.****


Current State Employees seeking a promotion:
Submit an Official Position Vacancy Bid Form, CMS-100B (7/2019 version) along with copies of official college transcripts (if applicable) to the Agency Contact listed above within the bid/posting period. A Bid Form and CMS-100B must be submitted for each Bid ID/posting you want to apply for. Failure to do so will result in your application being rejected.


Current State Employees seeking a voluntary reduction, former State employees who have held certified status, and Merit System Transfers:
Submit an Official Position Vacancy Bid Form, CMS-100 (7/2019 version) along with copies of official college transcripts (if applicable) to the Agency Contact listed above within the bid/posting period. A Bid Form and CMS-100 must be submitted for each Bid ID/posting you want to apply for. Failure to do so will result in your application being rejected.


Current State Employees seeking a Transfer (same title): Submit a Position Transfer Request Form, Official Position Vacancy Bid Form, and CMS-100 (7/2019 version) along with copies of official college transcripts (if applicable) to the Agency Contact listed above within the bid/posting period. A Position Transfer Request Form, Bid Form and CMS-100 must be submitted for each Bid ID/posting you want to apply for. Failure to do so will result in your application being rejected.


Non-State Employees:
Submit an Official Position Vacancy Bid Form, CMS-100 (7/2019 version) along with copies of official college transcripts and proof of Veteran's status (if either or both are applicable) to the Agency Contact listed above within the bid/posting period. A CMS-100 must be submitted for each Bid ID/posting you want to apply for. Failure to do so will result in your application being rejected.


Important Notice to All Job Applicants:
Do not disclose your prior wage or salary history during the application and hiring process.
The State of Illinois does not seek, request, or require information from job applicants about prior wage, salary, or other compensation during the application and hiring process. Please do not disclose prior wage or salary history on your application.


In compliance with the Americans with Disabilities Act and the Illinois Human Rights Act, State agencies must ensure that the employment process is accessible to persons with disabilities. Specifically, these laws require that the State provide reasonable accommodations upon request by individuals participating in all steps of the employment process. This includes the State of Illinois Rutan interview process.


IDOI does not provide sponsorship for employment visa status (e.g. H-1B visa status). To be considered for permanent IDOI employment, applicants must be currently authorized to work in the United States on a full-time basis.