Employment Opportunities with the County of Macon, Illinois

Macon County is a major employer with around 500 full-time employees, and another 100 plus permanent part-time, temporary and seasonal workers. Employees include members of some bargaining units (AFSCME, FOP, and others), contract employees and at-will employees.

Macon County includes all three branches of government: Legislative (County Board), Executive (elected and appointed officials and departments), and Judicial (Courts and associated services such as Probation, Public Defender, etc.) Macon County is organized by approximately 25 departments with a variety of legal standings. Employees in the eight departments headed by elected officials (Sheriff, State’s Attorney, County Clerk, Auditor, etc.) are employees of those officials. Other departments have their particular legal standings as part of Macon County.

Macon County Employment Application
Macon County Health Department Careers & Application

Current Open Positions

  • New
    Care Coordinator
    Provides case management services for persons age 60+ to assist them with safe and independent living. Provides on-site/in-home assessments to determine needs of client and eligibility for program.....
  • New
    Environmental Health Specialist
    Performs environmental health practices and techniques through field and office work. Reviews/approves permits for food services operations and inspects facilities for compliance. Completes activity reports and records of inspections, investigations, and correspondence......
  • Health Educator
    Plans, organizes, conducts, and tracks public health education programs and activities, public relations, and community relations for the Department.....
  • Better Birth Outcomes (BBO) Case Manager (full-time or part-time)
     Provides case management with integrated WIC services to eligible clients with regard to local, state, and federal policies and procedures. Completes an appropriate number of face-to-face or home visits and prepares a care plan based on the assessment of the whole family.......
  • MCHD Level 4 CNS Clerical Support
    Completes data entry for health and immunization records into I-CARE from the Immunization Clinics. Answers the phone in the Clinical Nursing Services Division in a pleasant and professional manner. Provides answers to general questions, takes messages when needed, serves as a source of information and referral and forwards all medical-related questions to a nurse.....
  • Dental Assistant – Part-Time
    Assists dentist at chairside during needed procedures. Takes quality, diagnostic radiographs and impressions as requested by dentist. Performs fluoride treatment, sealants, and oral hygiene instruction to patients of the Dental Clinic under the supervision of the dentist on staff. Disinfects and sets up dental units and sterilizes instruments ......
  • Full-Time Clinic Nurse Registered Nurse (RN)
    Assists during clinics as needed including, but not limited to: communicable disease, STI, TB, lead testing, and foreign travel consultations and vaccinations. Cross trains in all other CNS services as instructed by Supervisor. Administers immunizations as needed in all clinics. Consults with parents, guardians, and patients on immunizations and side effects. Completes required forms and schedules next immunization appointment .....
  • Assistant Public Defender
    Represents indigent defendants/respondents as outlined above. Maintains communication with clients, including regular in-person visits, phone conferences, letters, and/or visits to correctional facilities. Performs as trial counsel by representing clients during courtroom proceedings. Researches case law and discusses trial strategy and plea offers with clients. Conducts investigations and negotiates plea agreements with the State’s Attorney’s Office.
  • Breastfeeding Peer Counselor (part-time)
    Attends required breastfeeding training classes to become a peer counselor including Certified Lactation Counselor training or its equivalent. May complete face-to-face support visits during WIC/FCM clinic, office, home, or hospital settings. Makes routine periodic contacts with all clients assigned. Gives basic breastfeeding information and support to new mothers within scope of practice. Utilizes texting, phone, and/or face-to-face visits to provide support outside usual working hours to new mothers. Completes documentation per protocol utilizing the WIC MIS data entry system. Provides referrals within scope of practice. Attends, assists, and/or conducts prenatal support group sessions, breastfeeding support groups, and infant feeding classes. Attends staff meetings and breastfeeding conferences/workshops/trainings as appropriate. Must participate in monthly Peer Counselor phone conference calls and may participate in the local and Regional Breastfeeding Task Force. Maintains supply inventory and completes orders and/or order requests for items including, but not limited to: breast pumps, pump kits, and educational materials. Completes cleaning of breast pumps. May assist with development of informational materials for use in outreach activities. Collaborates with WIC team to promote breastfeeding through special projects and duties. Assists with job shadowing/training for all new staff hired to perform the same job description in whole or in part, as well as assists with dietetic and nursing internship job shadowing.
  • Competent Professional Authority (CPA)
    Answers to the supervision of the WIC/FCM Director and Assistant Director. Understands and relays principles of lifecycle nutrition to the WIC clients. Completes WIC nutrition assessment process per the WIC and local agency policy and procedure manual. Completes WIC anthropometric and hematological data collection per the WIC and local agency policy and procedure manual. Develops rapport and fosters open communication with all providers and clients. Exhibits competence with multicultural awareness and resulting effect on nutrition and health practices/problems. Synthesizes and analyzes data to draw appropriate conclusions. Integrates WIC service delivery for the following programs as needed: Family Case Management, Better Birth Outcomes, and High Risk Infant Follow-up. Maintains current knowledge of community resources related to referral needs. Completes documentation per protocol and accurate data entry utilizing the Illinois Department of Human Services data entry system (WIC MIS). Confers with parents, physicians, dentists, schools, and other groups to gather and receive pertinent information related to assignments with appropriate release of information.