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
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Current Open Positions

  • New
    Administrative Assistant Public Defender
    Provide secretarial/clerical support to attorneys, including but not limited to answer incoming calls, schedule appointments with clients, prepare and type documents as needed for attorneys, organization and maintenance of current and closed files. Filing of court documents with the Circuit Clerk and distribution of copies to appropriate offices.
  • New
    Deputy Recorder
    Every day operations of the office may consist of: Answering the phone, typing, waiting on the public, scanning, looking up information on the computer, recording and prof reading documents, checking tract index sheets, or making copies......
  • WIC/FCM Nurse – Licensed Practical Nurse (LPN)
    Must have certification of graduation from Licensed Practical Nurse (LPN) program. Must have a current Illinois LPN license by examination through the Illinois Department of Regulation. One year of experience in a generalized family-centered nursing program in a community health agency preferred. Must be able to establish and maintain positive working relationships with clients, healthcare providers, physicians, community agencies, the general public, and other professional personnel. Must have the ability to work with diverse community groups. Licensed Practical Nurse must submit proof of Continuing Education Units (CEUs) every license period; copy of license; and copy of CPR/AED card......
  • Administrative Clerical Support
    Minimum of High School Diploma or GED with two (2) years of office experience preferred, preferably in the medical field. Must be compassionate, have a pleasant attitude, and maintain a positive, customer-friendly manner with the public. Must have excellent communication, phone, and organizational skills. Must have knowledge of general office procedures/equipment and have basic computer skills. Must have the ability to work with diverse community groups......
  • Dentist Part Time
    Doctorate degree in Dental Surgery (D.D.S.) or Medical Dentistry (D.M.D.) with current license to practice general dentistry and/or specialty and professional liability insurance. Must be able to demonstrate competence in diagnostic, restorative, surgical, prosthodontic, periodontal, orthodontic, and laboratory technology; in administering local anesthesia and prescribing medication;.....
  • Breastfeeding Peer Counselor – Part Time
    Minimum of a High School Diploma or General Education Diploma (GED) and has breastfed at least one baby; recent breastfeeding preferred. Provides Breastfeeding Peer Counselor support within scope of practice to Women, Infants, and Children (WIC) pregnant and breastfeeding mothers by telephone, home visits, and/or hospital visits at schedule intervals determined by the local WIC Program......
  • Better Birth Outcomes Case Manager – Full Time
    Registered Nurse or Masters of Social Work (MSW); Masters in Counseling Psychology, Licensed Professional Counselor (LPC); Licensed Clinical Professional Counselor (LCPC), Masters in Human Services and Counseling with specialization in counseling, Masters in Public Health with specialization in public health nursing, women’s health, or reproductive health......
  • WIC Competent Professional Authority (CPA)
    Registered Dietitian/Nutritionist which includes a non-registered nutritionist/dietitian who has a Bachelors or Master's degree in Nutrition, Dietetics, Community Nutrition, or Public Health Nutrition OR Registered Nurse. It is strongly recommended that R.N.s have experience or course work in maternal and child health, lactation, nutrition.....
  • Clinic Nurse (RN) Full-Time
    Registered Nurse must submit proof of 20 Continuing Education Units (CEUs) every license period; copy of license; and copy of CPR/AED card. Must have certification of graduation from a school of nursing approved by the Department of Professional Regulation; a current Illinois license as a Registered Nurse by examination; and one (1) full year nursing experience.....
  • Clerical Support (WIC) – Full Time
    Minimum of High School Diploma or General Education Diploma (GED) with two years of office experience required. Experience working with families preferred. Performs receptionist and clerical duties for the Women, Infants, and Children (WIC) and Case Management Programs. Must be compassionate, have a pleasant attitude, and maintain a positive, customer-friendly manner with the public at all times.....
  • Better Birth Outcomes Case Manager – Part Time
    Registered Nurse or Masters of Social Work (MSW); Masters in Counseling Psychology, Licensed Professional Counselor (LPC); Licensed Clinical Professional Counselor (LCPC), Masters in Human Services and Counseling with specialization in counseling, Masters in Public Health with specialization in public health nursing, women’s health, or reproductive health......
  • Care Giver Advisor/Senior Information Specialist
    Minimum of Bachelor’s Degree in health/human services or related field or RN. One year of experience with community agencies and a working knowledge of services available in Macon County including, but not limited to, those serving seniors and people with disabilities. Provides information and assistance to caregivers of individuals......
  • Health Educator
    Bachelor’s Degree in communications, health education, nursing, or related field required. Experience in community health or education preferred. Extensive computer experience required......
  • WIC/FCM Assistant Director
    1) Registered Nurse: An individual licensed as a professional nurse who can provide proof of current registration with the Illinois Department of Professional Regulation. It is strongly recommended that the R.N. have a Bachelors or Master's degree. It is strongly recommended that R.N. has experience or course work in maternal and child health and in maternal and child nutrition, lactation, nutrition assessment and nutrition education if they will provide nutrition or breastfeeding counseling or......
  • Information Technology (IT) Support Specialist
    Must have a Bachelor’s Degree in the field of Computer Science and/or 5 years of equivalent work experience. In this position you will be responsible for the installation, maintenance, upgrades and configuration of new software, computers, servers, printers, and other ancillary equipment. Provide technical support and assistance to personnel. Must have knowledge of all Microsoft programs. Must have experience maintaining database records including entering, updating, correcting, and purging records.......