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
    Deputy Assessor #2
    This position involves executing the department’s various property assessment functions and specifically customer service. This position will be the initial point of contact for all customers that come to the Supervisor of Assessments Office. Position will go into the field as needed and gather all property record information for the Supervisor of Assessments office. This position is covered by the union contract.....
  • Administrative Assistant (VSO Trainee)
    The general function of the position within the organization is to assist in the planning and/or supervision of the administrative function of the County’s division, department, or office. The position is responsible for performing work of moderate difficulty. The position supervises general and specialized supporting clerical and/or technical personnel......
  • Executive Secretary
    This position assists the Board Chairman, Administrator, Planning and Zoning and Environmental with daily tasks. This is a front line position that assists the public and answers a multiline phone system. This position also transcribes minutes, distributes and maintains records in accordance with OMA.....