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.

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Current Open Positions

  • New
    Full-Time Administrative Assistant
    Completes high level administrative, human resources, and general clerical duties in Administration including, but not limited to: filing, billing, mail distribution, procurement, human resources, Freedom of Information Act (FOIA) requests and other duties as assigned by the CFO, Assistant Administrator, and Administrator.  Acts as procurement officer who is responsible for ordering all supplies, equipment, etc. for the Macon County Health Department (MCHD) and turns in proper documentation to CFO for payment. Completes reports as required by CFO.  Responsible for vehicle fleet management. Schedules and manages maintenance and repairs. Works with the Macon County Highway Department. Receives, sorts, and delivers mail and packages from USPS, UPS, Fed-Ex, Amazon, and/or any other vendor......
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    Part-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. Acts as staff nurse for STI Clinic, which requires completion and passing of STI required modules, training course, and exam. Interviews patients, draws laboratory specimens, administers immunizations, and provides medications as needed. Works in TB area as needed after completing TB training......
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    WIC 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 faceto-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......
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    Health Educator
    Plans, organizes, conducts, and tracks public health education programs and activities, public relations, and community relations for the Department. Assists the Director with management of the Department website and social media accounts.  Participates in the preparation, selection, and dissemination of health education materials such as film, pamphlets, exhibits, periodicals, and reports; evaluates the effectiveness of various health education methods and techniques; carries out studies and surveys to develop new or improve existing health education methods and techniques......
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    Full-Time Clinic Nurse – Registered Nurse (RN) – Medication Management
    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. Acts as staff nurse for STI Clinic, which requires completion and passing of STI required modules, training course, and exam. Interviews patients, draws laboratory specimens, administers immunizations, and provides medications as needed......
  • New
    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. Acts as staff nurse for STI Clinic, which requires completion and passing of STI required modules, training course, and exam......
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    Family Case Manager (Full-Time or Part-Time)
    Provides case management in collaboration with WIC services to eligible clients with regard to local, state and federal policies and procedures. If assigned, completes an appropriate number of face-to-face or home visits and prepares a plan of care based on the assessment of the whole family. If assigned, follows appropriate policies and procedures for the following programs: WIC, Better Birth Outcomes, Healthworks Lead Agency, and/or 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......
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    Full-Time Clinic Nurse – Registered Nurse (RN) – Sexual Transmitted Infections
    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. Acts as staff nurse for STI Clinic, which requires completion and passing of STI required modules, training course, and exam. Interviews patients, draws laboratory specimens, administers immunizations, and provides medications as needed.......
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    Starting Point Senior Information Specialist
    Provides information, referral, and outreach services by phone or face-to-face visits with older individuals, caregivers, and anyone over the age of 18 with a disability per Aging and Disability Resource Center guidelines. conducts community outreach activities, such as presentations on Starting Point services when needed.  Maintains current information with respect to the services and opportunities available to seniors and/or people with disabilities. Enters information and referral information into Aging Connections Official Reporting Network (ACORN).......
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    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. Assists in the check-in clinic areas as needed. Performs cashier duties as scheduled. Performs basic clerical tasks including, but not limited to: data entry, filing, copying of records, and maintenance and ordering of forms......
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    Starting Point Caregiver Advisor
    Provides information, referral, and outreach services by phone or face-to-face visits with an older individual and/or their caregiver(s). Conducts community outreach activities, such as presentations on Starting Point services when needed. Maintains current information with respect to the services and opportunities available to seniors and/or people with disabilities. Completes required paperwork and reports within required timeframes. Enters Caregiver, Grandparents Raising Grandchildren information into Aging Connections Official Reporting Network (ACORN). Maintains Diabetes Self-Management Program (DSMP) certification. Holds required courses and maintains needed record keeping......
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    WIC 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......
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    Emergency Preparedness Coordinator
    Oversees activities of the Medical Reserve Corps (MRC) and may supervise the Volunteer Coordinator Position which may be filled by an AmeriCorps person or possible local volunteer. Maintains and updates the MCHD All Hazards Plan which incorporates annexes specific for the SNS and Pandemic Influenza as well as weather events and others as they are developed. Attends meetings locally, regionally, and statewide to assist in the coordination of planning and response activities. Chair of the Functional and Access Needs. The group meets with a mission to identify numbers and types of special needs individuals in Macon County and make recommendations to emergency planners to be incorporated into their plans......
  • New
    Better Birth Outcomes (BBO) Case Manager
    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. If assigned, follows appropriate policies and procedures for the following programs: Family Case Management, Healthworks Lead Agency, High Risk Infant Follow-up and WIC. Completes BBO outreach process, if assigned. Delivers curriculum per program requirements......
  • Judicial Clerk
    To perform a variety of courtroom clerical duties and office secretarial duties requiring independent judgment to ensure efficient administration of the judicial system.
  • 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.