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
    MCHD Billing Specialist
    Performs billing duties including Medicaid, Medicare, and private insurance claims; provides clerical support; and assists in other areas of the Clinical Nursing Services (CNS) Division. Bills Medicaid, Medicare, and private insurance claims electronically for Macon County Health Department (MCHD) services. Verifies eligibility and coverage for insurance, Medicaid, and Medicare; attaches assignment of benefits; and obtains signature for insurance billing. Serves as Medi Administrator and enrolls appropriate CNS staff into the system to determine eligibility.....
  • New
    MCHD Information Technology Support Specialist Assistant
    Assists to ensure stable operation of IT systems at the Macon County Health Department (MCHD). Assists and serves as a back-up to the Information Technology (IT) Support Specialist. Solves technical problems by phone and/or in person. Configures and deploys computers to end users. Assists with repairs and upgrades network and computer systems. Responsible for troubleshooting of technology issues including, but not limited to the following: basic telephone usage; email; inhouse computer operating systems and applications; network connectivity; and printing.....
  • Part-Time Level 4 Administration Clerical Support
    Completes high level administrative, human resources, and general clerical duties in Administration including, but not limited to: filing, billing, mail distribution, procurement, human resources, and other duties as assigned by the CFO, Assistant Public Health Administrator, and Public Health Administrator. Assists with some Board of Health duties as needed. Assists with postage meter and copy machine as appropriate and needed. Receives, sorts, and delivers mail and packages from USPS.....
  • Maternal Infant Early Childhood Home Visiting (MIECHV) Coordinator Intake Worker
    Coordinates the direct services provided to families under the MIECHV grant in order to produce articulated results. The Coordinated Intake Person will work with MIECHV home visitors to use evidence-based home visitation as a strategy to (1) strengthen and improve the programs and activities; (2) to improve coordination of services for at-risk communities; and (3) to identify and provide comprehensive services to  improve outcomes for families who reside in Macon County......
  • Tax Mapping Specialist
    This position involves executing the Department’s various property assessment functions, specifically the maintenance of GIS tax parcel map data and assisting customers with general property tax questions......
  • 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. Assists clients with completion of Department of Health and Human Services (DHS) application and follow-up. Develops care plans  and arranges in-home services and adult day care services needed to maintain appropriate support for client. Makes appropriate referrals to other agencies when necessary......
  • 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 ......
  • Health Equity, Diversity, and Inclusion Coordinator
    Coordinates strategic design, development, management, communication, implementation, and evaluation of key diversity, equity, and inclusivity-related policies, programs and partnerships, as well as lead initiatives focusing on social determinants of health. Provides coaching and mentorship to all staff for these initiatives.
  • 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.