Health Educator

Macon County Health Department

Job Opening

Job Title:      Health Educator

Minimum Qualifications

Bachelor’s Degree in communications, health education, nursing, or related field required. Experience in community health or education preferred. Extensive computer experience required. Experience with public relations, public-speaking, writing, and marketing preferred. Must have the ability to work flexible hours as needed including evenings and/or weekends. Plans, organizes, and conducts public health education, public relations, and community relations activities. Reports to the Director of Health Promotion and Public Relations, hereafter referred to as Director.

Must have a dependable vehicle for use during work hours, valid Illinois Driver’s License, and appropriate auto insurance. Must be able to carry, pull, and manage a minimum of 30 pounds of equipment daily.

Salary: $45,100 

Position Benefits

  • 35 hr. work week
  • 12-14 Holidays per yr. plus have your Birthday off
  • 2 weeks’ vacation after 1st year of employment
  • 1 day of sick leave accumulated monthly
  • Partial employer contribution to IMRF retirement plan
  • Blue Cross/Blue Shield health insurance Dental and Vision available
  • Discounts on Verizon , AT&T and T-Mobile wireless plans
  • Gym membership discounts (Downtown Fitness, DISC) 

How to Apply

Applications can be picked up at the Macon County Health Department Front Desk at 1221 E. Condit, Decatur, Illinois, or you can go to our website, to print a copy of the application. Completed applications should be submitted to Macon County Health Department Attention: HR at 1221 E. Condit, Decatur, Illinois, 62521 or emailed to


The Macon County Health Department is an Equal Opportunity Employer and Drug Free Workplace.