Work

Careers

Looking for available jobs in Decatur & Macon County? Look no further.

Careers

Find the Right Career for You.
Here in Decatur & Macon County.

Are you looking for a new career in Decatur & Macon County? Perhaps you are ready to make a move and check out what all the buzz is about. This page provides a list of resources to help you in the hunt!

Where to search:

We like to keep things simple, so here are a few tips on looking for jobs here. Click here for a spreadsheet of current openings. The list is long – over 1,300 jobs – so use the “find” feature within the spreadsheet to search for keywords, job titles, or companies. You can also search the job posting links to the right of this page, or click on the top employers link below to search for your new career. Happy hunting!

Top Employers:

Click here to view a list of top employers and their career openings.

Career Coach:

Career Coach is designed to help you find a good career by providing the most current local data on wages, employment, job postings, and associated education and training.

Need Advice & Direction?

Do you want to improve your odds of finding a job? Illinois Work Net offers plenty of advice and direction on how to make your search successful.

Benefits

Find out the benefits of working here (besides a paycheck!).

Benefits

Ask your average man on the street “What brought you to town?” and the answers could quite literally be endless. The benefits list for working here (other than a paycheck of course!) is long and limitless.

  • Elite quality links including a Raymond Floyd signature golf course
  • Indoor and outdoor sports complexes featuring professional level facilities
  • Growing outdoor adventure park complex with mini golf, batting cages and more
  • Lakeshore Landing entertainment area with amphitheater, outdoor fitness, pavilion, and live music
  • Lake Decatur, the state’s largest artificial body of water, with 30 miles of shoreline and 2,800 acres for boating, fishing, swimming, sailing, and dining
  • Decatur Celebration, one of the largest outdoor annual festivals in the state
  • A vibrant arts & culture life with award-winning galleries and museums, abundant live music venues, Broadway-quality entertainment and live theater troupes

Whether you want to live to work or work to live, you’ll find our cities limitless.

Industries

Up-to-date information on the industries located here.

Industries

We’re renowned for our agriculture roots – and our deep well of expertise – but that’s just the start of what we’ve got growing in Decatur and Macon County. Business Facilities magazine ranked the Decatur area third for logistics hubs in the nation.

More than 400 agriculture and mining companies call the region home, as do nearly 500 construction firms. Over 200 manufacturing groups and 200 transportation groups thrive here, along with nearly 300 health services organizations.

Knowing diversity goes hand in hand with development, we’re dedicated to cultivating a broad range of industries, companies and stakeholders, and it shows in our robust, proactive business atmosphere. The only limits you’ll find around here are the ones in your imagination.

Startup

Ready to start your own business? Find what you need to get started.

Startup

Let Decatur and Macon County serve as the launchpad for your new business, with 95 million customers within a 500-mile radius. Entrepreneurship takes thinking outside the lines, and we’re ready to help you explore all the options across the County.

Here you’ll find all the right resources to set your business up for success, starting with the Economic Development Corporation of Decatur & Macon County. From site selection and building search to community profiles, municipal services and tax structures, they’re ready to help you develop potential.

Business Facilities magazine ranked the Decatur area third for logistics hubs in the nation. We operate a multi-modal inland port. We’re at the crossroads of three Class 1 railroads and two major highways. We’re home to passenger and cargo air service, a U.S. Customs and Border Protection Office, a Port of Entry and a designated Foreign Trade Zone. And nearly $1 billion of capital investment is planned or underway in the region.

Business blossoms around here, thanks to incentives like enterprise zones and TIF districts; a ready-made, skilled workforce pool; a deep well of commercial services and much more. We’re paving the way for success without limits.