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Lead Building & Property Maint Inspector


The City of Macomb is seeking a Lead Building and Property Maintenance Inspector.  This inspector is responsible for the administration and enforcement of all provisions of the building, electrical, fire and mechanical codes of the City of Macomb, and other varied and pertinent city codes and ordinances.  This inspector handles violations of the International Property Maintenance Code beyond debris, vehicles, and grass.  This position is also expected to manage projects, as assigned, to improve the Office of Community Development and realize departmental objectives, including use of technology, GIS and creating efficiencies. The salary range for this position is $38,575.58 – $51,434.11, depending on qualifications.  Interested persons may contact Community Development Coordinator John Bannon at (309) 833-4944,  Resumes and cover letters are to be submitted by September 20, 2019 by 5:00 p.m., to Julie Adair, Executive Assistant, Mayor’s Office, 232 East Jackson, Macomb, IL  61455, or by email at


Part Time Seasonal Workers


The City of Macomb is accepting applications for part-time temporary seasonal help to work in the Public Works Department.  Assignments may include street maintenance, cemetery & grounds.  These positions are hourly pay ($10.25/hour) with no benefits.

Interested persons meeting the following requirements are encouraged to apply:

  1. Must be able to perform manual labor in an outdoor environment.
  2. Must possess a valid Illinois driver’s license.
  3. Must be at least 18 years of age.

Applications are available at the Mayor’s Office in Macomb City Hall, 232 E. Jackson Street or on-line at  Completed applications must be returned to the Mayor’s Office in City Hall.  Review of applications will continue until positions are filled.



The Board of Fire & Police Commissioners of the City of Macomb, Illinois hereby gives notice that examinations will be offered to all eligible applicants to create an Eligibility List for hiring for positions with the Macomb Police Department.

At time of application, applicants must be at least 21 years of age and no more than 35 years of age. Military veterans may extend the age limit one year for every year of active duty, not to exceed ten years. Applicants must have a high school diploma or equivalent; must have completed 60 semester or 90 quarter hours from an accredited academic institution; must possess valid driver’s license. To move forward in hiring process, applicant must pass physical and written exams, medical and psychological evaluation and background investigation; must have visual acuity 20/20 each eye corrected (minimum) with normal color vision and depth perception; must have good habits and be of moral character. Proof of U.S. Citizenship and if hired, McDonough County residency is required.

STARTING SALARY as of 05/01/2019, $48,020.34 per year

Forty-hour work week with time and a half for all overtime.

Application packets may be obtained at the Mayor’s Office, City Hall, 232 E. Jackson St., Macomb, Illinois 61455, Phone (309) 833-2558, or on-line at

All applications and attachments must be completed, signed and on file by 5:00 p.m., Monday, October 7, 2019.  If submitting the application packet by mail, it must be postmarked on or before the application deadline date AND received at the Mayor’s Office within five (5) calendar days of the deadline.  Late or incomplete applications will not be considered. 

 Testing date is October 26, 2019. Applicants should report to Brophy Hall on the Western Illinois University campus at 7:30 a.m.

The City reserves the right to require reimbursement of training expenses on a pro-rata basis if an officer resigns within the first two years of employment.

The City of Macomb is an Equal Opportunity and Affirmative Action Employer

Minorities and women are encouraged to apply

MPD Entry-Level Application Packet 2019

Enterprise Zone Information

Enterprise Zone Information

From the Office of Community Development:

Starting July 1, 2019 the Office of Community Development will begin charging building permit fees to all applicants in the Enterprise Zone who choose not to apply for an enterprise zone abatement. That is, only those projects that apply for the material sales tax abatement would have their building permit fees waived.

From the Macomb Area Economic Development Corporation:

The Macomb/Bushnell Enterprise Zone offers distinctive local incentives to enhance business development efforts.  Local incentives include a nearly 100% property tax abatement on the total assessed increased valuation of improvements, waiver of permit fees, streamlined building code and zoning requirements, and access to local revolving loan funds (RLF).  Additionally, the state permits a sales tax exemption on all permanently affixed building materials when purchased from a qualified retailer.