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Macomb, Illinois

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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 Fire Department.

All applicants must be at least 20 years of age, and under 35 years of age as of the date of testing in order to apply for employment with the Macomb Fire Department.  Exceptions:  The age limitation does not apply to any person previously employed as a full-time firefighter in a regularly constituted fire department of any municipality or fire protection district located in Illinois.  Any person who turned 35 while serving as a member of the active or reserve components of any of the branches of the Armed Forces of the United States or the National Guard of any state, whose service was characterized as honorable or under honorable, if separated from the military, and is under the age of 40 as of the date of testing may apply for employment with the Macomb Fire Department.

All applicants must possess a high school diploma or equivalent; must possess a valid driver’s license, must pass physical and written examinations; must have visual acuity of 20/20 in each eye corrected (minimum) with normal color vision and depth perception, and must have good habits and be of moral character.  To be considered for appointment, the candidate must pass medical and psychological evaluation, must pass a background investigation, and either be licensed as an EMT or be eligible for licensing as an EMT.  If hired, McDonough County residency is required within 90 days after completion of the probationary period.

STARTING SALARY $48,095.89 per year

Application packets may be obtained at:  Macomb Fire Department, 219 W Jackson St, Macomb, Illinois 61455, Phone (309) 836-7800, or here.

All applications and attachments must be completed, signed, and on file by 5:00 p.m., on Friday, August 6, 2021.  If submitting the application packet by mail, it must be postmarked on or before the application deadline date AND received at the Macomb Fire Department, 219 W Jackson Street, Macomb, IL  61455 within five (5) calendar days of the deadline.  Late or incomplete applications will not be considered. 

Testing date is Saturday, August 28, 2021.  Physical agility test will begin at 8:00 a.m. and take place at the Macomb Fire Department, 219 West Jackson Street, Macomb, Illinois; written test location is to be determined.

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

Minorities and women are encouraged to apply


The City of Macomb is accepting applications for part-time temporary seasonal (40 hours per week) help to work in the Public Works Department.  Assignments may include street maintenance, cemetery & grounds.  These positions are hourly pay ($12.00/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 or here.

Completed applications must be returned to the Mayor’s Office in City Hall.  Review of applications will continue until positions are filled.


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