MACON COUNTY ANIMAL CONTROL
2820 East Parkway Drive Decatur, IL 62526
(217) 425-4508 Phone
The Macon County Animal Control and Care Center is a Division of the Macon County Sheriff's Office with the following career opportunities to serve the citizens and animals of Macon County: Veterinarian, Animal Control Wardens, Adoptions Coordinator, Rabies Secretary, and Full or Part Time Kennel Workers. We Reward our Full Time Employees with an Excellent Benefit Package including, Health, Wellness Rewards Program, Dental, Vision, Flex Spending, Life, Short Term disability and Illinois Municipal Retirement Fund.
The Macon County Animal Control and Care Center is an Equal Opportunity Employer.
We are a Progressive Open Admission Animal Control Shelter in Macon County that employs a Veterinarian on site. Applicants must have a DVM license, pass a physical examination, and pass oral interviews. The Ideal Shelter Veterinarian should have the ability to Communicate well with others, a Compassion for Shelter pets and a Desire to Support the well-being of our Homeless pets in our Community. We Encourage both Experienced and New Graduates to apply.
Animal Control Wardens
We currently employ 5 Animal Control Wardens. Animal Control Wardens investigate cases of animal abuse or violations of the Animal Control Act & Humane Care of Animals Act, investigate citizen complaints regarding animals, and enforce City of Decatur/Macon County ordinances. Applicants must be 18 years of age, possess a valid Illinois Driver's License, have a high school diploma or G.E.D. equivalent, be able to lift heavy objects/animals, handle aggressive animals, pass physical examination, pass oral interviews and must be able to work any shift.
Rabies Secretary & Adoption Coordinators
We employ Adoptions Coordinators and a Rabies Secretary to assist in all aspects regarding prospective adopters for all adoptable animals in Macon County. They are also responsible for maintaining various animal control records. Applicants must be 18 years of age, have a high school diploma or G.E.D. equivalent, pass physical examinations, and pass oral interviews.
We currently employ Full time and Part time Kennel Workers. These workers maintain the cleanliness of the shelter and work hands on with the animals. Applicants must possess a valid Illinois Driver's license, be able to lift heavy objects/animals, pass physical examination, and pass oral interviews. Kennel workers are also required to work with aggressive animals at times.