Employment Opportunities

Complete an employment application on line below, or download a PDF to print out and complete.

Applications can also be submitted by mail or in person Monday-Friday, 8 a.m.-4:30 p.m., at 2121 Hubbard Ave., P.O. Box 2760, Decatur, IL 62524.

We consider applicants for all positions without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, sexual orientation, age, marital or veteran status, the presence of a non-job-related disability or any other legally protected status.


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Current Job Openings - Apply Today!

"Macon Resources, Inc."

Direct Care: Full & Part-time all shifts available.  Assist adults with disabilities in daily living skills and community activities.  HS/GED, 18 years of age or older, valid Il driver's license required.  Paid training provided.  Pay rate is $9.25/hr.

School Age Specialist - Part-time, (20 hours a week).  Must be at least 21 years, old, have a high school diploma or GED.  Some experience working with children required.  Pay rate is $9.00/hr.

Parent Educator:  - Full-time - Associates  degree in early childhood or Bachelor's degree in psychology, sociology, or a related field required and experience in early childhood preferred.  Must have transportation, valid DL, and be able to work flexible hours.  Pay rate is $11.78/hr.

Bus/Van DriverPart-time, 1st shift.  Excellent driving skills; must be 21 years of age, and must maintain a valid Illinois driver's license, a current IDOT medical card and a good MVR record required.  Pay rate is $9.00/hr.

Lawn Care Crew Chief - Full-time. Six months experience in the lawn care field.  A valid Illinois driver's license required and must have own transportation.  Pay rate is $9.34/hr.

Janitor - Full-time, 2nd shift.  HS/GED required.  Valid Illinois driver license, current car insurance, and a good driving record.  Pay rate is $9.25/hr.

Production (License Plates) - Full-time (40 hours) & Part-time-(at least 37.5 hours a week).  HS/GED required.  Three months previous experience in an industrial manufacturing setting preferred.  Pay rate is $8.80/hr.

Macon Resources, Inc. (MRI) is an equal opportunity employer. Applicants will only be contacted for interviews or additional information.  


Vacation Leave
Eligible employees accrue vacation time on a monthly basis (6-month tenure required before use).

Full-time employees begin accruing vacation time when employment starts and will accrue 10 days during their first year. They can earn up to 20 days per year after 15 years of service.

Part-time employees accrue monthly vacation time on a pro-rated basis according to the number of hours they work.

Personal Leave
On January 1 of each year, all full-time employees are credited with 24 hours of paid personal time to be used for such things  as appointments, family events, and unforeseen emergencies.

New full-time employees begin accruing pro-rated personal leave based on their hire dates.

All full-time employees receive 14 paid holidays (8-hour days) each year.

New Year's Day*

Martin Luther King's Birthday*

Presidents' Day*

Good Friday

Memorial Day*

Independence Day*

Labor Day*

Veteran's Day*

Thanksgiving Day (Thursday* and Friday)

Christmas Eve

Christmas Day*

New Year's Eve Day

Employee's birthday

Part-time employees, if they work on a designated holiday*, will be paid time and a half for the hours they worked on that day.

*Designated holidays

Health, Dental, Life, and Disability Coverage
Macon Resources, Inc. (MRI) provides insurance plans for dental, life insurance, and long-term disability to eligible full-time employees at no cost to the employee. A group health plan is available to full-time employees at a minimal cost for employee coverage. Dependent insurance for health and dental is available, and the employee is responsible for the entire premium.

MRI provides a qualified, defined contribution pension plan for all qualified employees. At the end of each year, MRI makes a one-time  contribution based on a percentage of the employee's gross annual wage as designated annually by the Board of Directors. Employees may also have a voluntary pre-tax payroll deduction invested in an agency-designated 403(b) plan (TDSA) to supplement MRI's contribution.

Employee Assistance Program (EAP)
An Employee Assistance Program is available to all MRI full-time, part-time, and temporary employees and their families. These confidential services are designed and made available to assist employees in resolving personal and family problems that may be affecting their welfare and job performance.

Payroll Distribution
Employees can take advantage of direct deposit to their own bank  account or be paid by check every other week.

Salary Continuation
Salary continuation plans are provided to eligible employees for situations requiring them to be away from work for things such as illness (including maternity/paternity), bereavement, jury duty, and military leave.

Sick Leave
Full-time employees accrue six hours of sick leave time each month.

Part-time employees who are scheduled to work at least 20 hours per week accrue three hours of sick (3) leave each month. Part-time employees who are regularly scheduled to work a minimum of ten (10) hours per week shall accrue two (2) hours of a pay continuation.

Bereavement Leave
Up to three day's pay, based upon work schedule, is available to compensate bereavement time for the death of an immediate family member for both full- and part-time employees. Full-time employees may also receive one day of bereavement for the death of an extended family member as defined by MRI policy and procedures.

Jury Leave
Employees (full and part time) are fully compensated for serving jury duty on days/hours that they are normally scheduled to work.

Military Leave
Training Leave: MRI supplements military training pay for full-time employees who are Reservists and National Guardsmen or women to ensure they have no loss of earnings while away for training.

Call-Up to Active Duty: Full-time employees who are called to active  duty will receive a supplement to their military pay if necessary in order to equal their normal pay for a maximum of 220 days during any 12-month period.

Salary Bonus
Full- and part-time employees may earn a performance-based bonus every 12-month period. The maximum bonus amount for full-time employees is $1,000, and for part-time employees the maximum is $500.

Section 125 Flexible Spending Plan
All full-time employees may elect to utilize the Section 125 Flexible Spending Plan (Cafeteria Plan) and set aside pre-tax money to pay for un-reimbursed medical and dependent care expenses.

Contact Us

Macon Resources, Inc.

2121 Hubbard Ave.
PO Box 2760
Decatur, IL 62524

Independence Pointe (formerly Easter Seals)

2715 N. 27th Street
Decatur, IL 62521

Staff Development

Macon Resources, Inc. (MRI) places a high value on staff development and provides comprehensive employee training to ensure our employees' success. MRI provides core training and periodic refresher training for all employees and job-specific training based upon individual job responsibilities. Other opportunities for professional growth are provided when resources are available. MRI meets Council on Accreditation of Rehabilitation Facilities (CARF), Occupational Safety and Health Administration (OSHA), Environmental Protection Agency (EPA), and Illinois Department of Human Services (DHS) training standards.