Thank you for considering employment with the City of Decatur, a municipal government of 488 employees serving more than 70,500 Central Illinois residents. At the core of our mission to serve the community is our people, men and women from a variety of backgrounds and histories, diverse in cultures whose primary focus is to continue to grow, develop, serve and protect the Decatur Community in a variety of areas including but not limited to the following:

  • Police
  • Fire
  • Public Works
  • Legal
  • Economic & Community Development
  • Information Technology
  • Finance
  • City Management and Administration
  • Human Resources

As you can see, employment at the City of Decatur covers a variety of areas and we hope that you’ll take a moment to explore all that we have to offer both as a career and as a community. Decatur recently ranked as a top 12 Best Illinois Cities for Families, a Top 50 Best City for Global Trade, one of the Top 50 Safest Cities in Illinois and a top city in the country for physicians to live. From our award winning parks, recreational opportunities and healthcare services, to the abundance of restaurants and shopping in the newly redeveloped Downtown Decatur, we’re sure that you’ll find just what you’re looking for here in Decatur.

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