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The Macomb / McDonough County 911 Center is currently seeking applications to fill the position of director.



116 S. McArthur St., Macomb, IL 61455



Seeking applications for

911 Director


  • Directs a 911 emergency telephone system and centralized emergency dispatch center responsible for dispatching all police, fire and ambulance services within McDonough and Schuyler Counties.


  • Responsible for staffing, training, scheduling, supervising, and evaluating the dispatch personnel for a 24 hr/7 day operation.
  • Determines and presents budgetary requirements and operates within the approved budget.


Applicants must meet the minimum standards:

  • Must possess an Associate’s Degree or commensurate experience in a related field and a Bachelor’s Degree is strongly preferred.
  • Must have a minimum of 2-3 years of previous supervisory experience and possess experience in public safety dispatching or a combination of education, training and experience.
  • Must possess a valid driver’s license at the time of hire and maintain it throughout the course of employment.
  • Must be able to travel from place of residence to the E911 Communication within 30 minutes.
  • United States citizenship.



  • Current directors salary is $61,000 a year
  • Salary will be based upon education and experience
  • Health, vision and dental insurance available
  • IMRF pension available
  • Holidays based upon court schedules (min 12 per year)
  • 3 personal days a year
  • 1 sick day per month
  • 15 days’ vacation per year


To view the job description for this position and to submit a resume` go to

Resume`s must be submitted before 4pm, Friday, May 24, 2019.


Selected candidate must pass a fingerprint-verified criminal background check.


This Center is an Equal Opportunity Employer