City of Mattoon, Illinois

Official Government Website for the City of Mattoon, Illinois

City of Mattoon, Illinois

Official Government Website for the City of Mattoon, Illinois


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Welcome to the City of Mattoon, Illinois

Whether you live here, work here, or are just passing through, we hope you enjoy the City of Mattoon and all it has to offer. We cherish our parks, lakes, shopping centers, restaurants, schools, businesses, and many other assets. We enjoy recreation and festivities like Bagelfest and Lightworks. If you are here every day or just one, we have plenty to offer in this community.

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Employment Opportunity: Assistant Street/Utility Superintendent

The City of Mattoon is accepting applications for an Assistant Street/Utility Superintendent. The Assistant Superintendent helps to supervise the construction & maintenance crews, and the department budget. The Street/Utility Department constructs and maintains; streets, sidewalks, trees, water mains, storm sewers, and sanitary sewers. There are 16 employees and an annual budget of approximately $2.5 million. The position is located at the Street/Utility Department at 401 Dewitt Avenue East. Applicants must have a minimum of 3 years of responsible experience in municipal or heavy highway, maintenance and/or construction. Engineering Technicians and Construction/Maintenance Supervisors are encouraged to apply. The starting salary is [...]

June 1, 2023|

Employment Opportunity: Engineering Technician

The City of Mattoon is accepting applications for a Civil Engineering Technician. The primary duties include Computer-Aided Drafting, Field Surveying, Construction Inspection, and Contract Administration. The position is located in the Engineering Department at City Hall in Mattoon. Candidates must possess an Associate’s Degree in Civil Engineering Technology, or equivalent. The position is open to experienced technicians and recent graduates. Mechanical aptitude is required. The starting salary is $45,000 to 50,000 DOQ, plus overtime, health insurance, IMRF retirement, paid holidays, vacation, and sick leave. The full salary and benefit schedule can viewed by clicking here.  Interested candidates are asked to [...]

June 1, 2023|

Housing Needs Assessment

The City of Mattoon and the Illinois Housing Development Authority (IHDA) are undertaking a planning effort to complete a Housing Needs Assessment as a part of an overall Community Revitalization Strategy. We invite all permanent residents to take part in this planning process by completing this Community Needs Assessment Survey to provide valuable information about their experiences living in the City of Mattoon. The survey (link below) is completely anonymous; you should be able to complete it in under 10 minutes.

May 23, 2023|

Employment Opportunity: Assistant IT Director

Assistant Information Technology Director The City of Mattoon has an opening for the Assistant Information Technology Director position. Primary responsibilities include assisting the City’s IT Director in managing the municipality’s technology resources.  This includes technology lifecycle management, client desktop installation and support, help desk services, website management, and other computer and software-related support activities as required. The successful candidate must have experience supporting Microsoft Windows client computers or working with software and hardware end-users in a help desk support role. Candidates with experience or training in network administration, server management (especially Active Directory and Group Policy), or software development will [...]

May 11, 2023|

Press Release – Mattoon City-Wide Cleanup Day

MATTOON CITY-WIDE CLEANUP SATURDAY, JUNE 03, 2023 MATTOON YARD WASTE FACILITY The City of Mattoon will be conducting a Cleanup Day from 8 A.M. to 11 A.M. on Saturday, June 03, 2023. Roll-off dumpsters will be available at the Mattoon Yard Waste Facility at Shelby Avenue and Logan Street. The dumpsters are available for Mattoon residents only. A Driver’s License, or other proof of residency, is required in order to dispose of material at the site. The site is open for residential clean-up. The site will not be open to commercial contractors. Load size will be limited to 1 ton [...]

April 19, 2023|

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Thinking about signing up for the 4th of July parade and Bagelfest parade... here is the information.Community parade sign ups are available on the City of Mattoon page at
Fill out the universal form, choose the parade you want to participate in, and press send.
Got questions? call the Mattoon Tourism office at 217-258-6286 or email
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