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


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: Police Department Custodian

This full-time position is for a entry to mid-level work associated with the custodial care and maintenance of the City’s Police Department buildings, Burgess Osborne Auditorium, and surrounding property. Compensation range $37,024.00-$42,868.80 commensurate with qualifications and experience. Job Description can be found by clicking here. Interested candidates are to submit a resume and cover letter to City Administrator, at   City of Mattoon is an Equal Opportunity Provider & Employer.

November 28, 2023|

Employment Opportunity: Public Works Laborers

The City of Mattoon is accepting applications for 4 laborer positions at the Street/Utility Department at 401 Dewitt Avenue East. The Street Department maintains; streets, sidewalks, water distribution, sanitary sewers, storm drainage, buildings & grounds, trees, and landscaping. Starting pay is $22.48/hr for experienced construction workers, and $19.05/hr for applicants without construction experience. Benefits include overtime, paid holidays, vacation & sick leave, health insurance, and retirement. Applications are available from the City of Mattoon website at or by clicking here.  Mechanical aptitude is required. Successful candidates are required to obtain a Commercial Drivers License (CDL), with Air Brake & [...]

November 15, 2023|

Employment Opportunity: Public Works Director

The City of Mattoon is seeking applicants for the position of Public Works Director. The Public Works Director oversees the Engineering Department, Street/Utility Department, Water Treatment Plant, and the Wastewater Treatment Plant. The Public Works Director oversees the planning, budgeting, operation, construction, and maintenance of, Streets, Sidewalks, Bikeways, City Buildings & Grounds, Water Treatment & Distributions, Wastewater Collection & Treatment, Storm Water Management, Boulevard Trees, and Landscaping. The position is responsible for 33 employees, and annual operating budget of $6.7 million, and an average annual design and construction budget of $5.0 million. An Illinois Professional Engineering License is preferred. 10 [...]

November 15, 2023|

Employment Opportunity: WTP Superintendent

The City of Mattoon is accepting applications for a Water Treatment Plant Superintendent. 5 years of water treatment experience is required. Candidates must have a Class A Water Treatment Operators License. The Mattoon Water Treatment Plant is a lime softening plant with clarification, recarbonation, filtering, and chlorination. The raw water sources are Lake Paradise and Lake Mattoon. The plant was constructed in 2000. The rated capacity is 7 mgd. The average daily production is 2 mgd with a peak of 3 mgd. The plant is manned 24hrs/day, 365 days/yr. The plant staff includes 1 Lab Director/Operator, 1 Lead Operator, 1 [...]

November 9, 2023|

Fall Leaf Collection

The City of Mattoon sponsors a Fall Leaf Collection for all residential properties in the City. The collection provides residents with weekly collection opportunities. Fall Leaf Collection regular schedule will begin November 13th, 2023 and conclude December 8th, 2023. Zone 1-NW-MONDAYS:  19th St. West to City Limits & Western Ave North to City Limits Zone 2-NE-TUESDAYS:  19th St. East to City Limits & Charleston Ave North to City Limits Zone 3-SE-WEDNESDAYS:  From CN Railroad East to City Limits & Charleston Ave South to City Limits Zone 4-SW-THURSDAYS:  From CN Railroad West to City Limits & Commercial/Pine Ave South to City [...]

November 2, 2023|

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