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Job Opportunities

Peoria County believes public service is more than rhetoric. For us, it's reality. Our employees enrich our community everyday by providing a wide range of vital services at a professional level. With our competitive compensation, benefits packages, and professional development opportunities, Peoria County is the place to turn your ideals about public service into a career calling. To learn more about working for Peoria County, including our generous benefits, visit the Human Resources home page.

Is a career with Peoria County right for you? Take a look at our postings below to find out. When you're ready to apply, visit our Job Applicant Center to complete the on-line application process. Please note, applications for positions with the Peoria County Sheriff's Office must be completed at the Sheriff's Office.

County Administration

Chief Diversity Equity Inclusion Officer

Posted July 4, 2022 | Closes July 31, 2022 11:59 PM

Under the direction of the County Administrator, this position is responsible for furthering the objectives of diversity, equity, and inclusion (DEI) within Peoria County... Full Description

Courts Administration


Posted July 4, 2022 | Closes July 15, 2022 11:59 PM

To assist the court’s patrons efficiently and professionally by providing front-line service to the public. Responsible for preforming a wide range of secretarial and... Full Description

Facilities & Grounds Operations

JDC Maintenance Engineer

Posted July 4, 2022 | Closes July 31, 2022 11:59 PM

To assist in ensuring the efficient operations, maintenance, and repair of all mechanical systems and equipment within the Peoria County Juvenile Detention Center and it's... Full Description

Maintenance Engineer

Posted July 4, 2022 | Closes July 31, 2022 11:59 PM

Includes, but not limited to, mowing, planting, weeding of flower beds and pruning. Maintenance and upkeep of water fountains and irrigation system. Knowledge of common... Full Description

Information Technology Services

Network Engineer

Posted June 23, 2022 | Closes July 22, 2022 11:59 PM

Summary The County of Peoria seeks qualified candidates for the position of Network Engineer. This position is located at the Peoria County Courthouse and the core work... Full Description

Juvenile Detention Center

Youth Development Specialist

Posted July 4, 2022 | Closes December 31, 2022 11:59 PM

To be responsible for the supervision, safety, care, and counseling of the residents at the Peoria County Juvenile Detention Center in order to provide a secure, structured... Full Description

Peoria City/County Health Department

Community Health Worker

Posted July 4, 2022 | Closes July 31, 2022 11:59 PM

Outreach, community based position to promote various PCCHD programs and services to agencies, clients, and the community by conducting PCCHD program awareness, outreach,... Full Description


Posted July 4, 2022 | Closes July 31, 2022 11:59 PM

Assess nutritional status.Provides nutrition ed & counseling services to individuals & groups in a variety of settings:Discuss identified nutritional risk factors,Develop plan... Full Description

Public Health Nurse

Posted July 4, 2022 | Closes July 31, 2022 11:59 PM

Are you a nurse ready to make a change to set daytime hours,no weekends,10 paid holidays per yr,& improve the health of our community? Then PCCHD wants you. You can also... Full Description

Sheriff's Office

Deputy Sheriff or Correctional Officer

Posted May 19, 2022 | Open Until Filled

This position is accountable for the protection of the lives and property of the citizens of Peoria County. This is accomplished through the enforcement of federal, state,... Full Description