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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 August 8, 2022 | Closes August 15, 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

Communications Intern

Posted August 8, 2022 | Closes September 4, 2022 11:59 PM

This position is for the Fall semester. Specific duties may vary depending on the skill set and interests of the applicant. Job duties may include: - Schedule, promote,... Full Description

Courthouse Sheriff's Office

PART-TIME BAILIFF

Posted August 8, 2022 | Closes August 21, 2022 11:59 PM

PREPARE COURTROOMS AND FACILITATES THE EFFICIENT FUNCTIONING OF THE COURT SYSTEM BY ASSISTING WITH THE JURY PROCESS. MONITORS HOLDING CELL AREAS & SECURITY CHECKPOINTS Full Description

Courts Administration

ADMINISTRATIVE SECRETARY

Posted August 8, 2022 | Closes August 12, 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

Contractual Guardian Ad Litem

Posted August 8, 2022 | Closes October 28, 2022 11:59 PM

The Contract Guardian Ad Litem (CGAL) will represent the best interest of children in Peoria County’s Juvenile Abuse and Neglect court. The CGAL will serve as an independent... Full Description

Highway

HIGHWAY MAINTAINER I

Posted August 8, 2022 | Closes August 17, 2022 11:59 PM

REPAIR COUNTY ROADS, BRIDGES, DRAINAGE DITCHES, GUARDRAILS, ETC. OPERATE TRUCKS FOR REMOVAL OF SNOW AND ICE. ACT AS A FLAG PERSON ON REPAIR SITES. CLEAR BRUSH, TREES, MUD,... Full Description

Information Technology Services

Network Engineer

Posted June 23, 2022 | Closes August 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 August 8, 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

Juvenile Probation

Juvenile Probation Officer

Posted August 8, 2022 | Closes December 31, 2022 11:59 PM

This Officer is responsible for all duties as described in Chapter 730, Illinois Compiled Statutes, Act 110, Section 12. All officers are responsible for completing initial... Full Description

Peoria City/County Health Department

Environmental Health Specialist

Posted August 8, 2022 | Closes August 26, 2022 11:59 PM

Will ensure compliance in order to safeguard the public health through enforcement and education of state, federal, county and city regulatory programs and requirements such... Full Description

Public Health Nurse

Posted August 8, 2022 | Closes August 26, 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

Environmental Technician

Posted August 4, 2022 | Closes August 24, 2022 11:59 PM

Responsible for the cleaning of Jail administrative offices, such as: sweeping, dusting, emptying trash, dust-mopping and wet mopping. Wash windows and screens, at least... Full Description

State's Attorney Office

Assistant State's Attorney

Posted August 8, 2022 | Closes August 31, 2022 11:59 PM

The Peoria County State’s Attorney’s Office is seeking an energetic attorney for the position of Assistant State’s Attorney. This office wants a lawyer with a passion to... Full Description