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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.

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The Peoria County Sheriff’s Office is also hiring motivated men and women to join our team.
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If you are interested in applying for any of the positions below, be sure to submit your resume to the appropriate department:

Facilities & Grounds Operations

Maintenance Engineer Sheriff's Office

Posted January 13, 2023 | Closes March 31, 2023 11:59 PM

To assist in ensuring the efficient operations, maintenance, and repair of all mechanical systems and equipment within the Peoria County Facilities and its grounds. ... Full Description


Civil Engineer (general)

Posted February 8, 2023 | Closes December 31, 2023 11:59 PM

This position is primarily responsible for inspection and documentation on construction projects. This position is also responsible for the timely completion of final contract... Full Description

Juvenile Detention Center

Juvenile Detention Superintendent

Posted March 7, 2023 | Closes April 3, 2023

The Superintendent manages every aspect of the operations of the Peoria County Juvenile Detention Center including custody, medical/mental health services, social services,... Full Description

Youth Development Specialist

Posted January 13, 2023 | Closes December 31, 2023 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

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

State's Attorney Office

Assistant State's Attorney

Posted February 3, 2023 | Closes December 31, 2023 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... Full Description

Veteran's Assistance Commission

VAC Support Representative

Posted February 27, 2023 | Closes March 31, 2023 11:59 PM

Seeking Support Representative to join the Veterans Assistance Commission of Peoria County (VACPC) team. The employee must be a qualified veteran, spouse of a veteran or a... Full Description