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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.

Juvenile Detention Center

Part-Time Transport Officer

Posted May 16, 2018 | Closes July 1, 2018

Provide safe, secure transportation of juveniles to and from the Juvenile Detention Center. Incumbent may be paged on off days in extraordinary circumstances. Incumbent will... Full Description

Youth Development Specialist

Posted May 14, 2018 | Closes December 31, 2018

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

Disease Specialist

Posted June 18, 2018 | Closes July 4, 2018 11:59 PM

Responsible for activities related to communicable disease surveillance & reporting as well as data collection and analysis. Under direction of the Director, will be... Full Description


Posted June 18, 2018 | Closes June 29, 2018 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

Planning & Zoning

Planner I

Posted June 18, 2018 | Closes June 22, 2018 11:59 PM

Land Use team member responsible for daily development issues of the department, specifically the implementation and enforcement of several County Ordinances. Includes... Full Description

Sheriff's Office

Correctional Officer

Posted January 3, 2018 8:00 AM | Open Until Filled

To maintain the safety and security of the residents of the County Jail. Full Description

Deputy Sheriff

Posted January 3, 2018 8:00 AM | 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