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Peoria County: Career 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.

Correctional Officer

Department: Peoria County Sheriff’s Office

Salary: $18.46 hourly

Hours: varies

Application Deadline: Dec 31, 2016

Job Description:


Standard Correctional Officer.



Job Requirements:

High school diploma or equivalent. Must be 21 years of age. Ability to pass written. physical. medical. polygraph tests. and any other tests required.


To Apply:

Apply At Peoria County Sheriffs Dept (Jail) 301 N. Maxwell Road Peoria. Ill. 61604





Must successfully complete a five week Illinois State Basic Correctional Officer Training class


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