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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.

Deputy

Department: Peoria County Sheriff’s Office

Salary: $23.16 hourly

Hours: vary

Application Deadline: Dec 31, 2017

Job Description:

 

 

To protect the safety and property of the citizens of our community and that of those passing through the County. To serve the community in any functions deemed applicable by the Sheriff. To uphold and enforce the laws of our community, state, and country.

 

 

Job Requirements:

 

Must be 21 years of age, a U.S. Citizen, a High School graduate or equivalent, a resident of Peoria County (or be willing to relocate within a year of being hired) and be able to pass a series of tests. The tests include: Attend Orientation meeting (usually at the Sheriff\\\\\\\\\\\\\\\\\\\\\\\\\\\\\\s Office.) A written test (general aptitude) given by Bradley University A physical ability test (Peace Officer Wellness Evalution Report) A background investigation A polygraph Fingerprinting An oral interview A psychological exam A pre-employment medical exam All of the above are mandatory. Applicants are on probation for a period of one year. Applicant needs to turn in with the Application a copy of their Birth Certificate and a copy of their High School Diploma or GED. These do not have to be Certified copies. If the Applicant was in the U.S. Military, they must submit a copy of their DD214

 

 

 

To Apply:

 

Must apply @ Sheriffs Office, 301 N Maxwell Road, Peoria, IL 61104

 

 

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