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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.

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

Youth Development Specialist

Posted January 1, 2020 | Closes December 31, 2020

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

Lead Risk Assessor

Posted August 14, 2020 | Closes August 14, 2020 11:59 PM

Works under the direction of the Lead Safe Program Coordinator or designee, inspecting houses and other dwellings for lead-based paint contamination and identifying other... Full Description

Public Health Nurse

Posted August 14, 2020 | Closes August 31, 2020 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

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

Veteran's Assistance Commission

Full Time Support Representative

Posted August 14, 2020 | Closes August 17, 2020 11:59 PM

To greet visitors and deal with inquiries on the phone and face to face and performing various administrative duties of highly responsible and confidential nature for the... Full Description