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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.

Information Technology Services


Posted December 12, 2019 | Closes January 13, 2020 11:59 PM

Performs maintenance, service, repairs, upgrades and technical support for all microcomputers, related equipment, software, and other electronic technologies. Full Description

GIS Analyst

Posted December 12, 2019 | Closes January 8, 2020 11:59 PM

Supports Peoria County departments in GIS data and map requests, training, troubleshooting, and performs software updates under the supervision of the GIS Manager. Creates... Full Description

Juvenile Detention Center

Part-Time Transport Officer

Posted October 29, 2019 | Closes December 31, 2019

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 January 1, 2019 | Closes December 31, 2019

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

Emergency Prep Planner

Posted December 12, 2019 | Closes December 13, 2019 11:59 PM

Responsibile for the development of key components of the Strategic Stockpile Dispensing Plan & Pandemic Influenza Plan in accordance w/IL Depart of Pub Hlth Cities Readiness... Full Description

Environmental Health Specialist

Posted December 12, 2019 | Closes December 13, 2019 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

Lead Risk Assessor

Posted December 12, 2019 | Closes December 31, 2019 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


Posted December 12, 2019 | Closes December 17, 2019 11:59 PM

Assess nutritional status.Provides nutrition ed & counseling services to individuals & groups in a variety of settings:Discuss identified nutritional risk factors,Develop plan... 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