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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.

Courts Administration


Posted May 11, 2021 | Closes May 14, 2021 11:59 PM

To greet visitors and deal with inquiries on the phone and face to face in the Court Administration Office. Schedule supervised exchanges and visitations between custodial... Full Description


Civil Engineer (general)

Posted May 11, 2021 | Closes May 24, 2021 11:59 PM

This position is primarily responsible for inspection and documentation on construction projects. This position is also responsible for the timely completion of final... Full Description

Temporary Laborer

Posted May 11, 2021 | Closes May 16, 2021 11:59 PM


Juvenile Detention Center

Part-Time Transport Officer

Posted May 11, 2021 | Closes June 12, 2021 11:59 PM

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 11, 2021 | Closes December 31, 2021 11:59 PM

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

EH Support Specialist

Posted May 11, 2021 | Closes May 31, 2021 11:59 PM

Responsible for administrative support with projects as assigned by Environmental Health management. Provide clerical support and client services for the Environmental Health... Full Description

Environmental Health Coordinator

Posted May 11, 2021 | Closes May 31, 2021 11:59 PM

Responsible for reviewing, evaluating, organizing & directing work activities of employees with emphasis on effective and consistent enforcement of environmental regulatory... Full Description

Environmental Health Specialist

Posted May 11, 2021 | Closes May 31, 2021 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 May 11, 2021 | Closes May 31, 2021 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 May 11, 2021 | Closes May 31, 2021 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

Planning & Zoning

Planner I

Posted May 11, 2021 | Closes June 4, 2021 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

Deputy Sheriff or Correctional Officer

Posted March 10, 2021 | 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