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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.

Courts Administration

Juvenile Probation Office

Posted September 19, 2020 | Closes September 23, 2020 11:59 PM

Serves the Court through performance of duties and responsibilities specific to their assignment within the Juvenile Probation Department. Responsibilities include:... Full Description

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

Environmental Health Specialist

Posted September 19, 2020 | Closes October 30, 2020 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

Part-time Public Health Nurse

Posted September 19, 2020 | Closes October 15, 2020 11:59 PM

Are you a nurse ready to make a change to set daytime hours,no weekends & improve the health of our community? Then PCCHD wants you. You can also expect: educational... Full Description

Public Health Nurse

Posted September 19, 2020 | Closes October 15, 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

Temp COVID-19 Contact Tracer

Posted September 19, 2020 | Closes September 30, 2020 11:59 PM

Responsible for assisting the Epidemiology/ Clinical Services program COVID-19 response efforts. Aid the community in limiting the spread of this contagious virus. Duties will... Full Description

Planning & Zoning

ZBA ADMIN ASST, Part-time

Posted September 19, 2020 | Closes September 25, 2020 11:59 PM

The primary responsibilities of the ZBA Administrative Assistant are to function as the executive secretary to the Zoning Board of Appeals (ZBA) and the Land Use Committee... 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

State's Attorney Office

Juvenile Assistant State's Attorney

Posted September 19, 2020 | Closes October 1, 2020 11:59 PM

The Juvenile Assistant State’s Attorney reports directly to the Chief Juvenile Assistant State’s Attorney and is accountable to the State’s Attorney. NATURE AND SCOPE: ... Full Description

Receptionist

Posted September 19, 2020 | Closes October 1, 2020 11:59 PM

Answers and directs telephone calls, assists and directs walk-ins, provides clerical assistance and computer data entry. Full Description

Traffic Assistant State's Attorney

Posted September 19, 2020 | Closes October 1, 2020 11:59 PM

The Traffic Assistant State’s Attorney reports directly to the Chief of the Criminal Division, Assistant State’s Attorney and is accountable to the State’s Attorney. NATURE... Full Description