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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.

Juvenile Detention Center

Assistant Superintendent Compliance Administrator

Posted July 12, 2019 8:00 AM | Closes July 19, 2019 5:00 PM

This upper-level position will develop, implement, and oversee the facility's overall effort to comply with the Prison Rape Elimination Act (PREA) and all associated standards... Full Description

Part-Time Transport Officer

Posted March 25, 2019 | Closes September 1, 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

Dental Hygienist

Posted July 18, 2019 | Closes July 22, 2019 11:59 PM

Provide quality dental hygiene services to eligible children & adults according to the guidelines of the IL Dental Practice Act. Reviews patient’s chart regarding patient... Full Description

Office Assistant

Posted July 18, 2019 | Closes July 22, 2019 11:59 PM

Provide assistant to the various Child&Family Group Programs as well as other Health Department Programs through clerical support and/or client & public services. 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