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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

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

Clinical Dental Assistant

Posted October 23, 2020 | Closes October 30, 2020 11:59 PM

Assist Dentists in providing quality and complete general dentistry to eligible children and adults according to the guidelines of the IL Dental Practice Act. For a full job... Full Description

Environmental Health Specialist

Posted October 23, 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

TEMP Comm. Health Worker

Posted October 23, 2020 | Closes November 15, 2020 11:59 PM

12mo. position. Outreach, community based position to promote various PCCHD programs and services to agencies, clients, and the community by conducting PCCHD program... Full Description

Planning & Zoning


Posted October 23, 2020 | Closes October 30, 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