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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.

Coroner's Office

Deputy Coroner (nights only)

Posted March 8, 2021 | Closes March 15, 2021 11:59 PM

As directed by the Coroner responds to a death in person and/or phone within minutes using county vehicle. Photographs and conducts visual exam of deceased and draws... Full Description

Facilities & Grounds Operations

Maintenance Engineer

Posted March 8, 2021 | Closes March 11, 2021 11:59 PM

To assist in ensuring the efficient operations, maintenance, and repair of all mechanical systems and equipment within the Peoria County Courthouse other facilities and... Full Description


Civil Engineer (general)

Posted March 8, 2021 | Closes March 31, 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

Information Technology Services


Posted March 8, 2021 | Closes March 21, 2021 11:59 PM

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

Juvenile Detention Center

Youth Specialist

Posted March 8, 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

Accounting Assistant

Posted March 8, 2021 | Closes March 30, 2021 11:59 PM

Duties related to the timely & appropriate payment of bills through County's automated system related to the Health Department for all programs.Performs centralized billing... Full Description

EH Support Specialist

Posted March 8, 2021 | Closes March 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

Lead Risk Assessor

Posted March 8, 2021 | Closes March 30, 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


Posted March 8, 2021 | Closes March 17, 2021 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

Planning & Zoning

Part-Time Code Enforcement Officer

Posted March 8, 2021 | Closes March 12, 2021 11:59 PM

The Code Enforcement Officer enforces the County’s Property Maintenance Code, Unified Development Ordinance and all ordinances enforced by the department. Responsibilities... 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

Veteran's Assistance Commission

Full Time Support Representative

Posted March 8, 2021 | Closes March 10, 2021 11:59 PM

To greet visitors and deal with inquiries on the phone and face to face and performing various administrative duties of highly responsible and confidential nature for the... Full Description