Employment Opportunities

Boone County government offers a wide and diverse number of direct services to its residents, including law enforcement, correction and detention of law violators, support for the criminal justice system, direct health care, maintenance of essential records, highway maintenance, property assessments, courtroom operations, building and planning services, tax collection for other local governments, and election administration among others. From these many services come many opportunities for employment.

Boone County Government job application can be found here: Job Application and a fillable (PDF) job application can be found here Job Application (fillable).



The Boone County Health Department is currently hiring a full-time Personal Health Services Nurse Case Manager.  Bilingual in English/Spanish encouraged to apply.  Excellent working environment and great benefit package.  Send resume to Amanda Mehl, Boone County Health Department, 1204 Logan Avenue, Belvidere, IL 61008 or submit electronically to info@boonehealth.org . EOE

Boone County Highway Department

The Boone County Highway Department is currently hiring a Highway Maintainer. Send resume to Justin Krohn, Boone County Highway Department, 9759 Illinois Route 76, Belvidere, IL 61008 or submit electronically to jkrohn@boonecountyil.org. EOE

 Boone County Public Defender’s Office

Part-time Administrative Assistant

The Boone County Public Defender’s Office is currently hiring a part-time Administrative Assistant.  This person will be responsible for general clerical work as well as scanning files.  Applicants must be people-oriented, have strong communication

skills, be able to lift and carry 25lb boxes, and be able to work in a fast-paced environment.  Computer knowledge is a must. The starting wage for this position is $12.71 per hour a maximum of 19 hours per week. Applications are available at the Boone County Administration Office, 1212 Logan Avenue, Belvidere, IL 61008 or online.  You can email application to tjackson@17th circuit.illinoiscourts.gov.  or  submit applications to: Boone County Public Defender’s Office Attention:  Carie L. Poirier 130 S. State Street, Suite 311 Belvidere, IL 61008 Applications must be received by Thursday, November 30, 2017 by 5:00 P.M. EOE


Boone County Circuit Clerk's Office

Boone County Circuit Clerk seeks to fill part-time scanning position.  Hours would be 3.5 hours per day Monday thru Friday.  Starting pay is $ 11.00 per hour with regular annual raises.  No benefits provided. Essential duties would be scanning documents, filing and quality control.  A bi-lingual candidate would also include interpreting duties.


Candidate must

Have basic computer skills

Be detail oriented

Able to work well with others as well as independently

Be dependable




(1) Vacancy

Term Expires

June 30, 2018

Length of Term

Remainder of Term


(1) Vacancy

Term Expires 

January 1, 2019

Length of Term

Remainder of Term


Interested parties are asked to send a letter and/or resume expressing your interest and qualifications along with your contact information to Boone County Board Chairman Karl Johsnon, Administration Campus, 1212 Logan Ave., Suite 102, Belvidere, IL 61008.  Please respond by December 15, 2017 to assure being consdered.