Employment Opportunities

Thank you for visiting the Boone County Employment Opportunities page!

Boone County is a boutique county that cherishes its rural heritage, has access to world class transportation options, is receptive to change and committed to deliver quality services in a fiscally responsible manner. Boone County is located in the heart of the Midwest and northern Illinois, just east of Rockford and 75 miles west of Chicago. Residents enjoy quiet rural living, strong school systems, and dedicated conservation areas.

GENERAL JOB APPLICATION

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Voluntary Affirmative Action Survey

 

 

CURRENT OPENINGS 

ADMINISTRATIVE ASSISTANT

The Boone County Administration Office is currently hiring a full-time Administrative Assistant. This person will be responsible for preparing agendas and packet information for County Board meetings as well as transcribing minutes from the meetings. This person will also be responsible for accounts payable, maintaining office records, organizing office operations, and any other duties as assigned by the County Administrator. Applicants must be people-oriented and have strong interpersonal communication skills. Computer knowledge and familiarity with Microsoft Office is a must.

The starting wage for this position is $15.00 to $17.00 per hour, DOQ. An excellent benefits package is provided, including paid time off, health, dental, and vision insurance, and IMRF retirement.

Interested and qualified candidates should mail or email a completed application and resume to the Boone County Administration Office (1212 Logan Ave, Suite 102, Belvidere, IL 61008 or aedmondson@boonecountyil.org).

Applications must be received by Friday, October 18, 2019.

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BREASTFEEDING PEER COUNSELOR

The Boone County Health Department is hiring a part-time Breastfeeding Peer Counselor to provide specialized peer breastfeeding support and educational services to supplement existing Women, Infants, and Children (WIC) breastfeeding promotion, support and education. We are looking for a female in the community with a strong ability to relate to mothers of all different ages and backgrounds who is a previous or current WIC client and/or familiar with the WIC program. She should have current or past experience breastfeeding successfully and overcoming breastfeeding challenges; demonstrates a general enthusiasm for breastfeeding. Send resume to the Boone County Health Department, 1204 Logan Ave., Belvidere, IL 61008 or submit electronically to info@boonehealth.org.

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OFFICE ASSISTANT

The Boone County Health Department is currently hiring a full-time Office Assistant. Excellent computer and customer service skills required. Bilingual in English/Spanish preferred! Excellent working environment and great benefit package. 12 paid holidays, weekends and most evenings off. Send resume to the Boone County Health Department, 1204 Logan Ave., Belvidere, IL 61008 or submit electronically to info@boonehealth.org.

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MATERNAL CHILD HEALTH CASE MANAGER

The Boone County Health Department is currently hiring a full-time Nutritionist or RN to work in our Clinical Programs. Must possess a strong desire to work with children and families, as well as the community as a whole. Excellent computer and customer service skills required. Those with a background in public health nursing are strongly encouraged to apply.  Bilingual in English/Spanish preferred! Must be a registered nurse licensed to practice in Illinois, or possess a Bachelor’s of Science in Nutrition or similar degree. Excellent working environment and great benefit package. 12 paid holidays, weekends and most evenings off. Send resume to Francine Alcantara, Boone County Health Department, 1204 Logan Ave., Belvidere, IL 61008 or submit electronically to info@boonehealth.org.

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Appointment Vacancies

 Boone County Sanitary District

(1) Vacancy

Term Expires

May 1, 2021

Length of Term

(3) Year Term

Boone County Sanitary District

(1) Vacancy

Term Expires

May 1, 2022

Length of Term

(3) Year Term

Conservation Easement & Farmland Protection

(2) Vacancy's

Term Expires

June 1, 2022

Length of Term

(3) Year Term

 Fire Protection District #1

(1) Vacancy

Term Expires

1st Monday, May 2022

Length of Term

(3) Year Term

Building Board of Appeals

(1) Vacancy

Term Expires

June 1, 2024

Length of Term

(5) Year Term

Zoning Board of Appeals

(1) Vacancy

Term Expires

June 1, 2024

Length of Term

(5) Year Term

Zoning Board of Appeals

(1) Vacancy

Term Expires

June 1, 2021

Length of Term

Remainder of Term

Interest 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 Johnson, 1212 Logan Ave., Suite 102, Belvidere, IL 61008.  

 Boone County Board of Health

(2) Vacancy

Term Expires

July 1, 2022

Length of Term

(3) Year Term

Boone County Conservation District

(1) Vacancy

Term Expires

June 30, 2024

Length of Term

(5) Year Term

Ethics Commission

(2) Vacancy's

Term Expires

June 30, 2020

Length of Term

(1) Year Term

Historical Museum District

(1) Vacancy

Term Expires

June 30, 2024

Length of Term

(5) Year Term

Historical Museum District

(1) Vacancy

Term Expires

June 30, 2021

Length of Term

Remainder of Term

Community Building

(1) Vacancy's

Term Expires

June 30, 2022

Length of Term

(3) Year Term

Regional Planning Commission

(1) Vacancy

Term Expires

December 31, 2020

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 Johnson, Administration Campus, 1212 Logan Ave., Suite 102, Belvidere, IL 61008.  

Fire Protection District #3

(1) Vacancy

Term Expires

2nd Monday December, 2021

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 Johnson, Administration Campus, 1212 Logan Ave., Suite 102, Belvidere, IL 61008.  Please respond byJuly 5, 2019 to assure being considered.

 

Boone County is an Equal Opportunity Employer. Boone County does not discriminate against any individuals because of his or her race, color, religion, sex, national origin, ancestry, age, order of protection status, marital status, physical or mental disability, military status, sexual orientation, or unfavorable discharge from military service.