Employment Opportunities

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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.


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The Boone County GIS Department is recruiting for a part-time, entry-level GIS Specialist. Flexible hours between 8:30 am and 5:00 pm, Monday through Friday. Anticipated starting wage of $13.00 to $16.00 per hour, depending on qualifications. To be considered for this position, the candidate should have the following:


  • Map creation and maintenance using ESRI software
  • Experience in PLSS reading and writing descriptions
  • Efficient in Microsoft software, including Word, Excel, Access
  • Troubleshooting basic computer and software problems
  • Fulfills public requests for data, property information, and printed maps
  • Detail-oriented and thorough in reviewing data for accuracy


A background in Geography/GIS/Environmental Science/CAD with one to three years of experience in coursework and/or hands-on experience.

Send resume to:

Boone County GIS Department, 1208 Logan Ave, Belvidere, IL 61008 or gis@boonecountyil.org



Appointment Vacancies

Boone County Board of Review         Term Expires     Length of Term

 (1) Vacancy                                                        June 1, 2021          Remainder of Term

 Board of Review Overview and Duties

Boone County Sanitary District         

(1) Vacancy                                                          May 1, 2021         (3) Year Term

(1) Vacancy                                                           May 1, 2022         (3) Year Term


 Conservation Easement & Farmland Protection

(1) Vacancy                                                           June 1, 2022        (3) Year Term 


Building Board of Appeals 

(1) Vacancy                                                          June 1, 2024          (5) Year Term


Zoning Board of Appeals 

(1) Vacancy                                                          June 1, 2021          Remainder of Term


Regional Planning Commission

(1) Vacancy                                                     December 31, 2021 Remainder of Term

(1) Vacancy                                                      December 31, 2023   (3) Year Term 

Capron Rescue Squad                 

(1) Vacancy                                                       2nd Monday December, 2022                                                                                              



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 byJanuary 31, 2020 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.

El Condado de Boone es un Empleador de Igualdad de Oportunidades.  El Condado de Boone no discrimina contra ningun individuo basado en su raza, color, religión, sexo, origen nacional, ascendencia, edad, estado de orden de protección, estado marital, discapacidad física o mental, categoría militar, orientación sexual, o baja desfavorable del servicio military.