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 Behavioral Health Task Force is currently hiring a full-time Program Navigator. The Program Navigator works an an integral member of the project team and provides comprehensive coordination of all care for project participants.

Excellent working environment and great benefit package. Submit resume electronically to the Boone County Health Department at info@boonehealth.org. EOE

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The Boone County Assessor’s Office is seeking an individual to serve as a Deputy Assessor. The Deputy Assessor position is a full-time position with an anticipated starting pay of $16.00 to $18.00 per hour, depending on experience and qualifications. Boone County Government offers employees a generous benefits package, including medical, dental, and vision insurance, retirement, and paid time off. For more information, see the job announcement below. To apply, please forward your resume and references along with a cover letter to mkinczel@boonecountyil.org.

Job Announcement



The Boone County Health Department is currently hiring a full-time Nutritionist or Dietitian 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. Bilingual in English/Spanish preferred! Must 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.

Job Description


Appointment Vacancies

 Boone County Sanitary District         Term Expires     Length of Term

(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, 2024          (5) Year Term

(1) Vacancy                                                          June 1, 2021          Remainder of Term


Ethics Commission

(2) Vacancy's                                                        June 30, 2020         (1) Year Term


Regional Planning Commission

(1) Vacancy                                                         December 31, 2020  

                                                                              Remainder of Term      

Capron Rescue Squad                 

(2) Vacancy's                                                       2nd Monday December, 2020                                                                                              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 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.