Job Opportunities

Job Opportunities








Job Title: Probation Officer                                         

Division: Juvenile

Salary Range: Probationary step is $32,246.00 with the minimum being $33,214.00 and maximum is $49,820.00.

Contact Person: Jill Bullock, Director Henry County Court Services   Phone: 309-937-3580

Closing Date to Apply: January 19, 2018


Minimum Qualifications: A Bachelor’s Degree from an accredited college or university, preferably with major course work in criminal justice, psychology, sociology, social work, or related social sciences.


Duties: To serve the Court by monitoring and supervising a caseload of offenders; perform a variety of field work such as conducting home visits and referring offenders to appropriate community agencies; work closely with the State’s Attorney’s Office, the Sheriff’s Department and jail, all City Police Departments, the Courts, community agencies and treatment programs; complete written reports and notices required by State statute and to file such reports with the Circuit Clerk as required by statute; appear in Court and testify as needed; maintain thorough and accurate records of all case activities; collect urine samples and conduct drug testing; perform duties as assigned per an on-call schedule to handle after-hour calls, electronic monitoring and/or emergencies; and to perform other duties as directed including those mandated by the Illinois Complied Statutes.


Knowledge, Skills and Abilities: Requires ability to communicate effectively both orally and in writing; requires knowledge of psychological, substance abuse, and other areas of mental and physical problems to identify human needs and make appropriate referrals; requires excellent organizational and time management skills; should be familiar with the following concepts: motivational interviewing, cognitive-behavioral techniques, and evidence-based principles; and requires the ability to establish and maintain successful working relationships with staff, offenders, the courts, other agencies, and the general public.


Special Requirements: Must be a resident of the state of Illinois within ninety (90) days of appointment; must reside within a 45 mile radius of the County seat (Cambridge, IL); must be on the employment eligibility list maintained by the Administrative Office of the Illinois Courts; and must have a valid Illinois motor vehicle operator’s license and insurance.


Interested persons must submit a cover letter and resume to the Director of Henry County Court Services, 307 W. Center Street, Suite 202J, Cambridge, IL 61238, as well as, submit a state application for Probation/Court Services Employment per the application instructions on the website



Henry County Court Services is an Equal Opportunity Employer


The Henry County Courthouse will accept applications for the fulltime position of Civil Engineer in the County Highway Department until the position is filled.  The main responsibility of the position is to perform engineering in connection with the design and construction of county and township highways, bridges and related projects.  Successful applicants must have graduated as a civil engineer or equivalent, have a valid driver’s license and will be required to obtain Nuclear Testing Equipment Certification upon employment.  Applicants may apply during the business hours of 8:00 a.m. to 4:30 p.m., Monday through Friday in the County Administrator’s Office, Third Floor Courthouse, 307 West Center Street, Cambridge, Illinois.  Applications are also available on the Henry County website located at EOE








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Henry County Courthouse
307 W. Center St
Cambridge, IL 61238


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