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State's Attorney

The appointment of Brian L. Bower to the position of Associate Judge of the Fifth Judicial Circuit has resulted in the vacancy of the State's Attorney's Office. The County Board declares this position vacant as of January 1, 2019.

Interested applicants must submit a resume and letter of interest to the Coles County Board Office, 651 Jackson Ave., Room 326, Charleston, Illinois, by Tuesday, December 18, 2018 at 9:00 a.m. Pursuant to statute applicants must be licensed to practice law in the State of Illinois and a member of the Republican Party. (10 ILCS 5/25-11)

Applicants must be present for interview at 10:00 a.m. December 18, 2018.

Appointment will result in the successful applicant assuming duties January 1, 2019.

Coles County is an Equal Employment Opportunity Employer


Coles County Health Department has an immediate opening for a full time RN in WIC/FCM Program. 8:30am-4:30pm M-F. No weekends, midnights, or scheduled on-call.

Excellent benefits - 13 paid holidays. $35,000 per year. Experience with maternal and child health desired.

Please send resume to: Mara Hildebrand, 825 18th Street, Charleston, IL 61920 or

Telecommunications Position

The Coles County Sheriff's Office is accepting applications for Telecommunication position. This position is a union position and works inside the Jail on a 8 hour shift rotation. The starting salary for this position is $23,339. Ideal applicant must possess the ability to multitask, use radio, ability to use computers to include data entry, and light filing. Retirement is through IMRF with different health insurance options. 80 hours of vacation after one (1) year of service, three (3) personal days, and 8 hours of accrued sick leave per month.

Applications can be picked up at the Coles County Sheriff's Office or the online Employment Application. Once the application is completed, it should be either be mailed or dropped off at the Coles County Sheriff's Office.

Any questions, please contact Det. David Pickering at 217-348-0589 or through e-mail

The Coles County Sheriff's Office is an Equal Opportunity Employer