Franklin County Government Employment Opportunities

Franklin County Government is dedicated to the concept of equal opportunity. The County of Franklin, Illinois will not discriminate on the basis of race, color, religion, sex, age, national origin, or marital status, or against any qualified individual with disabilities, in its employment practices, and the treatment of employees. Recognizing that sexual harassment constitutes discrimination on the basis of sex and violates this rule, the agency will not tolerate such conduct.



Franklin County 911 Director

This position is located in Benton, IL. Responsible for managing surcharge income received from telephone subscribers, purchasing & maintaining equipment used in the 9-1-1 Dispatch Centers, addressing & mapping of all dwellings in the County. Bachelor’s Degree & related work experience in the area of business management, accounting, information technology, GIS mapping and public administration is preferred.

Because of working involving law enforcement agencies, a security background check must be passed. After a 12-month probationary period, residency must be established in Franklin County within the following 6-months & maintained throughout the term of employment.

Starting salary range is $48,000- $53,000. Benefits include medical insurance, paid sick time, vacation time & holidays. Pension plan is through the Illinois Municipal Retirement Fund with vesting after 8 years of service.

For more information about the FCJETSB visit Select Departments and scroll down to 911/FCJETSB.

To apply, send cover letter and resume to Franklin County 9-1-1, 907 W. Washington St. Benton, IL 62812. Include an email address. Resumes will be accepted during the period of December 18, 2019 at 8am until January 17, 2020 at 4pm.  

The Franklin County Joint Emergency Telephone System Board provides equal employment opportunities to all applicants for employment and prohibits discrimination and harassment of any type without regard to race, color, religion, age, sex, national origin, disability status, genetics, protected veteran status, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, or any other characteristic protected by federal, state or local laws.