Why work for Cook County government?
Cook County offers great benefits and the chance to participate in a strong tradition of public service. Cook County is home to more than five million residents, roughly 45% of Illinois’ population. Cook County Government provides a range of vital services and programs that enhance the quality of life for residents across the region. These services range from health care to urban planning. Cook County is committed to empowering its employees to bring our constituents the best that public service has to offer. Cook County offers one of the region’s best pension plans, generous vacation, insurance and leave benefits, and a commitment to public service that bring out the best in our workforce.