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The Winnebago County Circuit Clerk’s Office offers an entry level Deputy Clerk position. Once an applicant is selected to serve as a Deputy Clerk, they may be assigned to any number of duties, which includes the Records Area, Civil or Criminal Court, or at our Payment Center.

Our Deputy Clerks are represented by the American Federation of State, County, and Municipal Employees Union, Local 473. The beginning wage and subsequent pay increases are governed by a Collective Bargaining Agreement.   

There are many promotional opportunities within the Clerk’s Office. Generally, our clerks work Monday thru Friday, 8 AM to 5 PM. There are instances that may necessitate overtime.

To view the duties and requirements of a Deputy Clerk, click on the Job Description.





To apply electronically, please click on the application, complete the required fields, and e-mail it to Deputy Chief John Genens at You may also download the application and mail it along with your resume to:

The Winnebago County Circuit Clerk’s Office

Employment Opportunities

400 West State Street

Rockford, IL 61101

Applicants will only be contacted if selected for an interview at the time a position opens.

The Winnebago County Circuit Clerk’s Office is an equal opportunity employer.     




Mailing Address: 400 West State St., Rockford, IL 61101
Phone: 1-815-319-4500 (8:00AM - 4:30PM CDT) 

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