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Title: Sangamon County Corrections Officer

Department: Sheriff

Posted On: 5/6/2019

The Sangamon County Sheriff's Merit Commission is accepting applications for Sangamon County Corrections Officer positions. Anyone who is interested can pick up an application between 8:00am and 4:30pm Monday through Friday at the Sangamon County Sheriff's office, #1 Sheriff's Plaza in Springfield or an application can be printed and filled out from Sangamon County Sheriff Office website: (Click on the Careers link then Sheriff's Office Employment Application)


Requirements: Eligibility requirements to be appointed a Sangamon County Correction Officer are listed below. To sign up for the examination, complete the application and return to the Sangamon County Sheriff's office, #1 Sheriff's Plaza, Springfield, IL 62701 by 4:00pm on May 22, 2019. APPOINTMENT REQUIREMENTS: 1. Have acquired a high school diploma or equivalent certificate, 2. Be no younger than 21 years of age at the time of appointment, 3. Must possess a valid Illinois Driver's License, 4. Must possess a valid FOID (Firearm Owner's Identification) card, 5. Must be a US Citizen., 6. Must pass a written examination as prescribed by the Merit Commission., 7. Must pass a physical standards test, 8. Must pass a thorough background investigation., 9. Must pass a drug test., 10. Must reside within Sangamon County within 6 months of employment.



Applications will be accepted in person no later than 4:00pm, May 22, 2019 ( by mail must be post-marked May 22, 2019) Those candidates that meet the minimum requirements will be notified of the physical standards test being offered on June 1,2019.