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The Correction Officers applications are being extended through March 30th, 2018.

Agility test has been rescheduled for April 14, 2018

Written examine has been rescheduled for April 28, 2018


The Sangamon County Sheriff's Office periodically has openings for employment throughout the various divisions. Job requirements, descriptions and benefits are listed under the appropriate heading. If you have questions regarding employment opportunities contact the Administrative Office, Personnel at (217) 753-6856.

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Deputy Sheriff' Information

Correction Officer Information

Control Room Operator Information

Sheriff's Office Employment Application


Deputy Merit Commission
This three member commission is charged with the testing and eligibility of deputies and corrections officers. The Merit Commission also serves as the board of appeals for deputies and correction officers on certain disciplinary issues.

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