Applications for the position of Correctional Officer may be completed online at our McLean County job posting page. All eligibility requirements can be found within the online job posting. Click here for Rules and Regulations regarding Lateral Transfers.
The starting salary for 2021 is $44,769.87 plus overtime available with liberal benefits including; Uniforms, minimum 3 weeks time-off annually, IMRF Retirement Plan, Health, Vision and Dental insurance available.
***All applicants must attend a mandatory orientation meeting at the McLean County Law & Justice Center to continue through the application process. You will not be contacted to schedule orientation individually. The details for the orientation you must attend are below.**
A MANDATORY ORIENTATION will be held which must be attended in order to be considered for this position.
- NEXT ORIENTATION DATE: June 16, 2021 at 5:00 pm CST
- ORIENTATION LOCATION: McLean County Law & Justice Center, EMA conference room (Basement of the Law & Justice Center)
- ORIENTATION START TIME: Check-in begins at 5:00 pm, Orientation begins promptly at 5:30 pm.
- TESTING INFORMATION: Written Test will be administered immediately after orientation.
APPLICATIONS AND ALL REQUIRED DOCUMENTS MUST BE UPLOADED WITH YOUR ONLINE APPLICATION OR BROUGHT WITH YOU THE NIGHT OF ORIENTATION. YOU MUST INCLUDE ALL PAST EMPLOYERS ON THE APPLICATION, REGARDLESS OF THE DURATION OF THE EMPLOYMENT.
EXPERIENCED OFFICER applications are accepted by the Merit Commission on a continual (year-round) basis.
Incomplete applications (or applications without all the required documentation) will not be accepted.
For questions, call (309) 888-5034 and ask for Chief Deputy Welsch. If you can’t reach him, contact Jail Superintendent Diane Hughes at (309) 888-5032.
Thank you for your interest in our Department.
McLean County Sheriff
The Sheriff’s Office is located at:
The McLean County Law and Justice Center
104 W. Front Street
Bloomington, Illinois 61701