Corrections Employment

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.  

The starting salary for 2020 is $44,769.92 plus overtime available with liberal benefits including; Uniforms, minimum 3 weeks time-off annually, IMRF Retirement Plan, Health, Vision and Dental insurance available.

A MANDATORY ORIENTATION will be held which must be attended in order to be considered for this position. 

  • NEXT ORIENTATION DATE:  December 2, 2020 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.


Sincerely,
Jon Sandage
McLean County Sheriff

The Sheriff’s Office is located at:
The McLean County Law and Justice Center
104 W. Front Street
Bloomington, Illinois 61701

Eligibility Requirements (PDF)