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Deputy Sheriff

Decatur, Illinois



Macon County Sheriff's Office

333 S. Franklin Street

Decatur, IL 62523

Phone: 217-424-1321

Fax: 217-424-6010





Salary: $48,340.71 - $78,565.17

Population: 107,303

Sworn Officers: 54

Application Deadline: 6/8/18




Minimum Requirements:

  1. Twenty-one (21) years of age and be a citizen or legal resident of the United States at the time of application submission.

  2. Have a valid Driver's License

  3. Have vision corrected to 20/20, be free of color blindness, and weight proportional to height.

  4. Not have any physical or mental disability which would render him/her incapable of performing the duties of the position.

  5. Have completed ONE of the following:
    A. 60 hours of college education
    B. 30 hours of college education and 2 continuous years of employment as a Macon County Correctional Officer
    C. 30 hours of college education and 4 years of military service

  6. Successfully complete the following as prescribed by the Commission:
    -Written Exam
    -Physical Exam
    -Background Investigation
    -Oral Interviews
    -Medical and Psychological Tests

  7. NO applicant shall have been convicted of a felony offense or crime of moral turpitude under the laws of Illinois or any other state.

  8. Reside within a 40 mile radius of the Sheriff's Office Headquarters, within one (1) year after appointment as a certified employee, and remain within the 40 miles during time of his/her employment.

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