Winnebago County, Illinois
Winnebago County Sheriff
c/o C.O.P.S. and F.I.R.E.
Personnel Testing Service
Starting Salary: $18.69/hour
Application Deadline: 3/22/16
The Winnebago County Sheriff's Office is now accepting applications for the position of Corrections Officer.
Testing is being conducted for an immediate need to hire 20 new officers and to establish an eligibility list for future hiring.
Winnebago County Corrections Officers are under the authority and supervision of the Winnebago County Sheriff. A Corrections Officer is primarily responsible for supervision of inmates within his/her assigned area. Correction Officers participate in the day-to-day operations of the jail which includes but not limited to; booking and releasing inmates, classification, control stations, maintaining security of the facility, escorting offenders within or outside the secure confines of the jail, and supervising inmates in their assigned housing unit. Corrections Officers must communicate effectively with a varied population of offenders, including individuals from diverse ethnic, racial, cultural and economic backgrounds.
Applications are available at:
Applications will be available for purchase online until 3/22/16 - 2:00 PM
The application deadline is Tuesday, March 22, 2016 at 4:00 PM
All applications must be returned to the office of:
C.O.P.S. and F.I.R.E. Personnel Testing Service
Attn: Winnebago County CO
200 W. Higgins Road, Suite 201
Schaumburg, IL 60195
You must meet the following minimum requirements:
Foid Card: Must possess or have the ability to obtain an Illinois Firearms Identification Card prior to employment.
All individuals meeting eligibility requirements are encouraged to continue with the application process.
Additional information will be provided in the
application packet which can be downloaded at:
There is a $30.00 non-refundable application fee.
Applications are NOT available at the Winnebago County Sheriff's Office.
Applicants must attend the mandatory test date:
Orientation, Physical Ability and Written Examination
(Physical will be a 3 event test including, 1-minute sit-up test, 1 repetition maximum bench press and 1.5 mile run)
Sunday, April 3, 2016 – Registration starts at 8:30 A.M.
Orientation starts at 9:00 AM
Physical Ability and Written Examination
immediately following the Orientation
Harlem High School
1 Huskie Circle
Machesney Park, IL 61115
Winnebago County Sheriff’s Office is an Equal Opportunity Employer and complies with all applicable Federal, State and local laws regarding employment.
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