The Douglas County Sheriff's Office is currently accepting applications for Corrections positions, experience and certifications are preferred but not mandatory. The starting salary is 33,407 per year plus benefits, 36,130 after certification. Must be a U.S. citizen, 21 years of age, no felony convictions, high school diploma or equivalent, and be able to relocate to Douglas County within one year, mandatory drug screen required . Resume required with the application that is available on-line or at the Douglas County Sheriffs Office. Applications must be submitted by June 15, 2018. Mandatory drug screen required. Call (217) 253-2913 for further information.
All applications for the positions of Correction Officer, Telecommunicator, and Deputy Sheriff will be accepted and maintained on file for one (1) year for consideration due to any future openings.
To download a copy of the application form please click on the link to the right.
Online registration is available from August 1st until October 1st as well as available on the day of from 9:00am until 9:45am. Children under the age of 12 must be registered with an adult and dogs must be registered with someone 12 or older. There is no charge for children under the age of 4, however if they are registered they get an arm band for the activities. Registration can be done through the link provided below.