From the McHenry County Sheriff:
Now Accepting Applications for Correctional Officers
The McHenry County Sheriff’s Office is currently accepting applications for immediate openings for the position of Correctional Officer. The physical agility test will take place on Saturday, June 19, 2021, and the written exam will take place on Saturday, June 26, 2021.
Applications and all required documents must be received by 12:00 p.m. on Friday, June 11, 2021.
Applications for Correctional Officers and additional information can be found at www.mchenrysheriff.org or at the Sheriff’s Office Corrections Facility.
Qualifications to apply are as follows:
Age: Minimum 21 years of age. Applicant must be 21 years of age upon hiring date but not testing date.
Education: High school diploma or GED.
Citizenship: United States Citizen.
Experience: No prior experience is required. Job training provided upon hiring.
Driver’s License: Applicant must possess a valid driver’s license.
FOID Card: Applicant must possess or have the ability to obtain a Firearm Owners Identification Card (FOID) upon employment. Apply for a FOID online at https://www.ispfsb.com/
Residency: Employees must live within McHenry County, any bordering Illinois counties, or Kenosha & Walworth counties in Wisconsin, within one year of hire.
Pay & Benefits: Starting hourly rate is $55,313/annually. Employees also receive paid holidays, paid vacation, annual raises, and sick time after one-year probation. Medical, dental, and life insurance is offered by the County for the employee and dependents (co-pay).* Benefits are subject to change, dependent upon the Union’s Collective Bargaining Agreement.
Applications and all required documents can be mailed, faxed, emailed, or picked up and returned in-person to the McHenry County Sheriff’s Office Corrections Facility.
The public entrance to the Corrections Facility is located near the corner of N. Seminary Ave. (Route 47) and Ware Road.
McHenry County Sheriff’s Office – Corrections Division
2200 N. Seminary Avenue
Woodstock, IL 60098
Phone: (815)334-4933 Fax: (815) 334-3031