1. Home
  2. Property Info
  3. Pay Online
  4. Departments
    1. Animal Control
    2. Assessments
    3. Circuit Clerk
    4. Coroner
    5. County Administration
    6. County Board
    7. County Clerk
    8. Court Services (Probation)
    9. Economic Development
    10. Elections
    11. Office of Emergency Management (OEM)
    12. Geographic Information System (GIS)
    13. Health Department
    14. Highway
    15. Hillcrest Nursing Home
    16. Information Services
    17. Public Defender
    18. Public Transportation (Abilities Plus)
    19. Recorder
    20. Regional Office of Education
    21. Rural Revolving Loan Fund (RRLF)
    22. Sheriff's Office
    23. State's Attorney
    24. Tourism
    25. Treasurer(Property Taxes)
    26. Veteran's Assistance
    27. Voter's Registration
    28. Zoning and Building
    29. Internship Opportunities
    30. Internship Opportunity
  5. Public Info
  6. Events
  7. FOIA
  8. Contact
  9. About Us
  10. Site Map



Testing for Correctional Officers


The Henry County Sheriff’s Office is accepting applications until February 28, 2020 @ 4:00PM. Excellent benefits include health, dental, & life insurance for employee, paid vacation, furnished uniforms. Starting salary $41,683.20 with anniversary and contractual raises, and IMRF pension. Applications and additional information may be obtained from the Henry County Sheriff’s Office Monday-Friday, 8AM – 4:30PM or by calling 309-937-3940, or download an application from: (Sheriff’s Office, then to Employment). Applicants must be 21 y.o.a. or 20 y.o.a. and have 2 years of fulltime law enforcement studies at an accredited college or university, and possess a valid Driver’s License and a high school diploma or equivalent. Henry County is an E.O.E.


Applications Due:    Friday, February 28, 2020 @ 4:00pm


Testing Date:       Wednesday, March 18, 2020 @ 6:00pm


Location:   @ Henry County Courthouse

                      307 West Center Street, Cambridge, IL 61238

                      upon arrival-will be told the test location




Correction Officer

-Must have a Valid Drivers License

-Must sign three year employment contract

-Complete & pass written test, oral interview, psychological, medical, physical tests &           

  background investigation

-Starting Salary  $41,683.20

-Uniforms furnished

-Must be available to go to schooling which is provided by Henry County

- Life & Health insurance provided for employee (family insurance available @ cost to employee)

-Assist the public (in person & over the phone)

-Report writing

-Transport / Supervise inmates

-Required to do other necessary departmental tasks

-Be either 21 y.o.a. or 20 y.o.a. and have two years of full-time law enforcement studies at an accredited college or university

-Be able to present a positive and professional image on and off the job

-Agility test may be given at a later date



To print a copy of the application click here