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Testing for Correctional Officers

The Henry County Sheriff’s Office is accepting applications until February 26, 2021 @ 4:00PM. Excellent benefits include health, dental, & life insurance for employee, paid vacation, furnished uniforms. Starting salary $42,952.00 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). Henry County is an E.O.E.

Applications Due:    Friday, February 26, 2021 @ 4:00pm

Testing Date:       Wednesday, March 17, 2021 @ 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  $42,952.00

-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 application click here




The Henry County Sheriff’s Department will accept applications for the position of part-time Jail Cook in the Sheriff’s Department. This position will work approximately 10-20 hours per week. For additional information regarding this position please contact Angie DeGroot at (309)937-3621. Applications may be obtained during business hours of 8:00 a.m. to 4:30 p.m., Monday through Friday, in the Henry County Sheriff’s Department, Henry County Courthouse, Cambridge, IL or may be printed from this website.(see below)





To print application click here