Deputy Sheriff - McLean County, IL
July 21, 2012
- be a U.S. citizen
- possess a valid driver's license
- be at least 21 years of age at time of appointment
- possess a high school diploma or GED
- written entrance exam
- oral interview
- polygraph test
- drug screening test
- background investigation
- medical examination
- physical agility test
- psychological test
HOW TO APPLY
Applications for Deputy Sheriff Positions may be picked up at the Sheriff's Office starting on May 11th through July 24th, 2012, between 8:30 a.m. and 4:30 p.m. or downloaded at http://www.mcleancountyil.gov/index.aspx?nid=534 website.
The Sheriff's Office is located at:
Law and Justice Center
104 West Front Street
Bloomington, Illinois 61701
Starting salary is $43,564.00 plus overtime and liberal benefits.
MANDATORY ORIENTATION will be held on Tuesday, July 24th, 2012, in the Jury Commission Room, located on the 5th floor of the Law and Justice Center. Check-in at 5:00 p.m. Orientation starts at promptly at 5:30p.m. For questions, call 1-309-888-5034 and ask for Chief Deputy Thomas, Or you may contact the Sheriff's Office Merit Commission Chairperson, Margene Taylor, at 309-454-5466.
APPLICATIONS AND THE RELATED APPLICATION DOCUMENTS MUST BE BROUGHT TO THE ORIENTATION MEETING.
Please complete the entire application and provide the following materials, which need to be returned with the application on the night of orientation:
. A certified copy of your birth certificate from the county you were born. We cannot accept birth certificates issued by a hospital.
. Transcripts from the institution of your highest level of education.
. Transcripts of military service discharge, if applicable.
. A valid driver's license along with two photo copies of said driver's license.
. Two (2) letters of recommendation from persons listed as personal references addressed directly to the McLean County Merit Commission.
. Two (2) letters of recommendation from past employers on the company's letterhead and addressed directly to the McLean County Merit Commission. No letters older than ninety (90) days will be accepted.
. Reside within one (1) hours driving time from the certified employee's residence to the McLean County Law and Justice Center, Bloomington, IL, regardless of weather and road conditions, road construction, vehicle availability and vehicle performance.
Applicants must attend a mandatory orientation meeting and successfully pass the following testing procedures:
. Physical Agility Test
. Basic Skills Written Test
. Oral Interviews
Chief Deputy Rusty Thomas
McLean County Sheriff's Office
104 W. Front St.
Bloomington, IL 61701
Web Site: Mclean County Sheriff
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