Correctional Deputy

Correctional Officer
Knox County Sheriff's Office - Galesburg, Illinois

Feb 7, 2020

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Application Deadline:
Feb 5, 2021

Salary Information

Entry Level:
$21.31 hourly

Job Description

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Thank you for your interest in the Correctional Deputy position. A completed application must be submitted to the Knox County Sheriff's Department for consideration.

We have applications available at the following locations:

Our website: www.knoxcountysheriffil.com/employment

In person at Knox County Law Enforcement Center 152 S. Kellogg St Galesburg

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Correctional Officers employed by the Knox County Sheriff’s Department are sworn Deputies assigned to the Correctional Division.

Correctional Officers are responsible for the day-to-day operations and security at the Knox County Jail.

Operations in the Jail are conducted from three main areas: Booking Room, Secure Area (Inmate Pods) and the Control Room.

Duties of a Correctional Deputies are:

  • Protecting Knox County Jail from Security Breaches
  • Maintaining General Order and Protecting Inmates
  • Booking Arrests (Fingerprints, Photograph, etc.)
  • Conducting Cell Checks and Searches
  • Prisoner Transportation
  • Maintaining Prisoner Records and Property
  • Serving Arrest Warrants
  • Coordinating Inmate Programs
  • Controlling inmate and visitor movement in facility

The Correctional Division offers opportunities for advancement. The rank structure consists of three shift Sergeants, Chief of Operations and Jail Administrator.

Job Requirements

  • Age: 21
  • Education: High School
  • Experience: Training Provided

Contact Informaton

Jason Landers

Knox County Sheriff's Office
152 S Kellogg St
Galesburg, Illinois 61401
phone: 3093453733

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