Correctional Officer

Correctional Officer
Winnebago County Sheriff's Office - Rockford, Illinois

Nov 18, 2020

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Application Deadline:
Dec 23, 2020

Salary Information

Entry Level:
$$47,458 annual
Academy Graduate:
$$47,458 annual
Lateral Transfer:
$$47,458 annual

Job Description

++Winnebago County Sheriff’s Police++

Corrections Officer

The Winnebago County Sheriff’s Office is currently accepting applications for the position of Corrections Officer. The successful applicant will perform the duties and responsibilities of a Corrections Officer. To request an application packet, interested applicants must send an e-mail to Apply@WCSO-IL.US.

A physical and written exam will be held on December 14th-16th at the Criminal Justice Center, 650 W. State St. Application deadline is December 13th at 9:00 a.m. Once your application has been returned you will receive a testing date and time.


  1. Must be a citizen of the United States

  2. Must be at least 21 years of age

  3. Must possess a high school diploma or equivalent

  4. Must possess a valid driver’s license upon which the applicant may legally operate a motor vehicle in the State of Illinois.

  5. Must not have been convicted of a felony nor any other crime which would prevent the applicant from attending a certified academy for basic police training under the Illinois Police Training Act (50 ILSC 705/1 et seq.) or which would prevent the applicant from legally possessing a firearm.

++Applicants must successfully pass the following examinations++

  1. Physical Fitness Test

  2. Written Test

  3. Oral Examination

  4. Background Investigation

  5. Psychological Assessment

  6. Medical Examination

Job Requirements

  • Age: 21
  • Education: Must possess a high school diploma or equivalent
  • Experience: None

Contact Informaton

Tammie Stanley

Winnebago County Sheriff's Office
650 W. State Street
Rockford, Illinois 61102
phone: 815-319-6478

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