Deputy Sheriff/Correctional Officer
The Mercer County Sheriff’s Office is accepting applications to create a list of eligible candidates. Correctional Officer and Deputy Sheriff applicants can apply at the Mercer County Sheriff’s Office. Application packets are available 24 hours a day at 906 SW 3rd Street Aledo, Illinois. Excellent insurance and benefits package including premium free family health, dental, prescription and dental insurance with low deductible.
Correctional Officer requirements – US citizen, age 18 or older, possess high school diploma or GED, possess a valid driver’s license, complete screening examination, and be acceptable to the Merit Commission screening. Starting salary $37,084 plus overtime.
Deputy Sheriff requirements – US citizen, age 21 or older, possess high school diploma or GED, residency requirements apply, possess a valid driver’s license, complete screening written and physical and physical testing, and be acceptable to the Merit Commission. Starting salary is $43286 plus overtime.