Deputy Sheriff – Corrections (Lateral)

Wheaton, IL
DuPage County Sheriff's Office

Salary: $66,361.

Essential Functions:

  • An employee in this class, under general supervision, performs work of moderate difficulty in the enforcement of law, maintenance of order, and prevention of crime; supervises inmates in the County Jail; provides custody and care of inmates as is necessary in accordance with both statute and case law; moves prisoners individually or in large numbers; searches for contraband; transports prisoners; and handles other duties as assigned.


  • Have completed either one year of full-time, continuous experience or satisfactorily completed the probationary period at your current agency (if longer than one year).
  • Be in good standing with your department as of the date of application as well as the date of certification by the Commission.
  • Be acceptable to the Commission following an investigation and pass a background, reputation and character
    examination conducted by the Sheriff’s Office, or an agency or company licensed to conduct background
    investigations, as authorized by the Sheriff’s Office.
  • Pass an oral interview by the Commission.
  • Must successfully complete a one (1) year probationary period as a Deputy Sheriff during which time they are subject to discharge and termination by the Sheriff at will.
  • You must be 21 years or older to submit this Application.