The Macon County Sheriff's Office is an Equal Opportunity Employer.  Officers assigned to the Macon County Jail are responsible for the supervision of inmates, maintaining jail security, ensuring inmate welfare and safety and strict adherence to policy and procedures.

  The starting salary for the Macon County Corrections Officer is $34,000.00 per year.  Uniforms are provided by the Macon County Sheriff's Office.  Health/dental insurance and the Illinois Municipal Retirement Fund are offered to all corrections officers.

  Individuals hired into the Corrections Division must successfully complete a 1 year probationary period.  During the probationary period officers will receive 5 weeks training from the Illinois Training Board and must successfully pass a written exam for certification as a Corrections Officer.

  Pre-applications can be obtained at the Macon County Sheriff's Office located on the 1st floor of the Law Enforcement Center.  Applications may be picked up between the hours of 8:30am-5:30pm Monday thru Friday.