Correctional Deputy

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

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Salary Information

Entry Level Salary:
$20.43 hourly

Job Description

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**.**

Additional Information

Applications can be found at:

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Packets can be picked up, mailed, or dropped in person at:

Knox County Sheriff's Office

152 S. Kellogg St

Galesburg, IL 61401

Call 309-345-3733 with any questions

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: 1-309-345-3733

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