The Effingham County Sheriff’s Office, an affirmative Equal Opportunity employer, will conduct testing to establish an eligibility list for the position of Deputy Sheriff.
Applicants must be 21 years of age before being considered for hire. Applicants must have or be able to obtain a valid Illinois driver’s license and be willing to submit to a background investigation. No one with a felony conviction will be accepted for testing. Individuals with prior law enforcement training are preferred, but not mandated.
Applicants may be picked up at the Effingham County Sheriff’s Office, 101 North Fourth Street, Effingham, IL, or downloaded and printed from the Effingham County website http://www.co.effingham.il.us/sheriff-department. All applicants must pay a non-refundable testing fee of twenty dollars ($20.00) upon returning their application and resume. All applications, along with a detailed resume and the twenty dollar payment, must be received by the Sheriff’s Office no later than 3:00pm on Monday, April 9th, 2018. Applications and resumes will not be accepted after the deadline. Persons who fail to pay the testing fee will not be eligible to test. Anyone who has applied prior to this notice must submit a new application and resume. Please bring your driver’s licence or other issued photo identification to the following test date and time.
Orientation and test date will be Wednesday, April 18th, 2018 at 6:00pm.
The test will be given at the Effingham County Emergency Operations Center located at 311 Miracle Avenue, Effingham.
***Press release courtesy of the Effingham County Sheriff’s Office***