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Deputy Sheriff (Corrections Deputy)

Kendall County Sheriff's Office

c/o C.O.P.S. and F.I.R.E. Personnel Testing Service


Contact Information


Kendall County Sheriff's Office
Attn: c/o C.O.P.S. and F.I.R.E. Personnel Testing Service

Yorkville, IL 60560

Phone Number:

  • 847-310-2677

Position Information

Application Deadline:

  • 07/01/20
  • @ 4:00 PM


  • Starting: $51,722 (as of 12/1/18)


  • 127,000

Position Details

The Kendall County Sheriff's Office is now accepting applications for the position of: Deputy Sheriff (Corrections Deputy)

Testing is being conducted to establish an eligibility list for anticipated future hiring of Corrections Deputies.

Kendall County is located less than 60 miles southwest of the City of Chicago.  It was the fastest growing community in the United States between the years of 2000 and 2010.  It has an estimated population of 127,000 and is still continuing to grow and flourish.  The County seat is located in Yorkville.  The area is very beautiful and has many great neighborhoods that are wonderful for families or singles.

Kendall County Corrections Deputies are under the authority and supervision of the Kendall County Sheriff.  A Corrections Deputy is primarily responsible for supervision of inmates within his/her assigned area. Correction Deputies participate in the day-to-day operations of the jail which includes but not limited to; booking and releasing inmates, classification, control stations, maintaining security of the facility, escorting offenders within or outside the secure confines of the jail. Corrections Deputies must communicate effectively with a varied population of offenders, including individuals from diverse ethnic, racial, cultural and economic backgrounds.

The work of this class is charged with the responsibility of maintaining the safety, security and integrity of the Kendall County Corrections Facility and those individuals incarcerated, employed or otherwise conducting business therein.  Corrections Deputies perform inmate care and custody while maintaining jail security.  Corrections Deputies may also be assigned special duties, based on the deputy’s skills and training.  A corrections Deputy’s work involves an element of personal danger.  Work assignments are general and specific instructions are received from a supervisor.  In this role, the employee shall have access to confidential information, including, but not limited to: booking files, investigative reports, personal information of those arrested, LEADS, etc.  The employee must comply with Kendall County Sheriff’s Office Policies and Procedures, and all State and Federal Laws.

Applications are available at:

Applications will be available for purchase online until 7/1/20 – 2:00 PM

The application deadline:

Wednesday, July 1, 2020 at 4:00 PM

All applications must be returned to the office of:

C.O.P.S. and F.I.R.E. Personnel Testing Service

ATTN: Kendall County CO

200 W. Higgins Road, Suite 201

Schaumburg, IL 60195

You must meet the following minimum requirements: 

  • Citizenship:  Must be a U.S. Citizen or an alien admitted for permanent residence or lawfully admitted for temporary residence who produces evidence of intention to become a citizen of the United States.
  • Driver’s License:  Must have a valid driver’s license with the ability to obtain an Illinois Driver’s license upon hiring.
  • Age Requirements:  Minimum 21 years of age at time of hire with no maximum age.
  • Education:  Must have a High School Diploma, GED, or High School Proficiency Certificate.
  • Character:  Must have no felony convictions, nor domestic violence criminal convictions, nor any misdemeanor conviction involving moral turpitude (50 ILCS 705/6), nor dishonorable discharge (U.S. Army RE-4 separation classification or equivalent) from the military.
  • Eyesight:  Eyesight must be correctable to 20/20, free of color and night blindness.
  • Testing:  Must be able to participate and successfully complete all phases of the testing which includes a written examination, oral interview, psychological evaluation, medical test, and background investigation which includes a polygraph.
  • Residency: Must reside within a 25-mile radius of the Kendall County Public Safety Center within 1 year of date of hire.

All individuals meeting eligibility requirements are encouraged to continue with the application process.

Additional information will be provided in the application packet which can be downloaded at:

There is a $45.00 non-refundable application fee.

Applications are NOT available at the Kendall County Sheriff's Office.

Applicants must attend the mandatory test date:

Orientation and Written Examination:

Sunday, July 19, 2020

Registration Starts at 2:30 PM

Orientation Starts at 3:00 PM

Written Examination immediately following the orientation



Kendall County is an Equal Opportunity Employer. Kendall County considers applicants equal employment opportunity to qualified individuals, regardless of their race, color, religion, creed, ancestry, pregnancy, gender, age, national origin, sexual orientation, genetic information, marital or veteran status or disability, and to conform to applicable laws and regulations. Equal opportunity encompasses all aspects of employment practices to include, but not limited to, recruitment, hiring, training, compensation, benefits, promotions, transfers, and discipline. Kendall County is committed to complying with the Americans with Disabilities Act. If an applicant requires a reasonable accommodation for purposes of completing the job application process, please contact the HR Manager of the Kendall County Sheriff’s Office.

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