Would you like to join our team?
The Cook County Sheriff’s Office seeks career oriented, motivated men and women with high moral and ethical standards to provide an entire range of law enforcement services to our community.
In order to join our ranks you must be at least 21 years of age for Deputy Sheriff positions, 18 years of age for Detention Officer positions, accredited high school diploma or GED, valid driver’s license, honorable discharge (if prior military), clean POST record if prior law enforcement, no adverse driving record, and no felony convictions or misdemeanors involving moral turpitude.
We have a wide range of employee benefits available. These include but or not limited to competitive wages, diversified individual and family insurance plans, life insurance, and county match 457 deferred compensation plans. Our agency provides all uniforms and equipment at no cost to you. We offer multiple advanced level training and promotional opportunities
We practice a regimented and thorough selection process while simultaneously affording equal opportunity to everyone regardless of race, creed, color, gender, national origin, or age. Our agency does not discriminate against people with disabilities and affords them the same opportunity for employment selection provided to all citizens. Where possible, the agency provides reasonable accommodation to the known disabilities of qualified people.
Our selection process is thorough to ensure only the highest caliber persons are selected.
This process includes, but is not limited to:
Applications can be picked up at the front desk of the Sheriff’s Office between the hours of 9am and 5pm.
- Extensive Background Investigation
- Oral Interview
- Personal Interview
- Medical examination and drug screen (conditional on offer of employment)
Any additional questions can be answered by contacting us at 229-896-7471.