Employment Opportunities

Opportunities

The Lee County Sheriff’s Office is accepting applications for Patrol, Corrections, and Telecommunications Positions
____________________________________________________________________________________________

Lee County Sheriff’s Department Salary, as of 12/1/2022
Patrol:                                    $52,019.69 
Corrections:                          $48,898.51
Telecommunications:           $46,759.91

The Lee County Sheriff’s Office accepts Lateral Transfers: 


Contact Patrol Lieutenant Matthew Frye (815)284-5216 or mfrye@countyoflee.org


Contact Jail Superintendent Ryan Pettenger (815)284-5223 or rpettenger@countyoflee.org
 

Contact 911 Director Shelley Dallas (815)288-5911 or sdallas@countyoflee.org 

 

All applicants must meet the following minimum requirements established by the Lee County Sheriff's Office Merit Commission:

  • U.S. citizenship.
  • Must be of sound character, without criminal convictions.
  • Minimum of 20 years of age to apply and be placed on the eligibility list. 
  • Minimum of 21 years of age to be hired. 
  • High school diploma or certificate of equivalency.
  • Valid driver's license.
  • Patrol/Corrections Candidates Must possess a Valid Firearms Identification Card 
  • Patrol Candidates Must pass the Illinois P.O.W.E.R. test (this Pre-Employment Condition is not required at the time of application)
  • Patrol/Corrections Candidates Must be available on Tuesday December 6th 2022 at 6:00PM to participate in a mandatory written examination held at the Old Lee County Court House 112 East Second Street Dixon Illinois 61021. 
  • Telecommunication Candidates Must be available on Wednesday December 7th 2022 at 6:00PM to participate in a mandatory written examination held at the Dixon Police Department Community Room 220 South Hennepin Avenue Dixon Illinois 61021. 
  • Patrol/Corrections Candidate Merit Commission Oral Interviews are tentatively scheduled for December 13th, 14th and 15th 2022
  • Residency Requirement: Employees are encouraged to live within the borders of Lee County; however, employees may live within a reasonable distance of Lee County.      

Submission of Application:

 
Lee County Sheriff Employment Application


Contact Lieutenant David Glessner at (815) 284-5215 or dglessner@countyoflee.org

 

Applications MUST be received by the Lee County Sheriff’s Office 240 East Progress Drive, Dixon, IL 61021.  By Friday December 2nd 2022 @ 4:00 PM (CST).  

The Lee County, IL Sheriff's Office is an Equal Opportunity Employer.

WORK SCHEDULE

Employees work 12-hour shifts in a two-week rotating schedule:
Patrol start time: 5a-5p & 5p-5a
Corrections start time: 6a-6p & 6p-6a
Tele-Communications start time: 5:30a-5:30p & 5:30p-5:30a

Sunday

Monday

Tuesday

Wednesday

Thursday

Friday

Saturday

Work

Off

Off

Work

Work

Off

Off

Off

Work

Work

Off 

Off

Work

Work