Deputy Employment

Open Applications For Deputy Sheriff

The McLean County Sheriff's Office is now accepting applications for the position of Deputy Sheriff on an ongoing basis for both:

Lateral Applicants (previous law enforcement experience) as well as New Applicants (no experience needed).

Applicants can Apply Online using CivicHR OR by printing the Deputy Application (below)  and turning all requested information in to the McLean County Sheriff's Office in person. *Only fill out PDF Application if you intend to apply in person. If you apply online, everything will be collected through the online application.

Once application and requested documentation is received by our office, applicants will be contacted to schedule Physical and Written Testing.

For any questions, please contact: 

Sgt. Nathan Haynes at (309) 888-5019 / [email protected] or 

Lt. Jon Albee at (309) 888-4943 / [email protected]

If you prefer to submit a paper application instead of applying online, click the link for:Deputy Application

2021-2024 Pay Rates

Deputy Base Pay Scale "Snapshot"

Effective Date


Starting Pay (Step 1)


Mid-Range (Step 10)


Top Pay (Step 21)


*Plus step increase with years of service and ample overtime opportunities 

*LATERAL APPLICANTS CAN START AT UP TO STEP 5 ($68,331-$73,692) depending on years of service and contract year

For a complete pay scale for Deputies, Detectives, and Sergeants, please click the link below: 

2021-2024 FOP Pay Rates