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Springfield, IL… The Sangamon County Sheriff’s Office is accepting applications for Control Room Operator positions.  Anyone who is interested can pick up an application between 8:00 a.m. and 4:30 p.m. Monday through Friday at the Sangamon County Sheriff’s office, #1 Sheriff’s Plaza in Springfield or an application can be printed and filled out from the Sangamon County Sheriff Office website: (Click on Careers link then Sheriff’s Office Employment Application). Completed applications are also accepted by mail.  Applications for this position are accepted on an ongoing basis. 
To ensure security is maintained in the control area assigned, by monitoring inmates and the officer(s) assigned to that area during security rounds and other activities in that area.  Documenting any and all activities and movements taking place in the control area by maintaining a control room log is required to validate those activities. 
This position is a 24 hour per day, 365 days per year position requiring shift, holiday and weekend work.  The shifts are 0800 hours to 1600 hours; 1600 hours to 2400 hours; and 2400 hours to 0800 hours.
 Must have a high school diploma or equivalent certificate
 Must pass a thorough background investigation
 Must pass drug testing
 Sangamon County residency is required within six months of employment
 $ 34,363, $45, 850 after 5 years* (*based on current contract)

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