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Apply For Employment

Thank you for your interest in serving the people of Sangamon County.

We have created an online form for your convenience. 

Before You Begin

Use a scanner, your smartphone, or a digital camera to capture images of each of the following requested documents.

  • Birth Certificate
  • Social Security Card (or proof that you have applied for one)
  • Driver's License (if you have one)
  • Firearm Owner ID Card (if you have one)
  • DD214 (if you served in the military)
  • College Transcript(s) (if you have a copy)

Begin the Online Application

Alternatively, you can print out a paper copy of our application form, fill it out, attach a copy of each of the requested documents, and return it via:

  • Email:
  • Mail or In person:  1 Sheriff's Plaza
                                Springfield, IL 62701

You can get the printable application here