Today, the Sheriff's Office has six divisions for career opportunities and service to the citizens of Macon County: Deputy Sheriff, Corrections, Court Security, Clerical Records, Animal Control and Emergency Management Agency. With over 150 employees, we maintain higher standards of service to our citizens.
We currently employ 80 Corrections Officers at our 265-bed adult facility. Corrections Officers process inmates through the judicial system and ensure their health and safety during lock-up. Applicants must be at least 21, have a high school diploma or G.E.D. equivalent, and pass a five week certification course.
We currently have 50 Deputy Sheriffs to serve and protect the citizens of Macon County. Applicants must meet such standards as: 21 years of age or older, minimum 60 college credits or 30 college credits with 2 years as M.C.S.O. Corrections Officer or 4 years Military Service, pass written exam, physical agility test, and oral interviews.
We employ Court Security Officers to provide and maintain safety for the employees and visitors of the Macon County Courthouse Facility. The officers also act as Sheriff's Representatives during criminal and civil trials, offering assistance to judges, counselors, and jurors. Applicants must be at least 21 years of age, have a high school diploma or G.E.D. equivalent, and pass oral interviews.