The County of Adams is currently accepting applications for a full time (40 hours per week) Animal Control Warden. This position has a starting hourly pay of $16.00, healthcare benefits, retirement benefits and vacation. Applicants will be required to pass a background investigation.  Adams County residency required.

Anyone interested may pick up an application at the Adams County Sheriff's Office, 521 Vermont, Quincy, IL, or click the link below. Applications need to be returned to the Adams County Sheriff's Office by March 9, 2018.

Job Description for Animal Control Warden

Application for Animal Control Warden

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  Employment Opportunity - The Adams County Merit Commission will conduct applicant testing for Adams County Sheriff's Deputies for the Adams County Sheriff's Office on Saturday, March 31, 2018, beginning at approximately 9:00am.  Employees must live in Adams County within 30 days of hire.   

The Adams County Sheriff’s Office serves a population of 67,103 people that live in an 870 square mile county. We are located in West Central Illinois along the banks of the Mississippi River. The County elected its first Sheriff in 1825, since then our Office has grown to 70 employees.

    The Sheriff is the Chief Law Enforcement Officer of the Circuit Court, Director of Safety and the Administrator of the County Jail. The Main functions of this Office include:

  • Investigation of all crimes of violence and fraud, to arrest suspects and to recover stolen property and evidence.

  • Provide basic police services to the unincorporated areas of the county.

  • Maintain a complete record of all traffic accidents, arrest, investigations and complaints.

  • Serve warrants issued at the request of the States Attorney and all writs and summons issued by the Circuit Court.

  • Manage all prisoners confined to the county jail and to be responsible for delivering prisoners to court for arraignment, bench or jury trials.

  • Maintain security in the Courtrooms and Custodian of the Courthouse.

I believe that the communities’ input is essential to the operations of the Sheriff’s Office and I encourage you to contact us with any questions or concerns.



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