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Road Deputy Position





January 17, 2024



The Livingston County Sheriff's Office is currently accepting applications for the position of Deputy Sheriff. The successful applicant must possess a proper/valid Missouri P.O.S.T. license, Missouri driver's license, typing/computer skills, excellent communications ability, able to handle stressful situations and multiple tasks, open to work a variety of shifts including weekends, nights, and holidays. The position requires on the job training, use of force and handling of firearms, dealing with aggressive and violent people, attending certified class instruction, and much more. Application process may require an oral interview(s), written test, psychological exam, physical, drug screen, high school diploma or equivalent, and background investigation. Livingston County provides equipment, 100% funding for L.A.G.E.R.S. retirement at LT-8 level, 100% Health and Bridge Insurance for full time employees, $500 Healthcare Assistance Plan, life insurance and county contributes to C.E.R.F. retirement, which provides Livingston County employees one of the best retirement plans in county government.

Current 2024 base salary and pay:

Full time deputy is $41,600 ($20.00 per hour). 

Plus 15 paid holidays in 2024 being an additional $3,000.

Plus overtime pay opportunities including traffic grants and regular overtime. 

LCSO pays overtime after 160 hours in 28-day pay period, we do not use the 171-hour rule.

This deputy position may also receive additional $100/month in salary supplement through DSSSF Grant at least through June 30, 2024 or longer depending on grant.

2024 first year deputy sheriff can easily earn $47,000 or more with the LCSO.

Applications may be downloaded HERE and should be mailed or delivered to the LCSO at 919 Jackson Street, Chillicothe, MO 64601, or emailed to or or call 660-646-0515.  

Applications will be accepted until the position is filled.