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Employment Information



Road Deputy Position




July 26, 2023


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, computer skills, excellent communicator, 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 with final approval from the Court.

Current 2023 annual base salary for full time deputy is $39,436 ($18.96 per hour) plus 14 paid holidays of additional $2,654 dollars and an additional $100 per month from DSSSF Grant at least through June 2024 for a total of $43,290 and you will have overtime pay opportunities! 

Other perks of working at the LCSO:

Well-Equipped Take Home Vehicle (restrictions apply).

All uniforms, firearms, equipment and duty boots 100% paid by agency.

Excellent Continuing Education and Opportunities 100% paid for by LCSO.

Livingston County employees have both C.E.R.F. and L.A.G.E.R.S. retirement plans.  You can add to your CERF retirement. 

Employee Health and Bridge Insurance 100% paid by County with low deductible. 

$500 annual employee health expense benefit.

Many excellent supplement insurance at reasonable costs.

Great team and members to work with.

Great Vacation and Sick Leave program.

Your office is approximately 538 square miles.

Applications may be downloaded HERE or from the Employment Information page at and should be mailed to Sheriff Steve Cox, 919 Jackson Street, Chillicothe, MO 64601, or emailed to or or call 660-646-0515.  

Applications will be accepted until the position is filled.