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Seeking 1 Road Patrol Deputy


November 2021



The Livingston County Sheriff's Office (LCSO) is accepting applications for 1 open Road Patrol Deputy Sheriff position. 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. Road Patrol Staff are NOT required to reside in Livingston County.  The position requires on the job training, ability to use 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, 100% Health and Bridge Insurance for full time employees, $500 Healthcare Assistance Plan, life insurance, sick leave program and county contributes to C.E.R.F. retirement. Current 2020 annual base salary for full time deputy is $36,099 (or $17.35per hour) plus up to 13 paid holidays (additional $2,255 dollars = potential $38,354) plus overtime pay or comp time as permitted by budget.  Vacation time is earned per pay period and employees can earn up to 3 weeks vacation per year with 10 years of service.  These positions may also receive additional salary supplement as allows on Deputy Sheriff Salary Supplement Grant of $100 per month (not included in above salary figure). 

Applications may be downloaded below or obtained from the Livingston County Sheriff's Office, 919 Jackson Street, Chillicothe, MO 64601, email or or call 660-646-0515.  

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Applications will be accepted until the position is filled.

Livingston County Sheriff's Office

Full Time Office Assistant Position

November 2021


(CANCEL.  Position has been filled 11-22-2021)


The Livingston County Sheriff's Office is seeking applications for a full time Office Assistant.  Applicants must be honest, trustworthy, work with and maintain confidential information, and possess knowledge of office and computer equipment.

Position will be Monday through Friday, 40 hours per week, require on the job training, Missouri Uniform Law Enforcement System (M.U.L.E.S.) training, arrest warrant entries, jail management records  duties, potential travel for training, occasional assisting a deputy with prisoner transport on female detainee(s), assist with concealed carry permits, sex offender registrations, civil and court processing and other records management.

Livingston County provides 100% funding for L.A.G.E.R.S. retirement, 100% Health and Bridge Insurance for full time employees, $500 Healthcare Assistance Plan, Life Insurance, sick leave program and Livingston County contributes to C.E.R.F. retirement fund..  This is often a very busy office and requires the employee to multi-task various work issues and deal with stressful situations.  Starting pay is $25,064 per year and the position receives 13 holidays off per year.  Vacation time is calculated per pay period and you may earn up to 3 weeks per year with 10 years or more of employment.

Applications may be down loaded by CLICKING HERE and submit completed applications to Sheriff Steve Cox at or mail to the LCSO at 919 Jackson Street, Chillicothe, MO 64601.  If you have questions please call Sheriff Cox or Captain Sindy Thomas at 660-646-0515.

Successful applicant must pass a background check, drug screen and be approved by the Court.  The LCSO and County of Livingston is an Equal Opportunity Employer.  Applications will be received until the position has been filled.