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Road Patrol Deputy


January 2020



The Livingston County Sheriff's Office is currently accepting applications for the position of Deputy Sheriff for the Road Patrol Unit. 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. Applicants must be willing to reside in Livingston County.

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 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, all equipment/uniforms, life insurance and county contributes to C.E.R.F. retirement.

Current 2020 annual base salary for full time deputy is $32,956 (or $15.84 per hour), plus potential 13 paid holidays (additional $2,059 dollars), plus overtime pay or comp time as permitted by budget. This deputy position may also receive additional salary supplement dependent on this office being eligible for and receiving DSSSF Grant contract beginning July 01, 2020 through June 30, 2021.

Applications may be downloaded from the "Employment Information" page at www.livcoso.org or obtained from the Livingston County Sheriff's Office, 901 Webster Street, Chillicothe, MO 64601, email scox@livcoso.org or sthomas@livcoso.org or call 660-646-0515.    Download application click here.

Applications will be accepted until the position is filled.

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