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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 current certified P.O.S.T. license, valid Missouri drivers 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, cross train for occasional detention and bailiff duties and assist with inmates and other department needs in a teamwork approach for law enforcement.  The position requires on the job training, handling and use of firearms, and attending certified class instruction.  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 a well-equipped patrol vehicle, 100% funding for L.A.G.E.R.S. retirement, all equipment/uniforms, life insurance, and employees contributes to C.E.R.F. retirement and employee health insurance.  The current annual base salary for road patrol deputy is $24,500 plus any holiday and overtime pay when available and $193.66 per month from Deputy Sheriff Salary Supplemental Grant Fund.  Applications may be obtained from Sheriff Steve Cox or at the Livingston County Sheriff’s Office, 901 Webster Street, Chillicothe, MO.  Applications will be accepted until the position(s) are filled. 


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Office Phone: 660-646-0515 • Administrative Office Hours: Mon - Fri 8am - 4pm