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Detention Officer Position Vacancy





May 11, 2012



The Livingston County Sheriff’s Office is currently accepting applications for the full time position of Detention Officer.  The successful applicant needs to possess typing/computer skills, excellent communications ability, able to handle stressful situations, multi task, document activities, frequently be in close proximity to detainees charged with various types of crimes, assess needs of detainees,  open to work a variety of shifts including weekends, nights, and holidays.  Applicants must understand there is an increased level of personal risk and safety inherited with this job, applicants must be able to remain calm, deal with aggressive and offensive behavior, interact with persons who may be intoxicated on alcohol or drugs, monitor and help people who are suicidal, and treat everyone in an equal and fair manner. The applicant must be a minimum of 21 years of age and willing to cross train and assist with other law enforcement needs in a teamwork approach.  This position requires on the job training and attending certified class instruction.  We may also require comprehensive testing, physical, drug screen, high school diploma or equivalent, and background investigation.  Livingston County provides uniforms, overtime/holiday, pays 100% to Lagers retirement and contributes toward C.E.R.F. Retirement and health insurance.  The Detention Officer entry level base salary is $23,337 per year.  Applications may be obtained from Sheriff Steve Cox or at the Livingston County Sheriff’s Department, 901 Webster Street, Chillicothe, MO.  Applications will be accepted until the position is filled.   (posted 05-11-2012)

Detention Officer Part Time Position


The Livingston County Sheriff’s Office is accepting applications for the position of part time detention officer.  The position pays $11.22 per hour and the applicant may work 20-28 hours per week.  We provide training, equipment, and plenty of detainees to supervise.  Applicants shall be at least 21 years of age, pass a back ground, drug screen, and have no serious misdemeanor convictions and no felony convictions.  Applicants must be able to multi task, remain calm and courteous during difficult situations, and willing to work any shift.  Applications may be obtained at the Livingston County Sheriff’s Office, 901 Webster Street, Chillicothe, MO.  Applications will be accepted until the position has been filled.  (posted 03-27-2012)

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