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Job Opening





Road Patrol Deputy


January 2021



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, 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. 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. 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 and county contributes to C.E.R.F. retirement. Current 2020 annual base salary for full time deputy is $36,099 (or $17.35 per hour) plus up to 13 paid holidays (additional $2,255 dollars for $38,354) 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 at least through June 30, 2021 of additional $100 per month. Applications may be downloaded from the "Employment Information" page at or obtained from the Livingston County Sheriff's Office, 901 Webster Street, Chillicothe, MO 64601, email or or call 660-646-0515.  

Applications will be accepted until the position is filled.


Sheriff Steve Cox

Published January 13, 2021