Employment

Applications for Sheriff’s Deputy, 911 Emergency Dispatchers and Corrections Officers are accepted throughout the year. Hiring processes are conducted to maintain an eligibility list from which qualified candidates are chosen.

Civilian positions are posted on an ‘as needed’ basis via the website and various printed media.

If you are interested in employment with the Lincoln County Sheriff’s Office please complete an application and submit it, along with requested supporting documents, to the Lincoln County Sheriff’s Office, 65 Business Park Drive, Troy, MO 63379.

Download an LCSO Employment Application

The Lincoln County Sheriff’s Office is an Equal Opportunity Employer and does not discriminate on the basis of race, creed, color, ethnicity, national origin, sex, age, or marital status.

Basic Sheriff’s Deputy Requirements

Correctional Officers

The Lincoln County Sheriff’s Office is currently accepting applications for the position of Corrections Officer. Applicants must be at least 19 years old, hold a valid Missouri Driver’s License and have a clean background. The Sheriff’s Office provides all uniforms and certified training for each employee. Successful applicants receive free individual health care, retirement and normally has half the month off based on a 12-hour work shift. Starting salary is $27,000.00.

Deputy Sheriff Employment

Lincoln County Missouri, Sheriff’s Office, is accepting applications for Patrol Deputy and will be hiring up to four deputies.

Patrol Deputy Salary: $32,490.00 (as of 1/​1/​2016) for starting with no experience out of the academy. Experienced law enforcement salary is negotiable.

All applicants must meet the following minimum requirements:

*U.​S.​ Citizenship

*Must be of sound character, without criminal convictions

*Minimum of 21 years of age

*High school diploma

*Valid driver’s license

*Must hold a Class A POST Missouri Law Enforcement Certification

To apply for any of these positions or obtain additional information, please visit the following website: http://lcsomo.com/employment

The Lincoln County Sheriff’s Office is an Equal Opportunity Employer.​

911 EMERGENCY DISPATCHER – The Lincoln County Sheriff’s Office is currently accepting applications for the position of 911 Emergency Dispatcher.

- no experience necessary, veteran dispatchers encouraged to apply

JOB REQUIREMENTS:

Must be at least 19-years-old with a high school diploma.

  • Must be able to type at least 30 WPM
  • Must speak in a clear and concise manner
  • Must be able to multi-task in stressful and challenging situations
  • Must be able to participate in all training assigned (mostly on site and during your shift)
  • Must be able to work well in a team environment

This is a full-time position for a police, fire, and ambulance dispatcher. Dispatchers work on a 12-hour shift with nearly 15-days off per month. All training required for this position will be provided. Skills used by a 911 emergency dispatcher, such as the ability to operate various computer and communication equipment, usually are learned through 3-6 months of on-the-job training. Personal characteristics that might be advantageous for 911 emergency dispatchers include good judgment skills, since they need to prioritize the calls they receive by order of importance, as well as good communication skills, since they must relay information between parties. They also must have good speaking skills and be comfortable talking to people in various emotional states.

BENEFITS: Full benefits include health, dental, and vision plans for self and family, retirement plan, employees accrue paid personal leave, paid vacation, starting pay rate of $13 per hour/$27,000 annually.

The Lincoln County Sheriff’s Office is an Equal Opportunity Employer and does not discriminate on the basis of race, creed, color, ethnicity, national origin, sex, age, or marital status.