Employment

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

United States Veterans Are Encouraged to Apply!

United States Veterans are highly encouraged to apply.  The Lincoln County Sheriff’s Office is a VA On-The-Job Trainer; meaning, the Sheriff’s Office has an on-staff veteran t0 assist veteran employees with their GI Benefits for On-The-Job Training.  Chapter 33 Post 9/11 veterans can earn an additional $1,400.00 a month, as long as the veterans has benefits available.  The Lincoln County Sheriff’s Office will walk veteran employees through the process.

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 Deputy Sheriff Requirements

Correctional Officers

The Lincoln County Sheriff’s Office is currently accepting applications for the position of Corrections Officer. 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 $33,280.00 (as of January 2021).

All applicants must meet the following minimum requirements:

  • U.​S.​ Citizenship
  • Must be of sound character, without criminal convictions
  • Minimum of 19 years of age
  • High school diploma or equivalent
  • Valid driver’s license

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.


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: $38,000 annually, depending on experience (as of 1/​1/​2016). 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 or equivalent
  • Valid driver’s license
  • Must hold a Class A POST Missouri Law Enforcement Certification

Records Clerk

Performs a variety of complex administrative, and clerical tasks, including: information collection, statistical computation, verification duties in recording and maintenance of official department records.

Knowledge and Skills

  • High school graduate or G.E.D. Additional clerical, secretarial, legal and/or law enforcement education and/or experience preferred.
  • High level of understanding of computer programs and keyboarding.
  • Experience in public contact.
  • Meet minimum standards for typing and data entry.
  • Good time management and organizational skills.
  • Understanding of a functional file system.
  • Good physical and mental condition.
  • Ability to deal with confidential and sensitive materials and records and maintain trust.
  • Able to pass qualifying exams and background investigation.
  • Ability to read, interpret and develop routine documents, reports and correspondence. Ability to communicate effectively with co-workers and the public.

Experience and Education

  • Must have two (2) years of administrative work experience.
  • Possess a high school diploma or GED equivalent.
  • Possess a valid driver’s license.
  • Knowledge and proficiency in Microsoft (office & business ) applications.

Physical Requirements / Working Environment

  • Job requires walking, standing and sitting for extended times periodically. Lifting file boxes weighing 20 pounds is periodically required. Prolonged typing for data entry. Must be able to operate general office equipment, reach with hands and arms, talk or hear, and tolerate a quiet to moderate noise level in the work place.

Travel

  • Travel requirements will vary with the assignment.

Please submit all applications to the following email address: lcso_apps@lcsomo.com

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.

It is my pleasure to present the Lincoln County Sheriff’s Office Five-Year Strategic Plan. Its purpose is to help the organization do a better job and get everyone working together to achieve our goals. This plan will serve as a roadmap for moving from where we are today to where we would like to be in the future. It will help keep the organization on track, and responsive to change while remaining faithful to its mission, vision, and core values.

To continue reading please click on the below link…

Lincoln County Sheriff Five Year Plan