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 to 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.

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.

Career Opportunities

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

Deputy Sheriff

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

Investigative Coordinator

Lincoln County Missouri, Sheriff’s Office, is accepting applications for an Investigative Coordinator.

Salary: $29,613 – $33,000.

The Investigative Coordinator streamlines operations and acts as a communication nexus between LCSO Criminal Investigations Division external partners.  

Knowledge & Skills

  • Modern office practices, procedures, and equipment.
  • Strong organizational skills
  • Record-keeping and report writing techniques.
  • Correct English usage, grammar, spelling, punctuation, and vocabulary.
  • Oral and written communication skills.
  • Interpersonal skills using tact, patience, and courtesy.
  • Telephone techniques and etiquette.

Experience & Education

  • High school diploma or G.E. D. Certificate and one year of administrative experience including word processing and record keeping.
  • Possess a valid driver’s license.
  • Knowledge and proficiency in Microsoft (office & business) applications.
  • Excellent knowledge of Facebook, Twitter, LinkedIn, Pinterest, Google+, and other social media platforms.

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

Submit Applications

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.