Deputy Sheriff

Date Posted:

Friday, January 19, 2024




$58,780.80 - $82,056 per year


Full time 8.00, 10.00 or 12.00 hour shifts


Applications will be accepted on-going

Position Objectives:

Under general supervision, performs law enforcement duties in accordance with the mission, goals, and objectives of the Sheriff's Office and in compliance with Federal, State, and local laws and statues.

Duties and Responsibilities:

(Adult Detention Deputy 12.00 hr. shifts; must work rotating day, night, weekends and holidays)

  • Processes inmate, maintains records and documents.
  • Escorts and transports inmates to other facilities.
  • Search and inspect facilities and processes inmate mail.
  • Conducts and oversees inmate visitation.
  • Distributes meals and medications to inmates; supervises meals.

(Road Patrol Deputy 12.00 hrs. shifts; must work rotating day, night, weekends and holidays)

  • Operates an emergency vehicle in all weather conditions.
  • Protects and collects evidence; conducts search and seizures; completes investigations and follow-ups
  • Resolves conflicts between parties; enforces protection orders; applies physical force when intervening in conflicts and as needed when making arrests.
  • Serves arrest warrants and other civil documents; makes arrests and transports prisoners.
  • Enforces traffic related laws; issues citations, makes arrests, directs traffic and assists disabled motorist as needed.   
  • Assists with public relations and educational events.

(Civil Deputy 8.00 or 10.00 hrs. shifts)

  • Serves legal papers and notices of hearing.
  • Posts and serves eviction notices; coordinates eviction process, monitor property collection, removes persons from property as needed.

Applies to all Deputy Sheriff positions:

  • Responds to emergency situations.
  • Prepares necessary reports, applications and documents.
  • Performs other duties as assigned.

Minimum Requirements:

Work is performed in the Adult Detention Center, a standard office environment and/or in the field; work may require physical efforts and exposure to dangerous persons, machinery, extreme weather conditions, potential physical harm, hazardous chemicals, infectious diseases, situations, tools, and equipment. May be required to lift and carry items weighing up to 30 pounds.

Knowledge of:

  • Defensive techniques and tactics.
  • Safety policies and procedures.
  • Federal, State and local laws, statues, and ordinances.
  • Interviewing and interrogation methods.
  • Evidence and Investigative protocols and regulations.
  • Firearm safety regulations, procedures, and practices.

Skills in:

  • Establishing and maintaining effective working relationships.
  • Preparing accurate records and documents
  • Communicating clearly both verbally and in writing.
  • Operating a personal computer and standard software; typing and entering data with speed and accuracy.
  • Determining and applying the proper use of force.
  • Collecting and may analyze evidence.

Desirable Training and Experience:

  • High School Diploma or GED equivalent.
  • One (1) year of previous experience in law enforcement or as a security guard. (Some positions require more years of experience)  
  • Must posses a Class A POST certification and police training
  • Valid State Driver's License
  • Other Specialized certifications may be required.


Eligible for generous benefit packages:

  • Affordable health, dental, vision and life insurance.
  • Earned and accrued personal leave and catastrophic illness.
  • Pension and Deferred Compensation plans; LAGERS, CERF and 457 Savings Plan.
  • County Vehicle
  • Possible Academy Sponsorship
  • On-Campus Professional Gym
  • Equal Opportunity Employer

More Information:

  • Release full consent to a background screening and/or investigation and drug screening.
  • On-line Employment Application -
  • Resume mailed to County of Franklin 400 E. Locust St., Suite 201, Union, MO 63084; Attn: Human Resource
On-line Job Application Application Link