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"If you are the type of person who thrives in a challenging environment and are looking for a long term career, you are the type of person we are looking for!"

Lawrence County is nestled in the heart of Southwest Missouri, with the community values and low cost of living you would expect in middle, rural America.  Yet, there are short driving distances to larger cities for shopping, tourist attractions and several lakes in the area for fishing, boating and camping, not to mention plenty of destinations in and out of the County for hunting. 

The Lawrence County Sheriff's Office is an equal opportunity employer, with several divisions and opportunity for you to grow and expand your career path without getting lost in the swamp of larger agencies where you are just a number.  If you are ready to be challenged and be a positive member of your community, Apply Today!  A list of open positions are posted below.

You may download a paper application or complete our new online application.


Current Openings (click to apply)

Deputy Sheriff-Jail Division -Available

Civilian Jailer/Warrants-Jail Division-Available

Deputy Sheriff-Patrol Division

Deputy Sheriff-Bailiff/Transport Division 

Deputy Sheriff-Reserve Division -Available

Sheriff's Auxillary -Available