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Sheriff's Office Looking to Hire for Bailiff Position


The Lawrence County Sheriff's Office has openings in the Bailiff and Transport Division.

To be considered for this position, the applicant must:

Be POST certified or nearing completion of an approved basic training academy.

At least 21 years of age at time of graduation from academy.

Have a valid Missouri driver license.

Be able to understand and apply applicable laws in the performance of duties.

Have average or better computer skills.

Be able to pass a criminal background check.

Be available to work varied shifts/days.

Have the physical agility to perform standard duties.

Have a professional attitude and appearance.

This position, for POST certified personnel, has a competitive starting wage, a competitive benefits including health insurance (paid for the employee), retirement pension and savings plans, and offering of supplemental insurance.

You may pick up an application from the Sheriff's Office, inside the Judicial Center, in Mt. Vernon during regular business hours or 24 hours a day at the jail.