Employment Opportunities


Correctional employees work in the jail and ensure basic safety and everyday needs of detainees are met. To be a Correctional Officer with us, you do NOT need to be POST certified or have any previous experience as we will train you. The Sheriff’s Office employs 12 Full Time CO’s and up to 8 Part Time CO’s. Full time employees are responsible to work three 12 Hour shifts a week and every other Sunday. Part time employees are required to work at least one scheduled shift every 14 days, however they must also work less than 32 hours a week unless otherwise approved. All equipment provided. Must be 18 years of age or older and have a High School Diploma or equivalent. Please click the button below if interested!


Deputy Sheriff employees work all calls in the County of Adair outside of Kirksville city limits. To be a Deputy with us you must be POST certified in the state of Missouri. The Sheriff’s Office employs 8 Full Time Road Deputies and multiple Reserve Deputies. Scheduling varies depending on current shift so flexibility is a must. Equipment and Uniform provided. Please click the below button if interested