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Thank you for showing an interest in working with the Callaway County Sheriff’s Office. Below are listed the requirements that a successful candidate will have.

  • Requirement for Callaway County Deputies: Applicants must be 21 years of age with a high school diploma or equivalent with a valid post certification. Applicants must be able to type 30 words per minute and be able to pass background checks including drug testing.  Applications must be willing to work any shift including weekends and must be willing to locate to Callaway County.
  • New! Starting pay for this position is $41,200 / year.
  • Requirement for Callaway County Detention Officer: Must be 19 years of age with high school diploma or G.E.D. equivalent. Must be able to type 25 words per minute. Must be able to pass a background check.  Candidate must be willing to work any shift including weekends.  Starting pay for this position is $32,500 / year, with higher starting pay for commissioned officers.

Updated 4/1/2021:

Currently the Callaway County Sheriff’s Office is accepting applications for the following positions:

Detention Officer
Deputy Sheriff

Apply online!