Thank you for your interest in employment with the Clay County Sheriff's Office.
Please see the current list of employment opportunities with the Clay County Sheriff's Office below. You might also be interested in reviewing the main Clay County Jobs Page or the 7th Judicial Circuit Jobs Page (see box to the right).
Application Form (PDF, please fill out electronically, print and sign)
The Clay County Sheriff's Office is an Equal Opportunity Employer. Positions open until filled. Resumes will not be accepted in lieu of application. For complete information regarding job descriptions/details, please contact Clay County Sheriff's Office HR Specialist, Amy Davis. Please submit completed applications to:
Clay County Sheriff's Office
Attn: Amy Davis, HR Specialist
12 South Water Street
Liberty Missouri 64068
Applications currently being accepted for the following:
Responsible for full range of kitchen duties normally encountered in a large institutional kitchen. The kitchen serves in excess of 375,000 meals annually to inmates, staff and visitors. The work involves responsibility for planning menus to meet nutritional, budgetary standards and supervision of inmate workers. Must be able to work for long periods of time while standing and under conditions of high temperature; lift, push and pull heavy equipment and supplies. Starting salary $12 an hour, plus benefits.
Control Center Operator, Detention Division
Employee will work 8 hour shifts as assigned. Responsible for monitoring safety and security of staff and inmates, ensuring facility rules are followed, using electronic controls to open/close security doors, etc. Starting salary: $10.70/hr, $22,289/yr plus uniform allowance, full benefits.
Detention Officer, Detention Division
Employee will work 8 or 10 hour shifts as assigned. Responsible for patrolling and supervising inmates inside the detention center, conducts periodic counts, searches inmates, intervenes during emergencies, and escorts/transports inmates to predetermined locations. Previous law enforcement, military experience or corrections background preferred. Starting Salary: $13.84/hour, $28,787.20/year plus uniform allowance, full benefits.
Deputy Sheriff, Detention Division
Employee will work 8 or 10 hour shifts or as assigned. This is an entry level position for all commissioned personnel. Responsible for maintaining security, processes individuals in and out of detention facility, supervises and controls all inmate activities, performs cell and dayroom shakedowns, responds to emergency codes, enforces inmate rules and initiates disciplinary action if necessary, and escorts/transports inmates to predetermined location. Must have a valid Missouri PEACE officer license and be a Missouri resident at the time of commission. Starting Salary: $16.03 hr, $33,342.40/year plus uniform allowance, full benefits.