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Certified Deputy Sheriff (School Resource Officer)

The Cass County Sheriff’s Office is currently looking for P.O.S.T. Certified men and women interested in an outstanding career in law enforcement as a certified Deputy Sheriff. Current starting salary is $51,302.69 with raises annually, if approved. All equipment, duty weapon, and uniforms are provided.

If you have 2 – 5 years of current Law Enforcement experience, starting pay is set at $55,488.99. If you have 6 or more years of current Law Enforcement experience, starting pay is $60,016.89.

The Sheriff’s Office has a presence in 7 of the 9 local school districts. We are looking to fill our P.O.S.T. Certified School Resource Officer (SRO) ranks as well. If you are interested in applying to become an SRO or D.A.R.E. Deputy, please select that option during the application process. Any Missouri P.O.S.T. Certified applicants can apply, but preference will be given to those with prior SRO or D.A.R.E. experience.


  • Must reside, or be willing to relocate to Cass County, or an adjoining county, within one year of employment.
  • Must possess a valid Missouri P.O.S.T. License.
  • Must be a resident of Cass County within 1 year of hire date.
  • Must be a citizen of the United States (11CSR 75-13.020).
  • Possess a valid driver’s license.
  • Must not have been convicted of “driving while intoxicated”, “driving with excessive blood alcohol content”, or “possession of a controlled substance” within three (3) years of the date of application (RSMO 590.100.0 and 11CSR 75-13-090).
  • Must not be unable to perform the functions of a peace officer with reasonable competency or reasonable safety as a result of a mental condition, including alcohol or substance abuse (RSMO 590.080.1).
  • Must not have committed any criminal offense, whether or not a criminal charge has been filed (RSMO 590.090.1).
  • Must not be under indictment for, or charged with, or have been convicted of the commission of a felony (RSMO 590.090.1).
  • Must not have been convicted for a misdemeanor crime of domestic violence (Gun Control Act of 1968).
  • Must have an honorable or under honorable circumstances Military discharge

For further information, contact Sergeant Adamson at (816) 380-8336, or SEND AN EMAIL.

Initial Application