Detention Officer

Carthage, MO
Jasper County Sheriff's Office


  • Commissioned: $34,317.08 /year.
  • Non-commissioned: $31,634.76 /year.


  • U.S. Citizen.
  • 18 yrs of age.
  • Meet vision standards.
  • Meet hearing standards.
  • Meet JCSO standards concerning tattoos.
  • Have a valid Missouri Driver’s License.
  • High School diploma or equivalent.
  • Be able to pass a thorough reference and/or background investigation, which may include a polygraph/voice stress exam.
  • If required, a psychological evaluation and physical examination.
  • Tests administered may consist of written, practical skills, physical agility, oral interview, typing, or any other form which allows the candidate to demonstrate his/her suitability for the position.