The Platte County Sheriff’s Office is committed to the search for the most dedicated and best suited applicants to serve our communities.

Applicants must complete a detailed application process. Successful applicants will also be required to complete standardized testing, CVSA truth verification, rigorous oral board interview, and a thorough background investigation.

Applicants extended an offer of employment with the Platte County Sheriff's Office will be required to pass a psychological examination, and a physical examination, including a drug screening.

This extensive process is designed to ensure we employ the best of the best.

If you are an individual interested in helping people and serving the public, please consider a career in one of the open positions listed below.  For more information on a position or to apply, click Here.

Deputy S
heriff - Requires current Missouri POST License or current enrollment in an academy. Starting pay $26.44/hour (lateral adjustment available).

Civilian Detention Officer - Starting pay $22.56/hour (lateral adjustment available*).

9-1-1 Communications Officer - Starting pay $22.56/hour (lateral adjustment available*).

Civilian Office Clerk - Starting pay $16.59/hour (lateral adjustment available*).

Part-Time or Contract Certified 9-1-1 Communications Officers - Requires that the candidate have current or previous experience on our regional radio system(s).  Part-Time or Contract employees for this position are compensated at $30.00/hours.  

*Full Time Candidates with prior experience in related fields qualify for lateral pay and leave benefit adjustment for up to 10 years prior service!

If you need additional information on the pre-employment process at the Platte County Sheriff's Office, you may send a message directly to and an Administrative Division Supervisor will assist you.

For Salary and Benefit information, please click on the link.  We currently also have Part-Time Positions available for Civilian Detention Officers, 9-1-1 Communications Officers, and Deputy Sheriffs.

Salary and Benefit Schedule

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  • phone: 816-858-2424
  • hours: 24 hours a day, 7 days a week

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