Current Job Openings

Adair County Sheriff’s Office

Open Continuous Announcement: Part-Time Corrections Officer

Corrections Officer (Job Description)


The Sheriff’s Office strongly recommends that submitted applications be typed.  If a handwritten application is submitted and is found to be illegible, the application will not be considered.

To submit a typed application, click on the “Typed Application Form” link below.  The application is a Microsoft Word Template.  When the template opens, it will open as a macro-enabled fillable Word document. If a warning appears concerning “Protected View” click on the “Enable Editing” button.

Typed Application Form (Fillable)

To submit a handwritten application, click on the “Handwritten Application Form” link below and a copy of the form.

Handwritten Application Form (Print and Complete)

Please note the below instructions:

  • Sign and date the completed application in the “Applicant’s Certification” section.
  • The “Authorization for Release of Information” must be notarized. Do not sign this document unless you are in the presence of a Notary. The Sheriff’s Office can in most cases provide notary service during normal weekday hours or you may use a Notary of your choice.

Application paperwork may be delivered to the Sheriff’s Office:

Adair County Sheriff’s Office
215 N Franklin St
Kirksville, MO 63501
Phone: (660)665-4644

Other Adair County Job Openings

Building and Grounds Crew Member (Part-Time)

Open until 01/14/2022

Applicants will be required to complete a job application.  Interviewed applicants will be asked to consent to a employment background screening (see link below for printable employment application).

Application for Employment (General Employment Only- not for Sheriff’s Office positions)

Unless otherwise noted, Applications for Employment and Authorization forms (if applicable) can be can be submitted in-person, by mail, FAX, or email to the following:

In Person
Adair County Human Resources
(Housed within the Collector’s Office)
310 North Elson
Kirksville MO 63501
Phone: (660)234-7914

Adair County Government
Attn: Heather Kelley, Human Resource Director
106 W. Washington
Kirksville, MO 63501

FAX: (660)665-8406


Adair County, Missouri is an Equal Opportunities Employer and fully subscribes to the principles of the Equal Employment Opportunity. Applicants and/or employees are considered for hire, promotion and job status, without regard to race, color, religion, creed, sex, marital status, national origin, age, disability, or genetics.


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