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

Real Estate/Personal Property Deputy – Assessor’s Office

Job Summary: Adair County is seeking a reliable individual for a full time position in the Assessor’s Office.  The Real Estate/Personal Property Deputy is responsible for assisting customers, preparing tax waivers and tax bills for personal property, preparing forms for tax refunds and writing letters for tax exempt organizations in accordance with state law.


  • 18 years of age or older
  • High School diploma or equivalent GED certificate
  • Effective in oral and written communications
  • Is proficient in working with computers and other electronic/office equipment
  • Competent in reviewing and/or editing documents for accuracy and completeness.
  • Selected applicant must submit to and pass background screening.

Annual salary will be $28,681.  Benefits include: Health insurance, vacation and sick leave, holiday pay, and retirement

Adair County is an Equal Employment Opportunity/Affirmative Action Employer.

Applicants must submit a resume and complete an employment application. Please provide a copy of HS diploma or certificate and include copies of any other credentialing relevant to the position.

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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 Courthouse
2nd Floor Commissioner’s Office
106 W. Washington
Kirksville MO 63501
Phone: (660)234-7914

Adair County Government-Adair County Courthouse
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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