Dwayne Carey
Boone County Sheriff
Boone County Sheriff's Department and Jail
2121 County Dr.
Columbia, MO 65201
Office (573) 875-1111
Fax (573) 874-8953

Employment Process

The application process is handled by Boone County Human Resources. You may apply online, download a PDF application to fill out and mail, or apply in person at 613 East Ash in Columbia, MO.

If you live outside the Columbia, Missouri, area, typing tests may be taken at the nearest local employment security office. Apply online at http://www.showmeboone.com/hr/ or in person at the Human Resources Department, 613 East Ash, Room 102, Columbia, MO 65201. Call (573) 886-4395 if you have questions. Please call in advance if special accommodations are required in order to apply. Benefits include 100% County paid medical and dental employee insurance premium, pre-tax savings program, 2 weeks vacation, 12 paid holidays, matching deferred compensation plan and retirement plans. To see a complete list of posted positions, submit an online application or to download the application, visit http://www.showmeboone.com/hr/.

Sheriff's department employees are also required to submit the following with their application. Please download the following REQUIRED form(s), save it/them to your computer, complete the form(s), print the form(s), sign and date the form(s), scan the form(s), and upload the forms to your profile before submitting your online application. You will then be able to attach the form(s) to your online application.

Sheriff's department employees are also required to complete the following forms between testing and the interview:

Pre-Employment Selection Process

The Sheriff's Department's pre-employment selection process consists of the following elements:

This process generally takes five to eight weeks or longer to complete.

Qualified applicants and employees are treated without regard to race, religion, sex, national origin, age, marital status, or disability.

For more information about employment opportunities with the Boone County Sheriff's Department, contact our Human Resources Department at (573) 886-4395.

The Boone County Sheriff’s Department is an Equal Opportunity Employer.

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