Clay County Sheriff


We occasionally have open positions.  Those interested in being placed on an eligibility list for future openings are encouraged to complete an application for consideration.

The most frequent position where we have openings is as a Clay County Jail Correctional Officer.  The position of Correctional Officer is a great start to a career in both corrections and as a police officer. 

Occasionally we will have openings for Deputy Sheriff or Administrative/Clerical staff.

Here are some of the minimum qualifications for these positions:

Correctional Officer:   

  • High School Graduate or GED
  • Minimum age of 18
  • No felony Convictions

 Deputy Sheriff:

  • High School Graduate or GED ( College degree is preferred)
  • Minimum age of 21
  • No felony or domestic violence convictions
  • Valid Driver's License

 Clerical staff:

  • High School Graduate or GED
  • Minimum age of 18
  • No felony convictions 

All of these positions require applicants of strong moral character and applicants who will successfully pass a background investigation. 

Download an application for employment here:    pdf application

 Good Luck!