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Thank you for your interest in employment with the Lamar County Sheriff’s Office.  The Lamar County Sheriff's Office aspires to hire the best-qualified individuals to represent our organization and to serve and protect our community.  

The Lamar County Sheriff’s Office offers a variety of specialized career opportunities to its employees:

  • Jail Operations Division

  • E-911 Dispatch 

  • Warrant & Civil Service Division 

  • Court Services Division 

  • Uniform Patrol Division

  • Civilian Support Positions

Our hiring process is designed to select only the best candidates who possess a high degree of honesty and integrity.  If you believe you possess these qualities, I encourage you to apply with our organization.


The employee benefits package includes the following: 

  • Health, Dental, & Vision benefits, Long Term Disability and Employee Assistance Programs 

  • Life Insurance with the ability to purchase supplemental amounts and dependent coverage 

  • Deferred Compensation plans 

  • Time off: 12 holidays per year, vacation leave, sick leave, emergency leave, military leave, court leave, family medical leave (FMLA) 

  • Various payroll deductions, savings bonds, etc. 

It is the policy of Lamar County that there will be equal opportunity for every citizen, employee and applicant, based upon merit; without regard to race, color, religion, national origin, gender, age, disability or sexual orientation. If you have special requirements, or need accommodation under the Americans with Disabilities Act, for application or testing procedures, please notify us.

Due to the volume of applications received, we are unable to provide information on application status by phone or e-mail.  All qualified applicants will be considered, but may not necessarily receive an interview.  Selected applicants will be contacted regarding next steps in the selection process.  Applicants who are not selected will not receive notification.

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