Lafayette County Employment Opportunities

Lafayette County is accepting applications for the following positions:


Full-Time Road Workers.  Previous experience with equipment operation and a valid CDL preferred. Pay will be based on experience.  Benefit package included.
Application and background check are available below and may be emailed to: or mailed to Lafayette County Clerk, 1001 Main St., Lexington, MO  64067.

Download "Lafayette County Application for Employment.pdf"

Background Check

Commissioned Jailer/Non-Commissioned Jailer

As a Jailer/Deputy, you are responsible for the safety and security of staff, inmates and the building overall. You will be transporting inmates to and from doctor appointments, legal visitations, court hearings and recreational times. We also book, bond and search all inmates that come through our doors; with this comes money handling, court
paperwork, computer work and basic filing skills. Cell searches and inmate pod
searches are also done on a regular.
This job requires a high level of attention to detail and attentiveness to possible security threats. This job also requires a hard work ethic, as it is fast paced.
We also do all the meal services, laundry services and cleaning services of the jail
We hire commissioned and non-commissioned. All training will be done on site.
Pay starts at $17.30 an hour, but we can do pay increase based on experience.
Valid Driver's License is required.
High school diploma or GED is required.
Please go to to download and send in application then please call 660-259-3622 and ask to speak to Lt. Barnes.