Deputy Sheriff

Black Hawk County

The Black Hawk County Sheriff’s Office is seeking both certified officers and non-certified applicants to join our law enforcement agency for the position of Deputy Sheriff.  Applications are being accepted until October 18, 2019, at 12:00 PM (NOON). Qualified candidates are required to pass the physical agility test developed by the Iowa Law Enforcement Academy and the National Police Officer Selection Test (POST).

Under the supervision of the shift supervisor, deputy sheriff’s may by division assignment be responsible for protection of lives and property, prevention of crime, apprehension of criminals, enforcement of laws, service of civil processes, supervision and security of inmates of the county jail and training of probationary employees. The deputy sheriff takes official action whenever and wherever required in a professional manner, within the bounds of the law and in accordance with the Sheriff’s Office policies and procedures.

Salary Range & Benefits:
  • $49,000 Entry Base Pay
  • IPERS Pension
  • Paid Time Off
  • Excellent & Affordable Health Insurance
  • Other Optional Benefits Include: Vision, Supplemental Life/Dental and Deferred Compensation Program.
  • Must be a U.S. citizenship and a resident of Iowa
  • Must be age 18 or older 
  • Must possess a valid Iowa driver’s license
  • Must be a high school graduate with a diploma or GED
Complete list of minimum qualifications can be found on the website listed below.

Women and minorities are encouraged to apply; Black Hawk County is an Equal Opportunity and Affirmative Action employer. For additional information and to apply online,

Application Instructions:

 Testing for the position of Deputy Sheriff will take place on Saturday, November 9th, 2019 at 8:00 a.m. at the Wartburg-Waverly Sports & Wellness Center (The "W"), located at 400 12th Street, Waverly, IA 50677.

Job ID: 69195

Posted 24 days ago

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