Deputy Sheriff Civil Service Testing

Johnson County

The Johnson County Civil Service Commission will conduct a periodic testing of applicants for the position of Deputy Sheriff on October 10, 2020. 
This will be a dual testing opportunity with the Coralville Police Department. Candidates are welcome to test with both agencies. Information about job opportunities with the Coralville Police Department can be found at   
Deputies enforce controlling federal/state statutes and county ordinances established to protect life and property, providing general assistance to the public regarding criminal and civil matters, and interacts with citizens providing information, issuing citations and arrest warrants, and serving legal notices. 
High school graduate or equivalent required. Associate’s degree in a related field and previous law enforcement, correctional, security, and/or military experience preferred.  
Special requirements:

  • Must pass background check.  
  • Valid driver’s license, safe driving record, and insurable under County liability coverage.  
  • Within six months of hire, must reside in Johnson County or within a twenty mile radius of the Johnson County Sheriff’s Office.
  • Must become certified by the Iowa Law Enforcement Academy as a Peace Officer per Iowa Code.  
  • Ability to obtain and maintain certification in the following areas: CPR, first aid, weapons qualification, Intoxilyzer operation, radar unit operation, jail procedures, and medication dispensing. 

Starting wage is $24.46/hour plus outstanding benefits.  

Current certified law enforcement officers may be eligible to start at an advanced salary commensurate with their years of experience, not to exceed $30.43/hour.  

Application and additional information is available online by clicking apply now or in Johnson County Human Resources Department.

Application packets must be received in Human Resources (913 S. Dubuque Street Suite 103, Iowa City, IA 52240) or at by 5PM on September 25, 2020.  

Job ID: 71592

Posted 20 days ago

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