Deputy Sheriff I
- Posted: July 12, 2022
- Closes: August 12, 2022 at 4:00 pm
- Status: Non-Exempt
This position is a Full-Time/Civil Service Appointment. The starting wage is $27.97/hour. This position receives pay increases every 6 months up to 3 years of service. After 3 years, pay will reach $32.41 under the current contract beginning July 1, 2022. This position is eligible for a sign-on bonus of up to ten thousand dollars depending on years of experience and qualifications for certified peace officers.
The testing time and date is August 20, 2022, at 8: 00 am.
Please click on the "Job Description" tab to find the job description, a letter from the Civil Service Commission, and a Physical Testing Authorization form.
If you have any questions regarding the hiring process, please contact Chief Deputy Fisher at 641-828-2247.
The purpose of this position is to enforce all Federal, State, and County laws and ordinances, provide protection and services to citizens and conduct investigations.
Essential Functions and Other Details of the Job:
- Patrols businesses and residential areas using an equipped patrol car
- Assists motorist and enforces motor vehicle and criminal laws including issuing citations and making an arrest
- Serves warrants, civil process, and subpoenas
- Books, guards, and escorts prisoners
- Provides courtroom security
- Deals with juvenile offenders
- Assists other law enforcement agencies
- Responds to and investigates calls for service
- Checks private residences
- Protects crime scenes
- Collects and protects evidence
- Interviews victims, witnesses, and suspects
- Takes reports from the public and businesses
- Investigates conditions and causes of accidents
- Prepares accident reports
- Directs traffic and controls activities in accident and disaster areas
- Makes contact with business owners and residents to assist them in addressing problems of a law enforcement nature
- Performs daily maintenance and equipment checks on the patrol unit
- Maintains a professional appearance through upkeep and maintenance of uniform and duty equipment and oneself
- Appears in court to testify in traffic violations, civil, and criminal cases
- Becomes and remains familiar with patrol areas, geographical locations, know offenders, neighborhood routines, and potential problem areas
- Participates in Sheriff's Office training
- Serves as a community resource for residents and directs them to the appropriate agencies and organizations to deal with community problems
- Responds to rescue calls, including water rescue and recovery
High School diploma or General Education Degree (GED)
Specific knowledge of a body of rules or operations for a particular functional area or areas such as might be acquired in one to three years of prior related experience.
Must be familiar with Iowa Codes, Federal Statues, and County Ordinances
ILEA Basic Training for officers certification preferred