The Johnson County Civil Service Commission will conduct a periodic testing of applicants for the position of Deputy Sheriff on September 11, 2021.
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 investigation. 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 $29.13/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 $32.27/hour.