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Full-Time Deputy Sheriff

The Keokuk County Sheriff’s Office is accepting applications for the position of full-time Deputy Sheriff.  Applicants must meet minimum hiring standards as set by the Iowa Law Enforcement Academy. 

Civil Service physical agility testing will begin promptly at 9:00 am on Thursday, September 8, 2022 at the Sigourney Jr/Sr High School, 907 E Pleasant Valley Street, Sigourney, Iowa.  The physical agility testing will be followed by the written exam at 10:00 am held at the Keokuk County Sheriff’s Office, 204 S Stone Street, Sigourney, Iowa.

All applicants must be a high school graduate and 18 years of age.  Those that have successfully completed 2 years of post-high school education or military service shall be preferred. 

Applications may be picked up anytime at the Keokuk County Sheriff’s Office or HERE.

Iowa certified officers who successfully complete the Civil Service testing will be considered for a lateral entry position which can include higher starting wage and a $2,000 bonus after being employed one year.  Salary range: non-certified starting at $58,404 and certified starting at a minimum $64,416 (depending on experience) 

Keokuk County is an equal opportunity employer.

Location: Sigourney, Iowa

Open: Monday August 1st

Close: Friday August 26th 2022