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Thu, Jul 9, 2020
Benton County Iowa

Deputy Sheriff


Date Posted: 6/16/2020
Department: Sheriff
Type of Employment: Full-Time

LAW ENFORCEMENT

The Benton County Sheriff’s Office is accepting applications for the position of Deputy Sheriff – Lateral Transfer.

After completion of probationary period, Iowa certified candidates will be granted up to seven (7) years credit for prior service for the calculations of pay and vacation.   Starting salary will be from $50,167.88 to $59,622.42, depending on experience.

Applicants must be currently certified peace officers in the State of Iowa and able to meet Physical Agility testing requirements as set forth by the Iowa Law Enforcement.  Physical agility testing will be scheduled by appointment. Applicants successfully completing physical testing will continue to the background investigation and interview portion. Applications are available at the Benton County Sheriff’s Office.

A completed employment packet must be submitted to the Benton County Sheriff’s Office to be eligible to participate in the testing process. Electronic submissions will be accepted and may be found at; https://www.bentoncountyiowa.org/employment/default.aspx however additional documentation will be required.

These applications must be returned to Benton County Sheriff’s Office, 113 E 3rd St Vinton, IA 52349 no later than 3:00pm on July 17th, 2020. Applications received after 3:00pm will not be accepted.

Deputy Sheriff physical fitness standards. Additional information may be located at the Iowa Law Enforcement Academy website: www.ileatraining.org

Benton County Sheriff’s Office is an Equal Opportunity Employer/EOE and provides a veteran's preference to qualified veterans as required by Iowa Code Chapter 35C.


How To Apply

1. Apply Online
Click 'Apply Online' button below
to complete the online employment
application for this position.

2. Pick up an application in person
Benton County 
111 E 4th St
Vinton, IA 52349

3. Print the application and mail to:
Human Resources
Benton County
111 E 4th St
Vinton, IA 52349