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Full Time Deputy Sheriff

The Benton County Sheriff’s Office is currently taking applications for the position of Deputy Sheriff.

The Benton County Civil Service Commission will conduct a 2022 Deputy Sheriff Civil Service Entry Level Exam at 09:00 a.m. on July 16, 2022 at the Benton County Sheriff’s Office, 113 East 3rd Street, Vinton Iowa.

Currently certified candidates are encouraged to apply.

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 $ 58,545.42 to $ 69,578.76, depending on experience.

Applicants must be currently certified peace officers in the State of Iowa or able to meet Physical Agility testing requirements as set forth by the Iowa Law Enforcement Academy.

Additional information may be located at the Iowa Law Enforcement Academy website: www.ileatraining.org

Applications may be picked up at The Benton County Sheriff’s Office at 113 East 3rd Street in Vinton or requested by contacting the Sheriff’s Office at 319-472-2337.

Benton County does not discriminate on the basis of race, creed, sex, gender identity, sexual orientation, color, national origin, religion, age or disability in employment or the provision of services.

Veterans will be given statutory preference as provided by the State Code of Iowa section 35C.

All applications must be received by the Benton County Sheriff’s Office no later than Friday, July 8, 2022 at 8:00 a.m. for any current openings.


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