Mahaska County Courthouse

Deputy Sheriff

  • Department: Sheriff
  • Status: Full Time
  • FLSA: Non-Exempt
  • Reports To: Sheriff and Chief Deputy
  • Post Date: July 3, 2024
  • Application Deadline: July 24, 2024 at 4:30 pm

Job Description

The Mahaska County Sheriff’s Office is accepting applications for the full-time position of Deputy Sheriff(s). All minimum ILEA hiring standards apply. ILEA certified Law Enforcement Officers are preferred. The hiring process will include an oral interview, MMPI testing and a thorough background check. Non-ILEA- certified applicants, being considered for these positions, will be required to pass the POST test and physical fitness testing. ILEA Certified Officers with break in employments as a Law Enforcement Officer for 180 days or longer will be required to pass the ILEA physical fitness standards. Out-of-State certified applicants will be required to get ILEA certification through examination in Iowa.

Job Requirements

High School diploma or GED.
Must be of good moral character.

Job Hours

Work hours will vary.
Shifts will rotate.
Some weekend and holiday shifts required.

Applications & Related Files

Additional Information

Applications are being accepted until July 24, 2024, at 4:30 p.m. All applications received after this date and time will not be accepted. Applications are available at the Mahaska County Sheriff’s Office, here on the website, or by contacting the Sheriff’s Office at (641) 673-4322. Applications can be emailed to or mailed to:

Mahaska County Sheriff's Office
 214 High Avenue East
 Oskaloosa, Iowa 52577

Mahaska County is an Equal Opportunity and Veterans Preference Employer.


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