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Deputy Sheriff

Job type:Law, Public Safety, Corrections and Security


A Deputy Sheriff performs work involving general duty police work in the protection of life and property through the enforcement of State and Local laws.

Starting salary:
$53,685 yearly starting wage (not including jail premium pay)

Company benefits:
Medical, Dental, and Vision Insurance, Paid Vacation, Paid Sick Leave, Paid Holiday Time, Disability Insurance, $20,000 Life Insurance (w/ option to buy more).

High school courses important to the position:
Math, Reading, Public Speaking, Athletics, Leadership, Citizenship, Spanish

Training, certifications, or degree needed to qualify for the position:
Current Iowa Driver's License (or ability to obtain one before hire date) and High School Diploma or GED.

Specific skills that your business recognizes as fundamental to employment (life skills):
Honesty, Integrity, Loyalty, Dependability, Level Headed, Strong Work Ethic, Compassionate, Effective Communication and Interpersonal Skills, and the Capacity to Learn.

Advancement opportunities in the company:
Promotions and transfers to the many different functional areas within the Sheriff's Office (Jail, Patrol, Criminal, Transport, Rescue, Civil, and Communications). Assignment to "Specialty" Units - K-9, SWAT, Honor Guard, Accident Investigations, Bomb Squad, etc.

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