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Deputy Sheriff

Orange City, IA


The Sioux County Civil Service Commission is now accepting applications for Civil Service Examinations for DEPUTY SHERIFF.

TO APPLY: Go to www.siouxcountyia.gov to download the application packet, or request an application packet via phone or email by contacting the Civil Service Commission Personnel Director, Michelle Monsma, at 712-737-2216 or michellem@siouxcounty.org.

Applications must be completed and received in the Sioux County Auditor’s Office by July 29, 2024 at 4:30pm to be considered.

PAY: $33.84 – $39.81/hour (projected annual wage of $75,000 to $88,000 plus overtime)

BENEFITS: Very affordable health insurance, dental & vision insurance, employer-paid life insurance, IPERS contributions, additional voluntary benefits opportunities

CIVIL SERVICE TESTING DAY: August 13, 2024. Testing day includes a physical agility test, written test, and oral interviews.

P.O.S.T. EXAM SCORE TRANSFERS & CURRENT IOWA PEACE OFFICERS: P.O.S.T. exam scores within 365 days of August 13, 2024 may be transferred.  Iowa certified peace officers currently working in, or within 180 days of leaving, an Iowa agency peace officer position in good standing, are exempt from taking the physical agility test or POST exam.


  • U.S. citizen; Resident of Sioux County, IA
  • High School diploma or GED
  • At least 21 years of age, or 18 years of age if have an Associates degree
  • Never convicted of felony/misdemeanor involving moral turpitude, DUI/DWI, or any domestic violence offense

COMPLETE LIST OF JOB REQUIREMENTS & MORE INFORMATION: Available at siouxcountyia.gov or siouxcountysheriff.com

Sioux County is an equal opportunity employer that is committed to diversity and inclusion in the workplace. We prohibit discrimination and harassment of any kind based on race, color, sex, religion, sexual orientation, national origin, disability, genetic information, pregnancy, or any other protected characteristics as outlined by federal, state, or local laws.

Status: Full Time

Salary: $75,000 – $88,000 Per Year

Category: Security/Protective Services

Occuaption: Police-Law Enforcement

Industry: Government and Military