The Osceola County Sheriff’s Office is accepting applications for the position of full-time deputy sheriff. ILEA certified and Associates Degree in Criminal Justice preferred but not necessary. Applicants must meet the minimum standards for law enforcement:
is a U.S. Citizen;
is a resident of Iowa or intending to become a resident upon employment;
is 18 year of age at the time of employment;
has a high school diploma or a graduate equivalency diploma (GED)
holds a valid Iowa driver's license at the time of hire;
is not addicted to drugs or alcohol;
is of good moral character; and
by conscience or belief, is not opposing to using force when necessary to fulfill duties.
Applications may be obtained from the Osceola County Sheriff’s Department, 309 6th Street, Sibley, IA 51249. Telephone number 712-754-2556, by e-mail at email@example.com or www.sheriffosceolacounty.org. The deadline for returning applications is February 28, 2013 at 4:00 PM. The Civil Service exam will be conducted on Wednesday, March 13, 2013 at the Lyon County Sheriff's Office, 410 S. Boone St, Rock Rapids, IA. Contact Sheriff Doug Weber or Chief Deputy Kevin Wollmuth for further information.
On the above listed date of testing be prepared for a written exam and also bring appropriate footwear and clothing to perform the physical fitness test which will include sit-ups, push-ups and a one and a half mile run. Weather permitting the physical test will be conducted outside. You will be given time to change your clothing.
You will need to report to the the Sheriff's Office in Rock Rapids at 2:45 PM for the written examination and then after that would be the physical fitness test. Refer to the Physical Fitness Performance Chart. For more information visit www.sheriffosceolacounty.org.
If you have taken the Post test and physical agility within the past 12 months, we will accept those scores. ILEA certified officers who are currently employed are not required to take the Post or physical test.
A picture ID is required to take the test.
Please RSVP for testing.
Sheriff Doug Weber