We are sincerely proud of our distinguished history, and are committed to future excellence through proactive, aggressive, and innovative policing to positively impact Black Hawk County citizens. This website demonstrates our pledge to provide consistently excellent service with a community outreach focus.
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The Black Hawk County Sheriff's Office will be holding a hiring rotation for the position of Deputy Sheriff. Applications must be submitted via the Black Hawk County Human Resources website at:

Black Hawk County Human Resources Website

Applications must be submitted via a desktop or laptop computer. Applications cannot be completed with a mobile device or tablet, and must be submitted no later than Friday, February 14th, 2020 at Noon.

PLEASE BE ADVISED: in order to be employed as a Deputy Sheriff, you are required to meet certain minimum qualifications as described in this job posting. Your qualifications will be determined by use of background checks, polygraph examinations, physical fitness tests, cognitive tests and other methods. If you will not meet the minimum qualifications outlined in the links below, we ask that you consider not taking the Police Officer Selection Test (POST) due to the time and expense involved.

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The Black Hawk County Sheriff's Office will be holding a hiring rotation for the position of Civilian Detention Officer. Applications must be submitted via the Black Hawk County Human Resources website at:

Black Hawk County Human Resources Website

Applications must be submitted via a desktop or laptop computer. Applications cannot be completed with a mobile device or tablet.

Applications must be submitted no later than Thursday, January 30th 2020 at Noon. A non-refundable application fee of $15.00 is due upon application, and must be paid in person at the Black Hawk County Sheriff's Office front office. Applicants will be required to pass an aptitude test, polygraph exam, background check, occupational health screening, drug test and oral interview.

General Job Description

Basic Qualifications

Hiring Process


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Upcoming Sheriff's Town Hall Meetings



Since Sheriff Thompson was elected in 2008 and in every month since, he has hosted a community meeting somewhere in the county.  The locations move each month to a different community, in order to provide a transparent look at the Black Hawk County Sheriff's Office, allow the community to voice concerns, and spotlight programs and services offered by the Sheriff's Office. Everyone is welcome to attend!

Day/Time
City
Location
Tuesday, January 14th 6:30pm                    
La Porte City        
Union Community High School, Board Meeting Room, 200 Adams Street, La Porte City              
Thursday, February 20th 6:30pm
Dunkerton Dunkerton City Hall, 200 East Tower Street, Dunkerton
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Black Hawk County Sheriff's Office
225 E 6th Street
Waterloo, Iowa 50703
319-291-2587

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