The Ida County Sheriff’s Office is now accepting applications for the position of Deputy Sheriff.  Applicants must meet the minimum hiring standards for Iowa peace officers.  The Ida County Civil Service Commission will be requiring applicants to pass the P.O.S.T. and physical agility tests.  P.O.S.T. scores will be accepted within the past year.  Physical agility and P.O.S.T. tests will be waived for certified peace officers with less than 6 months break in service.  Job offers will be contingent upon passing background check, psychological test and pre-employment physical examination.

Applications may be picked up at the Ida County Sheriff’s Office, 401 Moorehead Street, Ida Grove, IA 51445 (712) 364-3146 or can be downloaded off the Ida County Sheriff’s website under the Department tab, idacountysheriff.us.

Completed applications will be accepted until September 27, 2019.

The Ida County Sheriff’s Office is an Equal Opportunity Employer


The Ida County Sheriff's Office is currently accepting applications for a FULL TIME Dispatcher/Jailer.  The ideal candidate would possess strong communications skills, the ability to multitask, problem solving skills, and the ability to use multiple computer, radio and phone systems simultaneously. Must be willing work a variety of shifts, including days, nights, weekends and holidays.  The open position will be primarily a night shift position. The final applicant must pass a thorough background check including a criminal history check. Starting pay will be $16.50 per hour and will increase upon successful completion of training requirements.  Applications will be accepted until October 11, 2019 at 5pm. Please include a cover letter and/or resume.  Applications can be downloaded at http://www.idacountysheriff.us/employment

Click HERE for a DEPUTY SHERIFF application

Click HERE for a DISPATCHER application 

If you are interested in a position, complete an application (print) and return it to:

Ida County Sheriff’s Office
401 Moorehead Street
Ida Grove, Iowa 51445

You may also email your application materials to ctrucke@idacountysheriff.us 

Ida County is an equal opportunity employer.

Crime Tip HOTline 712-364-3063