The O’Brien County Sheriff’s Office is currently taking applications for the position of Deputy Sheriff.  Position to be filled no earlier than March 1, 2020.  Application deadline is January 1, 2020.  Applicants must meet minimum hiring standards as set by the Iowa Law Enforcement Academy Council.  All interested applicants will be required to submit an application.  The Civil Service Commission shall certify to the Sheriff the names of the ten candidates standing highest on the eligibility list.

Post tests and MMPI taken within one year will be accepted.  Physical agility test and post tests will be required for all non-certified applicants.  Lateral transfers will be accepted.

Applications may be picked up at the O’Brien County Sheriff’s Office at 240 1st Street N.E., Primghar, Iowa or by going to the O’Brien County Sheriff’s Office website at www.obriencountysheriff.com or requested by contacting the Sheriff’s Office at 712.957-3415.

Resumes accepted but must be accompanied by an application form.  EOE.


Allen Schuknecht, O’Brien County Sheriff

Deputy Sheriff Job Description

Deputy Sheriff Application