Emmet County Iowa Employment Opportunities
JOB OPENINGS FOR EMMET COUNTY, IOWA
Employment Opportunity – Emmet County Sheriff
The Emmet County Sheriff’s Office is now taking applications for a motivated candidate to
join our team of professional law enforcement officers as a patrol deputy
This position starts at $70,583.75 or $33.94 per hour with an additional
rate based upon previous experience and qualifications.
The current salary rate after five years of experience as of July 1st 2023
is $74,406.15 or $35.78 per hour. Starting deputies will have annual step increases for five years in
addition to any other salary increase.
In addition, overtime is available with this position at 1 ½ times the standard rate of pay, paid vacation, paid holidays, (approximately 4 weeks paid time off in the first year), sick benefit, paid employee health insurance, IPERS retirement system and an individually assigned take home patrol vehicle.
A successful applicant will need to be able to achieve and maintain necessary certifications and skill sets as required by the State of Iowa and the Emmet County Sheriff’s Office, report to work on short notice and be available to work different shift schedules as needed including night shift, day shift, weekends and holidays, possess a high school diploma or GED as well as a safe driving record.
Lateral transfer of current Iowa certified officers will be accepted. All other applicants will be required to undergo a Civil Service Examination/POST (Police Officer Selection Test) and physical agility test. Top qualifiers must undergo a background investigation, psychological examination as well as other pre-employment testing.
Physical agility testing requirements are available online at:
Applications and complete job description are available at the Emmet County Sheriff’s Office at 114 North 6th Street in Estherville, Iowa, on the web at www.emmetcounty.iowa.gov or on the Emmet County, Iowa Sheriff’s Office Facebook
Testing will be conducted on the following dates:
March 2nd 2024 at 0800hrs
March 16th 2024 at 0800hrs
March 30th 2024 at 0800hrs.
April 13th 2024 at 0800hrs
April 27th 2027 at 0800 hrs
These positions will remain open until filled and the application process may be closed in advance of testing dates if the positions are filled.
Applications with resume must be received by the Emmet County Sheriff’s Office by 4:00 pm Friday the week before testing.
Eligible applicants will be notified of the exact location prior to testing. Contact Emmet County Sheriff Mike Martens with any questions at 712-362-2639. Emmet County is an EOE.
Employment Opportunity – Emmet County Tele-Communicator
The Emmet County Sheriff’s Office is currently accepting applications for a full time tele-communicator. This position comes with full time employment benefits including paid vacation, holiday pay, health insurance, life insurance, sick leave and an IPERS retirement program.
Duties include but are not limited to the ability to earn and maintain certifications as required by law and department policy, have the ability to read at close range and at distances, have normal color vision, hearing within the normal range, the ability to multi-task, be able to operate computer systems and other office equipment.
The starting wage is $20.56 per hour with step increases to $22.88
A job application and complete description of the duties and responsibilities is available on the Emmet County Sheriff’s Office Facebook page or can be picked up in person. The position is open until filled. Complete Dispatch Application 11-28-23
Emmet County is an EOE.
Part-Time Employment Opportunity
The Emmet County Sheriff’s Office is currently accepting applications for a part-time communications operator.
No experience is necessary as candidates will be trained on their respective duties and responsibilities.
In addition, all necessary uniforms and equipment will be provided by the sheriff’s office.
A successful candidate will earn $25.00 per hour during and after training with overtime available after 40 hours per week.
This is a part-time position that does not accrue benefits and will be utilized as needed to supplement staffing levels.
For more information and a complete job description contact the Emmet County Sheriff’s Office.
Emmet County is an EOE. Part Time Dispatch 11-29-23