The Dubuque County Courthouse was built in 1891. The Courthouse serves as the center of County Government offices, and is a dominant landmark in the downtown Dubuque area. It is located at 720 Central Avenue in Dubuque.
TO: ALL PERSONS INTERESTED IN QUALIFYING FOR A CIVIL SERVICE POSITION AS A DUBUQUE COUNTY DEPUTY SHERIFF
The Dubuque County Civil Service Commission will administer competitive written examinations for the position of Dubuque County Deputy Sheriff on Saturday, February 20, 2021. Please refer to the Dubuque County Sheriff's Office Facebook page for info on cancellations. (https://www.facebook.com/dbqcosheriff/)
Those interested should apply no later than Thursday, February 4, 2021, at 4:00 p.m. at the Dubuque County Sheriff’s Office, 770 Iowa Street, Dubuque, IA 52001. Applications are available on https://www.dubuquecountyiowa.gov/469/Sheriff, or by calling 563-583-4789 or emailing firstname.lastname@example.org.
The physical fitness test will be administered prior to the written examination at the Chlapaty Recreation & Wellness Center on the University of Dubuque campus. The written test will take place at the Dubuque Law Enforcement Center, 770 Iowa St, Dubuque, IA. Applicants passing both the written exam and physical fitness will then participate in a brief, but scored, Oral Board Interview immediately following testing.
THOSE PERSONS WHO HAVE TAKEN THE POST (Police Officer Selection Test) OR APPLIED FOR THE FULL-TIME DEPUTY POSITION AT THE DCSO DURING THE LAST 12-MONTH PERIOD STILL NEED TO SUBMIT AN APPLICATION. THE CIVIL SERVICE COMMISSION WILL ACCEPT THE MOST RECENT TEST SCORE UPON BEING NOTIFIED BY STANARD AND ASSOCIATES. ALL APPLICANTS, EVEN THOSE TRANSFERRING SCORES, MUST COMPLETE THE PHYSICAL AGILITY TEST.
Persons passing both the written examination and the physical agility tests must also meet the minimum standards for Iowa law enforcement officers promulgated by the Iowa Law Enforcement Academy (ILEA) and those established by the Dubuque County Civil Service Commission to be selected or appointed. Veterans Preference points, when applicable, will be awarded after successful passing of written and PT testing. ILEA minimum standards can be found in the link below:
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