Employment

JOB OPENINGS

PART TIME COURT SECURITY/TRANSPORT OFFICER

The Plymouth County Sheriff's Office is currently taking applications for a part time court security officer/transport officer. This officer will provide court security at the Plymouth County Courthouse on motion days and trials. Also will include occasional prisoner transports.

Shifts include rotating days and hours Monday thru Friday. Hourly pay will be determined on experience and certifications. Upon hiring the applicant will be required to successfully pass firearms training.

Applications can be picked up at the Plymouth County Law Enforcement

Center at 451 14th Avenue NE, Le Mars, Iowa or downloaded below from our website.

Deputy Sheriff Entrance Exam

The Plymouth County Civil Service Commission will be administering the deputy sheriff entrance exam and are now accepting applications for the position of Plymouth County Deputy Sheriff. The Plymouth County Civil Service Commission is in the process of accepting applications to certify their new employment list. This list is good for two years. There currently are not any open positions for Deputy Sheriff in Plymouth County but should one arise during this timeframe, your application would then be considered. Applications are available and can be obtained from the Personnel Director, Stacey Feldman, in the Plymouth County Auditor's Office at 215 4th Ave. SE, Le Mars, Iowa. Business hours are from 8:00 am to 5:00 pm weekdays or contact Stacey Feldman at 712-546-6100 and an application can be mailed or emailed to an applicant.  Applications are also available online and may be printed off from the Plymouth County website at www.plymouthcountyiowa.gov

Applicants must be a US Citizen, be 18 years of age, must pass the physical agility test, and pass the civil service written exam. The physical agility test requirements and guidelines are included in the application packet. If an applicant has recently taken and passed the civil service written exam in another county or city in Iowa, and wishes to use their previous test score, please discuss this with the Plymouth County Civil Service Personnel Director, Stacey Feldman. All applicants, however, are required to take the physical exam.

Applications are due by 5 pm on Wednesday, July 27th 2022. Please submit applications by mail to the Plymouth County Civil Service Commission, % Stacey Feldman, Civil Service Personnel Director, 215 4th Ave. SE, Le Mars, Iowa 51031, or by delivering the application in person to the Plymouth County Auditor's Office.

The physical agility test will be held at the Le Mars Community High School outdoor track/football field at 646 11th St. SW at 5:30 p.m. on Wednesday, August 17th 2022. The written examination will follow the physical exam on Aug. 17th at 7 pm, and will be held at the Plymouth County Courthouse Annex basement conference room at 215 4th Ave. SE, in Le Mars, Iowa.

Applicants are required to pass all parts of the physical agility test or will not be able to proceed with the written exam. Applicants will need to provide a current Driver's License / Photo ID before they are able to begin the physical agility and written exams. A $25.00 CASH FEE IS REQUIRED AT THE TIME OF THE WRITTEN EXAM or applicants will be unable to take the exam. All applicants will be notified of their test scores, within 2 weeks of taking the written exam. Applicants who pass both the physical and written exams will be submitted by the Commission on a certified list which is presented to the Plymouth County Sheriff. The Sheriff is only able to hire a deputy sheriff from the certified applicant list and within 2 years of the completion of the exams.

If you have any questions about the Civil Service Deputy Sheriff Entrance Exam, please feel free to contact Stacey Feldman, Personnel Director and County Auditor at 712-546-6100.

EQUAL OPPORTUNITY AND NON-DISCRIMINATION POLICY

Anyone doing business with or performing services for the Plymouth County Sheriff's Office are hereby notified that this law enforcement agency does not discriminate on the basis of race, color, age, religion, national origin, sex, marital status, sexual orientation, gender identity or disability in performing its duties of serving the citizens of Plymouth County to provide public safety services to them, as required by law.

The Plymouth County Sheriff's Office does not discriminate on the basis of race, color, age, religion, national origin, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity or disability in its access to, or treatment in, its hiring and employment practices.

Any person having inquiries concerning the Plymouth County Sheriff's Office compliance with the regulations implementing the American with Disabilities Act (ADA), 504 or Iowa Code 331, is directed to contact:  Jeff TeBrink, Plymouth County Sheriff, 451 14th Avenue NE, Le Mars, IA 51031.