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Job Description

June 21st, 2024


The Chickasaw County Sheriff’s Office is currently taking applications and accepting resumes for a full-time position of Dispatcher/Jailer.

The Full-time position consists of 80 hours every pay period (every two weeks). 12-hour shifts, with every other Friday, Saturday, and Sunday off. The current shift we are looking to fill is the 3 P.M. to 3 A.M. shift.

Certified dispatchers currently employed with a Law Enforcement Agency will receive 80 hours of vacation upon completion of the probation period.  Final applicants must take a psychological test and pass a background check.

Wage Scale is as follows starting July 1, 2024:

Starting wage - $21.86

End of probation - $23.05

After 1 year - $25.39

Complete 5 years - $26.89

Applications and resumés can be emailed to Sheriff Ryan Shawver at or Chief Dispatcher Cathy Knutson at or sent via mail to Chickasaw County Sheriff P.O. Box 427, New Hampton, IA 50659.

Applications will be accepted until the position is filled. Applications may be picked up at the Chickasaw County Sheriff's Office at 116 N. Chestnut Ave, New Hampton, IA 50659 or go to and click on employment opportunities. DO NOT APPLY via Facebook.

Chickasaw County is an equal opportunity employer.

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