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Lyon County employs ten full time deputies, five full time dispatchers, two part time dispatchers, nine full time jailers, and two part time jailers.  Check here for current Job Openings.  Click the button below to open our Employment Application form.  




August 13, 2020

The Lyon County Civil Service Commission, along with the Lyon County Sheriff’s Office, will be holding a Civil Service Test for the Position of Deputy Sheriff on Oct 6, 2020 at 1:00 p.m.

The test will be held at the Central Lyon Activities Center, which is located two blocks straight south of the Sheriff’s Office.

All interested applicants should pick up the application at either the Lyon County Sheriff’s Office at 410 S. Boone Street or at the office of Randy Waagmeester at 104 South Marshall Street in Rock Rapids. The application form is also on our website at .

Lyon County offers a competitive wage and benefit package. Starting salary for a Deputy Sheriff in Lyon County is $63,431.00 without ILEA certification, $64,337 with ILEA certification.

All applications must be returned to the Lyon County Sheriff’s Office no later than 5:00 pm on September 15, 2020.




The Lyon County Sheriff's Office is accepting applications for the position of a part time dispatcher.  Shifts will include nights, weekends, and holidays.  Starting pay is $16.62 an hour with a raise to $17.62 an hour once you are certified (which is done within 6 months of your start date).

Applications can be found on this website or may be picked up at the Lyon County Sheriff's Office at

410 South Boone Street in Rock Rapids, Iowa.