Civil Service Test - Spring of 2022

The next Civil Service Test will be held in the Spring of 2022 for applicants who want to become a certified full-time Deputy Sheriff with the Dubuque County Sheriff's Office. Check back after January 2022 for more information.

Questions regarding the Civil Service Testing for the Dubuque County Sheriff's Office can be directed to Kelly Otting at civilservice@dbqcosheriff.com

See What the Sheriff's Office has to Offer


Job Opportunities

View the Dubuque County Job Opportunities web page for complete county job listings and to submit an application.


  • Applications for non-civil service jobs will be kept on file until the position is filled.
  • Civil service applications are kept on file for two years from the date of the test or until the list is deemed depleted, whichever comes first.