Human Resources

Buchanan County is an Equal Opportunity Employer (EOE).  It is the policy of Buchanan County to comply with the Americans with Disabilities Act (ADA) and the ADA Amendments Act (ADAAA).  The County will provide reasonable accommodations to qualified individuals with disabilities and encourage prospective employees and incumbents to discuss potential accommodations with the employer.


Deputy Sheriff:
The Buchanan County Civil Service commission will be testing for a Deputy Sheriff position.  To be eligible to take the Civil Service test, and application must be submitted to the civil Services commission prior to the testing.  To request an application, please call 319-334-3710 or pick up an application at the Buchanan County Attorney's Office, Sheriff's Office at 210 5th Ave. N.E., Independence, IA or you may click on this link for the Sheriff Deputy Employment Application.   Due to COVID-19, please call ahead to make sure the office is open.  The Sheriff Deputy Employment Applications must be returned no later than 3:00 p.m. on July 1, 2020.  

Buchanan County Employment Application
(This application is fillable but must be downloaded and printed.  The application can not be sent electronically.)