Courthouse Hours
8:00 A.M. - 4:30 P.M.

Monday - Friday Driver's License Hours
8:00 A.M. - 4:00 P.M.

Monday - Friday Renewals
8:30 A.M. - 4:00 P.M.

Written Test
8:30 A.M. - 3:30 P.M.

Driving Test Wednesdays By Appointment

Employment Opportunities

Louisa County is an Equal Opportunity Employer. In compliance with the Americans with Disabilities Act, the County will provide reasonable accommodations to qualified individuals with disabilities and encourages prospective employees and incumbents to discuss potential accommodations with the employer..

To print general application click here..Return/mail application to: Louisa County Auditor, PO Box 186, Wapello IA 52653

To print Jailer application click here..

Return/mail application to: Louisa County Sheriff, 12635 County Rd G56 Suite 102, Wapello IA 52653

To Print Deputy Sheriff's Application click here..

Return/mail application to: Louisa County Sheriff, 12635 County Rd G56 Suite 102, Wapello IA 52653


Law Enforcement Deputy Sheriff

The Louisa County Sheriff’s Office is accepting applications for the position of Deputy Sheriff. Applicants must meet minimum hiring standards as set by the Iowa Law Enforcement Academy Council







Louisa County - Assistant County Engineer



The Louisa County Secondary Roads Department is seeking an individual to serve as the Assistant County Engineer.


Under the direction of the County Engineer, the position shall perform professional engineering duties in the planning, designing, drafting, and inspection of departmental projects.


Applicants must possess a 4-year degree in an engineering related field and be a registered professional engineer or an engineer in training.


Application forms can be located on the Louisa County website at, the Engineers Office at 8313 K Avenue, or the Auditor’s Office at 117 S. Main Street.


The Assistant County Engineer job description can be located on the Louisa County website at


Applicants shall submit a cover letter, resume, and completed application form to Larry Roehl, Louisa County Engineer, 8313 K Avenue, Wapello, IA 52653 by the deadline of April 28th.







Return/mail application to: Louisa County Engineer, 8313 K Ave, Wapello IA 52653







Board of Health APPOINTMENT


The Louisa County Board of Supervisors is seeking applicants for a volunteer Louisa County Board of Health  member. The term begins January 2017 and lasts for three years.  Applicants must be a resident of Louisa County.

The five-member board serves without pay and is responsible for establishing the policies and goals of the Louisa County Board of Health. 

Applications and information will be available at the Louisa County Auditor’s office in the courthouse or online at Completed applications should be returned to the auditor by Friday, December 15, 2016 for consideration.  Appointment will be made in January.