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 Tuesday, Wednesday and Thursday 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


Louisa County Conservation Board Member Opening
The Louisa County Board of Supervisors are seeking applications for a volunteer, Louisa County Conservation Board member.

Terms: The volunteer position begins January 1, 2020 and lasts for five years.

Requirements: Applicants must be a resident of Louisa County and be at least 18 years old. Applicants must have a “demonstrated interest in conservation matters” as required by law (Code of Iowa), and other criteria indicative of a good board member.

View the advertisement on Louisa County Conservation’s website

Applications due: Friday, December 13, 2019. They should be dropped off or mailed to:
Louisa County Auditor’s Office
117 Main St., PO Box 186
Wapello, IA 52653
or emailed to:
Contact Conservation Director, Katie Hammond if you have additional questions at 319-523-8381.



CNA Job Opening

Louisa County Public Health has a full-time opening for a Certified Nursing Assistant to provide quality in-home care services to our clients in Louisa County. Responsibilities may include: assisting with personal care, meal preparation, housekeeping, grocery shopping, and companionship. All candidates must have a valid CNA Certificate and previous experience, home health experience preferred. Position requires a valid driver’s license, auto insurance, and reliable transportation. Applicant must have: excellent oral/written and time management skills, be comfortable with computer charting, and able to meet compliance with regulations and standards. This is a full time, days only position, with benefits. Wage dependent upon experience. Applications can be printed at or picked up in our office. Please submit all applications by February 1, 2019 to: Louisa County Public Health

Roxanne Smith RN, BSN

805 JL Hodges Avenue N

Wapello, IA 52653



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Full-time opening for an RN

Requirements: Current Iowa RN license, BSN preferred

Valid Iowa drivers license with proof of personal auto liability insurance and reliable mode of transportation for local travel.

Experience:  3-5 years direct patient care required.

Public Health and home care experience with OASIS experience preferred.  

Job Description: Provide skilled nursing care to home care patients of all ages. Assist with: immunization clinics, communicable disease follow-up/education, quality improvement projects, bio-emergency preparedness planning/exercises. 

Full Time position: Monday-Friday days only, with rotating on-call hours required.

Benefit package including: IPERS, health insurance, paid time off includes: sick/casual/holiday/vacation

Applications available in office or online, please drop off or mail application and resume to:

Louisa County Public Health

805 JL Hodges Ave N, Wapello, Iowa 52653

Attention: Roxanne Smith RN, BSN Administrator

Application Deadline February 1, 2019



Truck Driver

Louisa County is seeking qualified candidates for the position of Truck Driver. This full time position has excellent benefits and a starting wage of $19.01/hr. Candidates must have a valid CDL with recent experience operating diesel trucks or construction equipment. Work will require physical labor, routine machine maintenance and the ability to work under adverse weather conditions. New hire will be required to pass a D.O.T. physical and drug screen. Applications will be accepted through December 19, 2019 at the Louisa County Engineer’s Office. Louisa County is an EOE.
Applications may be acquired at:

Louisa County Engineer’s Office

8313 K Avenue

Wapello, IA 52653 or online