Anamosa State Penitentiary Jobs

The Iowa Department of Corrections (IDOC) is responsible for nine institutions housing approximately 8,200 individuals, and the accreditation and funding of eight district departments of correctional services that supervise about 30,800 people in the community on any given day.

Additionally, the IDOC is responsible for jail inspections, and for Iowa Prison Industries, a not-for-profit program that teaches valuable manufacturing job skills to incarcerated individuals.

The Anamosa State Penitentiary is a maximum/medium security institution that currently houses approximately 950 offenders. Through a contract through Kirkwood Community College, offenders may pursue educational opportunities to include adult literacy, earning their HiSet, or taking classes leading to an Associate of Arts degree.  In addition to education and work skills, many offenders receive cognitive-based programming from the counseling staff.

Opportunities at Anamosa State Penitentiary