Correctional Trades Leader

Anamosa State Penitentiary

Perform advanced journey level of work and lead offenders in the maintenance and repair of buildings and equipment at a 140-year-old correctional facility that houses about 1,000 offenders and 300 staff. Prefer applicant to have experience in HVAC and EPA refrigerant certification.

Minimum Qualification Requirements

  • Experience equal to four years of full-time work in one or more of the recognized building (e.g., carpentry, painting, plumbing/pipefitting, electrical and masonry) and mechanical/repair (e.g., air conditioning/ heating, auto mechanics, upholstery, and welding) trades;
  • An equivalent combination of education and experience, substituting thirty semester hours of post-high school education from an accredited college or university with major course work in a recognized building and mechanical trade for each year of the required experience; or employees with current continuous experience in the state executive branch that includes one year of full-time experience as a Furniture Upholsterer, Mason, Maintenance Repairer, Carpenter 1 or 2, Painter 1 or 2, Plumber 1 or 2 and Welder.

Additional Qualification Requirements:

Within a period of time, as determined by the appointing authority, persons in this class may be required to obtain a license to perform electrical work in accordance with Chapter 103, Iowa Code

Designated positions in this job class require applicants to obtain the required commercial driver's license and endorsements within a period of time as determined by the appointing authority at the time of hire.

Benefits: Include IPERS retirement program, group health & dental insurance, paid leave, 401(a)/457 retirement plan with employer match, holiday pay, free uniforms, etc.

Anamosa State Penitentiary is an AA/EEO employer


Application Instructions:

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Contact Person: Anne Siebels at or 319-462-3504 x2245.

Job ID: 71031

Posted 5 days ago

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