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Jail Administrator

Anamosa, IA

Job Information:

The Jones County Sheriff's Office is now accepting applications for the position of Jail Administrator. this is a full-time position with a county benefit package.

Qualified applicants must:
  • Be at least 18 years of age
  • Have a high school diploma or equivalent
  • Be able to work various hours
  • Is a good moral character as determined by a thorough background investigation
  • Is not by reason or conscience or belief opposed to the use of force, when appropriate or necessary to fulfill the person's duties
  • Has the ability to perform the essential elements of the position as defined in department job specifications
  • Able to follow jail policy and procedures, Iowa State Jail standards, Code of Iowa (all code sections that apply to jail operations)
  • Be able to read and write the English language
  • Posses a valid driver's license 
  • Computer knowledge preferred
  • Have good communication skills (written and verbal) 5 years supervisory/administrative background
  • Be able to write policy and procedures
  • Problem solve
  • Have good organizational skills
  • Have good book keeping skills
  • Be able to work with excel programs, word documents, email, quicken program, and overall general computer skills

The salary range is $46,000 to 55,000 depending on qualifications.

Application forms are available at or can be picked up at the Sheriff's Office during business hours. Application is 4:00pm August 10, 2018. Emailed documents will not be accepted. 

Applying for:

Jail Administrator

Jones County Sheriff

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Jones County Sheriff's Office, PO Box 167, Anamosa, IA 52205.

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Jones County Sheriff's Office, PO Box 167, Anamosa, IA 52205.

Posted 07/12/18

Job ID: 46776195