Correctional Officer

Anamosa State Penitentiary

Anamosa, IA Law Enforcement & Public Safety / Municipal & Government $41,434 to $61,402 yearly

Location: Anamosa State Penitentiary, Anamosa, Iowa

Pay Range: ($41,433.60 – $61,401.60 yearly, $19.92 – $29.52 hourly)

Shift: 2:30 pm to 10:30 pm with 2 consecutive days off during the week

Job Description: Observes offender behavior/interaction with staff, other offenders, and visitors; communicates observations to supervisory and program staff to ensure effective security and consistent application of offender change principles. Continuously interacts with offenders, assisting in the development of problem solving skills, providing positive reinforcement when appropriate, and instituting corrective measures (informal counseling or sanctions, formal disciplinary action, or physical force) when necessary and as authorized by law/police.  

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

Minimum Qualification Requirements:

Graduation from high school, GED, or equivalency.

Additional Qualification Requirements

All applicants must be able to successfully pass the following:

  • Psychological tests
  • A background investigation check.
  • A post-offer health screen administered by an institutional physician.
  • A urinalysis screen for drugs.
  • All new employee training during the probationary period, including local orientation, new employee orientation, and emergency preparedness training.
  • Designated positions in this job class require applicants to obtain a Commercial Driver's License and endorsements within a period of time as determined by the appointing authority at the time of hire.


​Anamosa State Penitentiary is an AA/EEO employer

Application Instructions:

For more information go to https://das.iowa.gov

Contact: anne.siebels@iowa.gov or 319-462-3504 x2245.

THIS JOB POSTING CLOSES ON JANUARY 26, 2020.

Job ID: 70189

Posted 17 days ago

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