Jail Officer

Jones County Sheriff

The Jones County Jail Administrator is now accepting applications for the position of jail officer.

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 Monday-Sunday and holidays;
  • Is of good moral character as determined by a thorough background investigation;
  • Is not by reason of 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;
  • Be able to follow jail policy and procedures;
  • Be able to read and write the English language;
  • Possess a valid driver’s license; computer knowledge preferred;


Applications may be picked up at the Jones County Sheriff's Office (basement of courthouse) OR downloaded off the Jones County Iowa website. Click Job Opportunities and select Jones County Employment Application . A completed application, along with a resume and cover letter, can be dropped off to the Jones County Sheriff's Office or mailed to the attention of Jones County Jail Administrator Tess LeMense, Jones County Sheriff's Office, 500 W. Main St. Anamosa, IA 52205. The application deadline is Friday, July 17th, 2020 at 4 PM

Jones County is an Equal Opportunity Employer

Job ID: 71180

Posted 19 days ago

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