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 that includes the county benefits package.

Starting pay $17.29 hour with continual step raises. Beginning July 1, 2022 a contract wage increase begins with starting pay of $19.19, 6-month wage is $19.68 and 1 year wage is $20.00.

Requirements:

  • 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 
  • 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 – www.jonescountyiowa.gov.  Click Employment in the upper right hand corner of the opening page - select Jones County Employment Application on the next page.  Submit completed application, resume and cover letter via ONE of the following three methods:

Deliver: In-person to the Jones County Sheriff’s Office

Mail: Jones County Sheriff’s Office, 500 W Main St, Anamosa, IA 52205

Email: sarah.tate@jonescountyiowa.gov

Emails must include “Jail Application” in the subject line.

Application deadline Tuesday, July 5, 2022 at 9:00am – No exceptions

 

Jones County is an Equal Opportunity Employer

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500 W Main St, Anamosa, IA 52205

Job ID: 81670

Posted 11 days ago

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