Correctional Officer

Anamosa State Penitentiary

Join us at the Anamosa State Penitentiary as a Correctional Officer!


Pay Range:

  • $43,243.20 – $64,084.80 yearly
  • $20.79 – $30.81 hourly


  • 2:00 pm to 10:00 pm with 2 consecutive days off during the week


  • 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.   

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.


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

At Anamosa Correctional Facility, in Anamosa Iowa we offer a wide range of career opportunities

Location: Anamosa - 52205 - Jones County

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Job ID: 84031

Posted 23 days ago

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