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Jones County is an Equal Opportunity Employer

Jones County Employment Application

Current Openings

Facilities Maintenance Director

Full-Time · Posted February 14, 2023

Job Opening: Facilities Maintenance Director

The Jones County Board of Supervisors is now taking applications for the full-time position of Facilities Maintenance Director.  This position will be responsible for recommending, planning, and coordinating activities associated with the design, construction, modification, and maintenance of all county owned buildings including the Courthouse, Broadway Place Annex, JETS, Memorial Hall, and Secondary Road buildings.

The person filling this position must have knowledge of maintenance and repairs procedures for public buildings and grounds including general electrical, mechanical, and plumbing knowledge, be able to prepare and monitor a budget, demonstrate safe work habits, and follow safety protocols, be capable of supervising, training, and directing employees, and have good written and verbal communication.

A minimum of two years of supervision or project management experience is preferred.

Minimum starting pay at $52,000 per year and will be determined based on candidate qualifications. Potential annual increase on July 1st each year.   
Position requires a current driver’s license valid in the State of Iowa and be insurable under Jones County’s guidelines.

Applicants should send an application, cover letter with resume, and references to:

Jones County Auditor’s Office 

PO Box 109                                                    OR      

Anamosa, IA  52205

The full job description can be found in the Auditor’s office or CLICK HERE

Applications will be accepted through March 10th or until the position is filled.

The Jones County is an EEO/AA Employer.

Seasonal Conservation Aide Position (3 month, 6 month and 9 month)

Full-Time · Posted October 20, 2022

Duties: Under direction of the Park Ranger and Natural Resource Manager, this position will assist with all aspects of development and maintenance of county wildlife areas, parks, preserves, campground, and trails. Work is based out of Central Park and its recreational amenities, along with habitat management within outlying conservation and public hunting areas. Typical tasks include but are not limited to operation of various types of equipment and vehicles, handling and application of herbicides, prescribed burns, mowing and hand trimming, tree and limb cutting, refuse and debris removal, assisting campground guests and the public, as well as campsite and lodging upkeep. Applicants must be able to evaluate situations in the field and follow through accordingly, communicate clearly and effectively, both verbally and in writing, establish and maintain effective working relationships with coworkers and the public, and work both independently and in a group capacity.

Employment Dates: Start and end dates are negotiable.   Work Schedule: 40 hours/week. Typical work week Monday-Friday, 8:00AM-4:30PM. Some weekend/evening hours are required. May be required to work in all types of inclement weather.  

Salary Range: $15/hr.

To Apply: Submit a Jones County employment application, a resume and a cover letter to the Natural Resource Manager, Curtis Behrens at  or Jones County Conservation Board, Attn: Curtis Behrens, 12515 Central Park Road, Center Junction, Iowa 52212.  

Phone 319-462-0775 with questions.