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Jones County is an Equal Opportunity Employer

Jones County Employment Application

Current Openings

Community Health Assistant

Full-Time · Posted December 22, 2021 · Closes January 28, 2022

The Jones County Board of Health is seeking a full-time Community Health Assistant. Under the supervision of the Public Health Director, the Community Health Assistant will perform tasks to achieve the Department’s mission in the areas of core public health functions and essential services. This includes responsibility for the delivery of services to ensure the health of the community by gathering and analyzing information, investigating, and educating the community about public health issues. In accordance with federal/state/local laws, ordinances, and guidelines, the Community Health Specialist will enhance the delivery of education and services to the community to control and address community/public health issues and hazards.

Jones County is an Equal Opportunity Employer

Jail Officer Position

Full-Time · Posted December 28, 2021 · Closes January 28, 2022

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.

Starting pay $17.29 hour with continual step raises.  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; 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 Employment in the upper right hand corner of the opening page - select Jones County Employment Application on th 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


Emails must include "Jail Application" in the subject line.


Application deadline Friday, January 29, 2022 at 4:00pm - No exceptions.