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Employment

Jones County is an Equal Opportunity Employer

Jones County Employment Application

Current Openings

Deputy Sheriff

Full-Time · Posted July 9, 2021 · Closes August 16, 2021

The Jones County Sheriff's Office is now accepting applications for the position of Deputy Sheriff. This is a full-time position with a benefit package. Starting wage is from $26.05 to $27.58 depending on qualifications with an automatic raise after 6 months of employment. Applicants must be at least 18 years of age upon civil service testing, have a high school diploma or equivalent, and possess a valid Iowa driver's license.

Applications may be picked up at the Jones County Sheriff's Office (basement of courthouse) or downloaded from www.jonescountyiowa.gov/employment. A completed application, along with a resume and cover letter can be dropped off to the Jones County Sheriff's Office, mailed to the Jones County Sheriff's Office, P.O. Box 167, Anamosa, IA 52205 or emailed to greg.graver@jonescountyiowa.gov.

Application deadline is Monday, August 16th, 2021 at 4:30pm. Applicants will be required to take and pass a written and physical Civil Service test. 

Jail Officer Position

Full-Time · Posted July 9, 2021 · Closes August 13, 2021

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; 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 or downloaded off the Jones County Iowa website at www.jonescountyiowa.gov/employment.  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: brian.eckhardt@jonescountyiowa.gov - emails must include "Jail Application" in the subject line.

Application deadline Friday, August 13, 2021 at 4:00pm - No exceptions