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Jail Officer Position

Jones County Employment Application
  • Full-Time
  • Posted: December 28, 2021
  • Closes: January 28, 2022

Job Summary

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 - www.jonescountyiowa.gov.  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: Sarah.tate@jonescountyiowa.gov

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

 

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

Job Qualifications

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.

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Jones County Employment Application

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