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Employment Application        Job Description


 DATE \@ "dddd, MMMM dd, yyyy" Tuesday, December 19, 2017


To:       Grinnell Herald Register

            Poweshiek County CR

            Penney Saver


From:   Tom Kriegel, Poweshiek County Sheriff



The Poweshiek County Sheriff’s Office is accepting applications for the position of FULL TIME AND PART TIME JAILER. This positions requires varying hours as needed and the ability to multitask in a high stress environment. Job duties include general correctional custody of inmates in the Poweshiek County Jail. The applicant will have frequent close contact with the inmate population in confined quarters. The applicant must be able to work in a highly disciplined and structured environment and be able to maintain order and security. The applicant must be able to act without direct supervision and exercise independent judgment and discretion . Work is performed under established policies and procedures. Assignments and special orders are received from supervisors, who review work methods and results through reports, inspections and instructions.

Beginning salary: $16.08 per hour, IPERS retirement.


Job Description and Applications are available at and the Poweshiek County Sheriff’s Office, 4802 Barnes City Rd., Montezuma, Iowa.  Incomplete, faxed and e-mailed applications will not be accepted.  All applications must be received by January 12th 2018 at 4:00 pm.


Post-offer Drug Screen, Physical and Background Checks required.  TOBACCO FREE ENVIRONMENT.  Poweshiek County is an Equal Opportunity Employer.



P.O. Box 297          

4802 Barnes City Rd.

Montezuma, Iowa 50171


Phone 641-623-5679