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The Ida County Sheriff's Office is now accepting applications for a full time jailer position. This position will primarily work evening and night shifts. Jailers maintain the security and cleanliness of the jail facility. Jailers are responsible for serving meals, monitoring and administering medication, among other tasks. Jailers occasionally preform transports of both individuals under arrest and individuals being transported for mental health processes. The individual must be able to work independently, be self motivated, and be able to respond effectively to emergency situations in the jail facility.  Applications must be received no later than September 7, 2020 at 4:30pm. The final applicant must successfully pass a thorough background check and medical screening, to include psychological testing.

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Click HERE for an application


Please download the application, complete and return it to the Ida County Sheriff's Office at:

Ida County Sheriff's Office
Attention: Sgt. C. Trucke
401 Moorehead Street
Ida Grove, IA 51445

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