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Monroe County, Iowa - Jobs

Monroe County - Jobs


Full Criminal Secretary - Position


The Monroe County Sheriff's Office is now hiring for a full criminal secretary position. Qualified applicants should be able to type a minimum of 65 words per minute, be proficient on computers, have data entry skills, can multi-task, have good communication skills. Must pass physical and psychological testing. Full-time starting wages are $28.24 per hr. at 35hrs a week wlfull benefits. Monroe County Sheriff's Office is a EOE employer. 

Part-time Recycling Coordinator

Brief Description: 

The Coordinator(s) will be responsible for the Monroe County Recycling program. Applicants must be able to work efficiently and independently, have working knowledge

of machinery and equipment, and must have good communication skills. This is a part-time position averaging 22 hours per week with a wage of approximately $20,000 annually or approximately $17.50 per hour based on qualifications. The County will consider filling this role with one or more candidates.

Fulltime dispatch / Jailer position

The Monroe County Sheriff’s Office is now hiring for a fulltime dispatch/ jailer position.  Qualified applicants should be able to type a minimum of 65 words per minute, be proficient on computers, have data entry skills, can multi-task, have good communication skills and lift a minimum of 50 lbs

Monroe County Secondary Road Department


Monroe County Secondary Road Department has an immediate opening for an OPERATOR II. With a minimum of supervision, safely and efficiently perform skilled, semi-skilled, and manual labor, and operate a variety of light to heavy equipment (excavators, dozers, etc.); maintenance equipment, tandem and semi-trucks to construct, maintain, and repair county roads including repairing and replacing culverts and other structures. Minimum Qualifications - Graduation from high school or GED, plus at least one (1) year of experience involving the operation of light and heavy equipment, the ability to perform manual labor for extended periods of time under adverse weather conditions, working knowledge of mechanical principles, the ability to establish and maintain an effective working relationship with fellow employees and the public.

The operator shall possess a valid Class B commercial driver’s license and is subject to random testing as required by Monroe County. The position will be classified as Operator II. Position is subject to passing a pre-employment physical, criminal background check, and drug/alcohol testing. It is the policy of Monroe County to provide equal employment opportunities to all qualified persons without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, physical or mental disabilities, marital status, veteran status, or any other status protected by law and as provided by Title VI of the Civil Rights Act of 1964, and the Civil Rights Restoration Act of 1987 (P.L. 100.259). Interested applicants claiming Veterans Preference pursuant to Iowa Code Section 35C.1 must submit supporting documents with your application package to verify your preference claim.

It is Monroe County’s intent and desire that equal employment opportunities will be provided in employment, recruitment and selection. Disabled applicants who need accommodations to make application for this position should make their needs known to us.  


To apply contact the Monroe County Engineer’s Office located on the 3rd Floor of Courthouse, Albia, IA 52531; 641-932-7123.

Application Form can also be found online @ 

Applications will be accepted until an eligible candidate is located.