Work in Ames

Female Detention Officer

Company Name:
Story County
Job Type:
Full Time
Posted Date:
September 11, 2023
Deadline Date:
September 30, 2023
Job Category:
Law Enforcement
Home Base Iowa Company:
Salary Range:
$50,122 - $50,122
Job Description:

Under supervision, performs technical duties related to the detention, commitment, and incarceration of individuals in a correctional facility. Reports to the Jail Administrator and/or Assistant Jail Administrator and receives lead-work supervision from a Detention Officer Supervisor.

If you have any questions about the detention officer position, you may contact Jail Administrator John Asmussen at or Assistant Jail Administrator Micah Andersen at

Please read through application requirements carefully prior to submitting the application.

Application Requirements: 

  • Work Experience- List work experience for the past 10 years on the online application.
  • References- 6 References are required (3 professional and 3 personal must be listed on the online application.)
  • Required Sheriff Application Addendum (must be saved and attached to online application in order for application to be complete).
  • A competitive exam and physical agility test will be administered at a date/time TBD. Standards of testing may be found Physical-Agility-Testing-Requirements.
High School / GED, Law Enforcement
Resume Required:
900 6th St
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