Employment Opportunities


Correctional Officer- Sheriff’s Department

The Linn County Sheriff’s Department is accepting applications for a correctional officer. Please submit your applications to the Clerk’s office by Friday, October 9th at 4 p.m.  

POSITION: Detention Officer / Jailer


Starting Salary: $12.96 w/ a substantial benefits package.

This position performs Jail duties ensuring the welfare of all inmates of the Linn County Jail. Jailers participate in the day-to-day operations of the jail. Jailer participation involves but is not limited to; booking and releasing offenders, maintaining security of the facility, escorting offenders within and /or outside the secure confines of the jail. Jailers will supervise dispensing medications, effectively manage volatile and violent offenders, and fulfill several clerical duties.  In addition, Jailers maintains security, control, and custody in the Linn County Jail which consists of modules or pods. Jailers mostly use indirect supervision but may use direct supervision in the jail.

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Linn County is an Equal Opportunity Employer