Employment Opportunities


Equipment Operator/Laborer Wanted

The Emmet County Engineer's Office has an opening for an Equipment Operator/Laborer.

Application deadline is 4:30 p.m. on October 27, 2017. Duties include construction and maintenance of County roads, using heavy equipment and construction materials on ROW, bridges and culverts. Tasks also include manual labor, preventive maintenance of equipment, excavation, tile repair and snow removal.

High school diploma plus at least one (1) year of experience in construction, road maintenance and/or heavy industrial or farm equipment operation/maintenance. Good communication and recordkeeping skills necessary. Iowa commercial driver's license class A with air brake endorsement required.

Contact Emmet County Engineer, Estherville, Iowa (712) 362-4846. Applications accepted until the position is filled. Pre-employment drug screening required.
Emmet County is an Equal Opportunity Employer.

Seasonal Job Opening

The Emmet County Secondary Roads Department is looking for a Seasonal Equipment Operator/ Laborer.
Experience blading or plowing snow with tandem truck or maintainer is desirable.
For an application, please contact the Emmet County Engineer's Office at 712-362-4846.
Applications accepted until position is filled.
Emmet County is an equal opportunity employer.

Emmet County Assessor's Office has an opening for a part-time Office Clerk.

The Emmet County Assessor's Office has an opening for a part-time Office Clerk, 20 hours per week. Job duties include but are not limited to: general office duties and clerical work including working with property parcel data, legal descriptions, credits and exemptions; knowledge of Microsoft Office Suite is preferred. Must have ability to communicate effectively and courteously with other courthouse staff and the general public; ability to read, analyze, and interpret general business and technical procedures and the Code of Iowa concerning assessment methods. Must be willing to have a flexible schedule as hours may vary at certain times. Must possess and maintain a current valid driver's license. The position could require outdoor work as well as office duties.

Application deadline is 4:30 p.m. on October 27, 2017.

CLICK HERE for a full job description and application or visit the Emmet County Assessor's Office.

Emmet County Assessor's Office is an Equal Opportunity Employer.

The Emmet County Sheriff's office is now taking applications for the position of part-time dispatch operator/jailer.

The Emmet County Sheriffs Office has an immediate opening for a part-time dispatch operator/jailer. This position will have the possibility of full-time employment in January of 2018. A qualified applicant must possess a high school diploma~ have the ability to earn and maintain certifications as required by law and department policy~ have the ability to read at close range and at distances~ have normal color vision~ hearing within a normal range~ ability to multi-task and the ability to report to work on short notice. Applicants will be required to pass a pre-employment physical~ drug screen~ background check~ interview and MMPI. Starting wage is $15.59 per hour.

CLICK HERE for an application and complete job description or visit the Emmet County Sheriff's Office at 114 North 6th Street in Estherville, Iowa or the Emmet County, Iowa Sheriff's Facebook page.

Emmet County is an EOE.