Emmet County Iowa Employment Opportunities


Equipment Operator / Laborer

Emmet County, Iowa is seeking qualified candidates for the position of Equipment Operator/ Laborer. This position participates in construction and maintenance of County roads, using heavy equipment and construction materials on County ROW, bridges, and culverts under the general supervision of the County Engineer and Maintenance Supervisor. Tasks can also include manual labor, preventive maintenance of equipment, excavation, tile repair and snow removal.

A high school diploma or G.E.D. is required. At least one (1) year of experience in construction, road maintenance and/or medium to heavy industrial or farm equipment operation/maintenance functions is required.

Good work skills that promote a team effort are essential. Strong communication skills, good recordkeeping skills and the ability to work safely are necessary. An Iowa Commercial Driver's License class “A” with air brake endorsement is required, and the employee must be insurable.

Salary is determined by Union contract. Please submit a resume and completed application form to: Emmet County Engineer, 609 1st Ave. N, Ste. 4, Estherville, Iowa 51334, phone (712) 362-4846, email: davis-oeth32@emmetcountyia.com. Click here for Job Description and application. Two positions are open. One opening is at the Estherville Maintenance Shop and one opening is at the Armstrong Maintenance Shed. Pre-employment drug screening is required. Emmet County is an Equal Opportunity Employer. Applications will be accepted until October 4, 2019.

Full-Time Jailer

Emmet County Sheriff’s Office is accepting applications for a full-time Jailer.

Please inquire at the Emmet County, Iowa Sheriff's Office (114 N 6th St, Estherville) or call 712-362-2639.

Emmet County is an Equal Opportunity Employer.

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Emmet County, Iowa general Employment Application (.pdf) (.docx)