Employment Opportunities

To apply for a position, complete and return a Clinton County Employment application to the department and address listed in the posting.

All applications are public unless a written request asking that the application be kept confidential is sent with the application pursuant to Iowa Code 21.5(1)(i)

The Clinton County Sheriff’s Office is accepting applications for the position of Part-time Bailiff/Security Officer. The schedule includes weekday hours varying from 7 AM – 4:30 PM. The starting wage is $15.00 hourly. The job’s summary is primary security for the Clinton County Law Center, Courthouse and Administration Building. Bailiff/Security Officer’s priority is to provide safety and security during business hours of county buildings.
Applicants must be 18 years of age, hold a valid state driver’s license, either be a high school graduate, hold a GED or (HiSET) High School Equivalency Test certificate, be a U.S. citizen, has been certified by a state law enforcement academy as a peace officer or reserve. Military police training is acceptable in lieu of a state peace officer certification. Applicants do not need to be a resident of Iowa to apply.
Applicants who receive a conditional offer of employment may be required to provide the following documents in order to proceed with the background investigation:

  • birth certificate, adoption papers, or citizenship documentation
  • social security card
  • any legal name change documents
  • marriage licenses or divorce decrees
  • any other civil court documents
  • high school diploma/ G.E.D./ HiSET certificate
  • law enforcement certifications
  • college diploma (if applicable)
  • DD214 (if prior military)
Job Description PT Bailiff/Security Officer
Job applications can be submitted either by email to [email protected] or by mail to:
ATTN: Amanda Schwartz
Clinton County Sheriff’s Office
241 7th Avenue North
Clinton, IA 52732
Contact (563)242-9211 Ext. 4510 or email [email protected] for further questions.


Clinton County Employment Application


It is the policy of Clinton County to provide equal treatment to all Clinton County employees and applicants for Clinton County employment without regard to race, color, religion, political affiliation, creed, sex, sexual orientation, national origin or ancestry, age, mental or physical disability, marital status, except as bona fide occupational qualifications may require otherwise.  This policy applies to all human resources actions and procedures including, but not limited to: recruitment, selection, training, compensation, benefit programs, promotion, demotion, transfer and termination of employment.

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