Marshall County

Thank you for your interest in the jailer profession with the Marshall County Sheriff’s Office. The beginning wage is $22.30 per hour with benefits including insurance and I.P.E.R.S. pension.

Lateral transfer is allowed for applicants who are currently Iowa certified jail officers in good standing.  Starting wage for lateral transfers with more than two years post academy service is between $23.19-$25.08 per hour based on training and experience.

To be eligible to take the physical fitness and written examination, your completed application must be submitted to the business office and include:

Physical Fitness and written testing will occur by invitation on a date to be determined.  Female applicants are encourage to apply.  

Job Duties

Marshall County Sheriff’s Office Jailers are expected to perform all aspects relating to the care, custody and control of persons remanded to the Marshall County Sheriff and the safety, security and orderly operations of the Marshall County Jail.  Jailers preform functions in accordance with established regulations and procedures.   


Job Qualifications

The minimum standards for Marshall County Jailer applicants are as follows:


This webpage was printed on May 24, 2024. For the most current information, visit the Marshall County, Iowa, Sheriff website at
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