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Wright County

115 N. Main St.

Clarion, IA  50525

Employment Opportunities

Wright County IT Director Job Opening

Deadline to submit resume: June 2, 2017

Wright County is accepting applications for an Information Technology Director.  Applicants must possess the following qualifications:

Managing and maintaining computer hardware and software, experience with IBM I (AS400) Microsoft Active Directory is desirable. Work independently with little or no supervision.  Candidate must be reliable, responsible and dependable with the ability to work under pressure to meet time constraints and deadlines.   This position requires that confidentiality and demonstration of a high level of integrity is maintained.

Associate’s degree in networking, computer science, or a related field; or a minimum of 5-7 years related on-the-job experience providing technology support, or any equivalent combination of education, training and experience that demonstrates the ability to perform the duties of the position. 

Starting salary will be based upon prior experience. Full benefits package available.  Applications and resumes may be mailed to: Wright County Assessor Attn: IT Director Position,   PO Box 428, Clarion, IA  50525, emailed to splagge@co.wright.ia.us or dropped off at the Assessor’s office at 115 N Main Clarion by Friday June 2, 2017. 

Applicant will be subject to criminal background checks and pre-employment drug testing.  Discrimination and the basis of race, color, national origin, sex, age, religion or handicap is prohibited.  Wright County is an equal opportunity employer.

Job Opening

Part-Time Position

In Wright County Auditor’s Office


Deadline to submit resume:  May 31, 2017


This part-time position will provide administrative and clerical support to the Auditor’s office.  Duties relate to elections, payroll, real estate and scanning.  Main duty will be to administer and maintain the permanent plats and scanning historical data.  In addition, will be cross trained to learn other aspects of the office.  Some of these functions will include compiling payroll data, key in accounts payable, and assist customers at the counter.    


Individual must have extensive working knowledge of computers and electronic data processing, detail oriented, with good communication skills. This position is less than 30 hours/week, hourly wage of $15.00/hr. and is eligible for all standard part-time benefits.


Application may be picked up in the Auditors office.  Applications and Resumes will be accepted until May 31, 2017.  Please drop off in Auditors office or mail to PO Box 147, Clarion, IA   50525.  Applicant will be subject to criminal background checks and pre-employment drug testing.

Wright County is an Equal Opportunity Employer.

Transit Drivers Wanted

Wright County Transit is taking applications for part-time in town Transit Drivers. Candidate must have a valid Iowa driver’s license. Applications are available at the Wright County Courthouse (Basement), 115 N Main, Clarion, IA 50525.
Duties include:
1. Transporting passengers in a safe and timely manner.
2. Perform safety checks on transit vehicle and records information on a daily form.
3. Helps passengers needing assistance with boarding, seating, and exiting the transit vehicle.
4. Ability to stoop, bend, sit for long periods of time, load and unload wheelchairs, and secure wheelchairs in transit vehicle (will train).
5. Ability to communicate effectively; both orally and in writing.
6. Provide customer service.
7. Ability to exercise independent judgement in daily activities and be able to work with and be sensitive with passengers with various disabilities.
8. Ability to stay focused, alert, remain calm, and cautious while driving.
9. Ability to be flexible with shift hours.

Immediate Job Opening 

Wright County Transit Driver

Part-time drivers are needed immediately.  Exceptional starting wage with additional opportunities for an increased wage.  This is the perfect job for retired individuals or for individuals looking for supplemental income.

Must have or willing to gain a CDL license with passenger endorsement.  Background and pre-employment physical are required prior to employment.

Applications available at: Wright County Economic Development, 115 North Main, Clarion, IA  50525 or at www.wrightcounty.org.  Phone #515-532-6422.