Sheldon Police Department Now Hiring part-time Administrative Assistant

Public Notice – Position Opening

In Sheldon, we support our police!

Now Accepting Applications for Part-time Administrative Assistant

The hours will generally be 8:30 am – 1:30 pm M-F.

The Sheldon Police Department has one opening for part-time administrative assistant to replace a 35-year employee who is retiring.

The City of Sheldon is an Equal Opportunity Employer.

This position will report to the Chief of Police. Sheldon PD is looking for someone who follows up and meets commitments, takes ownership for work, clearly and effectively expresses ideas and thoughts, builds positive internal and external relationships, independently acts to resolve problems and provide solutions, understands and supports safety standards, encourages and facilitates cooperation, pride and trust among the team. This position is generally expected to work day-time hours, up to 29 hours a week. IPERS benefits and a great work environment. Pay will be up to $19.00 an hour, subject to council approval. First review of applications is 12 PM on Friday, October 9, 2020 and the position is open until filled. Application and job description are linked below. A cover letter, resume and at least three professional references are recommended to be submitted with the application.

The City offers a competitive salary.  Starting wage is dependent on experience and qualifications.  Please send completed applications and resume with cover letter to: City of Sheldon Police Department, Attn: Chief Scott Burtch, PO Box 276, Sheldon, Iowa  51201.

Application materials may also be scanned and emailed to If you do not receive a message back within one business day that your email has been received, please call (712) 324-2525 and ask for Elaine or Chief Burtch.

For additional information, you may call Chief Burtch at (712) 324-2525.

Job Description

Job Application