Job Opportunities

Palo Alto County Auditor’s Office: Full Time Clerk Position
The Palo Alto County Auditor’s Office is now accepting applications for the position of Office Clerk.

Responsibilities include: Election Clerk which includes voter registration, planning & preparing all election information; drainage clerk; real estate clerk. Other duties include: claims and payroll processing. Applicants must have excellent communication skills and computer experience in Microsoft word and Excel and be willing to learn all new computer programs.

This position is full time with a benefits package. The starting salary for this position will be based on experience and qualifications.

Applications, accompanied with a cover letter and resume, must be received by noon on Friday, May 4th, 2018. Applications can be picked up at the Auditor’s Office located in the courthouse or downloaded from the county website Completed applications should be returned to the Auditor’s Office or mailed to Palo Alto County Auditor, PO Box 95, Emmetsburg, IA 50536.

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Posted: April 19th, 2018


TO:                 Public
FROM:           Nancy Stegge
DATE:            March 22, 2018
RE:                 Summer Help Wanted

SUMMER HELP WANTED: Late May through August with Palo Alto County

Secondary Roads Dept. Must be 18 years of age by May 24, 2018.  Work hours are 6:30 a.m. to 3:00 p.m. weather permitting.  Apply at the County Engineer’s Office. Applications close April 25, 2018.

The positions we have would include working on the road crew doing jobs such as:

  • Tar crew sealing cracks on the highways
  • Concrete crew for pavement patching
  • Painting bridges or operating a weed whip removing weeds by bridges
  • Roadside mowing with a tractor

If you have any other questions, please contact the engineer’s office.   We will hire several for the summer.  These are temporary full time positions only for summer months, weather permitting.

Summer Help Application