Job Opening

O’Brien County Courthouse COVID-19 Screener/Entrance Health Screener

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Job Description:

O’Brien County Courthouse COVID-19 Screener / Entrance Health Screener

Position Information:

  • Work Type: Part-time, Independent Contractor
  • Work Schedule: 9:00 am to 2:30 pm (Monday – Friday)
  • Pay: $15.00 per hour
  • No Benefits
  • This is a temporary position due to COVID-19
  • Expected Start Date: August 3, 2020
  • Apply by 5:00 pm on July 28, 2020. You may mail your application or resume with references to: O’Brien County EMA, P.O. Box 482, Primghar, IA 51245.


Email your letter of interest or resume with references to

You may also drop off your application at the O’Brien County Courthouse. There is a drop box located on the east side of the courthouse.

Position Summary:

  • The O’Brien County Courthouse COVID-19 Screener will assist with screening courthouse visitors upon entry at the courthouse.

Position Details:

  • Primary responsibilities include screening visitors for temperature, possible COVID-19 symptoms, and previous exposure to a COVID-19 confirmed case.
  • Assists with directing visitors to the appropriate department.
  • Assists with sanitizing the entrances and visitor waiting areas.
  • PPE will be provided to the screener.
  • The Screener will report to the O’Brien County Public Health Office.

Work Environment:

  • The COVID-19 Screener will be working with multiple visitors with known and unknown associated health risks. Individuals with underlying health conditions who contract COVID-19 have greater risk for morbidity and mortality as defined by the Center for Disease Control ( and should consider these risks prior to accepting this position.

Qualification & Experience:

  • High school diploma or GED required. Healthcare experience desirable, but not required.  On-the-job training provided.