Job Description
Annual Salary: $50,736.20 to $77,272.00 and a truly exceptional benefit package with minimal employee contribution.
The Boys’ State Training School (STS) at Eldora is seeking a
Plant Operations Manager who is capable of leading a veteran staff in the successful maintenance and operations of the
buildings and grounds for our entire campus here in Eldora, Ia.
The position is responsible for the oversight of all maintenance
areas including HVAC, carpentry, painting, cleaning, grounds
maintenance, and overall upkeep. We have just recently completed a decentralization of all HVAC installing new systems
in all buildings. There are over 300 acres in a park-like setting
and 30 plus buildings. All the old tunnels on grounds have been
filled with concrete and the trees have been trimmed. Our previous manager is retiring and leaving things in good shape. We
have new projects on the horizon and some good challenges
ahead. If this sounds like the right challenge for you, the State
Training School for Boys would love to interview you.
Annual Salary: $50,736.20 to $77,272.00 and a truly exceptional benefit package fit for a deserving seasoned professional.
As an employee of the STS you are a State of Iowa employee
and eligible for a comprehensive benefits package that includes
the following and more.
• Insurance – Health, Dental, Life, Voluntary Life, and Long
Term Disability
• The cost for Medical and Dental is only $54 per month for
single coverage
• Medical and Dental coverage for a family is $221 per month.
• IPERS (Iowa Public Employee Retirement System)-Fixed Income Pension
• Deferred Compensation with a State-Funded match similar
to a 401K
• Paid Leave – 9 Holidays, Sick Leave, Family Sick Leave, Vacation, & Military Leave
• Strong Opportunity for Advancement, Growth, and Development.
To learn more about benefits available to State of Iowa employees visit the benefits web page.
You may qualify for the Public Service Loan Forgiveness program which may pay back student loans. https://studentaid.
BSTS is located in Eldora, Iowa, a city of approximately 2,800,
located in North Central Iowa. Eldora is the home of the Pine
Lake State Park which offers an array of indoor/outdoor recreational activities. Eldora is an Iowa River Greenbelt Community
and the Iowa River Greenbelt Scenic Drive winds through a
picturesque landscape of valleys, woods, and streams.
Eldora is 45 minutes from Ames and Cedar Falls, 30 minutes from Marshalltown, and only 20 minutes from Iowa Falls.
Sportsmen enjoy the great hunting and fishing, and there are
many educational opportunities, cultural activities, and entertainment events nearby.
• Ames, Iowa is the home of the Iowa State University, one of
the nation’s largest Universities featuring a premier Engineering school and one of the leading Veterinary and Agricultural schools spurring many new businesses and solid growth.
• Ames was voted the number one college town in the America
by the Wall Street Journal.
• Cedar Falls is the home of the University of Northern Iowa,
• Iowa Falls is the home of Ellsworth Community College.
• Wells Fargo Arena is an hour and 15 minutes from the State
Training School. NCAA Basketball tournaments, top drawer
concerts, and other activities are hosted there. The nation’s
finest State Fair and the Iowa Cubs are also only an hour and
15 minutes away.
Please see the State Website for the minimum qualifications.

The State of Iowa is an EEO/AA Employer


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