Jimba Station consists of a single island platform and a single side platform serving three tracks. However, Platform 2 is not in use. The platforms are connected by an overpass. The station is unattended.
Jimba Station was opened on June 21, 1899 a station on the Japanese Government Railways (JGR), serving village of Yatate, Akita. The JGR became the Japan National Railways (JNR) after World War II. The station was relocated to its present location in November 1970. The station has been unattended since October 1971.The station was absorbed into the JR East network upon the privatization of the JNR on April 1, 1987.