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Latah County Positions

Job Title: Latah County Sheriff’s Office Public Safety Dispatcher

Salary Range: $13.89 to $19.13 an hour plus $0.75/Hour shift differential from 6PM to 6AM in addition to a generous benefit package.

Duties: Dispatch takes calls for service utilizing telephones, Telecommunication Devices for the Deaf and in person; immediately assessing the situation and determining the type, nature and scope of the emergency. Must quickly enter information into a Computer Aided Dispatch system and dispatch emergency personnel using fire, medical and law enforcement radio systems. Clerical duties as assigned. Required: High school diploma or equivalent; ability to think clearly and take control in stressful/emergency situations utilizing knowledge and common sense; good hearing and diction; computer typing skills at 40 WPM (certified test results); excellent customer service; ability to perform multiple tasks simultaneously. Willingness to work varied shifts and Holidays. Successful candidate will be required to pass a background investigation and written/practical examinations. Must be able to attend a two week training academy at Idaho POST Academy within the first two years of hiring.

Closing Date: September 30, 2014, at 5:00 PM. Applications may be obtained at the Latah County Sheriff’s Office, 522 S. Adams, Law Enforcement Annex, P.O. Box 8068, Moscow, Idaho 83843, Latah County website or by calling 208-882-2216.

Job Title: Probation Officer Assistant – Tracker

Wage: $9.96/hr Hours: 15 hrs/month or more (depending on availability and schedules)

Duties: The primary focus of this job is the supervision of juveniles who are required to fulfill obligations to the community as directed by Juvenile Court and related probation agreements based on the Balanced Approach Theory. The Probation Officer Assistant helps the Resource Officer and Probation Officers by transporting juveniles, supervising community service projects, administering urinalysis tests and being a role model for adjudicated youth. Selected applicants may also be required to work with some adult misdemeanor clients as well on a limited basis.

Qualifications: Must pass Criminal History Background and Sexual Offender Investigation; completed at least one year of college or have at least one year of experience working with adolescents; possess a valid driver's license; possess current vehicle insurance; excellent written and communication skills.

Closing Date: September 30, 2014.

Application Procedures: Mail or deliver a completed application packet available at the Latah County Probation & Youth Services Office, Latah County Courthouse, Attn: Kathi Jo Nygaard, 522 S Adams, Room 202, or online here - include a cover letter and copy of school schedule. APPLICATIONS THAT ARE NOT NOTARIZED WILL NOT BE ACCEPTED. (Notaries are available in the Probation & Youth Services Office and also at the Prosecutor’s Office, 2nd floor of the Latah County Courthouse.)

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