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Latah County Positions

Job Title: Receptionist/Clerical Assistant

Job Summary: Provides receptionist and clerical support for the Latah County Prosecutor’s Office.

Hours: Full-time 8-5 M-Th; 7-4 Fri

Starting Pay Range: $2,192 - $2,506

Closing Date: 10/30/2015


  • Education: High School Degree or equivalent plus one year additional training in word processing or related area.
  • Experience: 7-12 months experience with office administration and information processing.
  • Specific Skills: Provide proof of typing at least 40 wpm.
  • How to Apply: Contact the Latah County Prosecutor’s Office – room 211 or 883-2246 or

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Job Title: Latah County Public Defender

The Latah County Board of Commissioners is soliciting proposals from attorneys for the position of Latah County Public Defender for a two (2) year period commencing on October 1, 2015.

The Public Defender provides legal representation to indigent adult criminal defendants, juveniles petitioned pursuant to the Idaho Youth Corrections Act, respondents and/or children in Child Protective Act and termination of parental rights proceedings and respondents in voluntary hospitalization proceedings (including proceedings under the Children’s Mental Health Act). 

The Public Defender is an independent contractor of Latah County.  The successful applicant must be an attorney at law licensed to practice in the State of Idaho and must maintain an office in Latah County.  Additional information is available by contacting Kara Egan, Deputy Clerk of the BOCC at 208-883-7208.  Proposals must be submitted to the Latah County Board of Commissioners at the Latah County Courthouse, P.O. Box 8068, 5th and Van Buren Street, Moscow Idaho 83843 until filled or not later than 5:00 p.m. on Friday July 10, 2015.  Latah County is an ADA/EOE employer.


Latah County Position Notice

Title of Position:  Clerical Assistant

Check one: Full Time __                  Part Time: X

Hours: 8* hrs per week with flexible hours. Additional hours possible during Latah County Fair           
Starting Pay/Salary (or Range): approx. $11.53     per: hour
(Show anticipated, if known, per hour/month/year as appropriate. For Range, show low to high starting with approved budget.)
Date of Posting- Start: 05/08/15       End: 05/18/15

Brief Job Description: Provides part-time clerical support for the Extension faculty, staff, and their outreach programs conducted in Latah County within the framework of the policies and directives of the United States Department of Agriculture, the University of Idaho, the Extension System and the Board of Latah County Commissioners.

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  • High school diploma.
  • Willing to learn new tasks as necessary.
  • Computer competencies to perform office functions efficiently and accurately (i.e. MS Word 2007 Office Suite).
  • At least 12 months clerical experience.
  • Excellent written and verbal communication skills.
  • Highly developed organizational skills.
  • Ability to track and prioritize multiple tasks and projects.
  • Valid driver’s license.
  • Ability to work additional hours during the Latah County Fair and other events as needed on rare weekends/evenings.
  • Able to work with little supervision.
  • Ability to establish and maintain effective working relationships with other employees.
  • Pleasant and courteous demeanor

How to Apply: Applications and complete job descriptions available at the UI Extension Office,  220 E. 5th Street, Room 336, Moscow, ID.  Submit resumé and completed applications to the Extension Office by 5 p.m. May 11, 2012.  Latah County is an EOE/ADA employer.  



Job Title: Latah County Sheriff’s Office Detention Deputy

The Latah County Sheriff’s Office is accepting applications for the positions of Detention Deputy. Successful applicants will be offered a position based upon current openings available.

Applicants must be 21 years of age with a high school diploma or equivalent. Candidates must pass written test, physical agility test and oral interview. Successful applicants will undergo an extensive background investigation to include polygraph, psychological examination and medical examination. Successful applicants must be able to attain Idaho POST certification within 12 months of hire date or already have POST certification.

The positions are full-time and include a generous benefit package; medical, dental and optical insurance for employee as well as a portion for dependent coverage. Benefit package also includes PERSI retirement plan, vacation, sick leave, overtime/compensatory time as well as $1500 flat fringe per year. Patrol Deputy Salary range $35,088 to $48,612 per year, DOE. EOE/ADA; and Detention Deputy Salary range $31,824 to $43,872 per year, DOE. EOE/ADA.

Closing Date: Open until filled. Applications, and full job descriptions, 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 Lt. Ron Manell 208-883-5705.

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