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

Salary Range:Annually $30,048 - $41,388 DOE. EOE/ADA $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.

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: December 5, 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 http://www.latah.id.us/employment or by calling 208-882-2216.

Job Title: Latah County Sheriff’s Office Patrol/Detention Deputy

The Latah County Sheriff’s Office is accepting applications for the positions of Sheriff’s 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: November 28, 2014 at 5:00 PM. 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 www.latah.id.us/employment or by calling Chief Deputy Brian Strampher 208-882-2216.

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