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Latah County Positions

Job Title: Probation Officer Assistant

Latah County Probation & Youth Services is accepting applications for the position of Probation Officer Assistant.  This is a part-time intermittent position, 15 hours/month or more (depending on availability and schedules), $10.36/hour.

Job Description: The primary focus of this job is the supervision of adult and juvenile clients who are required to fulfill obligations to the community as directed by the court. The Probation Officer Assistant helps the Resource Officer and Probation Officers by transporting probation clients, supervising community service projects, administering urinalysis tests, supervising study table, and other various duties.

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; excellent written and communication skills.

Application Procedures: Mail or deliver a completed application packet available at the Latah County Probation & Youth Services Office, Latah County Courthouse, Attn:  Skye Taylor, 522 S. Adams, Room 202, or online at

  • Applications must include a cover letter and copy of (current) school schedule (if enrolled).

  • Applications must be notarized. (Notaries available at Probation & Youth Services or County Prosecutor’s Office during normal business hours or as posted.)

  • Completed applications MUST be mailed to the Probation & Youth Services Office, Latah County Courthouse, P.O. Box 8068, Moscow ID 83843, or hand delivered to 522 S. Adams, Room 202, Moscow, Idaho.

  • Application deadline is April 15, 2015.

  • Position may begin as early as May 11, 2015.

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: April 3, 2015 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 or by calling Lt. Ron Manell 208-883-5705.

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