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For general employment questions, contact the Auditor's Office at (208) 883-2249.

Employment Opportunities

Latah County Positions

Job Title: Patrol Deputy

Status: Open - Accepting Applications

Department: Sheriff's Office

Minimum Starting Salary: $36,492

Hours: Full-time

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

Salary Range: $36,492 to $52,572 $2700.00 per year flat fringe benefit in addition to a generous benefit package.

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

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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 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.

Testing Information

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 www.latah.id.us/employment or by calling Lt. Ron Manell 208-883-5705.

Job Title: Communication Specialist

Status: Open - Accepting Applications

Department: Sheriff's Office

Minimum Starting Salary: $32,760 to $46,920

Hours: Full-time

The Latah County Sheriff's Office is accepting applications for the position of Communication Specialist Successful applicants will be offered a position based upon current openings available.

Salary Range: $26,244 to $36,180 annually plus $0.75/Hour shift differential from 6PM to 6AM and $125.00 per month flat fringe benefit in addition to a generous benefit package.

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

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.

The National Testing Network will proctor the written tests. Please see the National Testing Network link for our current Communication Specialist job posting.

 

Latah County is an Equal Opportunity Employer:

Employment selection and related decisions are made without regard to race, color, religion, gender, national origin, age, disability, or any other protected class.

Veterans’ Preference:

Latah County provides veterans’ preference in appointment to preference eligible applicants as defined by Idaho Code, Title 65, Chapter 5. If you wish to seek this preference, please complete the information on the employment application and provide a copy of your DD214 and, if applicable, letter from the Department of Veterans Affairs stating your disability determination. Documentation must be received before the closing date of the position you are applying for.

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According to 2000 U.S. Census Bureau information, Latah County has a population of 34,935. Find more Latah County statistics.

The City of Moscow has a population of approximately 18,000 and is the location of the University of Idaho.

The City of Pullman is located 7 miles west of Moscow in the state of Washington, has a population of approximately 22,500 and is the location of Washington State University.