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

Employment Opportunities

Latah County Positions

Job Title: LCYAC Prevention Coordinator

Status: Open until March 31, 2017

Department: Latah County Youth Advocacy Council

Pay: $17.75 - $19.43 per hour, DOE

Hours: 40 hours/week

The Prevention Coordinator provides staff support to the Latah County Youth Advocacy Council and serves as the liaison to local youth development groups. Is also the administrator for the Drug Free Communities Grant.


  • Preferred Degree in Social Work, Human Services or related field.
  • 1.5 years' experience in working with at-risk youth or community organizing.
  • Demonstrated ability to organize and work with people.
  • Ability to facilitate large groups of people and guide in problem solving and decision making.
  • Ability to work with and adapt educational and research materials for use in youth programs.


  • MS Word
  • Excel
  • Access
  • Outlook
  • Explorer

Full description

To apply for this position please submit your completed Latah County Application, resume and cover letter to the Latah County Commissioners Office at: Latah County Courthouse, Room 3B, 522 S Adams, Moscow or via email to . Call 208-883-7208 with questions.

Job Title: Certified Appraiser

Status: Open until filled

Department: Latah County Assessor’s Office

Salary: $30,000 - $34,000+

Hours: 40 hours/week

Minimum Qualifications:
  • Bachelor’s Degree and at least one year of work experience.
  • Must have valid Idaho drivers’ license; must pass background investigation.
  • Good mathematical skills (calculating areas and percentages) and computer proficiency.
  • Strong verbal communications skills to effectively interact with public.
  • Must adhere to a professional code of ethics as a sworn Deputy Assessor.
  • Must successfully complete Idaho tax appraisal certification within one year of employment.
  • Performs appraisals of real property in Latah County for property tax assessment purposes.
  • Physically inspects and documents property characteristics, components and accessories.
  • Performs computer data entry and reviews property updates for accuracy and equitable market values utilizing computer-assisted mass appraisal system.
  • Interacts daily with property owners and members of the public to answer inquiries and address issues concerning property appraisals, assessments, and how assessments relate to property taxes.

Applications can be obtained from the Latah County Assessor's Office or online at

Full description

Job Title: Administrative Assistant/Driver’s License Examiner

Status: Open - Accepting Applications

Department: Sheriff's Office

Minimum Starting Salary: $14.43/hour

Hours: Part-time

Application Deadline: February 6, 2017

Description: The Latah County Sheriff’s Office is accepting applications for a part-time Administrative Assistant to the Sheriff and Driver’s License Examiner.

Salary Range: $14.43 to $21.58 per hour, DOE.

Duties: The primary job duties include performing a variety of administrative and clerical services to the Sheriff and serve s as a part-time Driver’s License Examiner.


  • Applicants must be 21 years of age with a high school diploma or equivalent, graduation from an accredited program in secretarial studies or one (1) year of prior experience in clerical function, which included typing may be substituted in place of the secretarial program.

  • Applicants must be able to type a minimum of 40 wpm and be able to operate a variety of office machines, including computers, cash register, printer, copier, scanner, shredder, and ten key. Additionally, successful applicants must undergo a background investigation.

Applications and full job descriptions may be obtained at the Latah County Sheriff’s Office, 522 S Adams Street, Moscow, ID 83843, the Latah County website, or by calling Chief Deputy Tim Besst, 208-882-2216, ext.3391.


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.