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

Employment Opportunities

Latah County Positions

Job Title: Vehicle Registration Specialist

Status: Open until filled

Department: Latah County Assessor’s Office

Starting Salary: $13.25 - 14.50 per hr depending on experience; excellent benefits

Hours: Part-time position 25hrs/week

Minimum Qualifications:
  • High school diploma or GED
  • At least one year of work experience.
  • Keyboarding skills: 40 words per minute.
  • Must have valid Idaho drivers’ license; must pass background investigation.
  • Strong verbal communications skills to effectively interact with public.
  • Must adhere to a professional code of ethics as a sworn Deputy Assessor.
Duties:
  • Issue title and registration for vehicles, vessels, and manufactured homes in Latah County.
  • Calculate fees and taxes, receive payments, and issue receipts in accordance with established procedures and schedules.
  • Safeguard and manage revenue and information associated with title and registration transactions and records.
  • Perform Vehicle Identification Number (VIN) inspections on all new and out of state vehicles.

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 the requested documentation.

Applications can be obtained from the Latah County Assessor's Office or online at http://www.latah.id.us/employment.

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Job Title: Housekeeper (full time)

Status: Open until filled

Department: Building and Grounds

Pay Range: $24,036 to $34,596 year

Hours: 40 hours/week

Job Summary

To assist Maintenance Director by performing a variety of housekeeping duties, to achieve a mutual goal of providing a safe, clean and comfortable environment for the patrons and employees of Latah county. This position is under the supervision of the Assistant Director in the Maintenance Director's absence.

Duties and Responsibilities

Essential
  • Perform floor care duties such as sweeping, wet mopping, carpet spot removal and vacuuming.
  • Clean office spaces, courtrooms, hallways, etc. by dusting, emptying trash containers, cleaning and caring for all woodwork, wash windows, dust blinds and overhead lighting, etc. (Desk tops exempt).
  • Replace lightbulbs and clean various light fixtures.
  • Clean restrooms including toilets, urinals, sinks, floors, walls stall partitions, and windows.
  • Clean all building touch surfaces (e.g. handrails, drinking fountains, door handle areas, vending machines, public telephone, etc.).
  • Clean building lobbies and entrances.
  • Clean building exterior by sweeping, picking up trash and other tasks as directed.
  • Maintains security of building by ensuring that building is locked after work days and special meetings.
  • Inform Maintenance Director of supply needs, mechanical failures, etc.
  • Must demonstrate self-motivated and initiative to complete work as required.
  • Perform essential duties and responsibilities efficiently, accurately and safely.
Marginal
  • Supports and implements Latah County recycling process.
  • Performs other duties as assigned by the Maintenance Director.
Qualifications
  • High school education or equivalent.
  • One (1) year custodial/housekeeping experience required.
  • Knowledge of housekeeping chemicals helpful.
  • Communication skills helpful.
Physical Requirements

Must be physically fit and have the ability to read, walk, climb, balance, grasp, kneel, crouch, reach, pull, bend, stretch, and lift (approximately 50 pounds).

How to Apply:
Use the link to the job application form below. Completed applications can be mailed to: Buildings and Grounds, Latah County Courthouse, P.O. Box 8068, Moscow ID 83843; or label “Attention: Buildings and Grounds,” and hand-deliver to the Latah County Auditor’s office, Rm.101 of the Latah County Courthouse, 522 S. Adams Street, Moscow Idaho.

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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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Testing Information

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.