Detention Deputy - Kootenai County

Correctional Officer
Kootenai County - Coeur d alene, Idaho

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Salary Information

Entry Level Salary:
$40,123.00 annual
Top Pay:
$53,913.00 annual

Job Description

Are you looking for a career that allows you to serve your community, provides you with job security and benefits? The Kootenai County Sheriff's Office might be just the place for you. We are now looking for qualified detention deputy applicants.   Applicants must be able to attend testing on Wednesday, May 24 and Thursday, May 25, 2017.  Prior to applying please review the Kootenai County Sheriff's Office Screening form for automatic and potential disqualifiers at the following website:

detention deputy – Kootenai County

Sheriff’s Office

Salary: $19.29 to $25.92/Hr/DOE


Additional Information

EMPLOYEE BENEFITS: Kootenai County offers a competitive benefits package, including affordable and comprehensive health insurance, life/disability insurance, and a pension plan through the Public Employee Retirement System of Idaho (PERSI), with an 11.32% employer contribution (11.66% for public safety). PERSI members are fully vested after 5 years of employment, and receive a lifetime monthly payment upon retirement, which can pass to an employee's beneficiary after they die. To learn more about our benefits visit:

ABOUT US:  At Kootenai County we believe in professionalism, customer focus, accountability, communication, and teamwork. Kootenai County employees take pride in providing quality, cost-effective public resources to our community. Kootenai County has approximately 800 employees and has an operating budget of around $85M.

OUR LOCATION: Located in northern Idaho, and home to approximately 150,000 residents, Kootenai County is surrounded by scenic mountains and more than twenty pristine lakes--an outdoor enthusiast's dream. The largest city and county seat is located in beautiful Coeur d'Alene and is on the majestic shores of Lake Coeur d'Alene.

Job Requirements

  • Age: 18
  • Education: High School or equivalent
  • Experience: 2 years related

OTHER QUALIFICATIONS:   Must successfully pass the County’s pre-employment and subsequent random drug testing and stringent Sheriff’s Department background and selection process to include: Written Test, Physical Agility Test, Oral Board, Polygraph Examination, Psychological Examination and Medical Evaluation including hearing and vision. Medical testing and vaccination for hepatitis and tuberculosis testing are required.

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TO APPLY: Kootenai County is now accepting online applications! Go to our website and click on “click here to view postings and apply.”  Next create an online applicant account and follow the prompts. A pre-employment drug test is required for all positions. 

Equal Opportunity Employer / Veteran's Preference / Drug Free Workplace

Contact Informaton

CK Kirkpatrick

Kootenai County
451 Government Way
Coeur d alene, Idaho 83816
phone: (208) 446-1645

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