Elmore County is an Equal Opportunity Employer. We actively promote a drug-free workplace.

Elmore County Sheriff’s Office is now accepting applications for:

911 Dispatcher

Full-time hourly position with Elmore County.   Hourly pay is offered at $14.77 per hour during the 911 Dispatcher training period, plus an exceptional benefits package including: PERSI retirement, excellent medical insurance and vacation/sick/holiday leave.  Once certified, after OJT is complete, pay will be increased, and after successfully completing a year-long probationary period, pay will increase to the current rate of a Grade 8.  Primary duties include: serve as a centralized communications agent connecting Police, Fire, and EMS personnel to emergency situations.  Receive calls and relay information and instructions for county-wide police, fire, medical and other emergency personnel and to receive and transmit messages and information between police divisions and other local agencies.  The work is performed under the direct supervision of the Dispatch Supervisor or designated Senior Dispatcher, but considerable leeway is granted for the exercise of independent judgment and initiative. An employee in this class may perform the duties of other employees within the Sheriff’s Department.  The principal duties of this class are performed in a central communications center requiring constant attention to several communications sources at any given time.

Minimum Qualifications:

  • High School Diploma or GED; preferably supplemented by additional training in safety communications operations; and
  • Some related experience in emergency communications operations; or
  • Any equivalent combination of experience and training which provides the knowledge, skills, and abilities which demonstrate competence in the above requirements.
  • Must be able to pass a complete background check, to include a polygraph, psychological evaluation, and drug test.

Please read document of Disqualifiers before applying

Applications may be obtained from this website (EC Sheriff’s Office Application), and ID Dept of Labor.  Submit completed Elmore County Sheriff’s Office application to Elmore County Sheriff’s Office, 2255 East 8th North, Mountain Home, ID or email to HR@elmorecounty.org.  Ad is open until positions filled.    Elmore County is an Equal Opportunity Employer. We actively promote a drug-free workplace.