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

If you need reasonable accommodation in participating in and/or completing the County’s application process, contact Human Resources at (208) 587-2130 x1202.

Per Idaho Code, Title 65, Chapter 5, Elmore County will afford a preference to employment of veterans. If claiming veteran’s preference, you must attach or otherwise submit a copy of your DD-214 with your application

Public Service Student Loan Forgiveness

If you are employed by a U.S. federal, state, local, or tribal government or not-for-profit organization, you might be eligible for the Public Service Loan Forgiveness Program.

visit  https://studentaid.gov/manage-loans/forgiveness-cancellation/public-service for more details.

Elmore County is hiring for:


Elmore County is hiring Paramedic positions in the Elmore Ambulance Service (EAS) Department: (Refer to job description for full details and requirements)  Full-time employees receive an exceptional benefits package including: PERSI retirement, medical insurance and vacation, sick, holiday leave.  Full-time and Part-time positions available.  Hourly pay is offered at:  $18.27-$21.01 DOE/DOQ.

A Paramedic is distinguished in the amount of education/training received, has certification and/or licensure as a Paramedic and provides advanced-level medical care (ALS). Paramedics oversee AEMT’s and EMT’s in the unit.  ** A minimum of three years’ experience as a certified EMT Paramedic with transport experience is preferred. 


Required at time of hire (all positions):

  • High school diploma or GED;
  • Must possess and maintain a valid Idaho driver’s license;
  • Must possess and maintain Idaho State Licensure as a PARAMEDIC;
  • Must possess and maintain Basic Life Support (BLS)/Cardio Pulmonary Resuscitation (CPR) certification meeting AHA standards;

Must be able to obtain within one year of employment (all positions):

  • Complete an Emergency Vehicle Operations Course (EVOC);
  • Certification in Pre-Hospital Trauma Life Support (PHTLS) and/or Basic Trauma Life Support (BTLS);
  • Complete a HAZ-MAT awareness or equivalent;
  • Complete ICS-100, ICS-200, and ICS-700.
  • Pediatric Advanced Life Support (PALS), Pre-Hospital Trauma Life Support (PHTLS), and Advanced Cardiac Life Support (ACLS) certifications;


  • This position has been designated safety sensitive and therefore the incumbent is subject to random drug testing;
  • The incumbent will be issued and must wear Elmore Ambulance Service uniforms while on duty and be responsible for the maintenance and cleaning of both dress and safety uniforms, as well as all issued equipment;

Applications may be obtained from https://elmorecounty.org/human-resources/job-openings-2/ .  Submit completed application directly to Elmore County Human Resources, 155 S. 5th East, Mountain Home, ID or email to HR@elmorecounty.org.  Position will remain open until filled.


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

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

Security Control-Jail Technician

This is a full-time position located in the Detention Center at the Elmore County Sheriff’s Office.

Major duties and responsibilities of this position:

  • Operate and monitor technical audio-visual electronic security consoles;
  • Facilitates and visually monitors staff, inmates and visitor movement throughout the facility;
  • Operates and monitors telephone and radio equipment;
  • Acts as the Incident Command Center during emergencies;
  • Reports observed, known, and potential safety hazards, security threats, disturbances, and irregularities;

Applicant must:

  • Quickly and objectively analyze changing situations and take appropriate actions,
  • Handle a variety of tasks simultaneously and multi-task in a fast-paced environment;
  • Be able to keep and maintain confidentiality;
  • Pass a complete background check, polygraph and drug test;
  • Follow written and oral instructions.

Additional Requirements:

  • Knowledge of computer systems and general office equipment;
  • Previous security experience preferred;
  • Working knowledge and understanding of security practices and procedures preferred
  • High School Diploma or GED;
  • Possess valid driver’s license.

Hourly pay is offered at $15.45 per hour plus an exceptional benefits package including: PERSI retirement, excellent medical insurance and vacation/sick/holiday leave.

Application Process: Applications may be picked up at the Elmore County Sheriff’s Office, located at 2255 East 8th North, or downloaded and submitted online through https://elmorecounty.org/human-resources/job-openings-2/. Completed applications, including ALL required documents, must be turned in to the Elmore County Sheriff’s Office or Human Resources (155 S. 5th East) no later than Tuesday, June 30th.

Please read document of Disqualifiers before applying

Applications may be obtained from this website (EC Sheriff’s Office Application).  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.