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 Specialist

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, to include polygraph, psychological evaluation, 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 $12.52 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 to Human Resources through this website.  Be sure to select Sheriff’s Office Application and read the Disqualifiers before applying. Completed applications, including ALL required documents, must be turned in to the Elmore County Sheriff’s Office or Human Resources (155 S. 5th East).  Position is open until filled.

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 webitte (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 closes 5:00 p.m., Friday, November 16th, 2018.    Elmore County is an Equal Opportunity Employer. We actively promote a drug-free workplace.