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

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

Detention Deputy

Full-time hourly position with Elmore County.   Hourly pay is offered at $16.00 per hour (DOE & POST Certification), with an increase once certified and once completed the FTO program, plus an exceptional benefits package including: PERSI retirement, excellent medical insurance and vacation/sick/holiday leave.

Primary function of this position is to supervise inmates in county jail in accordance with established policies, regulations, and procedures and in the providing of security to the Elmore County Detention Center.

Duties and responsibilities of this position:

  • Ensures that the County jail is operating within the rules and regulations outlined by the policy and procedures manual, Idaho Sheriff Association Jail Maintenance Standards and by Idaho State laws;
  • Maintains routine security checks as policy dictates;
  • Receives inmates from officers and the courts; receives and maintains inmates’ property;
  • Process inmates into the jail by maintaining and updating records of each prisoner showing name, age, place of birth, nearest relative, and other necessary date and descriptions;
  • Process fingerprints and assigns inmates to the proper level of confinement;
  • Maintains security and custody of prisoners; supervises inmate visitations;
  • Records, in writing, reportable occurrences in the jail during the tour of duty as directed by policy;
  • Operates mechanical doors on cells or uses keys;
  • Transports inmates for weapons and contraband;
  • See job description for full description of duties.

Applicant must:

  • Be willing to work weekends, nights, and/or holidays, depending on assigned shift;
  • Certify through Idaho Peace Officer Standards and Training (POST) Academy within one year of hire;
  • Be willing to work in an environment where the employee is subject to potential personal danger and health hazards;
  • Be at least 21 years of age.
  • Possess a valid Idaho Driver’s License
  • 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 .  ALL required documents, must be turned in to the Elmore County Sheriff’s Office or Human Resources.    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:

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.