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Employment Opportunities


All position vacancies occurring within Boundary County are posted in-house for three working days before being opened to the general public through the Bonners Ferry Job Service.  Current county employees may pick up applications during the in-house posting period at the Personnel Office.  Once the position vacancy notice has been posted with the Job Service, applications should be picked up there.  The Bonners Ferry Job Service can be reached at (208) 267-5581 or by faxing (208) 267-3797.


For a complete listing of job openings in Idaho being processed by the Idaho Career Works Center, visit their web site at 


IT IS THE POLICY of Boundary County to provide equal opportunity in all terms, conditions, and privelages of employment for all qualified job applicants and employees without regard to race, color, national origin, sex, age (unless a bona fide job requirement), disability, or retailiation. Reasonable accomodations will be made for disabled persons.


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Current County Position Vacancies:


Position: Deputy Treasurer, Part Time

Department: Treasurer

Starting Wage: $12.21

Typical Work Hours: Employee will work from 8:00am until 5:00pm on the days they are scheduled to work.

Closing Date: 11/04/2015

Job Summary:

Performs a variety of advanced, full performance technical tasks as required to expedite the collection, recording, receipting, and balancing of county revenues. Responsible for administering the drainage district program.

Experience Required:

High school diploma or equivalent and minimum of one years experience in acounting. Knowledge of general office practices including use of computer and software applications such as Word and Excell. Excellent verbal and written communication skills required.

Work Hours:

Minimum of sixteen (16) hours per week plus more hours when needed for vacation or sick leave coverage. Full time during the months of June, November, and December. Some weekend work could be required. Public Employee Retirement System of Idaho (PERSI) benefits may apply.

Minimum Education:

High school diploma or equivalent.


Position: Weed Control Superintendent

Department: Weeds

Starting Wage: $15.21

Typical Work Hours: 40 Hours per week, varying shift. May be required to work overtime during spraying season.

Closing Date: 11/30/2015

Job Summary:

Supervises and coordinates the county wide noxious weed control program, under the direction of the Boundary County Commissioners and the Boundary County Weed Control Advisory Board. Prepares and manages budget. Purchases equipment and materials and maintains department property. Administers and monitors cost-share programs to enhance county weed control and education. Handles potentially hazardous and toxic chemicals throughout the spray season.

Experience Required:

High school dimploma or equivalent, valid Idaho drivers license, have or obtain a Professional Herbicide Applicators License within three (3)  months of hire. Have or acquire a knowledge of noxious weeds as listed by the Idaho Department of Agriculture, including identification, life cycles and effective control measures. Knowledge of herbicide and pesticide usage, application, laws and safety, methods of application and calibration. Ability to maintain and repair spray rigs and small gas engines is required. Strong organizational skills are a necessity and excellent written and verbal skills required. Efficient in the use of Microsoft Office, Excel, and PowerPoint.

Standards of Performance:

Precisely measure and calculate the correct label rates for each herbicide for the weed controlled to avoid chemical toxicity, emergency situations, environmental contamination and county liability. Calibrate all spray equipment to determine exactly the gallons of water per acre it is producing to ensure proper applications. Work with potentially toxic chemicals. Must be knowledgeable in mixing, loading, and applying herbicides: as well as having expertise and knowledge of (Personal Protective Equipment) acquiring the exacting standards of State and Federal  laws. Must have the ability to always be in compliance with all the facets of chemical laws. Must be in compliance with National Emergency Discharge System rules. Must communicate and work effectively with elected officials, professionals, employees, and the public. Must be self motivated, physically fit, and able to lift up to eighty (80) pounds maneuvering equipment and herbicide containers.

Minimum Education:

High school diploma or equivalent and Idaho Professional Applicators License.


Position: Patrol Deputy

Department: Sheriff

Starting Wage: $16.80

Typical Work Hours: 40 Hours per week, shift varies. Overtime and on call required. May work weekends and holidays.

Closing Date: 10/01/15

Job Summary:

Performs professional law enforcement duties related to coordinating and directing functions of the Boundary County Sheriff's Office. As a law enforcement officer, the fundemental duty is to serve the community, to safeguard lives and property and to respect the Constitutional rights of all. Acts as field training officer for new deputies and reserve officers. Must be 21 years of age to carry fire arms and attend the POST Academy. Effective 10/01/2015 position will pay $16.80 per hour.

Experience Required:

AAS Degree in Police Science or Basic Training Certificate from an accredited police academy or Level 1 Reserve status with minimum of 1,000 hours of on the job training with the Boudary County Sheriff's Office preferred. Must graduate from the Idaho Peace Officers Academy within one  year of employment. Must be a U.S. Citizen in order to attend POST. Must be 21 years of age to carry fire arms and attend POST. Must be able to pass physical and mental tests and examinations to ensure ability to perform the duties of a law enforcement officer, including moving a 76 pound object physically one yard, pursue people on foot for a minimum of 51 yards and use weaponless force in combat after pursuing a person on foot for 51 yards. Required to participate in on going physical and weapons training. Must be able to work under adverse weather conditions, in remote areas, at night and under extremely tense and stressful situations. High degree of physical activity required.

Minimum Education:

High school dimploma or equivalent. AA degree or Basic Training Certificate from Police.


Position: Personal Services Assistant 1- All Shifts

Department: Restorium

Starting Wage: $9.12

Typical Work Hours:

Part-time, Graveyard Shift, 11:00pm to 7:00 am. This is a 7 day, 24 hour elderly care facility.

Job Summary:

Provides support to residents with day to day needs of daily life. Performs personal and housekeeping tasks to the degree a resident cannot do for themselves. As a member of a team, encourage independence, support resident choice and preserve resident dignity in an ethical and professional manner.

Experience Required:

High school or GED. Must have excellent verbal and written communication skills, and the ability to read and comprehend written instructions. Must be able to communicate and deal effectively with the elderly. Must pass Criminal History backgrounds check, including fingerprinting, and meet all requirements outlined in the Rules for Licensed Residential and Assisted Living Facilities in Idaho. When hired, Boundary County will require First Aide and CPR certification wheich Boundary County pays for. The Idaho Food Handlers Course may be required if deemed necessary by the Restorium Administrator. Prior direct care experience in similar setting preferred.

Work Environment:

Stand or walk up to 8 hours a day.

Sit up to two hours a day.

Frequently support up to 70 pounds.

Occasionally lift/carry up to 20 pounds.