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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: 4-H Program Coordinator

Department: Extension

Starting Wage: $12.07

Typical Work Hours: 8:00am to 5:00pm Mondary through Friday, some evening, weekend meetings/activities

Closing Date: 07/15/2015

Job Summary:

Coordinate the 4-H program in the county; be responsible for recruiting, training, and supervising volunteer leaders and 4-H members. Provide leadership in developing, planning, and conducting programs that deliver youth education and volunteer development curricula; serve as a liasion for the 4-H program between the Extension Educators, Extension Specialists and Northern District Director.

Experience Required:

Basic knowledge fo the 4-H program preferred. Must be able to work and communicate effectively with University of Idaho faculty, county staff, volunteers, youth and the general public. Willingness and ability to conduct and attend evening and weekend activities and meetings is required. Must possess high degree of organizational skills to plan, coordinate and supervise meetings, events and activities. Ability to perform essential duties efficiently and accurately with or without reasonable accommodations and without endangering incumbent or other employees. Ability to interact and work with support staff. Requires excellent verbal and written communication skills, public relations abilities, and experience working with children and/or adult volunteers. Knowledge of educational and youth programs, livestock, agricultural sciences, family and consumer sciences and bookkeeping preferred. Ability to effectively use information technology including a variety of Windows based computer software programs and typing skills of 30-40 wpm. Ability to use other general office and presentation equipment. Means and willingness to travel to other work sites. Must possess a valid Idaho drivers license.

Minimum Education:

High school diploma or equivalent


Position: Communications Specialist

Department: Sheriff

Starting Wage: $13.53

Typical Work Hours: 40 hours per week, various shifts. Must work weekends and holiday as required.

Closing Date: 06/19/2015

Job Summary:

Monitors radios and answers telephone, including 911 system, and relays accurate and pertinent information to appropriate agency or agencies necessary to ensure a rapid and effective response. Enters data on all wanted, missing, or runaway persons, protection orders, stolen vehicles, stolen firearms and other information into nation wide law enforcement database, and provides information to law enforcement officers in the field on license registration, warrants and dangerous suspects to ensure officer safety.

Experience Required:

Experience in computer operation, data processing and general office skills. Education or experience in law enforcement practices and procedures preferred. Must pass ILETS/NCIC entry and inquiry test within six months of employment, and maintain ILETS certification annually. Must attend two week Basic POST Dispatch Academy during the first year of employment and one week advanced POST Dispatch Academy within 36 months of employment and attend other classes and seminars as required. Must have excellent written and verbal communication skills, a clear, strong voice and the ability to remain composed and professional under extremely stressful situations. Must have strong organizational skills and the ability to perform numerous tasks simultaneously and with constant interruption. Must be able to work with minimal supervision and have above average ability to gather information from a number of sources, render a rapid decision as to the most effective response, and communicate information accurately yet concisely. Must be able to remain on station for extended periods, ensuring that the communications center does not go un staffed.

Minimal Education:

High school diploma or equivalent


Position: Heavy Equipment Operator- Seasonal

Department: Road & Bridge

Starting Wage: $14.32

Typical Work Hours:

40 hours per week; shift varies by season. May be required to work overtime.

Closing Date: 06/10/2015

Job Summary:

Operates and maintains a variety of heavy equipment used in the maitenance, repair and construction of the County Road and Bridge System, including graders, bulldozers, front end loaders, backhoes, dump trucks, crusher equipment, asphalt production and application equipment, snow removal equipment and sanding equipment. THIS IS A SEASONAL POSITION- NO BENEFITS.

Experience Required:

High school diploma or equivalent and minimum of two years in a related field. Background in heavy equipment operation. Must maintain a valid Idaho Commercial Drivers License Class A. Must be able to pass exams and acquire CDL endorsements "tanker" and "hazardous" within six months of hire date.

Must maintain a valid ATSSA (American Traffic Safety Services Association) registered flaggers card at all times (Requires training and re-certification every 3 years) and must complete Idaho T2 Traffic Control Technician course within first 3 years of employment.

Must complete MSHA (Mine Safety and Health Administration) "New Employee and Hazard Awareness Training for Miners" within six months of hire date. All employees are required to complete "Annual Refresher Training for Miners" on a yearly basis. Must aquire and maintain First Aid and CPR certification as part of MSHA training.

Minimum Education:

High school diploma or equivelant


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.