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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: Rural Site Monitor

Department: Solid Waste

Starting Wage: $9.12

Closing Date: 11/07/2014

Typical Work Hours:

Sunday, Monday, and Tuesday 9:00 a.m. to 5:00 p.m. & Wednesday 9:00 a.m. to 1:00 p.m.

Job Summary:

Visually examine incoming waste and direct public to appropriate dump area. Keeping work area clean and free of debris allowing public access to all facilities offered. This position is for the Paradise Valley Site

Work Hours:

Part-time- 28 hours per week. This shift is Sunday, Monday and Tuesday 9:00 a.m. to 5:00 p.m. and Wednesday from 9:00 a.m. to 1:00 p.m.

Benefits Included:

Public Employees Retirement System of Idaho. NO medical benefits included.

Expereince/Min Education:

High school diploma or equivalent; minimum of one year of work related experience preferred.




Position: Patrol Deputy

Department: Sheriff

Starting Wage: $16.35

Closing Date: 10/30/2014

Typical Work Hours:

40 hours per week, shift varies. Overtime and on-call required. May work weekends and holidays.

Job Summary:

Performs professional law enforcement duties related to coordinating and directing functions of the Boundary County Sherriffs Office. As a law enforcement officer, the fundamental duty is to serve the community, to safeguard lives and property and to respect the Constitutional rights fo all. Acts as field training officer for new deputies and reserve officers.

Experience (Preferred):

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 Boundary County Sherriffs Office. 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 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 extremly tense and stressfull situations. High degree of physical activity required.

Minimum Education:

Associates Degree in Police Science or Basic Training Certificate from Police Academy (preferred).


Position: Communications Specialist

Department: Sheriff

Starting Wage: $13.53

Closing Date: 11/06/2014

Typical Work Hours:

40 hours per week, various shifts. Must work weekends and holidays as required.

Job Summary:

Monitors radios and answers telephone, including 911 system, and relays accurate and pertinent information to apporpriate  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. At least 5 years education or experience in law enforcement practices and procedures required. Must maintain ILETS certification as well as being certified Assistant TAC through ILETS system. Must be able to act as training officer to new hires and current commuications specialists in both regular dispatching duties but also in ILETS policies and procedures. Must have excellent written and verbal communcation 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 unstaffed.

Minimum Education:

High school diploma or equivalent