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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: Part Time Probation Program Assistant

Department: Court

Starting Wage: $12.21

Typical Work Hours: Part time, 24 hours per week

Closing Date: 10/09/2015

Job Summary:

Provides secretarial/clerical support to the probation staff by assisting with the daily administration functions. Responsible for all data entry, record keeping and reports required by the Idaho Juvenile Offender System.

Experience Required:

High school diploma or GED. Knowledge and/or skills in English grammar, basic mathematics, typing, filing and record maintenance, reception, operation of routine office equipment, time management, and SUDS procedures. Additional education or experience in office management. Must possess skills in Microsoft Office, (Word, Excel, Access) data entry and retrieval. Ability to learn IJOS computer system and possess good telephone skills.

Must be willing to use personal transportation for work and possess a valid drivers license in accordance with Boundary Countys motor vehicle policy.

Work Environment:

Office conditions vary on a daily basis depending on the number of clients present, i.e. high noise level and frequent interruptions. Staff is responsible for providing emergency/security support.

Minimum Education:

High school diploma or GED.


Position: Appraiser I

Department: Assessor

Starting Wage: $11.24

Typical Work Hours: 8 a.m. to 5 p.m. Monday through Friday

Closing Date: 09/25/2015

Job Summary:

Performs difficult appraisal and deed work of real or personal property with little supervision.


Experience Required:

High school diploma or equivalent plus successful completion of STC Appraisal I course within one (1) year of hire. Must have a valid Idaho State drivers license. Must be skilled in general mathematics and geometry and be able to perform complex algebraic calculations. Good computer skills essential. Must be highly effective in establishing and maintaing effective working relationships with the public and fellow employees, and have good verbal and written communication skills. Must be able to efficiently operate film and digital cameras. Good knowledge of construction material, quality, and cost. Good knowledge of agricultural methods and practices. Good understanding of Idaho property tax laws.

Minimum Education:

High school diploma or equivalent & completion of STC Appraisal Course within 1 year of hire


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.