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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 labor.idaho.gov.  Boundary County is an equal opportunity employer and does not discriminate on the basis of race, color, national origin, sex, religion, age or handicapped status in employment or the provision of services.


Current County Position Vacancies:

 

 

Communications Specialist

Department:  Sheriff

Starting Wage:  $12.88 per hour

Closing Date:  October 24, 2013

Work Hours:  40 hours per week; various shifts.  Must work weekends and holidays required.

Summary:  Monitors radios and answers telephone, including 911 system, and relays accurate and pertinent infomation 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 infomration into nation-wide law enforcement database, and provides information to law enforcement officers in the field on license registration, warrants and danagerous suspects to ensure officer safety.

Experience Required:  Experience in computer operation, data processing and general office skills.  Prior to hire must pass a written test consisting of grammar, number categorizaition, vocabulary and radio/telephone communication skills.  Must pass ILETS/NCIC entry and inquiry test within six months of employment, and maintain certification annually.  Must attend two-week Basic POST Dispatch Academy during first year of employment and a 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 and concisely.  Must be able to remain on-station for extended periods, ensuring that the communications center does not go un-staffed.

Subject to attend various classes and seminars throughout the year, some involving spending nights away from home.

Min. Education:  High School diploma or equivalent.

All applications must be submitted on a Boundary County Application Form. Forms are available at the County Court House Clerks Office.  County employees apply by submitting application to Personnel Director by 5:00 on the closing date.

 

Personal Services Assistant I

 

Department:  Restorium

Starting Wage:  $8.86 per hour

Posting Dates:

In House: September 26, 2013

Job Service: September 26, 20133

Closing Date:  October 31, 2013

Work Hours: Part-time, hours, shifts and days vary.

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, encourages 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 background check, including finger printing, 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 which 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 eight hours a day. Sit up to two hours a day. Frequentlhy support up to 70 pounds. Occasionally lift/carry up to 20 pounds.

Min. Education: High School diploma or equivalent.

All applications must be submitted on a Boundary County Application Form. Forms are available at the County Court House Clerks Office.  County employees apply by submitting application to Personnel Director by 5:00 on the closing date.