Detention Deputy – No
degree required; paid certification training, quality on the job training, and
on-going career training; special teams; strong team atmosphere; and advancement
DETENTION DEPUTY- NOT JUST A JOB, A REWARDING CAREER!
“The Kootenai County Sheriff’s Office has a distinguished history as one of the
premier law enforcement agencies in the State of Idaho. We tenaciously cultivate
our long history of being just and fair, as well as a good steward of the
public’s time and resources. I invite you to submit your application and join us
in our rich tradition of excellence” – Sheriff Ben Wolfinger
We are hiring multiple full-time entry level and lateral DETENTION DEPUTIES for
our expanding Kootenai County Jail in beautiful Coeur d’Alene, Idaho. Detention
Deputies provide the safety and security required to operate this facility.
The mission of the Jail is to hold safely and securely all prisoners lawfully
committed to the custody of the Kootenai County Sheriff, and those delivered by
competent authority to the jail. While in custody, prisoners shall be afforded
all rights and privileges guaranteed by the Constitution of the United States
and the State of Idaho.
$19.78 - $26.42 per hour
Extensive paid training,
including the Idaho Peace Officer Standards and Training Academy (POST).
Retirement System of Idaho (PERSI), a pension plan with five year vesting,
11.66% employer contribution, and a lifetime payout upon retirement.
comprehensive benefits package. For example, employee-only
medical/dental/vision premium of only $38.50 per month. Comprehensive benefits
Do you have at least a
High School Diploma or GED? No college degree required.
Do you have at least 24
months of work experience?
Do you possess or have
the ability to possess a driver’s license and be insurable?
Are you at least 21
here to check out the complete list of qualifiers.
WE WELCOME LATERAL DEPUTIES AND CORRECTIONS OFFICERS.
In order to qualify as a Lateral Detention Deputy for the Kootenai County
Sheriff’s Office, the following
minimum requirements must be met:
Must meet all of the
minimum requirements as an entry level applicant and;
Must have successfully
completed a POST certified Basic Detention, Corrections or comparable Federal
Must have a minimum of
twenty-four (24) months experience in a detention/corrections facility as a
detention deputy/corrections officer.
Testing dates available through the end of 2017:
You pick the month
that works for your schedule:
Aug 30/31, Sept 27/28, Oct 25/26, Nov 28/29, and Dec 20/21
IMPORTANT TIPS FOR APPLYING:
We are looking for
individuals with the character to be completely truthful in their application
materials. During every stage of the process please list accurate information in
your responses. Information which is omitted or minimized can disqualify you
before we have the opportunity to meet you. If you have any questions regarding
this job opportunity please do not hesitate to call, we look forward to speaking
Located in beautiful northern Idaho, and home to approximately 150,000
residents, Kootenai County is surrounded by scenic mountains and more than
twenty pristine lakes--an outdoor enthusiast's dream. The largest city and
county seat is located in Coeur d'Alene and is on the majestic shores of Lake
Coeur d'Alene. With a low crime rate and cost of living that is below the
national average and significantly less than in larger cities, it is an ideal
place to call home. Learn more about