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SUMMARY: Patrol Deputy â No degree required; paid certification training, quality on the job training, and on-going career training; special teams; strong team atmosphere; and advancement opportunities.
STEP 1: ALL APPLICANTS MUST COMPLETE A WRITTEN EXAM & PHYSICAL ABILITY TEST (PAT) THROUGH PUBLICSAFETY TESTING (PST). If PAT is not offered at your nearest testing site, complete the written and wait for additional information from the Sheriffâs Office. Find a Public Safety Testing date in your area.
NOW SOME INFORMATION ON THE POSITION:
We are hiring multiple full-time entry level and lateral PATROL DEPUTIES
â¢ $21.60 - $30.27 per hour to start (includes $.50/Hr shift differential
â¢ Extensive paid training, including the Idaho Peace Officer Standards and Training Academy (POST).
â¢ Public Employees Retirement System of Idaho (PERSI), a pension plan with five year vesting, 11.66% employer contribution, and a lifetime payout upon retirement.
â¢ Excellent and comprehensive benefits package. For example, employee-only medical/dental/vision premium of only $47.00 per month (tobacco free rate). Comprehensive benefits package.
â¢ Public Student Loan Forgiveness Program
DO YOU QUALIFY?
â¢ Do you have at least a High School Diploma or GED? No college degree required.
â¢ Do you have at least 24 months of work experience?
â¢ Do you possess or have the ability to possess a driverâs license and be insurable?
â¢ Are you at least 21 years old?
â¢ Please view the automatic disqualifiers for working for the Sheriffâs Office before applying
NOW OFFERING PATROL AND DETENTION DEPUTY LATERAL & RELOCATION BONUSES! Candidates may qualify for both bonuses.
$2500 Relocation Bonus for Patrol and Detention Deputies
Eligibility: If you are hired for a Patrol or Detention Deputy position and you are relocating from a distance of 100+ miles of Kootenai County.
$2500 Lateral Bonus for Patrol and Detention Deputies
Eligibility: If you are hired for a Patrol or Detention Deputy position and you:
1. Meet all of the minimum requirements as an entry level applicant and;
2. Have successfully completed a POST certified Peace Officers, Basic Detention, Corrections or comparable Federal Academy and;
3. Have a minimum of twenty-four (24) months experience as a Patrol or Detention Deputy or Corrections Officer.
**See website for program details**
TO APPLY: Apply online at www.kcgov.us . Must successfully pass the County's pre-employment and subsequent random drug tests. Must also pass a stringent Sheriff's Office background and selection process to include: Oral Board, Skills Testing, Psychological and Polygraph Examination.
Please view the automatic disqualifiers for working with the Sheriff's Office before applying.
EOE/Vets Preference/Drug Free Workplace