Sheriff's Office Open Positions
Adams County Sheriff’s Office is currently accepting applications for the Detention Division. Deputies will ensure the basic needs of inmates are being met in a safe and controlled environment. This position will monitor all activity within the jail and respond to situations that arise. Detention officers will be responsible for ensuring the safe transport of inmates. Deputies may be exposed to violent behaviors and to verbal abuse by the inmates.
Adams County is a community-oriented office seeking motivated, career-minded officers who will be responsible for performing a variety of duties involving the enforcement of state and local laws and ordinances. They will be required to respond to calls of service, conduct criminal and non-criminal investigations; make arrests and to perform other assigned law enforcement and public safety duties. Deputies will be required to conduct investigation of crimes, accidents, enforcing traffic regulations and perform a variety of technical and administrative tasks.
Adams County Hiring Requirements
Written testing, psychological testing, drug testing and/or a background investigation may be conducted. Interviews shall be granted based upon a review of application and supporting documentation. All applicants shall successfully complete the Idaho P.O.S.T. physical fitness test prior to being hired. Failure of the physical fitness test shall result in immediate disqualification from the hiring process. All applicants shall be at least 21 years of age. Minimum 18 years of age for Emergency Communication Officer and Civil Services positions.
Additionally the successful applicant is required to:
- Possess a current Idaho driver’s license
- High school diploma or equivalent/G.E.D
- Achieve Idaho P.O.S.T. Law Enforcement officer certification within one year of employment or possess a current Idaho P.O.S.T. Law Enforcement officer certification.
- Additional qualifications include the ability to use common computer based applications e.g. Power Point, Word, Excel, and proprietary record management software.