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(208) 253-4227
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(208) 253-1141
Mailing Address
201 Industrial Ave Council, ID 83612
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201 Industrial Ave. Council, ID 83612

Sheriff's Office Open Positions

Questions about any of our open positions can be sent to the HR Coordinator, LT. Casual Merritt:
cmerritt@co.adams.id.us(208)-253-4227

Detention Corporal Deputy

Adams County Sheriff is accepting applications for a Corporal of 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. Corporal will perform all duties as described in the Detention Deputy job description above. They Assists in evaluating performance of Detention personnel by providing input to the evaluating supervisor. Provides informal, remedial training to assigned personnel, will take corrective action of field performance issues as needed. Makes decisions as to correct action to be taken during jail incidents as an acting supervisor or as the lead deputy on the shift. May receive and investigate complaints related to an employee’s conduct. May be assigned as a field training officer. Completes assigned projects. Performs other duties of a similar nature and level. Experience required a high school diploma or equivalent (G.E.D.), P.O.S.T Basic Detention Certification, 3 years of successful experience as a full-time Deputy are required; or an equivalent combination of education and experience sufficient to successfully perform the essential duties of the job such as those listed above

$
22.38
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$
23.04
DOE
Contact the HR Coordinator with questions.
Casual Merritt
cmerritt@co.adams.id.us208-253-4227
Employment Application

Emergency Communications Officer

Adams County Sheriff's Office is accepting applications for the position of a part-time Public Safety Communication Officer. This position is required to answer emergency and non-emergency calls for service using a multi-line telephone and 911 system. Monitoring, receiving and transmitting radio traffic to Law Enforcement, Medical and Fire agencies. Applicant needs to be able to work in high stress, fast-paced environment where the ability to multi-task is imperative. They are required to help jail staff when necessary. Written 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 be at least 18 years of age. Additionally, the successful applicant is required to possess a current Idaho driver's license, high school diploma or equivalent/G.E.D. Additional qualifications include the ability to use common computer-based applications e.g. Power Point, Word, Excel, and proprietary record management software. The application period is open until filled.

$
17.56
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$
19.19
DOE
Contact the HR Coordinator with questions.
LT. Casual Merritt
cmerritt@co.adams.id.us208-253-4227
Application

Detention Position

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.

$
18.40
-
$
21.33
DOE
Contact the HR Coordinator with questions.
Casual Merritt
cmerritt@co.adams.id.us(208) 253-4227
Employment Application

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.
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