Kootenai County - Entry Level Patrol Deputies

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Department Kootenai County
TypeEntry Level
Job TitleEntry Level Patrol Deputies
Salary$23.97 to $34.20/Hr/DOE
Location Coeur d Alene, ID

Job Announcement

SUMMARY: Patrol Deputy – No degree required; paid certification training, quality on the job training, and on-going career training; special teams; strong team atmosphere; and advancement opportunities.


Connect with the Sheriff's Office recruiting team at KCSOrecruit@kcgov.us any time before or after your initial testing. We are here to answer your questions, and would be happy to set up a ride along to help you make the decision if this is indeed the career for you.
 We are now hiring multiple full-time ENTRY-LEVEL PATROL DEPUTY 


  • $23.97 to $34.20 per hour DOE (includes $.50 per hour shift differential)
  • Extensive PAID TRAINING including the Idaho Peace Officer Standards and Training Academy (POST).
  • Public Employees Retirement System of Idaho (PERSI), a pension plan with five year vesting, 28% employer contribution, and a lifetime payout upon retirement.
  • Excellent and comprehensive benefits package. For example, employee-only medical/dental/vision premium of only $55.33 per month (nicotine free rate).  Comprehensive benefits package.
  • Public Student Loan Forgiveness Program


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  • Have you been invited to apply by the Sheriff’s Office staff?
  • 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 years old?
  • Please view the automatic disqualifiers  for working with the Sheriff's Office before applying.


  • Written & physical agility tests will be held on Thursday, June 17 2021

    and oral board interviews will be held on Friday, June 18, 2021.



TO APPLY:  Apply online at https://www.kcgov.us/356/Employment-Opportunities  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

Please direct questions regarding this position to kchr@kcgov.us

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