Ada County Sheriff's Office - Boise, Idaho
- Application Deadline:
- Entry Level Salary:
- $23.55 hourly
- $23.55 annual
- Top Pay:
- $28.72 annual
THIS POSTING IS FOR LATERAL APPLICANTS ONLY. APPLICANTS MUST HAVE CURRENT POST CERTIFICATION AND AT LEAST TWO (2) YEARS FIELD EXPERIENCE AS A CERTIFIED PEACE OFFICER TO QUALIFY AS A LATERAL TRANSFER.
PHYSICAL AGILITY TEST REQUIRED. TO ATTEND TESTING, YOU MUST RECEIVE AN INVITATION VIA EMAIL FROM THE ADA COUNTY SHERIFF’S OFFICE.
**GENERAL SUMMARY: **Prevents crime, enforces laws, protects against loss of life and property damage, and makes arrests, when needed. The incumbent uses their own judgment in the performance of duties, referring unusual, unique or complex issues to their sergeant for advice and guidance.
JOB REQUIREMENTS • Must be a certified Peace Officer or eligible to challenge the Idaho POST Academy; • Must have at least two (2) years of full-time field experience as a commissioned officer in a recognized law enforcement agency; • Must be at least 21 years of age; • Must be able to read, interpret, and memorize large amounts of information relating to policies, procedures, laws, and police operations; • Knowledge of English grammar, spelling, and punctuation; • Skill in the peaceful resolution of conflict and diffusing tense situations; • Skill in safely operating passenger cars, vans, or motorcycles under hazardous conditions; • Ability to effect a forceful arrest; • Ability to hear, listen to, and understand radio transmissions using an ear piece; • Ability to communicate effectively, verbally and in writing, and prepare clear, comprehensive reports; • Ability to give accurate testimony in court; • Ability to take criticism and verbal abuse from persons without reacting in a negative manner; • Ability to project an image of self-confidence and control; • Ability to evaluate and recognize potentially adverse or unsafe situations and react according to department policy; • Ability to perform the duties of the position without a direct threat to the health or safety of the incumbent or others; and • Ability to establish and maintain effective working relationships with others.
OTHER REQUIREMENTS • Must pass a written exam, the POST physical agility test, a polygraph exam, background investigation, medical exam and a psychological evaluation; • Must become Idaho POST certified as a Peace Officer within one year of employment; • Must be able to obtain and maintain a current Idaho Driver’s License; • This position has been designated safety sensitive and therefore the incumbent is subject to random drug testing. WORK
ENVIRONMENT AND PHYSICAL DEMANDS • Work is performed primarily on and around the roadways of Ada County and involves an element of personal danger; • May require the incumbent to ride in a car for long periods of time; • Requires sufficient physical strength to extract injured persons from a variety of situations and to apprehend, search, and arrest individuals, some of whom may resist; • May require movement over various types of terrain; e.g. hilly, steep, rocky, rough, wet, or slippery surfaces; • Requires the use of first-aid and CPR techniques when necessary; • Requires the use of a firearm; • Must be able to work all work shifts, as well as weekends and holidays; may involve long days.
- Age: 21
- Education: 64 credits or Associates Degree
- Experience: 2 years