Kootenai County - Lateral Patrol Deputies - Coeur d Alene, Idaho

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Department Kootenai County
Job TitleLateral Patrol Deputies - Coeur d Alene, Idaho
Salary$25.66 to $34.90/Yr/DOE
Location Coeur d Alene, ID

Job Announcement


APPLY ONLINE AT https://www.governmentjobs.com/careers/kcgov/jobs/3423776/deputy-sheriff-lateral-patrol?pagetype=jobOpportunitiesJobs  MAY 26, 2022

The Kootenai County Sheriff's Office is now accepting applications for Lateral Patrol Deputies.

You must be present to test on Tuesday, May 31, 2022.

The testing consists of a physical agility and an oral board interview.


We are now accepting applications from LATERAL PATROL DEPUTIES ONLY:

  • $25.66 to $34.90 per hour to start (includes $.50 per hour shift differential)
  • Extensive paid training,
  • 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. https://www.kcgov.us/346/Benefits
  • 40 hours of paid vacation after 6 months of full-time employment
  • Public Student Loan Forgiveness Program



  • Rewarding and meaningful work, providing a necessary service to your community
  • Ongoing paid educational and training opportunities
  • Advancement opportunities
  • Special team’s opportunities: SWAT, K9, Dive Team, Range, Traffic Investigation Team, Back Country Patrol and more
  • On-The-Job Training and Apprenticeship Certified Employer for qualified military veterans



  • Meet all of the minimum requirements as an entry level applicant
  • Have a High School Diploma or GED? No college degree required
  • Have a minimum of twenty-four (24) months experience as a Patrol Deputy/Officer
  • Have successfully completed a Basic POST Academy and are a certified Peace Officer
  • Possess or have the ability to possess a driver's license and be insurable
  • Be at least 21 years old

Please view the automatic disqualifiers for working with the Sheriff's Office before applying.

View the full job description.

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.

TO APPLY:   https://www.governmentjobs.com/careers/kcgov/jobs/3423776/deputy-sheriff-lateral-patrol?page=1&pagetype=jobOpportunitiesJobs  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, Polygraph Examination, Psychological Evaluation and Medical 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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