Kootenai County - UNDERSHERIFF

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Department Kootenai County
Salary$97,762 to $113,774/Yr/DOE
Location Coeur d Alene, ID

Job Announcement

ABOUT KCSO: The Kootenai County Sheriff’s Office is located in Coeur d’Alene, Idaho serves a community of nearly 175,000. KCSO employs 325 personnel, 193 sworn and 132 professional staff between the three bureaus: Jail, Operations and Operations Support. KCSO has an annual budget of approximately $30 Million. www.kcsheriff.com/


IDEAL CANDIDATE PROFILE: The Kootenai County Sheriff’s Office seeks an individual with proven leadership qualities who has a proven understanding of basic and advanced principles of leadership and management. Desirable candidates will have a strong work ethic and the ability to work under a variety of conditions; strong interpersonal skills; a balanced ability to work with both sworn and professional personnel; advanced knowledge of dealing with complex budgetary issues; a balanced understanding of national and local issues that impact government; knowledge of jail and police field operations.


To be effective in the Kootenai County Sheriff’s Office culture, candidates should possess the ability to communicate with other members of the organization in a manner that will consistently reflect the mission and the vision of the Sheriff’s Office. All candidates should be of the highest moral character and have a verifiable record of using sound judgment, being decisive, and prioritizing accountability as part of their leadership style.


QUALIFICATIONS: Bachelor's degree in Business Administration/Law Enforcement or related degree from a four-year college or university, Master’s Degree preferred and a minimum of fifteen (15) years progressive law enforcement experience with a minimum of five (5) years in a Command position (Lieutenant or higher); graduation from the F.B.I. National Academy, Northwestern University Center for Public Safety Staff & Command School or Southern Police Institute Staff & Command School; or equivalent combination of education, experience and training.


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EMPLOYEE BENEFITS: Kootenai County offers a competitive benefits package, including affordable and comprehensive health insurance, life/disability insurance, and Public Employee Retirement System of Idaho (PERSI) pension plan with 5 year vesting, 12.28% (for public safety) employer contribution, and a lifetime payout upon retirement, which can pass to an employee's beneficiary after they die. To learn more about our benefits visit: www.kcgov.us/346/Benefits


APPLICATION INSTRUCTIONS: Apply online https://www.governmentjobs.com/careers/kcgov/jobs/3192276/undersheriff?page=3&pagetype=jobOpportunitiesJobs

For more information, contact Marcia Heglie at (208) 446-1306 or mheglie@kcgov.us


ABOUT KOOTENAI COUNTY: Located in beautiful northern Idaho, and home to approximately 165,000 residents, Kootenai County is surrounded by scenic mountains and more than twenty pristine lakes--an outdoor enthusiast's dream. For more information on our beautiful County please visit www.kcgov.us/369/Living-in-Kootenai-County

EOE / Vet’s Preference / Drug Free Workplace

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

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