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The Jefferson County Sheriff’s Office is currently seeking qualified applicants for Telecommunication Specialist (Dispatcher).

Jefferson County 911 is a multi-agency center that utilizes the CAD system (computer aided dispatch) and integrated phone/radio system. Duties include, but are not limited to, answering incoming emergency and non-emergency calls; dispatching responders; operating computers and 2-way radios; and maintenance of the NCIC records.

Applicants must be a high school graduate or equivalent, able to work under stressful conditions, be able to communicate effectively, must have good computer, typing and clerical skills, and have experience working with the public. Familiarity with county geography is preferred. Applicant must be available all days and shifts. Selection process consists of critical testing, a typing test, an oral board interview, completion of a thorough background investigation and polygraph exam. Upon receiving a contingent job offer, successful completion of a drug test and hearing test are required. Wage is depending on experience.

Applications are available at Jefferson County Sheriff’s Office, 200 Courthouse Way, Rigby, IDAHO 83442, or by following this link. Applications will need to be returned to the Sheriff’s Office by October 6, 2016 by 5:00 pm and should include a resume.


The Jefferson County Sheriff’s Office is accepting applications for Patrol Deputy. Patrol deputies start at $15.66 an hour, DOE, plus benefits. Applicants must submit a current law enforcement application with the Jefferson County Sheriff’s Office no later than 5 p.m. October 5, 2016.

The Patrol Deputy has primary responsibility for handling calls for service, and providing patrol coverage for the County. He/she patrols the roadways to detect and enforce violations of Idaho’s traffic code and local ordinances. Patrol Deputies perform a full range of law enforcement duties to include, but not limited to; checks on suspicious vehicles and persons, assists stranded motorists, removes abandon vehicles, euthanizes wild and domestic animals when needed, searches for lost, missing, or drowned persons, delivers emergency messages to include death notifications, business checks, responds to business and residential alarms, serves criminal and civil process papers and court orders.

In addition, a patrol deputy investigates auto, aircraft, and industrial accidents; Reports to accident scenes to render first aid to injured persons and provide traffic control; Maintains control of accident scenes and provides protection for other first responders; Investigates cause and responsibility for the accident and prepares accurate reports; and Performs all other duties as prescribed by Idaho Code § 31-2202.

Applicants must be at least 21, a U.S. Citizen, and meet other requirements associated with qualifying to work in law enforcement. Applications can be obtained at the Jefferson County Sheriffs’ Office, 200 Courthouse Way, Rigby, Idaho; or by following this link.

Contact Captain John Wolfe, 208-745-9210 with any questions concerning eligibility, qualifications, etc. 







Jefferson County is an Equal Opportunity Employer and does not discriminate with regard to employment, advancement, training, benefits or working conditions on the basis of age, race, gender, religion, national origin, or disability.  Veterans' preference is afforded for all open positions.


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