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Sheriff's Office

Position Specific Duties:

  • Inmate transportation/court appearance escort services.

Position Specific Qualifications:

  • Applicants must be a current or former certified law enforcement officer and possess a minimum ten (10) years of experience as a certified law enforcement officer.
  • Good standing with current or previous agency(s) prior to departure.

General Statement of Duties
Performs general duty police work in assigned area of Sheriff’s office enforcing state and local laws and ordinances; performs related work as required.
Classification Summary
The principal function of an employee in this class is to enforce state and local laws and ordinances, respond to calls for the protection of life and property, conduct investigations, and make arrests and to perform other assigned law enforcement and public safety duties. Officers may be delegated to assignments in areas such as detention, supply, patrol, investigation, community services, warrant service, SWAT or canine service, training, courts, reserve liaison, or other assignment. Work is performed under the direct supervision of a Sergeant and working supervision of a Corporal; some latitude is granted to the employee but work is subject to periodic performance audits and annual evaluations. Some assignments are subject to stringent State and local guidelines. The principal duties of this class are performed in a general office environment or detention facility and/or an outdoor environment that includes exposure to adverse weather conditions and to potential personal danger.

Knowledge, Skills and Abilities
Knowledge of:
 Local, state, and federal laws as applicable to community law enforcement and detention;
 Methods, objectives, and procedures of law enforcement practices and detention;
 Methods, objectives, and procedures of court proceedings;
 Officer safety skills including defensive tactics, handcuffing, and firearm operations;
 Standard first-aid administration;
 Personal computers and job-related software;
 Police equipment, including vehicles, speed radar units, communications units, body armor, handcuffs, firearms, batons, and other related equipment;
 Crime prevention and education techniques.

Acceptable Experience and Training
 High school diploma or GED equivalency required and some college courses in criminal justice preferred;
 Any equivalent combination of experience and training which provides the knowledge and abilities necessary to perform the work.
Special Qualifications
 Idaho driver’s license;
 Idaho POST certification within one year of hire;
 Must successfully complete a background investigation, including a polygraph examination, through the National Crime Information Center (NCIC).

EOE Statement
Canyon County is an Equal Opportunity Employer. Employment decisions related to recruitment and
selection are made without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, age, disability or genetics.

To apply for this job please visit www.canyonco.org.