LATAH COUNTY SHERIFF'S OFFICE
522 SOUTH ADAMS STREET
MOSCOW, IDAHO 83843
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Updated: August 09, 2019
Job Classification: Communications Specialist
The Latah County Sheriff’s Office is currently testing for the position of Communication Specialist. Successful applicants will be offered a position based upon current openings available. Please fill out an application by using the following link: www.latah.id.us/employment.
The department requires the candidate PHQ. You can access the questionnaire through your candidate account. The PHQ must be completed by the closing date or you may not be considered further in the process.
Salary Information: $39,564 to $58,272/annually, DOE
Benefits Information: Medical, dental and optical insurance for employees as well as a portion for dependent coverage. Benefit package also includes PERSI retirement plan, vacation, sick leave, overtime/compensatory time.
Department Overview: The Latah County Sheriff’s Office remodeled and upgraded our equipment in the PSAP Center in 2013.
Area Information: The Latah County Sheriff’s Office is located in Moscow, ID home of the University of Idaho. Latah County is in the heart of the “Palouse Region”, known for its “rolling hills.” Latah County also has outstanding recreational opportunities for outdoor enthusiasts.
Population: Latah County is approximately 1100 square miles with a population of 35,169.
Citizenship Required: Yes
High School Grad/GED: Yes
Valid IDAHO Driver's License: Yes
Ability to Read/Speak English: Yes
Prior Experience: No
Schooling Prior and Post Hiring: Must attend a 2 week dispatch academy in Meridian, ID, post hiring.
Specific Disqualifiers/Behaviors: Criminal Activity Disqualifiers
Hiring Process: Successful applicants will undergo an extensive background investigation to include a polygraph examination. Successful applicants must be able to attain Idaho POST certification within 12 months of hire date or already have POST certification.