Shaun Gough


Phone: (208) 934-4421

Fax: (208) 934-4260

624 Main Street

Gooding, ID 83330



(208) 934-4597

145 7th Ave E.

Gooding, ID 83330

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Job Title: Detention Deputy/ Position open until filled.

Starting Salary: 27,000/yr.

Benefits: Medical/Dental/Vision/ Life paid for employees, 401k retirement, and personal time off.

Job Description: Conduct searches on inmates and cells, booking, releases, transports, monitor cameras & phone system, jail checks, inmate recreation.

Requirements are:

  • Must be at least 21 years of age
  • High School Diploma or G.E.D
  • Be able to pass the P.O.S.T. physical test (requirements can be found on the Idaho P.O.S.T. website)
  • Work weekends, holidays, day shift, or night shift (12 hour shifts)
  • Valid Idaho driver’s license
  • Pass a poly-graph
  • Must pass back ground check

Applications may be picked up at the Gooding County Sheriff’s Office at 624 Main St. Gooding, Idaho or by visiting our website and downloading the Law Enforcement Application at


patch Gooding County Sheriff

Jail Visitor Information

No one may visit under age 18 without a parent or legal guardian.  A valid ID is necessary.  Phone cards and supplies can be purchased by money being placed on an inmate's book.  No outside cards or property accepted.  A list of bonding companies is available at the jail.

Visiting Hours
Wednesday & Friday
Female: 6:00 - 7:00 pm
Male: 7:00 - 9:00 pm

Female: 1:00 - 3:00 pm
Male: 3:00 - 5:00 pm


Fingerprinting is available in the jail with picture ID.

Driver's License Office

The County Sheriff’s Office is responsible for issuing Idaho driver’s licenses, Idaho State identification cards and driver’s license permits. The office is located at 145 7th Ave East, Gooding. Office hours are from 7:30 am - 5:30 pm, Monday through Thursday.  No CDL testing after 3:00 pm.  No Class D testing after 4:00 pm.

For cost information and specific details, please visit the Idaho Department of Transportation website.

Marine Department

The County Sheriff’s Office has a marine department for emergencies and river patrol.  Boat inspections are also available by contacting the Sheriff's Office during normal business hours.

Concealed Weapons

Application can be made for Concealed Weapons Permits through the Sheriff's Office.  New permits require an application, fingerprints and fees paid and are good for five (5) years.  Renewals require application and fees and are also good for five (5) years.

Some proof of firearms training is necessary for new permits.  A training course is sometimes available at various times throughout the year.  Please check with the office for details.

Employment Applications

Applications can be made at the Sheriff's Office during regular business hours or can be printed, filled out and submitted to the Sheriff's Office. A background check must be done in connection with any applications submitted.

Narcotics Hotline

There is an anonymous tip line available by dialing 208-934-9114.  Please contact our office with any information you may feel might be beneficial to our office.  Your help would be much appreciated.

Other Links of Interest

**Background Information must be completed and submitted with ALL employment applications**