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Posted on: March 16, 2021

[ARCHIVED] **** HIRING **** Patrol Deputy


Job Title:  Patrol Deputy

Starting Pay: $20.46 an hour. Pay increases to $20.86/hour after certification through the Idaho P.O.S.T. Academy. Shifts are 12 hours long and you will work 14 days during a 28 day pay period. Every other weekend is a 3-day weekend.

Benefits: Medical/Dental/Vision/Life paid for employees, P.E.R.S.I. retirement, and over 200 hours of paid time off a year.

Requirements are:

• Must be at least 18 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 rotating weekends, holidays, day shift, swing, or night shift (12-hour shifts)

• Valid Idaho drivers’ license

• Pass a polygraph

• Must pass back ground check

Applications can be picked up at the Gooding County Sheriff's Office located at 624 Main St. Gooding, ID. 83330, or downloaded from the website at:

The Gooding County Sheriff's Office always accepts applications. We are a drug free, equal opportunity employer. Applicants eligible for Veterans Preference will be given priority over equally qualified non-veterans.


Each deputy in the employ of the Gooding County Sheriffs Office must be able

to perform the following;

1 Move a 76 pound object physically 1 yard

2 Pursue suspects on foot for 5l yards

3 Use weaponless force ln combat

4 Use defensive weapons

5 Use restraint devices

6 Operate a patrol vehicle

7 lnterview persons

8 Transport high risk persons

9 Respond to high risk situations in progress

10 Negotiate with people

11 Safely discharge firearms

12 conduct searches of people, vehicles and buildings

13 Provide emergency first aid

14 Possess observation skills

15 Assess hazardous situations

15 Operate emergency radios

17 Serve arrest warrants

Abilities: Static, dynamic and trunk strength, extension and dynamic flexibility,

manual and finger dexterity, arm-hand steadiness, gross body coordination,

speed of limb movement and mobility

Operate: Mechanical tools, computers, chemical agents, handcuffs, firearms.

Work Long Hours ln: Hot and cold weather, while seated, standing, bending,

reaching, pushing, kneeling, pulling, lifting, turning and standing, turning and

sitting, crawling, handling and feeling; handle dogs, armed suspects,

emotionally disturbed and hostile people and dangerous equipment


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