Lincoln County is an Equal Opportunity Employer (EOE) and will grant a preference to employment of veterans of the U.S. Armed Services in accord with provisions of Idaho Code § 65-503 or its successor.  In the event of equal qualifications for an available position, a veteran or family member who qualifies for preference pursuant to Idaho Code § 65-503 or its successor will be employed.


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Job Announcement – Lincoln County Probation

Full time PositionJuvenile Probation Officer/Community Service Coordinator who reports to the Probation Director.

Wage:  DOE  


Attend Court hearing as necessary.  Filing and maintain records of actions taken regarding juveniles on probation, or diversion programs.  Provide reports to the court. Communicate and works well with others. Work restorative with families and the community.  Be able to work flexible hours.  Supervise schedule community service times and keep accurate records for both adults and juveniles.  

Minimum Position Requirements:

Applicant must be 21 years of age and a high school graduate or equivalent with a valid driver’s license.  Must be able to pass a back ground check, and attend/complete the state of Idaho P.O.S.T academy. Have basic computer skills, and works well with people with good communication skills.  Bi-lingual is preferred but not required. 

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Call 208-886-0394 for more information.


There are currently no positions open in the Sheriff’s office.

Use LAW ENFORCEMENT job application below description.

Positions for Patrol Deputies and Reserve Patrol Deputies.

  • Applicant must meet POST requirements and be certified or willing/able to be POST Certified.
  • Salary is based on experience and includes benefits.
  • Shifts are 12-hour shifts and are on a rotating schedule.
  • Duties will include but are not limited to:
  •  Patrols County for the purpose of observing the area for possible criminal activity or other conditions that could endanger public safety; investigates complaints; enforces laws; and maintains high visibility.
  •  Investigates and reports accidents.
  •  Investigates crimes.
  •  Interviews witnesses, complainants, and victims; gathers physical evidence and preserves for court; conducts follow-up investigations as needed.
  •  Enforces all felony and misdemeanor laws of Idaho.
  • Apprehends, arrests, and detains criminal suspects and law violators when necessary; follows proper procedures when making arrests.
  • Serves warrants, summonses, subpoenas, civil and other official papers.
  • Serves as witness in court and provides evidence in court as required.
  • Responds to emergency calls.
  • Records information concerning events that took place during tour of duty; records such activity in the manner as prescribed by the department.
  • Maintains weapons and equipment in functional and presentable condition.
  • Works under stressful, high risk conditions.
  • Makes decisions at the crime scenes which may be centered around life or death situations; bases decisions on the safest procedures to be followed to ensure safety to individuals involved and fellow officers/members of rescue team.
  • Performs special projects as directed by the Sheriff.
  • Attends shift meetings, seminars, and training sessions as required to remain knowledgeable of operations and promote job performance.
  • Attends required periodic training sessions and seminars.
  • Participates in required physical fitness activities.
  • Maintains required level of proficiency in the use of firearms and evasive action/driving skills.


For a detailed list of responsibilities or to request a LAW ENFORCEMENT job application 
contact Lincoln County Sheriff’s Office @ 208-886-2250.


111 West B Street

Shoshone, ID  83352

Phone (208) 886-7641 Fax (208) 886-2798