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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LINCOLN COUNTY  SHERIFF’S OFFICE has no job openings at this time





Lincoln County Sheriff’s Office currently has a job opening for a full time Patrol Deputy.

Applicant must be post Certified or Certifiable.

Salary $17.55 DOE plus 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, investigating complaints, and enforcing laws; maintains high visibility.
  •     Investigates and reports accidents.
  •     Investigates crimes, interviews witnesses, complainants, and victims; and 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, and 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.
  •     Takes decisions at the crime scenes which may be centered around life or death situations; decisions are based 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 meeting, 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.

Please contact Lincoln County Sheriff’s Office, Attention Sergeant Smith @ 208-886-2250

Interim Sheriff Stephen Phillips



For a detailed list of responsibilities or to request a LAW ENFORCEMENT job application 

contact Lincoln County Sheriff’s Office @ 208-886-2250 and speak with Sergeant Smith.


111 West B Street

Shoshone, ID  83352

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