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Important Notices

Equal Opportunity

Kootenai County is an Equal Opportunity Employer. View our Equal Employment Opportunity Plan (PDF). We offer employment preference to Veterans of the United States Armed Services in accordance with provisions of Idaho Code 65-502 and Idaho Code 65-504.


Need an accommodation? Contact the Human Resources Department at 208-446-1640. Access more information about accessibility in accordance with Section 504 of the Rehabilitation Act, the Americans with Disabilities Act and the ADA Amendments Act.


Kootenai County is an Everify employer. Employees must be lawful to work in the United States. 

Drug Free Workplace

We are a drug free workplace; pre-employment drug testing is required for all positions. Safety-sensitive positions require random drug testing. For more information about drug free workplace, see policy Number 431 of the personnel policy manual (PDF), and download the county's Drug and Alcohol Policy for Department of Transportation Safety Sensitive (PDF) positions.

A background check or credit check may be required. For some positions, a psychological and/or polygraph test may be required.