Sheriff's Office Career Opportunities

Not Just a Job, a Rewarding Career

"The Kootenai County Sheriff's Office has a distinguished history as one of the premier law enforcement agencies in the State of Idaho. We tenaciously cultivate our long history of being just and fair, as well as a good steward of the public's time and resources. I invite you to submit your application and join us in our rich tradition of excellence" - Sheriff Ben Wolfinger


Apply now for a career with the Sheriff's Office.

Career Spotlights

An Emergency Communications Officer (ECO) is the lifeline between our citizens needing help and Kootenai County first responders. Check out how one of our ECO’s made a difference recently. If you are interested in joining that kind of team, apply today.



We are a Drug Free Workplace - all candidates must successfully pass a pre-employment drug test. Safety sensitive employees are subject to random drug testing.

  • Equal Opportunity Employer
  • We give Veterans Preference