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Patrol Deputy: 40 hours/week Starting $28.11 per hour ($58,468 annually) + FULL BENEFITS. Full-time position with rotating schedule including days, nights, and weekends. Accepting Entry Level and Lateral Applicants. Good Character and clean background required. Testing Requirements: All applicants must pass a physical readiness test, basic skills written test, polygraph, medical physical, vision, and hearing tests. Experience preferred but not required. Out of State applicants should plan on a 2-3 day scheduled visit for testing and interviews.

See our Patrol Deputy page for more information.


Detention Deputy: 40 hours/week Starting $28.11 per hour ($58,468 annually) + FULL BENEFITS. Full-time position with rotating schedule including days, nights, and weekends. Accepting Entry Level and Lateral Applicants. Good Character and clean background required. Testing Requirements: All applicants must pass a physical readiness test, basic skills written test, polygraph, medical physical, vision, and hearing tests. Experience preferred but not required. Out of State applicants should plan on a 2-3 day scheduled visit for testing and interviews.

See our Detention Deputy page for more information.


Control Operator: 40 hours/week; Starting $20.01 per hr ($41,620 annually) + FULL BENEFITS. Rotating schedule includes days, nights, and weekends. This is a full-time non-certified position operating the security systems inside the Control Booth of the Detention Center.  Duties include officer and inmate safety, and facility security. Applicants must be detail-oriented with a strong ability to multi-task and have excellent communication skills. Testing Requirements: Applicants must pass Computer Skill Test (Minimum Typing 20 WPM), vision, and hearing tests. Good Character and clean background required. 

See our Control Operator page for more information.

Compensation includes full benefits with:

  • Medical
  • Dental
  • Vision
  • Life
  • Persi Retirement
  • Deputy Laterals DOE
  • Deputy Shift Differentials and Specialty Pay

FY21 Blaine County Benefits at Glance Information

Applicants should possess superior communication skills, unimpeachable integrity, and a strong commitment to public service and the community that we serve. 

We are an Equal Opportunity Employer.

Testing Requirements

All candidates will be required to successfully complete a written application, oral board interviews, a background investigation, and a polygraph. 

Deputy Candidates will also be required to successfully complete physical fitness testing, a written basic skills test, medical, vision, and hearing testing.

Control Applicants are also required to pass computer skills, hearing, and vision testing.

Out of State applicants should plan on a 2-3 day scheduled visit for testing and interviews.

How to Apply

  1. Under Application Documents below,  open our fillable PDF Application for Employment. Read the instructions provided.  
  2. Save the Application onto your desktop computer. (You may also handprint.)
  3. Answer all the questions and input your personal information. 
  4. When you have all the information complete, you will need to print the Application. 
  5. There are three handwritten signatures required. One of the three signatures needs to be notarized. Notarization is required to accept your application and is available at most banks and credit unions or at our office.
  6.  Attach copies of the required personal identification documents listed in the application. 
  7. Mail or deliver your application packet to BCSO Attention Holly Carter 1650 Aviation Dr., Hailey, Idaho 83333. 
  8. If you have any questions while you are completing the application contact hcarter@co.blaine.id.us or (208)788-5536.

Application Documents

More Information

If you have any additional questions about our hiring process contact our Hiring Coordinator Holly Carter at 208-788-5536 or email Holly Carter or email the Sheriff's Department.

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