Bonneville County
  • 09-Aug-2021 to Until Filled (MST)
  • Sheriff – law Enforcement & Administration
  • Idaho Falls, ID, USA
  • Full Time

August 9, 2021

Bonneville County Sheriff's Office Applicant Assessment Notice

"LATERAL"

The Bonneville County Sheriff's Office is offering essential job function assessments for Law Enforcement Certified or Certifiable applicants who are interested in potential employment as an Idaho P.O.S.T. Certified Patrol Deputy. Applicants must meet the following minimum requirements to apply:

Idaho P.O.S.T. Basic Peace Officer Certificate

OR

Idaho P.O.S.T. Basic Peace Officer Certifiable (Graduate from a Certifying Program)

OR

Basic Peace Officer Certificate from another state

The range for starting salary for this position is at the Bonneville County Sheriff's discretion, based on applicant's experience, training and other factors.

Applicants must apply online at this website; www.co.bonneville.id.us

Applicant testing will be done on an individual basis TBD.

"Patrol" written and physical assessments are specific to potential employment for Idaho Peace Officer Standards and Training (P.O.S.T.) Certified Peace Officer authority. Assessment Location is in the Law Enforcement Building: Emergency Management Basement Classroom B02, 605 N. Capital, Idaho Falls, Idaho 83402, on the following dates and times:


Patrol assessments are given in the English language. Assessments give applicants an opportunity to demonstrate ability to perform essential job functions that include, but are not limited to: follow oral instructions, read, reading comprehension, memory retention, basic math, and directions. All assessment materials are provided for each session however, the Sheriff does not provide study materials to prepare for the assessment. The Sheriff will consider applicants who demonstrate ability to perform essential job functions by correctly answering at least 60% of the written assessment questions. Qualifying applicants may schedule a time to participate in the respective physical ability assessments.


Patrol physical ability assessments give applicants the opportunity to demonstrate ability to perform essential job functions that include, but are not limited to:* run, jump over and across obstacles; ascend and descend stairs in order to catch a fleeing arrestee, prisoner or get to an emergency; use physical strength to overcome a resistive arrestee or rescue a person; lift and carry a person, object or equipment; apply handcuffs; manipulate a firearm; and demonstrate ability to simultaneously drive, use vehicle controls and accessory equipment.


For your consideration, the timed consecutive portions of the patrol physical ability assessment includes demonstrating the ability to: run an approximate 440-yard obstacle course through hallways, up and down stairs, and jump over and across low obstacles; push, pull and lift 80 pounds of weight; vault over a 3-foot-high horizontal bar while alternately touching back and chest on a mat; lift and carry 80 pounds. Separately: apply handcuffs; draw back, unload, release the slide, and load a firearm; and drive while simultaneously manipulating the vehicle steering wheel, gas and brake pedals, and accessory equipment. The Sheriff will consider applicants who perform the consecutive timed assessment in 5 minutes, 30 seconds or less, and successfully demonstrate separate equipment functions.


A physician's signed medical waiver for a temporary medical condition may be considered, and may postpone, but not permanently excuse an applicant's participation in a physical assessment. *Essential Job Functions listed in Job Description and Addendum


INTERESTED APPLICANTS MUST SUBMIT A CURRENT APPLICATION ONLINE, TO INCLUDE A COPY OF CURRENT LAW ENFORCEMENT CERTIFICATION, COPY OF DIPLOMA OR TRANSCRIPT OR GED, APPLICABLE MILITARY DOCUMENTS AND SCHEDULE TESTING APPOINTMENTS. TO SCHEDULE TESTING, CONTACT BONNEVILLE COUNTY SHERIFF'S ADMINISTRATIVE SERGEANT KARL CASPERSON AT 208-529-1350 ext. 1912. You must be a US citizen, speak English and meet all Idaho Peace Officer Standards and Training Council requirements.

BONNEVILLE COUNTY IS AN EQUAL OPPORTUNITY EMPLOYER

WITH PREFERENCE GIVEN TO QUALIFIED VETERANS

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