Detention Deputy Jobs

Jerome County Sheriff's Office - Detention Deputy Application

  1. Employment Requirements

    Anyone interested in employment with the Jerome County Sheriff must meet the following requirements:

    • Must be a citizen of the United States.
    • Must be a graduate from an accredited high school or hold a GED.
    • Must be able to meet minimum vision and hearing standards.
    • Be free of any physical, emotional, or mental conditions which might adversely affect performance of a Deputy Sheriff as determined by a medical and psychological exam.
    • Must pass a physical agility test.
    • No past criminal history and no convictions of DUI or suspended driver's license within the five years prior to the date of application.
    • Must possess a valid driver's license and have no more than four (4) moving violations in the three (3) years preceding the application.
    • Must be of good moral character as determined by a background investigation. The background investigation will include a polygraph examination.

    Physical Agility Test

    The physical agility test consists of:

    • Vertical Jump
    • 1 minute sit ups
    • Push-ups: A minimum of 21 (no time limit but continuous)
    • 300-meter run
    • 1.5 mile run or walk

    Applications may be submitted online, or in person at the Jerome County Sheriff's Office located at:

    2151 S Tiger Dr.
    Jerome, ID 83338

    For additional information please call 208-595-3300

    Download the application here.

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